Early-Bird registration prices until November 15

Program for November 29

What’s Going on Beyond Swine Breeding That Can Enhance Genetic Improvement

Agronomic Considerations of Agricultural Big Data

Dr. Raj Khosla
Colorado State University / Boulder, CO

Breeding, Genetics, Phenotyping, and Agricultural Big Data

Dr. Seth Murray
Texas A&M University / College Station, TX

The Evolution and Application of Animal Monitoring

Haim Fleminger
Allflex Livestock Intelligence / Canada

Using Lessons from Ecology and Evolution to Understand and Manipulate the Swine Gut Microbiome

Dr. Steve Frese
Evolve Biosystems / Davis, CA

Technologies to Enhance Genetic Improvement

Technology is Driving the Re-Integration of Plant and Animal Breeding to Their Mutual Benefit

Dr. Martin Johnsson
The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh and
The Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences / Sweden

Chromosomes and Embryos: Novel Means of Improving Pig Production

Dr. Darren Griffin
School of Biosciences, University of Kent / England

Graduate Student Lightning Talks

Topics TBA

Four graduate students receiving travel awards will present for 15 minutes to introduce themselves, their projects and future plans following the completion of their graduate studies.