Alberta Farm Animal Care Association

“Partners in Progress: Tools for Success”

Wednesday March 14, 2018

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Meet the Experts” session for post-secondary students (Attendance by
Invite Only)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch for students and experts (Networking continues)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Humane euthanasia workshop

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

AFAC Annual General Meeting

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Reception, cocktails, appetizers and evening speakers (Everyone welcome!!)
Thanks to ATB Financial for sponsoring this event.
– Reflections and Ruminations- Joanne Lemke
– Consumer Demands- How to Reach a Floating Target- Cherie Copithorne-
Barnes
Thursday March 15, 2018- Moderated by Dianne Finstad

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration Open

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Message from Jamie Curran, Assistant Deputy Minister

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Welcome and AFAC update – Annemarie Pedersen, then Susan Church

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Temple Grandin

10:30 am – 11:00 am

MORNING BREAK

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Pig Production: Changing Times and Changing Ways? Swine Panel – Dr. Egan
Brockhoff & Dr. Jennifer Brown

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Can Old School Farming be the Future of Food? – Shannon Ruzicka

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

LUNCH BREAK & AWARDS OF DISTINCTION PRESENTATION

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Proactive Approach in the Poultry Industry – Dr. Clover Bench & Levi Hofer

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cattle Research Panel: Progress in Beef, Dairy, and Transportation – Dr. Karen
Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Dr. Jeffrey Rushen & Dr. Melissa Moggy

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

A Little Something to Ruminate On – Dr. Paula Menzies

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Engaging the Public- How to tell YOUR story! – Annemarie Pedersen &
Kristen Hall

4:30 pm

Conference Adjournment
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