2017 Convention Schedule

Convention Guide (onsite program book)

Monday – Tuesday, March 13-14

Tuesday, March 14

Tuesday, March 14

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Onsite Registration/Badge Pick-Up
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Purina Animal Nutrition (invitation only)
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. MPF Pre-Show Nutrition Symposium
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Chore-Time: The Future of Aviary in the U.S. – Lessons from Europe (open to attendees; space limited)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception (name badge required) – NEW LOCATION!

Wednesday, March 15

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. On-site Registration/Badge Pick-Up
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

3 concurrent workshops:

  • Turkey Growing
  • Pullet/Layer Health
  • Broiler Production
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Jennie-O Turkey Store Food Trailer 
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Learn and Go Lab: Topic TBA

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

4 concurrent workshops:

  • Disease Response Planning 
  • Turkey Breeder
  • Turkey Processing
  • Organic & Specialty Poultry
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Happy Hour on the Show Floor (complimentary beer and food samples while supplies last)

  • Jennie-O Turkey Store – samples in the Rotunda
  • Beer & soft drinks in Exhibit Hall B
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Learn and Go Lab: Topic TBA


Thursday, March 16

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. On-site Registration/Badge Pick-Up
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Fellowship Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Jennie-O Turkey Store Food Trailer 
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Workshop – Simmering Issues (Hall C)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MPF Omelet Demo & free Omelets
(Exhibit Hall A)
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

2 concurrent workshops:

  • Turkey Health
  • Egg Production

2017 Diamond & Platinum Sponsors

  • Klarion, From Spraying Solutions
  • Zoetis Diamond Sponsor MPF

  • Central Life Sciences
  • Diamond V Platinum Sponsor MPF
  • Farmer Automatic Platinum Sponsor MPF
  • HyLine North America Platinum Sponsor MPF
  • Nutriad logo - web
  • Aviagen Turkeys
  • Star Labs / Primalac
  • Merck Logo