Main Sessions



Chair: Montse Torremorell, University of Minnesota

Keynote addresses

Clemens Food Group: A unique approach to creating value

Craig Edsill, CEO, Clemens Food Group

Insights gained from the field of Virus Ecology and Evolution provides new tools to mitigate against the impact of ASFV

Declan Schroeder, University of Minnesota - Pijoan lecture

Recognition of Dr. Peter Davies career and contributions 

Presentation of the Morrison Swine Innovator Prize Winner

Presentation of the Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award to Dr. Egan Brockhoff


8:00-10:00 a.m

Chair: Peter Davies, University of Minnesota

Keynote addresses

New vaccines and new vaccination strategies in pigs

Volker Gerdts, Director and CEO of VIDO (Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization), University of Saskatchewan

A different future for producers

Dennis DiPietre, KnowledgeVentures, LLC - Morrison lecture