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PHILSAN is an annual convention held in the Philippines that brings together people from all walks of life to celebrate their passions and share ideas. Our goal is to create an environment of collaboration and inclusivity that is open to everyone.

At PHILSAN, you will find inspiring speakers, exciting activities, and unique experiences that are sure to leave a lasting impression. We invite you to join us in our mission of connecting people and fostering meaningful conversations.

Convention Schedule

7:00 AM

Plenary Session

Innovation Session

Resiliency & Sustainability Session

8:30 AM
Opening, Invocation, Philippine National Anthem, and Safety Presentation
8:50 AM
Keynote Speaker

Senator Cynthia Villar

Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food and the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

11:31 AM
Introduction of PHILSAN Outstanding Animal Nutritionist 2023
8:45 AM
Welcome Remarks and Introduction to Keynote Speaker

Amelita Gabriela R. Galban, MSc. 

PHILSAN President 2022-2023

9:32 AM
Department of Agriculture Administrative Order 04, series of 2023

Rene C. Santiago, DVM, MSc

Agricultural Center Chief, National Swine and Poultry Research and Development Center, Bureau of Animal Industry

5:27 PM
Closing Message

Timothy Paolo M. Bagui, MSc.

Vice President, PHILSAN 2022-2023 Convention Chairman 2023

10:09 AM
Innovations in Enzyme Technology: Development of Next Generation Enzymes for Sustainable Animal Production

Qian (April) Zhang, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, DSM-Firmenich Animal Nutrition and Health

5:12 PM
Awarding of Certificates to Innovation, Resiliency & Sustainability Speakers
9:25 AM
PHILSAN Audio Visual Presentation
11:36 AM
Message from the Outstanding Animal Nutritionist 2023
10:46 AM
Towards an Environment-Friendly Animal Feed Industry: The Role of the Nutritionist

Michaelito Naldo, PhD

Assistant Professor, Silliman University College of Agriculture

11:51 AM
PHILSAN Members and Participants Group Photo
11:06 AM
Plenary Q&A Session
12:00 PM
Lunch & Proceed to Breakout Sessions
11:26 AM
Awarding of Certificates to Plenary Speakers
1:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
5:37 PM
Raffle Draw
1:02 PM
Dietary Supplementation of Butyric and Valeric Acid Glycerides Enhances the Growth Performance of Broilers

Lily Li, PhD

Technical Director APAC, Perstorp Animal Nutrition

1:34 PM
How to Support the Newborn Piglet: The Role of Providing a Piglet Milk Replacer

Laura van der Woude, MSc.

Market Segment/Product Manager Piglets, Nutrifeed Animal Nutrition

2:06 PM
The Benefits of Natural 25(OH) Vitamin D3 in Poultry Production and Health

Sherwin I. Camba, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor, Institute of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Banos

2:53 PM
The Practical Approach of Feed Preservation and Hygiene in Feed Milling

Ermin Magtagnob

Regional Technical and Sales Manager SEA, ADM Animal Nutrition

3:25 PM
The Advantages of Multi-Carbohydrase Supplementation in Dairy Cows

William W. Riley, PhD

Visiting Professor, Ateneo de Manila University

4:02 PM
Innovative Techniques in Feed Ingredient Evaluation

Pedro E. Urriola, PhD

Research Associate Professor Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota

4:37 PM
Innovation Q&A Session
4:52 PM
Breakout Session Group Photo & Return to Main Plenary
2:36 PM
Innovation Q&A Session
1:02 PM

Beob Gyun Kim, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Animal Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea

Methods to Improve Nutrient Utilization of Fibrous Feed Ingredients for Pigs
1:34 PM
Organic Acids in Sows: Catalyzing Sustainable Farming Practices for Resilient Swine Production

Christian Luckstadt, PhD

Global Technical Director - Feed, ADDCON

2:06 PM

Amir Ghane, PhD

Technical Sales Director - ASPAC, Danisco Animal Nutrition and Health - IFF

Gastro Intestinal Health: How to Implement Antibiotic Reduction and Antibiotic Free Programs
2:36 PM
Resiliency & Sustainability Q&A Session
2:53 PM
Understanding Evaluation Parameters and Current Status of Eimeria spp. Infection in Chickens

Rochelle A. Flores, DVM, PhD

Senior Researcher, Virology and Avian Disease Infectious Disease Laboratory, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea

3:25 PM
Sustainable Production and Feeding of Native Chickens in the Philippines

Michaelito Naldo, PhD

Assistant Professor, Siliman University College of Agriculture

4:02 PM
Benefits of Protein Reduction in Broiler Feeds Under Commercial Condition

Andreas Lemme, PhD

Global Consulting Expert, Evonik Animal Nutrition

4:37 PM
Resiliency & Sustainability Q&A Session
4:52 PM
Breakout Session Group Photo & Return to Main Plenary
9:10 AM
Convention Overview and House Rules

Timothy Paolo M. Bagui, MSc.

Vice President, PHILSAN 2022-2023 Convention Chairman 2023

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