TUCKER, GEORGIA, U.S. — U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and EuroTier/DLG are hosting an “U.S.–E.U. Free Trade Negotiations: What are the Implications for Animal Production?” program at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) that will examine the current state of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the U.S. and the E.U. and the potential impact of a successful or unsuccessful outcome on both the European and American farmers and producers.

The “U.S.–E.U. Free Trade Negotiations: What are the Implications for Animal Production?,” which will be on Jan. 28, 2015, is free to all IPPE attendees.

The program is a follow-up of the highly successful EuroTeir/DLG program that was offered in November in Germany and will feature several industry specialists, including Jim Sumner, president, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, who will provide the introduction to the program.

Dr. Paul Aho, economist, Poultry Perspective, will provide a U.S. perspective on E.U.–U.S. TTIP negotiations and agriculture. Gina Tumbarello, director of international policy and trade, American Feed Industry Association, will review TTIP implications for U.S. poultry, pork and dairy farmers/producers, and Dr. Martin Banse, director, Thünen-Institute, will provide an European review of the TTIP implications. 
The 2015 IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show, is Jan. 27-29, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.