6th International Symposium on Dairy Cow Nutrition and Milk Quality (China)

MPI is a co-organiser of this conference, which focuses on milk quality improvement and innovation and collaboration in that area. Find out about our involvement, the schedule, and how to register to attend.

About the conference

  • Venue: Beijing Friendship Hotel, Beijing, People's Republic of China
  • Date: 3 to 5 May 2019

The symposium provides a platform for dairy experts from around the world to meet and collaborate on the advances in science and technology that affect dairy cow nutrition and milk quality. This is the sixth year that the symposium is being held. The 2 main focuses for this year are:

  • milk quality improvement
  • innovation in relevant science and technology.

This year has a particular focus on New Zealand, including a session on both days about premium milk innovation in New Zealand. The New Zealand speakers have been selected following a robust selection process.

MPI's involvement

MPI is a co-organiser of the conference. Other New Zealand co-organisers are:

  • Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand
  • AsureQuality
  • New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre.

Overseas co-organisers include the Dairy Association of China and the American Dairy Science Association. The main organiser is the Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Do you want to attend?

Registrations closed on 20 March 2019. For late registration enquiries, email jiaqiwang@vip.163.com.


  • Full fee rate: RMB 1,500
  • Full fee rate for students: RMB 1,200

Company incentives

Companies are able to attend the conference. We understand a package is available for approximately 150,000 RMB. The package includes the following:

  • Placement for company stand(s) at the conference venue.
  • A 20 to 30-minute speaking slot at the conference for a company representative.
  • Company logo or name can be printed on conference material.
  • Placement of company flyers or introduction booklets in conference bags, which are distributed to all attendees.

For more information, email jiaqiwang@vip.163.com.


 May 3  0800 - 2000  Registration
 1400 - 1800  Graduate student award presentation
 May 4  0900 -1200  Opening ceremony
 1330 - 1800

 Session 1: Dairy cows nutrition and quality

 Session 2: Milk safety and regulation

 Session 3: Premium milk innovation of New Zealand

 May 5  
 0900 - 1200

 Session 1: Dairy cows nutrition and quality

 Session 2: Milk safety and regulation

 Session 3: Premium milk innovation of New Zealand

 1300 - 1600  Closing ceremony


Find out more

Who to contact

If you have any questions about the conference, email Beth.Vale@mpi.govt.nz

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