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Friday, March 1, 2019

  • 7:00AM 5:30PM

    Registration Desk Open

    Room: North Tower Lobby
  • 7:30AM 9:00AM

    Buffet Breakfast & Trade Panel

    Room: Grand Ballroom


    Tim Lambert | Chief Executive Officer, Egg Farmers of Canada 
    Phil Boyd | Executive Director, Turkey Farmers of Canada 
    Michael Laliberte | Executive Director, Chicken Farmers of Canada 
    Jack Greydanus | Chair, Canadian Hatching Egg Producers 


    Moderator: Bill Vanderspek


  • 8:45AM 9:45AM

    BC Egg AGM Registration

    Room: Junior Ballroom
  • 9:15AM 10:15AM

    S.05 ‑ Wendy Bennett / Agsafe ‑ Mental Health in Farming ‑ Bigger Challenge?

    Room: Grand Ballroom

    Speaker: Wendy Bennett

    Wendy Bennett is the Executive Director for AgSafe in BC, and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association. Wendy has been in the Health and Safety field since 1995. Successfully earning her Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation in 2004, Wendy serves as an instructor with BCIT’s Occupational Health and Safety Certificate program and holds an Executive MBA in Health and Safety Leadership. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology and uses this background in working with people on a daily basis. Ensuring agriculture producers have the resources they need to ensure a safe and healthy working environment has been her goal with AgSafe and with CASA. She hopes to continue leading change in the agriculture industry toward a Canada where no one is hurt farming.

    Moderator: Joshua Crossett

  • 9:45AM 10:45AM

    BC Egg Producers Only Meeting

    Room: Junior Ballroom
  • 10:15AM 11:00AM

    Refreshment Break

    Room: Pavillion Ballroom
  • 11:00AM 12:15PM

    BC Egg AGM

    Room: Junior Ballroom
  • 11:00AM 12:00PM

    S.06 ‑ David Hermans | NUScience | European Experience with Antimicrobial Reduction in Poultry with MCFA

    Room: Grand Ballroom

    Speaker: David Hermans 

    Dr Hermans David was born in 1982 in Belgium. He completed his degree of Industrial Engineer in Biochemistry in 2007, followed by a Master in Molecular Biotechnology in 2008 at Ghent University. In 2012, he completed a PhD in Veterinary Medicine at the department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Poultry Diseases of Ghent University, sponsored by the Federal Public Service Health in Belgium. During his PhD he studied the effect of several intervention measures (additives, passive immunization, …) to control Campylobacter in poultry, by means of several animal and in vitro models.

    In 2013, David Hermans started working for Nuscience as Product Developer Poultry, a position he currently still holds. He is responsible for the formulation and development of new products and concepts for poultry nutrition & health, by performing in vitro and poultry trials at Nuscience’s own research facilities and external research institutes, worldwide. Besides that he provides technical support and trainings, is actively involved in EU research projects and participates in (inter)national symposia and conferences.

  • 12:30PM 2:00PM

    Lunch & Keynote: Timothy Caulfield ‑ When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash

    Room: Grand Ballroom

    Moderator: Michel Benoit

  • 2:00PM 4:00PM

    BC Broiler Hatching Egg AGM

    Room: Junior Ballroom
  • 5:45PM 7:00PM

    Gala Reception

    Room: Pavillion Ballroom
  • 7:00PM 11:00PM

    Gala Dinner

    Room: Grand Ballroom
  • 11:00PM 1:00AM

    After Party | 11PM ‑ 1AM

    Room: Pavilion Ballroom