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Programme Outline
Day One
Wednesday 30 May 2018
8.00am – 12.00pm
PPPE registrations and trade exhibition open
12.00pm – 12.45pm
12.45pm – 12.55pm
Chairman’s welcome
12.55pm – 1.15pm
1.15pm – 2.45pm
Plenary Session 1
Sponsored by Stockyard Industries
Learning from the ‘top end’: the challenges of crocodile farming and how we can apply it to our industry
Speaker: Dr Sally Isberg
2016 Ron Collins Award Recipient Presentation
Speaker: Dr Rebecca Athorn
2018 Ron Collins Award Presentation
2.45pm – 3.20pm
Afternoon tea
3.20pm – 4.50pm
Plenary Session 2
Sponsored by Qingdao Deba Brothers Machinery Co., Ltd.
Topic 1: European advances in genetics and what we can implement
Speaker: Dr Mark Henryon
Topic 2: US trends in pig production Speaker: Dr Steve Pollman
Topic 3: Applying Precision Livestock Farming to Poultry Production
Speaker: Mr David Speller
4.50pm – 5.00pm
Chairman summary
5.00pm – 8.00pm
Industry Cocktail Party
Sponsored by Global Skilled Employment Services
Day Two
Thursday 31 May 2018
8.00am – 9.30am
Trade exhibition opens
9.15am – 10.45pm
Combined Session 1: It’s all about people Sponsored by Automated Production
Topic 1: Sourcing and retaining staff
Speaker:Mr RobertTanti
Topic 2: Is your workplace attractive for good staff? Foundations for good employees and their management. The importance of Value Based Leadership
Speaker: Ms Kathryn Thomas
Topic 3: Update on 457 visas in Australia Speaker: Mr Andrew Robertson
10.45am – 11.30am
Morning tea
11.30am – 1.00pm
Combined Session 2: Future Farming                                 
Sponsored by Primegro Technologies
Topic 1: Integrated management of the sow as if she were an athlete
Speaker: Dr Vivi Aarestrup Moustsen
Topic 2: Applying precision farming to herd management
Speaker: Ms Ellen Møller Hansen
Topic 3: Changes we’ve made on our farm – thinking outside the square
Speaker: Mrs Edwina Beveridge
1.00pm – 2.00pm
2.00pm – 3.30pm
Combined Session 3: How does a processor make a connection from a carcase to a product they want to sell?
Speakers: B E Campbell and Bian Ling
3.30pm – 5.30pm
Happy Two Hours function
Sponsored by BIOMIN Australia
Don’t miss out! Purchase your tickets today at
Accommodation and travel reimbursement available for APL producer members*
If you are not already a member, or for any enquiries relating to your registration, contact Rachel Blake on 02 6270 8807 or at
PPPE is proudly supported by the following sponsors:
Platinum Sponsors Gold Sponsors
* Conditions apply. Visit w w w. pppe. com. au for details or contact Rachel Blake on 02 6270 8807 or at pppe@australianpork. com. au
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