Industry Programs
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Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer up to 10% discount off applicable airfares for USPOULTRY Seminars


To take advantage of these discounts, follow one of these 3 booking options:

If you are originating travel from US/Canada, your meeting code is NMGT9
Originating travel from all other countries, your meeting code is NMGTA
  1. Click on www.delta.com/booking, enter the Meeting Event Code in the box and continue with the booking process
  2. Call Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1-800-328-1111, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 7:30p.m. (Central Time) and refer to Meeting Event Code. **There is a $25 service fee for booking via our 800 number.
  3. Call your Travel Agent and reference Meeting Event Code

Seminar Fee
Member companies of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association: $150 (USD)
Non-member companies: $300 (USD)
Government/University: $75 (USD)

For details on how to become a member of USPOULTRY, visit www.uspoultry.org/membership/.

Why Should You Attend?
The U.S. poultry industry is the most innovative and progressive segment of animal agriculture. Subject to constant change, the industry must stay well-informed to maintain an edge. The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association seminar department works to ensure that the poultry industry receives the most up-to-date information about the various topics that impact it.

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Environmental Management Seminar
September 25-26, 2014
Destin, Florida
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
850.267.8000
Room Rate: $162.13 ($121 plus 12% resort fee and 12.5% tax) single or double - Reserve a room.
Cut-off Date: August 27

Things To Do in Destin


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U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's Environmental Management Seminar and the National Poultry Waste Management Symposium have combined efforts in order to meet industry needs. This year's program will communicate the latest trends, technology and best practices for poultry industry environmental management in production and processing. To better facilitate the newly combined effort, the seminar's location and time of year have changed, September 25-26, in Destin, Florida.

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Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar
October 2-3, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel
615.244.8200
Room Rate: $140 Single or Double - Reserve a room.
Cut-off Date: September 10

Things to Do in Nashville


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The Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar concentrates on developing uses and maximum value for poultry by-products. The seminar highlights innovative processing systems, emerging technology, and new ideas for an efficient plant and quality products.

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Training for Future Mill Managers: Conditioning and Pelleting Seminar
October 7-8, 2014
Auburn University Poultry Science Department Feed Mill
A block of rooms has been reserved until September 19, 2014, at The Hotel at Auburn University, 241 South College Street, Auburn, Alabama, 36849.  We cannot assure our rate or availability after that date. The room rate is $99 single or double.  Reservations must be made via rooming list by contacting Shannan Thigpen, sthigpen@uspoultry.org or 770.635.9050.


Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer up to 10% discount off applicable airfares for USPOULTRY Seminars.
To take advantage of these discounts, click here.

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and Auburn University's Poultry Science Department are co-sponsoring a Training for Future Mill Managers on Conditioning and Pelleting. This will be a lower level, hands-on workshop (two half days), geared toward feed mill and production supervisors. (This workshop DOES NOT conflict with or replace USPOULTRY's Feed Mill Management Seminar.) Class size will be limited to 25 people on a first come, first served basis.

The workshop begins with sign-in at 12:30 p.m. Sessions are scheduled 1:00 - 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, and 8:00 - 11:45 a.m. Wednesday.

 


 

CLOSED SEMINARS / PROGRAMS

Feed Mill Management Seminar
March 19-20, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel

The Feed Mill Management Seminar addresses practical ideas to improve production and efficiency in poultry feed production. Topics cover all milling functions from receiving ingredients to feed manufacturing to delivery.

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Human Resources Seminar
April 14-16, 2014
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Sonesta Resort

The Human Resources Seminar focuses on the importance of people in a successful poultry operation. The seminar examines the latest ideas in people programs, worker safety and health, employment practices, and the endless array of government labor laws.

This program has been approved for 10.75 (General ) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

 

 

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National Breeders Roundtable
May 1-2, 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
Airport Marriott Hotel

The National Breeders Roundtable brings together breeder specialists and geneticists from industry, universities, and government to discuss the latest poultry breeding research and developments, along with genetic trends.

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Poultry Processor Workshop
May 14-15, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia
Embassy Suites Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park

The Poultry Processor Workshop emphasizes the importance of yield and grade in poultry processing, and identifies the most effective methods for maximum results. The workshop also features the latest information on processing technology and government inspection.

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Financial Management Seminar
June 23-25, 2014
Destin, Florida
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

The Financial Management Seminar ensures that industry financial managers stay informed of accounting practices and tax laws that affect the industry. The seminar also previews current economic conditions and future trends that impact poultry and egg firms.

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Note: Presentations require an access code to view. Registered attendees only can view and/or print the password protected presentations in advance.

(Presentations will be available for 90 days from end of seminar.) [Posted 6/17/2014]

Hatchery-Breeder Clinic
July 8-9, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel

A very critical factor in any poultry operation is its hatchery-breeder management. USPOULTRY's Hatchery-Breeder Clinic is one of the most informative seminars in the industry and is an effective way to keep your hatchery and breeder managers up to date on the latest technology, equipment, and management techniques. Hatchery and breeder basics are still as important as ever, since they form the foundation of an efficient operation. But this year's seminar, developed by a panel of hatchery-breeder specialists, not only focuses on the basics, it will also highlight cost-saving innovations for running an efficient and effective hatchery breeder operation. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to learn ways to increase performance, quality, and your bottom line.

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View Presentations from the 2014 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic.

Note: Presentations require an access code to view. Registered attendees only can view and/or print the password protected presentations in advance.

(Presentations will be available for 90 days from end of seminar.) [Posted 6/30/2014]

Information Systems Seminar
July 15-16, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel

The Information Systems Seminar updates attendees on the latest in computers and information technology. The seminar keeps information systems managers informed on the rapid changes in computer hardware, software, and new applications for the poultry industry.

National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry
August 18-20, 2014
Destin, Florida
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

Sponsored by Georgia Tech Research Institute, Georgia Poultry Federation, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, USPOULTRY



The conference is designed specifically for poultry facility and corporate safety personnel, as a three-day event with key presentations on important industry topics and updates on government policy. Other highlights include breakout sessions for discussing best practices and current challenges, as well as networking and knowledge exchange opportunities with other safety and health professionals.

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View Presentations from the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry.

Note: Presentations require an access code to view. Registered attendees only can view and/or print the password protected presentations in advance.

(Presentations will be available for 90 days from end of seminar.) [Posted 8/12/2014]

 

Women's Leadership Conference
August 21-22, 2014
Destin, Florida
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

The Women's Leadership Conference encourages women in the poultry industry to continue their professional development. The conference emphasizes leadership and management traits, along with people skills, as women in the poultry and egg industry pursue their career goals.

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View Presentations from the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference.

Note: Presentations require an access code to view.

(Presentations will be available for 90 days from end of seminar.) [Posted 8/12/2014]

Live Production and Welfare Seminar
September 16-17, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel

Aimed at live production managers, veterinarians, and service representatives, the Live Production & Welfare Seminar addresses the latest management techniques, husbandry, and technology to enhance the health and welfare of the bird.

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View Presentations from the 2014 Live Production and Welfare Seminar.

Note: Presentations require an access code to view.

(Presentations will be available for 90 days from end of seminar.) [Posted 9/9/2014]


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