Virtual 64th Annual Convention

Virtual 64th Annual Convention, July 23-24, 2020

Thank you for joining us for the Virtual 64th Annual Convention featuring lectures from industry leaders sharing relevant and insightful content on challenges facing the meat and poultry industry today.  
64th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase Program Book


Commodity Markets: What the Hell’s Going on Out Here?- Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M University

Best Practices & Legal Tips for Managing Workplace During COVID-19 Crisis- David Barron, Cozen O’Connor, P.C.

U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Panel

Food Safety Challenges and Opportunities- Dr. Mindy Brashears, USDA Undersecretary for Food Safety

Meat Case Trends and Analysis- Anne-Marie Roerink, 210 Analytics

Pandemic Lessons Learned and Other Reflections- Al Almanza, JBS S.A.

Focus Group on the Effectiveness of USDA/FSIS Outreach to Small Meat Processors- Rebecca Thislethwaite, Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network

Energy Solutions for Processors- David Blair, Transparent Energy

Texas A&M University Meat Science Update- Dr. Jeff Savell

Texas Tech University Meat Science Update- Dr. Mark Miller

Tarleton State University Meat Science Update- Dr. Lea Ann Kinman

West Texas A&M University Meat Science Update- Dr. Loni Lucherk

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