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Programme Outline

Wednesday / 4 September 2019

09:30         Arrival and Registration

                 Opening of AGM 

10:00         Reading from Scripture and Prayer

10:10         Word of Welcome, Constitution Meeting

10:20         Motions

10:25         Finalisation of Agenda and Approval of the  Minutes of the National Annual General Meeting

10:30         Chairman’s Report

10:45         Approval of audited Financial Statements for  2018 and Appointment of Auditor for 2020

11:00         National Council Feedback

11:15         Discussion on Functions Performed by SAPPO

11:45         Acknowledgements, Closure and Adjournment of National AGM

All registered delegates

Wednesday / 4 September 2019

12:00         Registration Lunch

                  Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

13:15         Opening of Conference

13:30         Use of new technologies to provide continuous information on key parameters to supervise health and productivity in finishing pigs 

                  Jordi Mora I Afrivet

14:15         The sense and non-sense of data in practise   

                  Dr Lia Hoving I De Heus Animal Nutrition

15:00         Coffee / Tea Break

                 Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

15:30         World of Pork Launch

15:40         Conquering Lake Nyasa 

                  Martin Hobbs I Motivational Speaker

17:30         Pre-dinner drinks

                 Sponsored by Virbac

19:00         Dinner

                 Wine Sponsored by Trigga Trader

Thursday / 5 September 2019

08:00        Opening of conference day 2

08:15        Benchmarking and profit drivers 

                 Greg Bilbry I PIC South Africa

9:00          Pig breeding at the forefront of big data and machine learning

                 Rodrigo Mezêncio Godinho I Topigs Norsvin South Africa

9:45          Coffee / Tea Break

                 Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

10:15         Keynote: Shift towards an intelligent future – the acquisition of intelligence through data

                  Karl Dinkelmann I AccTech

11:00         Balanced pig breeding programs as key contributors to UN sustainability goals    

                  Helle Palmoe I Danbred Africa

11:45         Farming Technology 

                  Diego Padoan I Biomin

12:30         Acknowledgements

12:35         Lunch

                 Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

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