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Meat Institute Staff Attend 2018 World Meat Congress

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

(North American Meat Institute)

Meat Institute President and CEO Barry Carpenter, Senior Vice President of International Affairs Bill Westman, Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Tiffany Lee, Ph.D., DVM and U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association President Steve Sothmann last week attended the 2018 World Meat Congress (WMC) in Dallas, Texas. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue delivered the opening keynote presentation, which focused on the challenges of feeding a growing world and trade policy initiatives undertaken by the Trump administration. Featured speakers included Long Wan, executive director, chairman and chief executive officer of WH Group, and FutureCast President and best-selling author Jeff Fromm. The WMC also featured sessions on trade policy, emerging meat industry technologies and how to connect with tomorrow's consumer.

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