Victam Asia 2006, South East Asia’s premier event for animal and aquatic feed production and rice and grain processing technology has already exceeded the size and number of exhibitors at their last show held in Bangkok in 2002.
New for 2006 will be a pavilion devoted to companies exhibiting from the People’s Republic of China. These exhibitors will be displaying a wide range of products manufactured in the PRC and will range from feed production equipment and feed additives to rice processing, flour milling and grain processing technology, etc.
The 2006 exhibition,to be held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok for 8 – 10 March 2006, will also contain a dedicated area for local Thai companies. These exhibitors will be displaying locally manufactured products and services to the trade executives who will visit the event from throughout Thailand, the Asia/Pacific region as well as from elsewhere in the world.
Visit the organiser’s website – http://www.victam.com for a current list of confirmed exhibitors.
The Asia/Pacific’s foremost exhibition for the animal and aquatic feed and grain processing industries – VICTAM ASIA 2006 will be supported by a number of conferences and workshops.
These major conferences are being organised and supported locally by the Thai Ministry of Agriculture, Thai Feed Mill Association, Thai Chamber of Commerce, Aquafeed.com, and World Grain magazine with the support of Victam International.
Delegates from the feed and grain processing industries of Thailand, Asia/Pacific and from all over the world will be in attendance to hear renowned international speakers, present papers on important subjects impacting upon these crucial industries, not just in South East Asia but elsewhere as well.
CONFERENCE ORGANISERS & PROGRAMS:
Wednesday 8th March
AQUAFEED PRODUCTION WORKSHOP - “Optimize for Profit”
Organiser – Aquafeed.com and supported by the Thai Department of Fisheries.
The aim of the one-day technical workshop is to help manufacturers optimize formulations and production processes to create better quality, and more profitable aquafeeds. It will be a unique chance for aquaculture feed producers and others interested in aquafeed production to learn expert tips from some of the best technical brains in the business.
Topics discussed will include:
• Making more profit with new technologies for aquafeed.
• Moisture uniformity, why should you care?
• Optimizing size reduction technology to process better quality, more profitable aquafeeds.
• Optimization of formulation and product quality parameters of extruded aquafeeds.
• Increasing aquatic feed production rates through plant audits.
• Novel protein alternatives for aquaculture.
• Formulation software and handling variability.
The conference is organized by Aquafeed.com, the aquafeed information portal, in association with Victam Asia 2006 and supported by the Thai Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture & Co-operatives, Thai Feed Mill Association and the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
Places at the workshop are limited and pre-registration is mandatory. Early registration rates are available.
For more information, contact: email@example.com or visit: www.aquafeed.com. Registration form
Thursday 9th March
WORLD GRAIN CONFERENCE
Organiser – World Grain Magazine, Sosland Publishing Co.
Billed as the premier conference for the grain industries in Asia Pacific, the World Grain Conference will also take place along side Victam Asia 2006. The conference will discuss the outlook for grains in Asia Pacific and examine grain and feed market supply and demand trends in this vital region. Invited speakers include top executives from grain organizations, including International Grains Council, Cargill, Rabobank, World Aquaculture Society, FAO, US Wheat, AWB International and the American Soybean Association. This is an essential conference for those who want to know more about the current status and future of Southeast Asian grain, flour and feed markets.
Topics discussed will include:
• Global and regional supply and demand outlook for grains and oilseeds in 2006/07 and beyond.
• Impact of China on the grain industries in Asia Pacific.
• Impact of the WTO Doha round negotiations on the grain sector in the region.
• Animal feed markets in Asia Pacific: supply, demand and quality criteria.
• Aquaculture feed markets is Asia Pacific and impact on grain usage.
• Status of biotechnology acceptance and regulation in Thailand and the wider region of South East Asia.
• Overview of Asian wheat markets, including end product trends.
• Status of milling industries in the region.
The conference is organized by World Grain magazine in association with Victam Asia 2006 and supported by the Thai Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Co-operatives, Thai Feed Mill Association and the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
Places are limited and early registration is encouraged to ensure a place in this exclusive meeting. Conference delegate registration fee includes refreshment, lunch, proceedings and a cocktail party.
Thursday 9th March
Feed Safety and Food Hygiene Policy in the Livestock Industry
Organiser – Thai Feed Mill Association, in conjunction with the Thai Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
The conference will enable respected speakers from the Ministries, The Thai Feed Mill Association and the local industry to present a series of technical papers on animal feed production, and the use of the latest additives within feeds. The subjects of feed quality control and safety will also be discussed.
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 10th March
The use of Tapioca as a Feed Ingredient
Organiser: Thai Tapioca Trade Association
Speakers from the Association will present papers on the use and advantages in using tapioca as an ingredient within animal feeds.
For more information contact: email@example.com
Victam Asia 2006 exhibition and the accompanying conferences are sponsored and supported by the following:
• Thai Ministry of Agriculture & Co-Operatives
• Thai Department of Livestock Development
• Thai Department of Fisheries
• Thai Feed Mill Association
• Thai Tapioca Trade Association
• Thai Chamber of Commerce
SERIES OF TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS TO BE HELD DURING THE SHOW
Exhibitors at Victam Asia 2006 will be able to present individual technical presentations. These presentations will be open to all visitors to the show free of charge. A program will be published on the Victam website nearer the event. The seminars will enable all visitors to hear in greater detail about technology, products, ingredients and services that are on display in the exhibition halls.