PIC’s Research Day will be held at the Shakespeare & District Optimist Hall, 3976 Galt Street, Shakespeare, Ontario.
Registration is now open, click here to be taken to the on-line registration form.
The cost is $50.00 for members, and $65.00 for non-members and at the door registration. Doors open at 9:00 a.m., opening remarks at 10:00 a.m. Please note refunds will be made, less a $10.00 cancellation fee, up until 48 hours prior to the event. No refunds will be granted after that time.
10:00 am – Opening Remarks – Keith Robbins, Executive Director, PIC and Al Dam, Poultry Specialist, OMAFRA
Can our knowledge of the complete poultry genome assist in crafting disease resistance – Dr. Shayan Sharif, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
Nanotechnology – the future in poultry production, from health to feed monitoring – Dr. Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph
Virtual Auditing – Eva Sanz-Sole, NSF International
Food Policy and Egg Production – How supply managed commodities allow the Canadian sector to invest in progressive programs – Dr. Bruce Muirhead, Research Chair in Public Policy, University of Waterloo
New facilities for poultry research- what will happen to the Arkell facility? – Stewart Cressman, Chair Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario
What does research capacity look like across Canada – Dr. Bruce Roberts, Executive Director Canadian Poultry Research Council
Arkell Poultry Research – What goes on there? – Dave Vandenberg, Farm Manager Arkell Research Farm
University of Guelph’s investment in the future – Dr. Wayne Caldwell, Interim Associate Vice-President Research
Societal acceptance of nanotechnology – Crystal Mackay, Farm and Food Care Canada
Barn retrofit for Modular loading – Dan Ward OMAFRA
3:20 – Closing Remarks