Build My Feedmill – A new conference coming to VIV Asia!
Milling and Grain magazine is organising the inaugural ‘Build My Feedmill’ conference at VIV Asia 2017. The conference gives each speaker an opportunity to discuss the importance and most recent developments of individual steps within the milling process. With each speaker, Build My Feedmill aims to construct a comprehensive picture of the world of milling as it stands today.
As VIV Asia is drawing ever nearer, we are excited to announce an update on our diverse group of international speakers:
Peter Tsjoen started working for Adifo in 2001 as Account Manager for Adifo’s feed-specific software programs. In 2003 he switched to expanding the market for BESTMIX Food, Adifo’s software tool for recipe management and product development. As Sales Director for the Food branch he branched out to the Dutch, German and French markes. Since 2009, Peter Tsjoen took up the position of Sales Director. In this function, Peter is in charge of the further commercial expansion of Adifo in Europe, Asia and the America’s.
PRESENTATION TOPOIC: “Optimization of extruded mixes.”
YIANNIS CHRISTODOULOU. Yiannis is actively involved with Agentis Innovations, Progressus, and Athene Consulting, companies he founded since 2011. His core strengths and specialization is established in the field of corporate training and business development as well as in Industry 4.0 technology application in feed milling. 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 nutrition market sector. Yiannis graduated from Scottish Agricultural College in Poultry production and management, from Wye Collage-University of London with a BSc in Animal Agriculture and in 2014 obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in Leading Innovation and Changes in Organization from York St John University in UK.
PRESENTATION TOPIC: “Feed Mill Design and Feed Mill Automation, the Industry 4.0 way.”
Hans is director sales for Van Aarsen, responsible for worldwide marketing and sales to provide feed mill equipment and process solutions to customers. For the past 4 years Hans has had the pleasure of supporting customers with the perfect fit feed mill. Van Aarsen does this, not only by focusing on the investment costs, but by supplying equipment that lasts longer, is easy to operate, reduces energy costs and provides safe and quality feed for farmers to grow their animals in the best possible way.
Having worked in several international organizations Hans is aware that business is, and always will be, about people working closely together for a common goal. He believes a balanced approach with advanced technology on one side, and sharing expertise on the other are the keystones of success.
PRESENTATION TOPIC: ‘Optimising grinding processes.’