Education

PIC is committed to managing education, extension opportunities and events for Ontario’s poultry sector.  Please note that due to Covid-19 PIC’s planned in person events to June 2021 have now been moved to a webinar platform.

For Certified Auditors, please note that PIC’s education and extension sessions are on the list of approved conferences for those interested in maintaining their PAACO Poultry Welfare Auditor certification. Any hours accumulated attending these sessions can be utilized as continuing education credits to maintain your PAACO Auditor status.

The following is a list of PIC’s ongoing education, extension and events that are planned for the upcoming year. Click on the Links to the event web-page for further details.

PIC reserves the right to deny registration to any party not affiliated with the PIC.

Ag Lenders Webinar

Our last Ag Lenders Webinar was held on April 13, 2021    Thank you to all our presenters, sponsors and attendees for joining us for this great webinar for Agricultural Lenders.  This session provided relevant information to bankers to learn about the diverse poultry sector. The event featured updates in poultry production from the four commodity boards that addressed the challenges...

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Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference

Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference Our Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference was held as a two-part webinar series on November 12th and 19th, 2020.  The two hour sessions were held with simtanous translation from French into English.  The sessions had great break out rooms that allowed registrants to interact with speakers and other attendees directly! View a copy of the agenda's below....

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Human Resource Webinar

Human Resources Solutions Cancelled   If  you have any questions, please contact us.

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Poultry Health Webinar

Poultry Health Webinar ~ June 17, 2021   Presented with Executive Sponsors:                                                                           This summer’s Poultry Health webinar is looking at current trends and how working together in the supply chain can optimize...

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Poultry Innovations Conference

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PoultryPro

PoultryPro   The Poultry Industry Council presents their online, modular “Poultry 101” training program.  PIC is currently in the process of updating this on-line course.  Updated and new modules will be made available early 2021. This course was developed in response to a need identified by industry stakeholders for a relevant and comprehensive training opportunity applicable to the entire sector. Previously,...

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Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO)

Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO) PIC’s scheduled live March 2021 Canadian offering of the Poultry Welfare Auditor Course conducted by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) has been postponed. PAACO Poultry Welfare Auditor Training for 2021 will be held virtually July 13 - 15, 2021. The annual Poultry Welfare Auditor Training for Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys will be held...

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Producer Updates Series

This year, despite in-person meeting restrictions, we are aintained our commitment to providing you with access to the latest in poultry production knowledge and ideas.  The pandemic approach to Producer Updates resulted in the sessions being re-invented.  This year, we are offered added flexibility on format and content. The 2020-2021 Producer Update Series was divided into three themes with bonus...

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Raising Backyard Chickens

Raising Backyard Chickens  Live Webinar - Saturday March 27th, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm. Cost $35.00         The trend of raising backyard chickens is growing. People are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, and want to ensure access to quality eggs and chicken, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Does urban farming appeal to you...

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Research Impacts Webinar

  Thank you to all our attendees, presenters and sponsors for supporting our last Research Impacts Webinar on May 6th, 2021. The webinar featured speakers from multiple universities across Canada and the United States. With a dynamic design, the webinar educated and engaged through a virtual experience.  All attendees will receive the link to the recorded session within a few...

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Science in the Virtual Pubs

  Thank you to our speakers and to all who attended our 3 interactive winter webinars.  We had some great discussions, depates and loads of fun. Our first session “Hands off my Bird: Robotic and Poultry Production” was held on September 21 and featured live from Spain Heiner Lehr, CEO of Faromatics and from Georgia Tech Research Institute, Colin Usher....

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