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 10, 2019

3:00 pm

The Pork Show Opening Evening

4:00 pm

Impacts and issues of African swine fewer; will be ready to face them?

Dre Aline Dimitri, Ph. D. Executive Director, Animal Health, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Martin Pelletier, agr., MBA Coordinator, Équipe québécoise de santé porcine

Sylvain Fournaise DMV, M. Sc., Vice-president, Food Safety and Technical Services, Olymel S.E.C/L. P.


December 11, 2019

7:30 am

Registration, Coffee, Booths Visit and Posters Session

9:00 am

Opening Speech

Master: Vincent Cloutier, agr., Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec

9:15 am

Global Trends and Geopolitical Implications of Trade Tensions

Jean Charest, Partner McCarthy Tétrault S.E.N.C.R.L., s.r.l.


10:20 am

Global Pork Market Update and Outlook

Brett Stuart, MBA President, Global AgriTrends inc.


11:10 am

FOOD 5.0 How We Feed the Future

Robert Saik, agr. President, Saik Management Groupe Inc.


12:00 pm

Lunch and Booths Visit

2:05 pm

 - Workshops

2:05 pm

How does marketing influence our food choices?

David Poirier, MBA Innovation Manager, Olymel S.E.C./L.P.


2:05 pm

Pig feed challenges in 2020

Dan Bussières, agr. Co-Owner, Groupe Cérès inc.


2:50 pm

 - Workshops

2:50 pm

Climate affects our animals; what can we do?

Francis Pouliot, Eng., MBA Senior Manager - Sow Research & Training Farm and Business Development, Centre de développement du porc du Québec


2:50 pm

Meat consumption habits: Exploring major trends

Danielle Vaillant Marketing Director, Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec


2:50 pm

Swine genetics: its evolution from yesterday to tomorrow

Daniel Godbout, M.Sc. agr. Geneticist - Genetic Service Manager, PIC Canada Ltd


3:45 pm

Recognition of Actors in the Sector

4:05 pm

5 Key Elements of a Winning Marketing Plan

Luc Dupont, Ph. D. Associate Professor, University of Ottawa


5:00 pm

Networking Cocktail

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