Why attend Credo Online Milling School?
Update yourself with the latest technologies and machinery for feed plants
Take the time to review key milling operations and gain ideas and knowledge that help further improve the feed production process
Allows learning and development without having to leave your workplace
Short sessions that are spread across a period of time to accommodate for busy schedules
An excellent platform for anyone that would like to fully understand the feed milling process and what it takes to produce quality sustainable feeds.
Who should attend ?
Feed Mill Plant Owners
Feed Mill Managers and Plant Operators
Quality assurance and Maintenance staff
Nutritionist and feed formulators
Feed Additive and Animal Health suppliers
Industry advisors and technical consultants
Delivery of related material to the topic by selected industry experts
Followed by a dedicated question and answer session that allows for participants to interact with the program facilitators
SESSION 1 HIGHLIGHT
The efficient management of Grinding and Conditioning
This session will introduce the Online Milling School platform. This free to attend event will provide an overview of some of the exciting topics to follow through the upcoming sessions that will run from July to September this year.
Specifically, the program will cover aspects of grinding and conditioning. Participants will expect to gain an understanding of how to consistently achieve the desired particle size and the follow on impact on the conditioning process. Aspects of steam addition and gelatinization will also be covered.
1.5 Hour, Live webinar via Bigmarker
Introduction to Credo Online Milling School
An Overview of efficient management of grinding operations
An Overview of efficient conditioning of Livestock feeds
Closing statement and Future Sessions
Malcolm Gresswell has spent his entire career in milling of flour and animal feeds in Australia and Canada. He combines qualifications in Mechanical Engineering and Flour Milling with 46 years experience, at all levels of management in feed milling and flour milling, starch and glucose industries.
Malcom began his career with Henry Simon (Aust) Ltd. as a Flour-milling Trainee, progressing to Plant Manager, Engineering Manager, general Manager and national Operations Manager for leading companies such as George Weston Foods, Goodman Fielder and Ridley AgriProducts. In his latest role, he was responsible for the operation of 18 feed mills and 2 block suplermarket plants with a total output of 1.6 M tonnes per annum. Malcolm has been active in consulting, training and mentoring professional in the Animal Feed Industry since retirement. He is a highly respected and a widely sought after expert in Feed Milling.
Finn Normann Jensen has 36 years of hands-on technology and management experience in development, manufacturing and global installations of animal, aquafeed and petfood process technologies and plants globally. He has after graduation from Technical Faculty of University of Southern Jutland exclusively worked in the feed technology industry. Initially as R&D engineer and manager, and later in several global executive management positions in one of the globally leading technology suppliers to the feed industry.
Finn Normann Jensen has core competences in all feed process technologies and plant designs for animal, aquafeed and petfood processing. Planning, contracting and build of animal, aquafeed and petfood plants. Process optimization of the individual sub-processes and the complete systems. Technology development and management. Mapping and benchmark of technologies. SWOT analyses. Business planning and management support to technology investments. International Business development. Fostering of international cooperation.
Finn Normann Jensen holds in addition to his engineering degree from University of Southern Denmark a diploma in Technological change management from Danish Industries Federation.
In 1981, Jon Ratcliff, an honor graduate from Reeding University, joined national UK feed company J Bibby Agriculture as a Poultry Nutritionist. During his fifteen years with J Bibby, and latterly Associated British Foods, he undertook vaiours management positions culminating in his appointment as General Manager in 1990 and Commercial Manager in 1994 responsible for 4 multi species feed mills producing 450,000 tonnes per annum.
In 1996, he left to set up his own consultancy business, Food & Agriculture Consultancy Services (F.A.C.S. Ltd.) As well as providing a nutritional service, F.A.C.S. specializes in the implementation and audit of HACCP based food safety programs from farm through to processing. For more than 15 years, Jon has been consulting for the UK's leading supermarket, Tesco, on matters relating to animal feed and animal feed mill and supply chain auditing. He has considerable experiences in feed mill systems across the world and provides seminars and training on HACCP and GMP specifically for feed mills.
Yiannis Christodoulou is currently engaged with Progressus, Agentis Innovations and Athene Consulting, all companies which he co-founded in 2011. His core strengths and specialization is established in the field of sales and marketing, bestselling practices, strategic planning and strategy implementation, in promoting positive change, creativity and innovation in Agribusiness. Yiannis has been exclusively associated and active in the livestock and aquaculture industry in Asia Pacific since 1999. Throughout his career, Yiannis has had the opportunity to work in various Asian countries and in roles such as, technical support, sale representative, general manager and regional director for international companies operating within the animal health and animal nutrition industry. Yiannis graduated from Scottish Agricultural College in Poultry production and management, from Wye Collage-University of London with a BSc in Animal Agriculture and currently is about to receive his MA in Leading Innovation and Changes in Organization from York St John University in UK
Roger Gilbert has worked in the milling sector globally as a journalist and publisher since 1983, with a focus on feed, flour, rice milling and aquaculture feeds processing. As the publisher of Milling and Grain magazine since 2000, He is a New Zealander and graduated from Orange Coast College, California in 1972 before joining the NZ Ministry of Agriculture as a press officer. Roger says milling has become an essential process that supports our modern-day civilisation, providing nutritious foodstuffs for all. He believes that new milling technologies and applied science-based nutritional research is the way forward in providing safe and affordable food. “In an ever changing world Milling and Grain has been updating millers’ technical and nutritional knowledge since 1891. Long may the magazine continue to meet this need and meet the challenges to feed 9.5 billion people by 2050.”
ONLINE MILLING SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS
Various topics will be selected with focus on specific but important aspects of Feed Mill operation and management. The session will provide an excellent learning platform and refresher training for those involved in feed production of livestock and aquaculture feeds.
At the end of each session, delegates will have the opportunity to interact with the facilitators/speakers in a live Q&A session.
Exclusive discussion room with the experts after the end of each session