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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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National Breeders Roundtable
May 1-2, 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
Airport Marriott Hotel
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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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If you prefer, you can download the mail-in registration form.

Poultry Processor Workshop
May 14-15, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia
Embassy Suites Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park
404.223.2300
Room Rate: $149 Single or Double - Reserve a room.
Cut-off Date: April 22
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Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer up to 10% discount off applicable airfares for USPOULTRY Seminars.
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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
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Registration opens April 28, 2014.

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.

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

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Registration opens May 12, 2014.

A very critical factor in any poultry operation is its hatchery-breeder management. USPOULTRY's 2013 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.

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

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Registration opens May 19, 2014.

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
Hilton Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
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Standard attendee fee: $250

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


Registration opens June 23, 2014

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.

Women's Leadership Conference
August 21-22, 2014
Destin, Florida
Hilton Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
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Registration opens June 23, 2014

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.

Poultry Production & Health Seminar
September 16-17, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel
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Registration opens July 21, 2014.

Aimed at live production managers, veterinarians, and service representatives, the Poultry Production and Health Seminar examines the most effective methods to maintain healthy birds. It describes the latest developments in disease prevention and treatment, along with reiterating time-tested management methods.

Environmental Management Seminar
September 25-26, 2014
Destin, Florida
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

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Registration opens July 28, 2014.

The Environmental Management Seminar promotes and encourages effective environmental management in poultry and egg production and processing. The seminar examines the best practices, new ideas, and government regulations

Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar
October 2-3, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee
Doubletree Hotel

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Registration opens July 30, 2014.

The Poultry Protein and 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.


 

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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View Presentations from the 2014 Feed Mill Management Seminar.

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 3/10/2014]

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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View Presentations from the 2014 Human Resources Seminar.

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 4/9/2014]

Poultry Wastewater Operators Training

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association has developed a Poultry Wastewater Operators Training Program. The course introduces students to the regulatory structure governing poultry plant effluents; provides a primer in math, chemistry, and microbiology; and covers the predominant equipment and systems used to properly treat poultry effluent prior to discharge. The course is primarily geared toward operators and supervisors involved in poultry wastewater treatment for two years or less. The course was led by Paul Bredwell, vice president, environmental programs, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. All attendees are awarded a certificate of completion.

 

 

Communications Strategies Workshop
November 13-14, 2013
Atlanta, Georgia
Embassy Suites Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park

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NOTE: The Communications Strategies Workshop is postponed until further notice.

Facility managers across the poultry industry are faced with instant access to news and events occurring at their poultry operations. New media avenues such as social media, YouTube, and the internet are factors that drive how companies communicate internally and to every audience. Thus, strategic communication has never been more important! USPOULTRY's Communications Strategies Workshop will highlight communications' role in successful operations. Changing demographics and global challenges also play a role in effectively communicating your company's positive message -- to your employees, to your communities and to the world. Join us at the Workshop to get the tools you need to be a leader in strategic communication and leave with a big picture plan, the how-to tactics and tangible take-a-ways you need.

Complex managers, plant managers, HR managers, communications staff, or any level of management involved in your company's success... attend this Workshop to get the tools you need to face today's media challenges!

 

 


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