2020 Convention Schedule

Note: The 2020 schedule is subject to change and will be finalized by November 1, 2019. We will post updates here as we know them.

Monday – Tuesday, March 16-17

Tuesday, March 17

Tuesday, March 17

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Purina Animal Nutrition Symposium
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Onsite Registration/Badge Pick-Up
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.MPF Pre-Show Nutrition Symposium
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Midwest Poultry Consortium Annual Meeting
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Midwest Poultry Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Education Tracks:

  • Turkey
  • Layer/Pullet
  • Broiler
  • Processing (all species)
 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Welcome Reception (name badge required)
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.MPF Unhatched: An Evening of Eats and Entertainment (NEW NIGHT!)

Wednesday, March 18

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Chicken & Egg Association of Minnesota Annual Meeting (invite only)
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.On-site Registration/Badge Pick-Up
8:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Education Tracks:

  • Turkey
  • Layer/Pullet
  • Broiler
  • Processing (all species)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall open
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Happy Hour on the Show Floor and Turkey Taste-Off (Complimentary beer and food samples while supplies last)
EveningHospitality Events

Thursday, March 19

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.On-site Registration/Badge Pick-Up
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

MPF Student Careers Program 

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Education Tracks:

  • Hot Topics (all species)
  • Processing (all species)
  • Vendor Tracks
    • Pullet/Layer
    • Turkey/Broiler
11:00 a.m.Make a Sandwich for a Good Cause! (The Allan Law Sandwich Community Service Project)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall open
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

A Slice of Learning (expert roundtable / open forum) 

  • Registration fee of $5 to attend (includes pizza lunch)