Members' Meeting 2023 1-3 May - Madrid, Spain

Agenda for Members' Meeting 2023

Please note that all times are approximate as includes an opportunity for questions after each presentation.


MARKET FORUM - DEMAND     Tuesday 2 May 2023

Open to all members of IFFO

09:30 - 09:35

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Petter Martin Johannessen, Director General, IFFO, U.K.

09:35 - 09:45

President's Address
Gonzalo de Romaña, IFFO President, Peru

09:45 - 09:50

Chairman's Welcome
Dr Enrico Bachis, Market Research Director, IFFO, U.K.

09:50 - 10:10

Changes in the feed sector: a global overview
Dr Philip Lyons, Global Manager of Aquaculture Research, Alltech, Netherlands

10:10 - 10:30

Salmon farming: Great profitability, but where is the growth?
Carl-Emil Kjølås Johannessen, Investment Banking, Pareto Securities AS, Norway

10:30 - 10:55


10:55 - 11:15

Update on the Omega-3 market
Dr Aldo Bernasconi, Vice President of Data Science, GOED, U.S.A.

11:15 - 11:35

Update on fish oil trade
Christian Meinich, Managing Director, Chr. Holtermann AS, Norway

11:35 - 12:00

China market update
Maggie Xu, China Director, IFFO, China

12:00 - 12:30

MarinTrust fireside chat: worker welfare in the marine ingredients sector
Libby Woodhatch, Executive Chair, MarinTrust, U.K. and Adriana Giudice, CEO, Austral Group S.A.A., Peru

12:30 - 12:35

Summary and conclusions from the Chairman
Dr Enrico Bachis, Market Research Director, IFFO, U.K.


 Open to all members of IFFO

15:00 - 15:10

Welcome and brief update on Technical and Regulatory work
Dr Brett Glencross, Technical Director, IFFO, U.K. 

15:10 - 15:30

Will novel ingredients feed salmon tomorrow?
Prof Margareth Øverland, Centre Director for Foods of Norway, Dept of Animal and Aquaculture Sciences, NMBU, Norway

15:30 - 15:45

More from less - turning CO2 into a sustainable, high-value feed ingredient
Peter Rowe, CEO & Co-Founder, Deep Branch, The Netherlands

15:45 - 16:00

Insect protein as a sustainable feed ingredient for aquaculture
Nizar El Alami, Chief Business OfficerInnovafeed, France

16:00 - 16:30


16:30 - 16:45

Corn Fermented Protein from the Dry Grind Bioethanol Process 
Prof Peter E.V. Williams, Senior Nutritionist, Green Plains Inc., U.K.

16:45 - 17:00

Raw materials use in aquafeed and creation of novel opportunities
Fernando Norambuena, Global Sourcing Category Manager, Novel Ingredients, BioMar, Norway

17:00 - 18:00

Panel Discussion: Where to next in the Novels story

Moderated by:  Dr Brett Glencross, Technical Director, IFFO, U.K.

Panellists include:      
        Margareth Øverland, NMBU
        Peter Rowe, Deep Branch
        Nizar El Alami, Innovafeed
        Peter Williams, Green Plains Inc.
        Fernando Norambuena, BioMar

Questions to the Panel
with an opportunity for delegates to provide their own questions to the panel anonymously through Slido

MARKET FORUM - SUPPLY     Wednesday 3 May 2023

Open to Producer members and Premium members only

09:30 - 09:35

Chairman's Welcome
Dr Enrico Bachis, Market Research Director, IFFO, U.K.

09:35 - 10:10

Agri-commodities: a General Panorama
Thomas Mielke, Executive Director, ISTA Mielke GmbH publishers of OIL WORLD, Germany

10:10 - 10:35

Fishmeal and fish oil supply: an overview of the global trends
Dr Enrico Bachis, Market Research Director, IFFO, U.K.

10:35 - 10:55

Mesopelagics as a future source of marine ingredients: how far are we?
Eduardo Grimaldo, Senior Research Scientist, SINTEF, Norway

10:55 - 11:30


11:30 - 11:40

Update on Southern Africa
Suleiman Salie, Managing Director, Lucky Star Ltd, South Africa

11:40 - 11:50

Update on supply, U.S.A.
Nick Sterrett, Director of Sales, Omega Protein, U.S.A.

11:50 - 12:00

Update on supply, Europe
Anne Mette Bæk, Director, Marine Ingredients, Denmark and European Fishmeal and Fish oil Producers, Denmark

12:00 - 12:10

Update on supply, Chile
Eduardo Goycoolea, IFFO Board Member, Chile

12:10 - 12:25

Changes in Peru and the expectation of El Niño
Mariano Gutierrez Torero, Director Cientifico, Instituto Humbolt de Investigacion Marina y Acuicola, Peru

12:25 - 12:30

Summary and Conclusions from the Chairman
Dr Enrico Bachis, Market Research Director, IFFO, U.K.