This conference will be given in French by the speaker and simultaneously translated into English.


(Please note that the times mentioned refer to Eastern Time Zone)

December 12, 2023

3:00 pm

Le Porc Show Opening evening and visit of the booths

Host : Vincent Cloutier, agr., MBA, Banque Nationale

5:30 pm

Exhibitors’ opening cocktail

December 13, 2023

7:30 am

Registration, Coffee and Visit of the Booths

9:00 am

Host Opening Speech

Host : Vincent Cloutier, Agr., MBA Banque Nationale

9:15 am

What a world!

Guillaume Lavoie Public policy entrepreneur, lecturer and international affairs analyst


10:05 am

Demystifying climate change to take action

Marco Dufresne, Eng. Vice President Engineering and Environment Olymel S.E.C./L.P.


10:55 am

The Mexican Pork Industry: Growth, challenges, and opportunities

Victor Ochoa, DVM, MBA General Manager Carolls – Smithfield Mexico


11:45 am

Lunch and visit of the booths

2:05 pm

 - Workshops

2:05 pm

Pork under the spotlights : nutritional values, cooking methods and culinary journeys

Catherine Lefebvre, Dt. P. Nutritionist President La Petite histoire – Production de contenu audio et vidéo


2:05 pm

Vaccination: it needs to work, don’t miss your shot!

Elisabeth Carrière, DVM Services vétérinaires ambulatoires Triple-V Inc.


2:05 pm

75% retention to parity 3: How to do it?

Francis Simard, Agr., M. Sc. Director, Monogastric Nutrition and Development Trouw Nutrition Canada inc.


2:50 pm

 - Workshops

2:50 pm

Impact of actions taken to reduce and adapt to climate change on the marketing of pork products.

Marco Dufresne, Eng. Vice President Engineering and Environment Olymel S.EC./L.P.


2:50 pm

Next level of genetic improvement – The PRRS resistant pig

Lucina Galina, DVM, Ph. D. Director Technical Projects PIC/Genus


2:50 pm

Impacts of the farrowing crate size and lift floors on piglet performance and mortality.

Sébastien Turcotte, Agr. Manager - Buildings and Livestock Management Centre de développement du porc du Québec Inc.


3:45 pm

Back to the Main Room and Door Prize Drawing

3:55 pm

Bruno’s 10 Commandments

Bruno Landry Comedian and Speaker


5:00 pm

Exhibitors’ cocktail

6:00 pm


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