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2022 Pet Food Alliance Technical Meeting

Please join us for the 2022 Meeting of the Pet Food Alliance, following the 2022 Pet Food Forum! The 2022 Technical Meeting will be held in Kansas City, MO, with a student program planned for May 6-7.

The technical symposium will feature industry-leading speakers and focus on current issues impacting the pet food and rendering industries. discussing issues that impact the pet food and rendering industries.

The meeting will also include numerous opportunities for working group discussions and networking. Funds raised from this meeting will be used to fund research related to the PFA Working Group Priorities.

It is a meeting you don’t want to miss!


SUPPLIERS EVENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, May 4, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

TECHNICAL MEETING: Thursday, May 5, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Technical meeting speakers and student program details will be announced soon.

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Meeting Details

Co-located with the Pet Food Forum

PFA meeting attendees will receive a 15% discount on registration for

  • Pet Food Forum: May 2-4, 2022
  • Pet Food Essentials Workshop May 2, 2022

Hotels and Travel: find information on lodging and travel options to the event on the Pet Food Forum website

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Previous Pet Food Forums

In June 2019, 120 attendees representing various sectors of the pet food and rendering industries joined in Northern Colorado for a successful meeting of the Pet Food Alliance! The Summer 2019 meeting took on a new format, highlighting scientific presentations and discussions, but maintained the foundation of the PFA by incorporating networking opportunities and working group discussions.

Summary, Program, and Presentations

Want more information about future meetings of the Pet Food Alliance? Want to receive announcements and speaker updates? Interested in promoting your company at future meetings?

Send an email to for any questions and to sign up for the meeting mailing list.

Summer 2018 Meeting of the Pet Food Alliance

The Pet Food Alliance held their Summer 2018 Meeting in Kansas City on June 27th-28th, 2018. A summary of the meeting and copies of meeting presentations can be found below.

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The second meeting of the Alliance for Research and Innovation in the Rendering and Pet Food Industries (PFA) was held in December of 2017. This meeting brought members of the pet food, rendering, and meat industries together with academic partners to discuss opportunities and challenges in the pet food and rendering industries. In this meeting (summary CSU FPRF Alliance-December Meeting Summary), Alliance members organized working groups to work on targeted issues and will work on those issues within their working groups in the first quarter of 2018.

A summary of the inaugural alliance meeting can be found here.


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