2020 Program

March 31, 2020

Main Session 1 - 9:30 am

20 years later…what has changed?
Speaker:  Bob Friendship, University of Guelph

Measuring the cost of guessing
Speaker:  Tom Stein, Maximus

BREAK - 11:00 am

Sponsored by Demeter Services Veterinaires Inc.

Workshops 1 - 11:20 am

Diagnostics 101 – from farm to lab, what’s new? - QUEEN VICTORIA
Paisley Canning, South West Ontario Veterinary Services; Jim Fairles, University of Guelph

Strategies for post weaning management - BALLROOM WEST
Marsha Chambers, Wallenstein Feed & Supply Ltd.; Victoria Eisses, Grand Valley Fortifiers

Simplicity & surprises - practical solutions in a complicated industry - BALLROOM EAST
Jamie Pietig, Hubbard Feeds

LUNCH - 12:40 pm

Sponsored by Alphagene and New Life Mills

Main Session 2 - 1:30 pm

Making a living and having a life
Speaker: Linda Duxbury, Carleton University

CFM de Lange lecture: Transition feeding and management of sows and gilts
Speaker: Peter Theil, Aarhus University

BREAK - 2:50 pm

Sponsored by Conestoga Meats

Workshops 2 - 3:10 pm

Pain management strategies - QUEEN VICTORIA
Terry O'Sullivan, University of Guelph; Christine Pelland, South West Ontario Veterinary Services

Disease risk issues - BALLROOM WEST
Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services; Ryan Brook, University of Saskatchewan

Working through generational differences - BALLROOM EAST
Mike Bossy, Bossy Nagy Group; Linda Duxbury, Carleton University

Zantingh Direct Inc. Reception

One complimentary beverage ticket with registration.

20th Anniversary Celebration Banquet - 6:30 pm

Producers, academia, industry and government - all sectors of the Ontario Swine Industry are invited to join in the celebration of the 20th London Swine Conference. Tickets will only be sold in advance. The price is $60 per person for a 3 course plated meal, served in the Main Ballroom.

April 1, 2020

Main Session 3 - 9:30 am

Harmful hitch-hikers -  survivability of pathogens in feed
Speaker: Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Tectonic Shifts in Global Protein Markets - What it means for us
Speaker: David Hughes, Imperial College London

BREAK - 11:00 am

Sponsored by AP (Automated Production)

Workshops 3 - 11:20 am

Phase feeding in gestation and lactation - QUEEN VICTORIA
Martin Clunies, Grand Valley Fortifiers

Working on your leadership - SUITE 300
Kristen Cumming, Cantos Performance Management

Profit Robbers in the grow – finish barn - BALLROOM EAST
Tom Stein, MetaFarms; Ryan Martin, RFW Farms Ltd.

LUNCH - 12:40 pm

London Swine Conference 2020

Workshops 4 - 1:30 pm Sponsored by Swine Innovation Porc

Impacts of transport on carcass quality - QUEEN VICTORIA
Luigi Faucitano, AAFC; Lisa Wormsbecher, Conestoga Meats

Building resilience into your barn design - SUITE 300
Darryl Terpstra, Producer; Stacey Wilks, FCC; Randy Drysdale, Farm Mutual Reinsurance

BREAK - 2:50 pm

London Swine Conference 2020

Main Session 4 - 3:10 pm

The past, present and future of technology
Jose María Requejo Puerto, Hypor  

Economic update - pigs, pork & trade
Speaker: Pat TBA

Zantingh Direct Inc. Reception

One complimentary beverage ticket with registration.