Thursday, December 7, 2000

 

11:00 am          NSIF Board Meeting

 

Afternoon Session

 

1:00 pm            President’s Welcome / Introduction

                        Steve Moeller, Ohio State University

 

1:20 pm            25 Years of NSIF History

                        Dale Miller, National Hog Farmer Magazine

 

1:40 pm            Impact of NSIF on the Applied Breeder

1975-2000

Glenn Conatser, University of Tennessee

 

2:30 pm            Technical Impact of NSIF 1975-2000

                        Wayne Robison, North Carolina State University

 

3:00 pm            Break

 

3:15 pm            Swine Genetics for the Next 25 Years

                        John Webb, Cotswold, UK

 

4:00 pm            Industry Trends and Impact on Breeding Companies, Research Programs and Other Suppliers

                        Roger Campbell, BMI, LLC

 

4:45 pm            Riverboat Cruise Dinner

 

Friday, December 8, 2000

 

7:30 am            Bio-Informatics and Swine Genetic Improvement

                        Jeff Veenhuizen, DeKalb Choice Genetics

 

8:10 am            Leaving a Genetic Program to the Geneticist/How Today’s Genetics Differ

                        Roger Campbell, BMI, LLC

 

8:50 am            Break

 

9:00 am            History of Litter Size (Intro to Session Following)

                        Rodger Johnson, University of Nebraska

 

9:20 am            Methods to Improve Profitability Through Hyperprolificacy I

                        Tom Long, NPD (USA)

 

9:40 am            Methods to Improve Profitability Through Hyperprolificacy II

                        Christian Lecour, Multigene, USA

 

10:00 am          Roundtable Discussion on Development and Use of Hyperprolific Lines

                        Rodger Johnson, University of Nebraska

 

10:30 am          Break

 

10:40 am          Genetic Bio-Technology and Marketing Pork to the “Informed” Consumer

                        Guy Prall, PIC, USA

 

11:20 am          Selection for AI Stud Traits

                        Todd See, North Carolina State University

 

11:50 am          Closing Comments / Discussion

 

12:00 pm          Awards Banquet

 

1:30 pm            Graduate Student Paper Presentation

 

2:00 pm                        Adjourn / NSIF Board Meeting