Gain Insight from Industry Experts at the Inaugural California Dairy Sustainability Summit

Join us November 27-28 at the Sacramento Convention Center to be a part of an important discussion about California’s world-leading achievements in sustainable dairy farming. To see the full speaker roster and agenda, visit

Speaker Highlights:

California dairy farmers will share what they are doing to protect the environment. Despite economic challenges, they continue investing in technologies that will help them increase efficiency to keep their family farms in business, while conserving resources, and improving the environment.

Stephen Maddox Sr Managing Partner, Maddox Dairy

Justin Gioletti Vice President, Robert Gioletti & Sons Dairy

Lynn Giacomini Stray Co-Owner, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co

State and local regulatory officials will discuss achievements and current progress in working with dairy farmers to advance the protection of natural resources. Leaders will highlight incentive-based approaches to further improve sustainability.

Jenny Lester Moffitt Undersecretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture

Samir Sheikh Executive Director, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District

Richard Corey Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board

University researchers and health professionals will provide insight on various aspects of sustainability, from dairy’s role in a healthy and sustainable diet, to emerging technologies and environmentally-friendly farming practices. Researchers are working closely with farmers and regulatory officials to verify and quantify California’s world-leading efforts to reduce dairy methane.

Frank Mitloehner, PhD Professor and Air Quality Specialist, Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis

Ermias Kebreab, PhD Professor and Sesnon Endowed Chair, Sustainable Animal Agriculture Department of Animal Science, UC Davis

Cindy Schweitzer, PhD Principal, Schweitzer Consulting LLC

Technology providers, non-governmental organizations, and consultants will share expertise about technologies and strategies for improving economic and environmental sustainability. Through interactive sessions, they will highlight new and developing ideas for meeting environmental challenges in cost-effective ways.

Neil Black President, California Bioenergy

Daryl Maas Founder and CEO, Maas Energy Works

Tyler Bennett President, Bennett Environmental and Bennett Water Systems

To see the full speaker roster and agenda, visit



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