7th International Akademie Fresenius "Feed Conference"

24 Mar - 25 Mar 2020, Novotel Düsseldorf City West

7th International Akademie Fresenius "Feed Conference"

Feed Additives – Animal Nutrition – Reduction of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

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Are you involved in the authorisation of feed additives including the new Regulation 2019/1381 on transparency in the food chain and the EFSA Guidance on the renewal of the authorisation of feed additives? Are you interested in innovation in the feed additives sector including new functional groups, hot topics in pet food, medicated feed, reduction of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), animal nutrition and intestinal health as well as challenges in protein nutrition and questions of hygiene and safety? Then join us and get an overview of all the latest news on these topics.

The finalised programme will be published in just a few weeks' time. I would be happy to send you a copy shortly – free of charge and without further obligation. Simply click on the "Request updates" button on the right.

Should you have any questions, just dial +49 231 75896-82 or send me an email.


Sabine Mummenbrauer

Programme and conceptual design


Feed additives

  • European Commission’s update on feed additives authorisation
  • The new Regulation (EU) 2019/1381 on transparency of risk assessment in the food chain and its implications for the feed industry
  • Update on EFSA’s work: Guidance on therenewal of the authorisation of feed additives
  • Innovation in feed additives – new functional groups
  • Hot topics in pet food

Challenges in protein nutritions

    • Experience with lactic acid fermented proteins
    • Protein formulation and feed technology
    • Update on protein supply for turkeys and broiler

    Insects as feed Hygiene and safety

    • Animal husbandry and human infection – how to make food safe in the future
    • Update on salmonella
    • The future of mycotoxin analysis

    Nutrition and intestinal health

    • Experience with infections – prevention of diarrhea in neonatal pigs
    • Biomarker for intestinal health in poultry
    • Clinical nutrition of companion animals

    Who do you meet? 

    Groups that should take part:

    Managing directors, boards of directors, managers, consultants and scientists in the fields of: 

    • Registration 
    • Research & development 
    • Marketing & distribution 
    • Quality assurance & control 
    • Product safety 
    • Food & Feed risk assessment

    Sectors that should take part: 

    • Feed industry, especially producers, retailers and importers of feed additives, premixtures, feed materials, compound feed, feed intended for specific nutritional purposes and medicated feed
    • Pet food industry
    • Producers of veterinary medical products 
    • Laboratories 
    • Research institutes 
    • Authorities 
    • Professional associations

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    We have already received confirmations from the following speakers - with more expected shortly.



    Andreas Adler

    Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Austria

    Matteo Lorenzo Innocenti

    European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy

    Wolfgang Koppe

    Simplyfish, Norway

    Wolfgang Koppe graduated in Agriculture, Animal Production. In 1995 he joined the Aquaculture Research Centre of Skretting, Norway, as a researcher in the areas of pigmentation, amino acids and formulation. From 1999-2017 he headed the Nutrition R&D department. In this role, he was developing and executing an R&D portfolio for feeds for salmon, trout, whiteleg shrimp, tilapia, sea bass, sea bream and other species while also developing and implementing commercial nutritional solutions for Skretting’s global feed lines. He is inventor and co-inventor of several patents. Since 2017 he works as an independent consultant in the field of aquafeeds.


    Rudolf Krska

    University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Austria

    Rudolf Krska is a full Professor at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna and the Head of the Institute of Bioanalytics and Agro-Metabolomics at the Department IFA-Tulln at BOKU. As member of JECFA he has evaluated the impact of trichothecene mycotoxins on humans. He is the Coordinator of the European Commission funded project MyToolBox for Integrated Mycotoxin Management in cooperation with China. Rudolf Krska is also Green Area Leader at the recently founded Austrian Competence Centre for Feed and Food Quality, Safety and Innovation (FFOQSI). In 2018, he has become Professor within the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen´s University, Belfast, UK.


    Ed J Kuijper

    University of Leiden, The Netherlands

    Ed J Kuijper is a Professor and currently the Head of the Experimental Microbiology and the Reference Laboratory for Clostridium difficile at the Leiden University Medical Centre and the Centre for Infectious Disease Control of the National Institute of Public Health. Since 2015, his department also hosts the 'National Donor Feces Bank' for patients treatment . He also supervises the 'Microbiota Platform' that has been established in 2017 in LUMC and is affiliated at the RIVM in the antimicrobial resistance team.


    Jens Legarth

    Fermentationexperts, Denmark

    Markus Lukaszczuk

    Amandus Kahl, Germany

    Thomas Meyer

    European Pet Food Industry Federation (FEDIAF), Belgium


    Reinder Sijtsma

    Nutreco, The Netherlands

    Filip Van Immerseel

    Ghent University, Belgium

    Filip Van Immerseel is a Professor for Molecular Microbiology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in the Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases at Ghent University. He supervises a research group working on host-pathogen interactions in the gut of poultry, cattle and humans. His research topics include Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens and inflammatory gut health problems caused by dysbiosis.


    Jürgen Zentek

    Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

    Arnold van Huis

    Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands


    Novotel Düsseldorf City West
    Niederkasseler Lohweg 179
    40547 Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 211 52060-0
    E-Mail: h3279accor.com

    We have reserved a limited number of rooms for our participants at reduced rates at the hotel. These rooms can be booked up to 6 weeks prior to the start of the event. Please book early and directly through the hotel quoting „Akademie Fresenius“ as reference.

    Prices & Services

    Participation Fee: € 1,895.00 plus VAT.

    The registration fee includes the following benefits:

    • conference participation
    • conference documentation
    • lunch
    • coffee breaks and conference beverages
    • the evening event on 24 March 2020

    Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 795.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.

    Group reductions

    For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15 % discount from the third participant onwards (it doesn’t apply for representatives of an authority or a public university).

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    Event Documentation

    Would you like to attend but cannot spare the time?

    Although we cannot substitute an intensive exchange with your fellow colleagues, we can provide you with a complete set of event documentation. The event documentation package includes all the presentations on the event agenda (subject to the approval of our speakers). It will be sent out around two weeks after the event once we have received your payment (free of shipping costs). We will also provide you with details on how to access the restricted download section on our website. This section contains all the latest versions of the presentations in colour and in digital form.

    Price: € 295.00 plus VAT

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    Sabine Mummenbrauer

    Your Contact

    Sabine Mummenbrauer
    Programme and conceptual design

    +49 231 75896-82

    Sabine Mummenbrauer

    Your Contact

    Sabine Mummenbrauer
    Programme and conceptual design

    +49 231 75896-82

    Analisa Mills

    Your Contact

    Analisa Mills
    Organisation and participant management

    +49 231 75896-77

    Analisa Mills

    Your Contact

    Analisa Mills
    Organisation and participant management

    +49 231 75896-77

    How to become an exhibitor

    Our event offers you the opportunity of presenting your company in a special exhibition.

    You can personally present your products and services directly to your specific target group. We would be happy to provide you with further information on all the available options from a simple product information display to a complete exhibition stand.

    We would be pleased to assist you personally:

    Dominique Perry

    Dominique Perry
    Phone: +49 231 75896-64

    Press contact

    We offer journalists and editors a platform where they can get in touch with the experts.

    If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We would be pleased to send you our press bulletin as well as photographic materials where available as soon as the event is over.

    Please contact us:

    Rebecca Keuters

    Rebecca Keuters
    Phone: +49 231 75896-76