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JACK HANNA, ANIMAL ADVOCATE,
TO OPEN PETFOOD FORUM 2018
Jack Hanna, conservationist and television personality,
will present the opening keynote for Petfood Forum 2018
on April 24 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Hanna's achievements include directing the Columbus Zoo, numerous
television appearances, hosting
television series "Jack Hanna's
Into the Wild," along with other
programs, and operating a pet
shop in his early career.
Hanna will share his
insights into the animal
world and detail his globetrotting experiences. The
presentation will also
include a mix of video clips
Photo courtesy Jack Hanna
and inspirational stories that
deal with issues of conservation, travel and wildlife.
Hanna's presentation will include animals.
"I have loved animals since I was a young boy
growing up in Tennessee," wrote Hanna on his website.
"I could never have imagined where my life would
take me - and it's only getting wilder! My hope is that
together we can appreciate, value and protect wildlife
for generations to come."
Biography of Jack Hanna
Since he was 11 years old helping out his family's
veterinarian, Hanna has been working with animals. In
his early career, he operated a pet shop with his wife,
Suzi, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Hanna has a hands-on approach to wildlife and
animal-human interactions. He has developed a
positive reputation as a conservationist, television
personality and author. His most recent TV series,"Jack
Hanna's Into the Wild" and "Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown," have won awards and reach nearly 2.5 million
households each week.
Since 1983, Hanna has also made many appearances
on TV shows such as "Good Morning America," "The
Late Show with David Letterman," "Larry King Live"
and "The Late Late Show with James Corden."
Formerly director of the Columbus Zoo, Hanna led
improvements to the zoo grounds, animal habitats, and
staff morale helping to increase attendance and local
involvement. He now serves as director emeritus of
Columbus Zoo and The Wilds.
Call for papers ending soon
A call for papers for Petfood Forum Asia 2018 ends
September 18, while one for Petfood Forum 2018
expires October 9. Visit www.PetfoodForumEvents.com
for more information.
Pet Connections Expo, October 3-4, Oaks,
Pennsylvania, USA, www.phillyexpocenter.com
Roquette University Pet Food, October 5, Lestrem,
Nordic Pet Food Seminar, October 9-10,
Copenhagen, Denmark, www.norpetfood.com
Bühler Aeroglide "Drying Theory Put to Practice"
seminar - USA, October 10-12, Raleigh,
North Carolina, USA, www.buhlergroup.com
Petfood R&D Showcase, October 10-12, Manhattan,
Kansas, USA, www.petfoodforumevents.com/
NGFA-PFI Joint Conference, October 23-25,
Louisville, Kentucky, USA, http://feed.ngfa.org/
FIND MORE EVENTS ONLINE AT