Forum 2020

Forum 2020


Session 1 - Assurance and Innovation recording

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Setting the stage – What is driving change and innovation    

  • Lisa Keefe – Editor in chief - Meating Place – Assurance beyond the farm gate – Consumer expectations

Innovating in a complex environment 

  • Marco Volpe – Poultry Producer - Hatchery Innovation – In Barn Hatching to Enhance Health and Welfare
  • Dr. Egan Brockhoff – Veterinary Counselor – Canadian Pork Council – Innovation in Canadian Pork 
  • Dr. Shane Renwick – Manager, National Issues and Animal Welfare - Canadian Veterinary Medical Association – Stewardship of Antimicrobials by Veterinarians Initiative - SAVI: An Innovative Approach to Engaging Veterinarians on Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Corlena Patterson – Executive Director – Canadian Sheep Federation – Changing How We Manage Traceability 

Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Leaders  

  • Panel Discussion Dave Taylor – Dairy Farmers of Canada and Dairy Producer, Colleen Barnes – Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Vice President of Policy and Programs Branch, Dr. Nicole Wanamaker – Chief Veterinary Officer New Brunswick 

Session 2 - Animal Welfare - A Vision for the Future recording

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  • Dr. Marina Von Keyserlingk – University of British Columbia Professor and NSERC Industry Research Chair in Animal Welfare – Advancing Animal Welfare - Where do we want to be in 20 years?
  • Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton – Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Population Medicine, Director of Well-Being Programming, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph - Campaigns Against Agriculture: A Risk Factor for Poor Farmer Mental Health and Poor Animal Welfare
  • René Roy  - Pork and Dairy Producer Perspective –- Perspectives on advancing animal welfare and importance of farmer mental health 
  • Barbara Cartwright – Chief Executive Officer, Humane Canada  - Building partnerships to collaboratively advance farmed animal welfare – a view from an animal welfare organization
  • Panel Discussion With Presenting Speakers  

Session 3 - COVID 19 - Unintended Consequences and Lessons Learned recording

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  • Dr. Harpreet Kochhar – Associate Deputy Minister of Health - COVID-19 – A Lesson in Preparedness and Emergency Management – Using What We Have Learned to inform successful future animal health responses
  • Jarrod Gillig – Business Operations Supply Chain President, Cargill Protein North America - Evolving Food Production Practices and Maintaining Public Trust - COVID-19 and into the Future 
  • John Ross and David Moss – Canadian Pork Council and Canadian Cattlemen’s Association - Animal Diseases are not the only ones that can impact Animal Production – COVID 19 and Responding to Its Unintended Consequences can help us prepare for the next event  
  • Claire Citeau - Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) - COVID & Trade: perspectives for Canadian agri-food exporters
  • Marianne Patten - Executive Secretary - Canadian Mink Breeders Association – COVID-19 and the mink industry
  • Panel Discussion -   Presenters along with Frédéric Seppey – Assistant Deputy Minister, Market and Industry Services, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Dr. Jaspinder Komal – Chief Veterinary Officer of Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Steven Sternthal – Director General, Public Health Agency of Canada, Bobby Matheson, Dairy Farmers of Canada