Digital Animal Summit 2020

Thursday, March 19 2020, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM [PST]

2299, Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94720, United States

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Thursday, March 19 2020, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM [PST]

About the Event

digital animal summit 2020

The Digital Animal Summit 2020 will bring together innovators, investors, executives, and entrepreneurs from animal care, animal production, and animal health to explore digital trends and practices in animal health and management.

website

www.digitalanimalsummit.com

venue & date

U.C. Berkeley: Chevron Auditorium, International House

Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:00am - 6:00pm

PLATINUM SPONSOR

Folio3 Animal Care Practice

das 2020 tentative agenda

8:00 AM – BREAKFAST

Breakfast and Networking Session

9:00 AM – WELCOME

Welcome to Digital Animal Summit: Mission, Community, Agenda

  • Umair Khan, DAS Advisory Council

9:15 AM – INVESTOR KEYNOTE

Venturing into Animal Tech

A Fireside Chat with venture investors exploring what’s hot and what’s not in animal tech investments

Session Lead:

  • Imran Haque, Former Head of eCommerce & Digital Strategy, Zoetis

10:10 AM – PANEL I & CAMPUS CRAWL I

Panel I: Safety First

Leaders from the production animal world and the alternative meats industries discuss the present and future of Food Safety, Traceability, and Biosecurity.

Session Leads:

  • Allen Moczygemba, Former CEO, American Angus Association
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  • M. Abdullah, Head – Folio3 Animal Care Practice

11:10 AM – PANEL II & CAMPUS CRAWL II

Panel II: Meet the (Pet) Parents

A look at the new breed of pet owner and what shifting consumer preferences mean for small animal vets and Big Pharmas.

Session Leads:

  • Hillary Jensen, CEO, ObeDog
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  • James Carroll, VP Global Strategic Partnerships, Covetrus

12:00 PM – LUNCH ROUNDTABLES SESSION

Roundtables Session During Lunch

Each roundtable is an “un-conference style” discussion group that will be moderated by an industry lead and a startup/tech lead, around a table of 8-10 discussants.
  • Game of Drones: Meet the cowboy drones who will track, move, count, and manage cattle.
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  • The Beef Between Alt Meat & Real Meat: Can plant-based “meat” eat real meat’s lunch?
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  • “Brought to you by Blockchain”: Will Blockchain deliver us Farm to Fork traceability?
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  • iOT Goes Country: Sensors, AI, and IOT find their way into animal farms.
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  • Animal Farming Goes Digital: The hottest production animal innovations coming your way
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  • How to Cage Surveillance Capitalism: Can we get value from Big Data without trampling Privacy.
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  • Pet Care Goes Digital: The hottest pet care products and services you have not seen (yet).
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  • Pets.AI: From robot pets to robots for pets, how AI is changing the lives of pets and those who love them
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  • The Future is Female: The rise and rise of women vets and its implications for pet care
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  • Meet the New Pet Parents:  Catering to the demands of Millennial and Gen-Z pet owners.
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  • Vet Clinic of the Future: The growing role of technology in veterinary practice management.
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  • Through a Glass Remotely: The promises and pitfalls of Telehealth in animal care

2:30 PM – STARTUP SHOWDOWN

Animal Startups vs Venture Sharks

Session Lead:

  • Sebastien Lafon, Former Head of Digital, Boehringer Ingelheim
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  • Judges (To Be Decided)

3:40 PM – INNOVATOR KEYNOTE

20/20 Vision on Animal Tech

A Fireside Chat with Animal Tech Innovators that will explore the potential, promises, and pitfalls of Animal tech

Session Lead:

  • Michael Lairmore, Dean UC Davis – School of Veterinary Medicine

4:20 PM – CLOSING REMARKS

Closing Remarks and Acknowledgments

A Fireside Chat with venture investors exploring what’s hot and what’s not in animal tech investments

4:30 PM – EVENING RECEPTION

Drinks Reception & Networking

7:00 PM – DINNER ROUNDTABLES ACROSS BERKELEY

Continue the lunch conversation or join a new discussion while enjoying the vibrant Berkeley Food scene by joining one of many “self-organized dinner roundtables”

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About the Organizer

Digital Animal Summit is the must-attend industry event that brings together key executives, influencers, and innovators from the animal care industry under one roof. This day-long event entails innovative sessions and a look over current and future challenges which this industry faces. It highlights how technology can play its role to shape the industry’s course towards a better future.

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