Farmer Centric Innovations in Dairying

June 26th - 28th Kochi, India



Conference overview

The conference will set the stage for insightful deliberations that will bring leaders and experts from the dairy sector across the globe together to chart a course for collective action on pertinent issues. The sessions promise to showcase global and regional perspectives on dairying and innovation. Focused on farmer-centric interventions, these sessions will delve into enhancing productivity, ensuring transparency in milk aggregation & fostering sustainable practices. From addressing climate challenges to advocating for One Health principles, these discussions will catalyse meaningful dialogue and drive actionable insights. The deliberations will unveil innovative marketing approaches geared towards fostering growth and resilience in the dairy industry across the Asia-Pacific region.

During these sessions, cultural events will immerse participants in Kerala's vibrant heritage. The excitement of a snake boat race provides a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Kerala's culture, while the traditional Kerala Sadya cuisine is sure to captivate participants with its variety of gastronomical delights. Additionally, visits to local heritage sites will enhance the overall experience. Participants can further explore the countryside by registering for the paid tour, experiencing Kerala's dairy farms, cooperative societies and scenic locales, truly embracing the region's natural beauty and cultural heritage.

International Dairy Federation

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has been uniting the global dairy community since its inception in 1903. Committed to scientific rigor and technical expertise, IDF pioneered the path in promoting sustainable and safe dairy practices, shaping policies, standards and regulations worldwide.

IDF remains dedicated to its mission, constantly improving and advancing regulatory environments to meet the evolving needs of the dairy industry. With IDF at the forefront, the world can have confidence in integrity, safety and sustainability of dairy products, ensuring a brighter and healthier future for generations to come.

About Place & Venue

Nestled along the tranquil backwaters of the Arabian Sea, Kochi stands as a testament to the rich tapestry of history, culture, and commerce that defines the Indian subcontinent. This vibrant city, also known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea," seamlessly merges its colonial past with a bustling modernity, offering visitors a captivating blend of old-world charm and contemporary dynamism. From its iconic Chinese fishing nets dotting the backwaters to the centuries-old Mattancherry Palace adorned with intricate murals, Kochi invites exploration at every turn. Dive into the bustling lanes of Fort Kochi, where centuries-old Portuguese, Dutch & British architecture coexist with vibrant street art and eclectic cafes. Wander through the aromatic spice markets of Jew Town, where the fragrance of cardamom, cloves & pepper fills the air, offering a glimpse into Kochi's past as a centre of the global spice trade. As the chosen venue for this prestigious event, the Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty epitomises luxury, sophistication and unparalleled hospitality. Situated amidst 26-acres of lush greenery on the serene Bolgatty Island, this five-star retreat seamlessly blends traditional Kerala architecture with contemporary design, offering delegates with a truly immersive experience. As we gather to exchange ideas, forge partnerships and chart the future of the dairy industry, the Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty will provide unforgettable experience in this captivating city located in the heart of God's own country.

Grand Hyatt Kochi, Bolgatty
Kochi, Kerala, INDIA
Grand Hyatt Kochi, Bolgatty
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Engage with national and international delegates for unparalleled networking opportunities


Insights and diverse perspectives in thought-provoking sessions


Delve into innovative possibilities at dynamic exhibition showcasing the latest trends


Embark on enriching social and technical tours to deepen your understanding

Suggested Hotels

5 star hotels

  • Vivanta by Taj (3 km)
  • Radisson Blu (7.5 km)
  • Holiday Inn (9 km)
  • Kochi Marriott (10 km)
  • Le Meridien (12 km)
  • Crowne Plaza (12 km)
  • Trident Hotel (12 km)
  • Casino Hotel - CGH Earth (13 km)
  • Taj Malabar Resort (15 km)

3 & 4 star hotels

  • Marine Inn Hotel (3 km)
  • ibis Kochi City Centre (4 km)
  • Bharath Hotel (4.5 km)
  • Gokulam Park Hotel (4.5 km)
  • Grand Hotel (5 km)
  • Hotel Abad Plaza (5 km)
  • Hotel Abad Atrium (5 km)
  • Travancore Court (5 km)
  • The Renai Cochin (7 km)
  • Luxo Kochi (7 km)

Plan your visit...


The delegates can pre-register online or register at the venue. Visit the website for more details.

Local currency

The official currency in India is Rupee, represented by INR (₹). The currency can be exchanged at money exchanges at the airport or in the city.


Delegates are requested to make their hotel accommodation arrangements. A suggested list of hotels is given on the previous page.


Cash, credit cards, debit cards & UPI payments are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shopping malls.

Visa request

Participants are advised to contact the consular authorities of India well in advance for processing the visa applications.


Kochi airport is 30 km (45 minutes) from the venue, with taxi services available for commuting.

Weather & time zone

In June, Kochi experiences an average temperature of approximately 85°F, accompanied by the onset of monsoon. India follows Indian Standard Time (IST), which is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +5.30 hours.