2023 International Livestock Forum
and Mountain Meat Summit

January 11-12, 2023

Industry Tours

Wednesday, January 11th, 2023
National Western Center
Denver Colorado

Technical Program

Thursday, January 12th, 2023
JBS Global Food Innovation Center Animal Sciences Building
CSU Campus, Fort Collins, CO

Join us for the 9th annual International Livestock Forum and the inaugural Mountain Meat Summit. The event will bring together industry leaders, government professionals, and members of academia to discuss domestic and international livestock and food production. Participants will be invited to join on a unique tour of Colorado’s livestock and meat enterprises, behind-the-scenes access to the National Western Stock Show and the new CSU Spur campus. The event is hosted by Colorado State University Department of Animal Sciences, the National Western Stock Show, and the National Meat Summit Committee.

Email Libby Christensen at libby.christensen@colostate.edu with questions about the event.

Join us for Happy Hour! 

Thank you to our ILF Sponsors and Partners

Thank you to our Mountain Meat Sponsors and Partners

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number G325-21-W8612 through the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Meet the wide range of speakers representing various locations throughout Colorado for the 2022 Colorado Food Summit.


Given the focus on leveraging food policy, we our planning committee is made up of representatives from each of the state’s food policy councils/coalitions, which are in turn representative of the diversity of Colorado’s food systems.

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