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The annual IFCN Dairy Conference will be held from June 9th until June 13th in Cork/Ireland. Under the topic “Dairy Farm Technology: Past – Present – Future”. 80 dairy researchers from 45 countries all over the world will come together to discuss about farm related topics, world dairy market developments and the validation of IFCN data.

This researcher network makes IFCN unique and in all its uniqueness, the right to join the IFCN Dairy Conference is reserved to IFCN research partners only.

Preliminary programme

IFCN Dairy Conference for IFCN Researcher, Jun 11-13, Cork, Ireland


Invited speakers for the conference

  • Teagasc: Trevor Donnellan – Irish Dairy Sector pre and post EU milk quota elimination
  • IFCN researchers from China and Russia
  • Teagasc: Pat Dillon on Irish perspective on farm technology development
  • DSM: Georg Kau – Farm technology by innovative companies.
  • Cork University Business School: Thia Hennessy on global perspective on farm technology development

Trevor Donnellan


Principal Research Officer in Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department

Topic: Irish dairy sector – pre and post EU milk quota elimination

Thia Hennessy

Cork University Business School (CUBS)

Professor and Chair of Agri-Food Economics, Head of Department of Food Business and Development,

Topic: The role of future economic and environmental sustainability of EU dairy production

Georg Kau

DSM Nutritional Products VP & Program Clean Cow EMEA


Are you interested in acting as a sponsor?

IFCN Dairy Conference for IFCN Researcher, Jun 11-13, Cork, Ireland

  • IFCN brings together researchers from institutions, dairy boards, government-related centers, dairy farmers, private and public organizations – around the world.
  • Participants discuss the most recent dairy developmentsfarm analysis results, methods, share local insights and discuss market outlook.
  • Focus on status and outlook of dairy and also a specific topic each year. In 2018 the focus is on ‘Farm technology – past, present and future‘.

Sponsor possibility

GOLD Sponsor

10.000 EUR

SILVER Sponsor

6.000 EUR

Bronze Sponsor

3.000 EUR

Seats 2 1 1 (for the first day)
Presentation Promote your research topic in an 20 min presentation Promote your organization, vision, etc. in a e.g. panel discussion Support a specific activity like lunch, breakfast, dinner etc with banner etc
Communication Be announced as sponsor from date of signature Be announced as sponsor from date of signature Be announced as sponsor that day
Logo positioning In conference book, roll-ups/banners In conference book, roll-ups/banners None
Outcome Outcome paper, key presentations on preliminary results, summary slides Outcome paper, summary slides Outcome paper


IFCN Dairy Conference locations & Sponsors 2014 – 2018

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