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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Staying profitable in the face of high feed costs, keeping up with increased government regulations and responding to strong consumer demands are all pork industry challenges that Alltech plans to tackle at GLIMPSE 2020: the 29th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Ky., USA, May 19-22.
New in 2013, Alltech International Symposium delegates will have the opportunity to select breakout session tracks. These tracks, as opposed to traditional species or subject breakouts, will offer attendees a more holistic experience in which they take part in discussions ranging from algae and agriculture’s carbon footprint to nutrition and marketing.
“Sixty million more tons of meat by 2020 - how can the industry achieve this expected requirement for global consumption in just seven years? Our challenge will be to produce more, better, with fewer resources and with sustainability,” said Jules Taylor-Pickard, Alltech solutions deployment team manager. “We will address this topic as well as antibiotic-free programs, risk management, sow productivity, and how to confront disease challenges.”
Pig-focused breakout session tracks include:
The swine industry will also have the opportunity to network in the discussion forum and share their insight on topics such as:
Registration for Alltech’s 29th Annual International Symposium is open now and available for an early discount price of $599 until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Standard registration after April 15 will be $850. Two paid registrations from a single company or organization will receive a third registration free of charge. Delegates who are members of ARPAS and AAVSB can also earn CEUs.
Attendees are encouraged to register early as space is limited. Of the nearly 3,000 international delegates who attended the 2012 Alltech International Symposium, 97 percent indicated that they plan to attend again.