Program

Banff Pork Seminar January 10-12, 2017  (*program subject to change)

RegistRATION  PROGRAM PDF  

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OPENING DAY


4:00-7:00 pm
Seminar Registration/Delegate Kit Pickup
Sponsor:  Alberta Pork, Elanco, PIC, Swine Innovation Porc, Topigs Norsvin Canada

4:00-7:00 pm
Sponsor Exhibit Area & Poster Viewing

4:30-6:30 pm
Banff Pork Seminar 2016 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 - sponsored by Gallant Custom Laboratories & South West Ontario Veterinary Services

7:30 am
Morning Coffee 
Sponsor: Dutch Bio, Farm Credit Canada, Horizon Livestock & Poultry Supply/Penner Farm Services, Jefo Nutrition


Plenary Session I
Session Sponsor: Olymel

8:15 am
Welcome to BPS 2017
Mark Chambers, BPS 2017 Advisory Committee Chair

8:30 am 
Feeding the Planet - Animal Protein Challenges
Sandra Vijn, World Wildlife Fund

9:15 am 
Sustainable Intensification: How to Satisfy the Rising Demand for Animal Protein without Depleting Natural Resources
Dr. Frank Mitloehner, UC Davis


10:00 am
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: Automated Production, EastGen/IMV, Nutriad Inc. UKAL Canada Inc. 


10:30 am
Morning Breakout Sessions

1. Swine Health

2. Animal Transport Issues

3. Sow Productivity

4. Labour Management


12:00 pm
Lunch
Sponsor:  DuPont, Pharmgate Animal Health


1:15 pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions

5. Breeding Technologies

6. Sow Housing Conversions

7. Reduced Antibiotic Use

8. Innovators (Wednesday Only)


3:30 pm 
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: Hi-Pro Feeds, Walbern Agri-Systems, Hylife


4:00—6:30 pm
Tradeshow Networking

BREAKOUT SESSIONS  LIST OF SPEAKERS

7:00 am
Registration/Delegate Kit Pickup
Sponsor Exhibit Area open 7am-4pm
Poster session available all day - sponsored by Gallant Custom Laboratories & South West Ontario Veterinary Services

7:30 am
Morning Coffee
Sponsor: Agribution Canada Ltd., Gestal, Ketchum Manufacturing, Zep Sales & Services


Plenary Session II
Session Sponsor: Alberta Pork

8:15 am
Award Presentation
F.X. Aherne Prize for Innovative Pork Production (Sponsored by Pancosma, ChemoMetec A/S)

R.O. Ball Young Scientist Award 

George Foxcroft Honorary Lectureship in Swine Production Research (Sponsored by Jupiter Agro-Biotech Inc.)

8:30 am
Changing the Conversation 
Terry O’Reilly, CBC Radio One

9:15 am
Countering Public Misperceptions about Genetic Modification & Other Agricultural Issues
Dr. Joe Schwarcz, McGill University, Office of Science & Society


10:00 am 
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: Boehringer IngelheimDNA Genetics, MOFA Global, Novus International


10:30 am 
Morning Breakout Sessions

1. Swine Health

2. Animal Transport Issues

3. Sow Productivity

4. Labour Management


12:00 pm
Lunch
Sponsor: Maple Leaf Foods


1:15 pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions

5. Breeding Technologies

6. Sow Housing Conversions

7. Reduced Antibiotic Use


3:30 pm
Networking & Coffee Break
Sponsor: DSM Nutritional Products, OENano Inc., SEC Repro/Bock Industries


Closing Plenary Session
Session Sponsor: Hypor 

4:00 pm 
Is the Re-Tooling Over or Just Beginning?
Steve Meyer, Express Markets Inc. Analytics
Kevin Grier, Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting Inc. 

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS  LIST OF SPEAKERS