November 21-22, 2019 at the
DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario – 300 King Street, London, ON N6B 1S2
The Innovations Conference is a biennial event that takes a unique approach to discussing innovations and their impact on poultry welfare, feed, sanitation and more. We anticipate 150 – 175 attendees representing all aspects of the poultry industry. The conference includes Thursday’s session with lunch and an evening banquet, Friday morning starts with a breakfast at 8:00 am and concludes with sessions split into commodity-specific groups to address pertinent topics in each sector.
Members $200.00 for full event, Non-Members $250.00, Banquet only $75.00.
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Thank you to Event Executive Sponsor:
and Event Level Sponsor
Speakers you will not want to miss:
• The Honourable Senator Rob Black
• Heiner Lehr, CEO of Faromatics – for the first time in Canada speaking about Robotics for broilers!
• Dana McCauley – Food trend tracker will help you anticipate consumer demand, evaluate new business ideas and invest in innovations
|9:30 – 10:30 am Registration||November 21st|
|Opening Remarks||Poultry Industry Council|
|Agriculture is Innovation||The Honourable Senator Rob Black|
|The Agricultural Innovation System||Serge Buy, Chief Executive Officer of Agri Food Innovation Council|
|Agricultural Innovation Impact||Sandra Schillo, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa|
|12:00 Lunch Networking|
|Future Proofing Strategies||Dana McCauley, Food Trends & Innovation|
|Enhancing bio-security by technology||Dr. Manon Racicot, University of Montreal|
|Gene editing to improve disease resistance||Dr. Rachel Hawken, COBB Genetics|
|2:40 pm Break|
|Technology where to from here||Kate Stiefelmeyer, Kynetecs|
|Poultry Science Cluster 3 Overview||Bruce Roberts, Executive Director of Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC)|
|Chickenboy The Smart Broiler Robot.||Heiner Lehr, Chief Executive Officer of Faromatics,|
|Show me the money (where it is and how to get it).||Margaret May, Regional Coordinator, Ontario Soil and Crop Association, OSCIA|
|4 pm Closing Comments||Al Dam, Poultry Specialist from OMAFRA|
|4:15 pm Hospitality area for Social Hour|
|6:30 -9:30 pm Dinner and Gala Speaker.||Craig Klemmer, Principal Agricultural Economist of Farm Credit Canada|
|9:00 am Opening Remarks & Explanation of Breakout Sessions||November 22nd|
|The New World of Antibiotic Control||– Industry panel – Dr. Mike Petrik, McKinley Hatchery, Lisa Hodgins, New Life Mills|
|Hyperspectral Sexing of Eggs||Dr Michael Ngadi, University of Montreal|
2019 Break Out Sessions
|10:00 – 10:35 am||PCR technology to identify and quantify cocci species – Ryan Snyder PhD Candidate, University of Guelph Poultry Health Research Network||Welfare – Emily Leishman, University of Guelph||Feed Outlook Situation 2020 and Beyond – David Trott, Wallenstein Feed||Resolving Odor, Dust, Noise Problems and Neighbour Disputes using Trees – Todd Leuty, OMAFRA|
|10:45 – 11:15 am||Feed Outlook Situation 2020 and Beyond – David Trott, Wallenstein Feed||Feed outlook situation – Lisa Hodgins||Chickenboy The Smart Broiler Robot – Faromatics, Heiner Lehr||Low density diets for Breeders – Blake Wang, Wallenstein Feeds|
|11:25 – 11:55 am||Chickenboy The Smart Broiler Robot – Faromatics, Heiner Lehr||Health Update – Dr. Ben Schlegel||Potential Health Effects of the Animal Welfare Changes in the Layer Industry, Dr. Mike Petrik||Spectrum Lighting, does it works in broiler breeders? – Dr. Grégoy Bédécarrats University of Guelph|
|12:10 – 12:45 pm||Stray Voltage Solutions Agrivolt – Marc Thibodeau, Agrivolt||Do Ontario wild turkeys pose a threat at the wildlife-livestock interface? – Amanda MacDonald Ph.D., University of Guelph
Visiting Researcher, Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative – Department of Pathobiology
|Improve the performance of hatcheries Ozone Partner – Dr. Keith Warriner & Mahdiyeh Hasani||Ammonia levels in our barns – Dan Ward, OMAFRA|
Packed Lunch will be available at 12:45 pm
*the broiler breeder session will be a facilitated discussion covering these topics with experts beginning the talk and then an informal discussion by the group.
**Agenda is subject to change without notice.
Sponsorship is now closed.
All sponsors can set up a pop-up banner / or a 6 foot display table at the event.
|General||Sponsors corporate logo will be included in the proceeding booklet.||$500.00|
|Food||1/4 page advertisement included in the proceeding booklet. Food sponsors will be assigned to specific meal, tent cards will display sponsors logo on tables.||$1,000.00|
|Event Level||Verbal acknowledgement at the event, full page advertisement space in the print materials, and on the looped slide show. Logo on event page of PIC’s website.||$2,500.00|
|Executive Level||Includes full page advertisement in print materials, advertisement included in looped slide show. Logo included on PIC web-page for the event, on e-mail blast for event advertising and on event registration forms. A special mention in the Feather Forum magazine for the National Poultry Show.||$5,000.00|
Please note that refunds can be made (less $15 cancellation fee) until November 15, 2019. No refunds will be granted after November 15th.
PIC reserves the right to deny registration to any party not affiliated with PIC.