Conference Connection

2017 North American PRRS/NSIF Joint Meeting

2017 North American PRRS/NSIF Joint Meeting2017 North American PRRS/NSIF Joint Meeting The 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting brought together two great organizations to learn more about the larger interests of swine health. Two awesome keynotes kicked off the event with "Beyond the Farm - What is possible with big data? The human example." and "Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon?". The meeting also offered academia and industry information on research and solutions being developed to tackle PRRS and related swine illnesses. Held December 1‐3, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2017 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium

2017 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Antibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human HealthAntibiotic Stewardship: Collaborative Strategy for Animal Agriculture and Human Health From the 2017 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium, October 31 - November 2, 2017, Herndon, Virginia, USA.

2017 Leman Swine Conference

2017 Leman Swine Conference2017 Leman Swine Conference Conversations throughout the Allen D. Leman Conference honored and mourned Dr. Bob Morrison with his family and the other families affected by the accident in March of this year, which took their lives. The conference-opening tribute by University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Trevor Ames, and Dr. Gordon Sponk, was a fitting reminder of Dr. Morrison's impact on a generation and industry. Held September 16-19, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

2017 World Pork Expo

2017 World Pork Expo2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA. From the PORK Academy were several presentations on the Pork Quality Initiative (What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? and Understanding Color, Ph, and Marbling) and how social media is used on pork farms (Social Media in Pork Production). Additional presentations shared the environmentals and economics of swine.

2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium

2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium From the 2017 Aptimmune Pre-AASV Symposium, presentations on Mucosal Immunity and the BARRICADE℠ product. Held February 25, 2017, Denver, CO, USA.

2017 National Pork Industry Forum

2017 National Pork Industry Forum2017 Pork Industry Forum, March 1-3, 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA.

2017 Iowa Pork Congress

2017 Iowa Pork Congress2017 Iowa Pork Congress January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA, shared optimism from Dr. Lowell Catlett with his podium engaging arm waving for "Best Time Ever To Be In Agriculture, The Five Trends That Will Make It Even Better!" [video]. A more cautious optimistic note came from Dr. Steve Meyer with his "Prices and Profitability: Economic Outlook" [video] which shared where the agriculture, and meat, economy is headed.

2017 Minnesota Pork Congress

2017 Minnesota Pork Congress2017 Minnesota Pork Congress January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA, provided an update on the Swine Health Information Center, economics, antibiotics future, plus a high level of optimism from Dr. Lowell Catlett and his message of "It's a great time to be in ag".

2016 North American PRRS Symposium

2016 North American PRRS Symposium2016 North American PRRS Symposium This PRRS symposium held in Chicago (December 3‐4, 2016) offers academia and industry information on research and solutions being developed to tackle PRRS and related swine illnesses.

2016 NIAA Symposium - Antibiotic Use - Working Together For Better Solutions

2016 NIAA Symposium - Antibiotic Use - Working Together For Better Solutions2016 NIAA Symposium - Antibiotic Use - Working Together For Better Solutions This symposium helped bring clarity round the issues and conversations on antibiotics and the concerns people have about their use in agriculture. Panels and speakers from human and animal health, as well as consumer advocates, joined in this three day workgroup on creating solutions workable for all. Held November 1 - 3, 2016, Herndon, Virginia, USA.
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