Dr. Randall Singer, one of the world’s leading authorities on anti-microbial resistance in poultry, will speak at the second semester 2017 meeting of the International Poultry Council.

Singer, professor of epidemiology at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine, will headline a slate of speakers at the IPC meeting scheduled September  6-8 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Poultry industry representatives from all over the world will attend the meeting.

Other speakers include Matt Salois of Elanco and Dr. Kate Barger of Cobb-Vantress, who will have a panel discussion on the sustainability of the slow-growth broiler breeds; Randal Giroux of Cargill, who will talk about new ISO welfare standards; and Randall Ennis, president of the World Poultry Foundation, who will discuss the organization’s efforts to develop and improve poultry production in Africa.

The meeting will be held at the Rimrock Resort in Banff and will include a post-meeting tour of Lake Louise. Registration is open via the IPC website at www.internationalpoultrycouncil.org.  The Registration fee is set at US$600.  For meeting information, contact IPC Secretary General Marilia Rangel Campos at marilia@internationalpoultrycouncil.org.