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6th Annual Symposium: Current Issues and Advances in Food Animal Wellbeing

The 6th Annual Symposium will be held August 4, 2016 and will include presentations on issues with swine, egg production, and consumer trust.

8:30 a.m. - Welcome

9:00 a.m. - PACCO - the present and the future
Collette Kaster, Executive Director of PAACO

9:45 a.m. - Sow Housing Behaviors
Tom Parsons, Associate Professor of Swine Production Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. - Perceptions of Animal Welfare, Social Responsibility and Implications for Sustainable Production
Candace Croney, Director, Center for Animal Welfare Science, Department of Comparative Pathobiology and Department of Animal Sciences Purdue University

11:15 a.m. - Alternative Housing for Layers
Jose Linares, Manager of Veterinarian Services, CEVA Animal Health, LLC

12:00 Lunch

1:00 p.m. - Automation for the future
Doug Britton, Manager, Agricultural Technology Research Program, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Food Processing Technology Division

1:45 p.m. - Mitigating Heat Stress in Feedlot Cattle
Terry Mader, President, Mader Consulting, Gretna, Nebraska

2:30 p.m. - The Transparent Farm
Susan Anglin, Dairy Farmer, Triple A Farms, Bentonville, Arkansas

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. - Antibiotic regulation & cattle farmer
Chris Ashworth, Sr. Technical Consultant, Elanco Animal Health

4:15 p.m. - Biosecurity for YouTube
Luke Gramlich, Videographer, Center for Food Animal Wellbeing, University of Arkansas

4:45 p.m. - Wrap-up & Adjourn