Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

7:00pm – 9:00pm Early On-Site Registrations & Light Refreshments  Kinnear Centre 203

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

*all sessions take place in Max Bell Auditorium

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast Vista’s Dining Room
7:15am Registration
8:00am – 8:05am Opening Remarks & Early Bird Draw – Frank Maenhout, Workshop Chair
8:05am – 8:35am Western Disease Update, Dr Neil Ambrose, Sunrise Farms
8:35am – 9:05am Eastern Disease Update, Dr. Mike Petrik, McKinley Hatchery Inc.
9:05am – 9:50am Industrial Research Chair in Poultry Nutrition program, Dr. Classen, University of Saskatchewan
9:50am – 10:40am Dr McMillan Case Study, Dr. Tom Inglis, Poultry Health
10:40am-11:00am NETWORKING BREAK
11:00am – 12:00pm Student Research Project Updates
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch  Vista’s Dining Room
1:30pm – 2:15pm  A US Perspective: Salmonella in Poultry and Control Strategies
Dr. Charles Hofacre, DVM, MAM, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia
2:15pm – 3:00pm A mite-y interesting case:  Red mites on a broiler breeder farm
Dr. Jenny Nicolds, University of Georgia
3:00pm – 3:30pm NETWORKING BREAK
3:30pm – 4:30pm Perspectives:  Processing Plant  of Chicken and Turkey Management
Panel Discussion
6:30pm – 9:30pm 2018 Poultry Industry Awards Dinner
Kinnear Centre 103

Followed by the Dueling Piano Kings

“2017 Calgary Event Award Winners for Best Entertainer”

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

*all sessions take place in Kinnear Centre, room 103/105

7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast   Vista’s Dining Room
8:00am – 8:15am Welcome & Early Bird Draw,  Frank Maenhout, Workshop Chair
8:15am – 9:00am Commercial experience in managing antibiotic free broilers
Dr. Benoit Lanthier, JEFO Nutrition
9:00am – 9:45am Why care about gut health in the era of antibiotic reduction
Dr. Kayla Price, Alltech Canada 
9:45am – 10:30am Monitor coccidiosis vaccine program
Dr. Diane Brodeur, Ceva Animal Health
10:30am-10:45am NETWORKING BREAK
10:45am-11:30am Broiler breeder feed management as we reach the limit of feed restriction
Dr. Martin Zuidhof, University of Alberta
11:30am-12:30am Aviary & Enriched System Management
Big Dutchman, Inc.
12:30pm-12:40pm 2018 Closing Remarks
12:40pm Lunch Vistas Dining Room