Speakers

Dr. R. Dean Boyd, Alvaton, KY

R. Dean Boyd is the former Director of Technology for the Hanor Company and a Technical Leader for the Triumph Foods group. He is an adjunct Professor of Animal Nutrition at North Carolina and Iowa State Universities.

Dr. Jaume Coma, Vall Companys Group, Lleida, Spain

Dr. Jaume Coma received his DVM from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Barcelona, Spain in 1990, and his PhD in swine nutrition from Iowa State University in 1995

Dr. Neil Ferguson, Trouw Nutrition, Guelph, ON, Canada

Dr Neil Ferguson completed his PhD at the University of Natal, South Africa in 1996 and was offered a faculty position in the Animal and Poultry Sciences Department of the same institution.

Dr. Nick Gabler, Professor and Associate Chair, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Dr. Nicholas Gabler received his PhD from La Trobe University (Melbourne Australia) in 2015.

Dr. Aaron Gaines, Managing Partner, Ani-Tek LLC, Shelbina, MO

Dr. Aaron Gaines is a Managing Partner for Ani-Tek. Dr. Gaines completed his Bachelors in Agriculture, Masters in Animal Science, and Doctorate in Animal Science degrees at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Dr. Trey Kellner, Nutritionist, AMVC Management Services, Audubon, IA

Dr. Trey Kellner received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Iowa State University in 2017, following his B.S. at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He joined AMVC Nutritional Services as their first Swine Nutritionist.

Dr. Defa Li, Director, MAFIC, and Professor, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Dr. Defa Li is a professor in the College of Animal Science and Technology at the China Agricultural University, the leading institute in swine nutrition in China and is also the Director of the Ministry of Agriculture Feed Industry Center (MAFIC), a highly regarded center of excellence in nutrition research.

Dr. John Patience, Professor Emeritus, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

John is a professor of applied swine nutrition at Iowa State University. Prior to this, he was at the Prairie Swine Centre, a private, not-for-profit research and technology transfer company affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Amy Petry, Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Dr. Amy Petry is a Nutritional Physiologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal and Food Science at Texas Tech University.

Dr. Dragana (Dana) Stanley, Associate Professor, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia

Associate Professor Dana Stanley was awarded a PhD in Molecular Microbiology from Victoria University, Melbourne in 2009.

Dr. Hans Stein, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Hans H. Stein is a professor of Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois, where he has responsibilities in research, extension, and teaching.

Dr. Peter Theil, Full Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

Peter Kappel Theil is Full Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark, and was recently appointed adjunct professor at Sichuan Agricultural University in China.

Dr. Mike Tokach, Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Dr. Mike Tokach received his PhD in swine nutrition from the University of Minnesota and has been on faculty at Kansas State University since 1991.