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Red Deer Swine Technology Workshop October 19, 2016

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Red Deer Swine Technology Workshop

October 19, 2016

Red Deer Sheraton



8:00am – 9:00am

Registration and Booth Visits


9:00 – 9:05am  Introductions and Welcome

9:05am – 9:45am Social License, Martin Bowman 

9:45am – 10:25am  Housing and Conversions, Jennifer Brown, Prairie Swine Centre  and Wim Van Wycke 

10:25am – 10:50am  Booth Introductions and Refreshment Break

10:50am – 11:30am  Best Cleaning and Disinfecting Practices, Dave Van Wellengham, Vetquinol 

 11:30am -12:15pm  Ventilation and Air Quality, Dr. Mike Brumm, Brumm Swine Consultancy  

12:15pm – 1:15pm  Networking Lunch

1:15pm – 1:25pm  Booth Introductions

 1:25pm -2:00pm  Best Practices for Farrowing ManagementMoshe Tipen, Red Willow 

 2:00pm – 2:25pm  Production Visits from the Sow Side, Curtis Possberg, Olymel 

 2:25pm – 2:45pm  Refreshment Break and Booth Visits

2:45pm – 3:15pm  Water Usage:  Cost and Stopping Wastage


3:15pm – 3:45pm   Hedging and the Decision Tree, Ron Gietz, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF)

Evaluating Your Shipping Distribution, Herman Simons, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF) 

3:45pm – 4:15pm  Risk Management, Derek Becker, Aon Risk Solutions 

4:15pm – 4:30pm  Wrap-Up



Interested in sponsorship opportunities or booking a trade show booth?

Sponsorship Details (PDF)

Please contact Kate Cheney at 403-244-7821 or kate@conventionall.com

For registration questions or concerns, please contact Kimberley Nield at 403-2447821 or kimberly@conventionall.com


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