International Dairy Federation Korea Committee
The IDF WDS Daejeon 2018 Organizing Committee is in charge of preparations for the 2018 IDF WDS, is composed of the Korea Dairy Committee, the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, the Korea Dairy Industries Association, and the Korean Dairy Beef Farmers Association. The committee is headed by the president of the Korea Dairy Committee and supported by the IDF Korea Secretariat.
Message from IDF Korea
Greetings! It is our great honor to hold the International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit 2018 in Daejeon, the New Hub City of Korea. Under the theme “Dairy for the Next Generation!” our summit will explore emerging issues and offer inspiring prospects for the ever-changing world dairy industry. We will also carry on IDF WDS‟s tradition of providing a dynamic and interactive platform so that participants can exchange cutting-edge technologies and knowledge, identify common agendas, develop shared solutions, and contribute to improvements in dairy industry. More than 2,000 participants, including business leaders and producers in dairy industry from all over the world, will gather in Daejeon, Korea. Renowned speakers from international organizations, businesses, and academia will deliver keynote speeches, lead discussions, and more. Industry experts will also offer participants a glimpse into the future of the dairy sector. Our conference program aims to enhance your experience and networking opportunities. In addition, IDF WDS 2018 will feature a „future market,‟ an interactive space where delegates, exhibitors and sponsors can meet and connect with other participants based on shared interests. Various international events such as EXPO, OECD Ministerial Meeting-World Science and Technology Forum, and Aisa-pacific Cities Summit & Mayor‟s Forum were held in Daejeon, the host city of IDF WDS 2018. Also, it is a city of cutting-edge technology, education, and tradition with many science related exhibition halls&museums, and it is a also a place for rest and relaxation, as Yuseong hot spring is located in the heart of city. Daejeon city is being centered and surrounded by Gongju, the capital of Baekje Dinasty (B. C. 18 – A.D.660) and Buyeo, have many historical sites including UNECO world heritage, Baekje historic areas. We hope you will take advantage of the city‟s unique combination of traditional culture, international outlook, and heart-warming hospitality to make your stay memorable.. Together, we can achieve our goal of higher quality, faster innovation and stronger sustainability to develop dairy for the next generation! We look forward to welcoming you to Daejeon in October, 2018!