February 15, 7:30am–7:30amWhere
Crowne Plaza North 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, OH 43229
More than over 600 attendees will take part in programs featuring nationally recognized experts on pork production.
7:30 – 9 a.m. Registration and Trade Show Open
9:00 – 11:30 General Session (Grand Pavilion)
9:00 – 9:20 NPPC Update – Maria Zieba
9:20 – 10 a.m. The Next 12 Months: Developing a Plan
Dave DeLaney, Kerns & Associates, Ames, Iowa
10:05 – 10:45 Getting Work Done Through Others
Larry Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
10:50 – 11:30 How Animal Handling Affects the Safety of People
Lisa Hornish, Safety Manager at Cooper Farms
12 noon – 2:25 p.m. Luncheon & Awards Presentation (Trade Show Open)
Luncheon Speaker: Josh Bleill, “One Step at a Time”
2:30 – 4 p.m. Breakout Sessions
• Transitioning Employees to Team Members
Larry Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA, University of Illinois
o The importance of positioning others to be successful.
o The impact of coaching – working with people to get better.
o The significance of effective communication.
o The value of fully staffed, long-term stable teams.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) impact on your swine feed mill
Dr. Stormy Walker, Global Quality Auditor at Elanco Animal Health
Antibiotics: Feed vs. Water
Michelle Michalak, DVM Maria Stein Animal Hospital
Registration Form, due by Jan. 21.