Program

Banff Pork Seminar January 9-11, 2018

OPENING DAY


4:00-7:00 pm
Seminar Registration/Delegate Kit Pickup
Sponsor:  Fast Genetics, PIC, Swine Innovation Porc, Topigs Norsvin

4:00-7:00 pm
Sponsor Exhibit Area & Poster Viewing
Poster Session sponsored by: Real Solutions Plus

4:30-7:00 pm
Banff Pork Seminar 2018 Welcome Reception
Sponsor: AFNS University of Alberta, Cambridge Global Payments

BREAKOUT SESSIONS  LIST OF SPEAKERS

7:00 am
Registration/Delegate Kit Pickup
Sponsor Exhibit Area open 7am-7pm
Poster session available all day

7:30 am
Morning Coffee 
Sponsor: APC, Inc., Biomin Canada, ChemoMetec A/S


Plenary Session I
Session Sponsor: Olymel

8:15 am
Welcome to BPS 2018
Mark Chambers, BPS 2018 Advisory Committee Chair

8:30 am 
When the Headline is YOU
Jeff Ansell, Jeff Ansell & Associates

9:15 am 
Using Futures & Options to Manage Price Volatility
Larry Martin, Dr. Larry Martin & Associates


10:00 am
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: Agribution Canada, Automated Production, Big Dutchman Inc., EastGen 


10:30 am
Morning Breakout Sessions

1. Mycotoxins

2. Labour Workshop

3. Feeding the Grow-Finish Pig

4. Piglet Management


12:00 pm
Lunch
Sponsor:  Dupont & Maple Leaf Foods


1:15 pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions

5. Newest Innovations

6. Sow Lifetime Productivity

7. Swine Health & Antibiotics

8. Innovators (Wednesday Only)


3:30 pm 
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: Diamond V, Hylife, Kemin Canada & Walbern Agri-Systems


4:00—6:00 pm
Tradeshow Networking

BREAKOUT SESSIONS  LIST OF SPEAKERS

7:00 am
Registration/Delegate Kit Pickup
Sponsor Exhibit Area open 7am-4pm
Poster session available 7am-4pm

7:30 am
Morning Coffee
Sponsor: AriVac & Champion Alstoe Animal Health


Plenary Session II
Session Sponsor: Alberta Pork

8:15 am
Award Presentation
F.X. Aherne Prize for Innovative Pork Production (sponsored by: Penner Farm Services & SEC Repro/BOCK Industries)

R.O. Ball Young Scientist Award 

George Foxcroft Honorary Lectureship in Swine Production Research (sponsored by: Ro-Main)

8:30 am
The Future of Agriculture: Challenges, Threats, Barriers & Opportunities
Steve Savage, Savage & Associates Consulting

9:15 am
Hog Market Outlook & Pricing Methods
Ron Plain, University of Missouri


10:00 am 
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: Boehringer Ingelheim Canada, DNA Genetics, Masterfeeds & Nutriad Inc.


10:30 am 
Morning Breakout Sessions

1. Mycotoxins

2. Labour Workshop

3. Feeding the Grow-Finish Pig

4. Piglet Management


12:00 pm
Lunch
Sponsor: Hypor Inc. & Maximus Systems


1:15 pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions

5. Newest Innovations

6. Sow Lifetime Productivity

7. Swine Health & Antibiotics


3:30 pm
Networking & Coffee Break


Closing Plenary Session

4:00 pm 
I’m Farming & I Grow It - An AgVocating Success Story
Greg Peterson, Peterson Farm Brothers

 BREAKOUT SESSIONS  LIST OF SPEAKERS