International poultry economist Dr. Paul Aho is scheduled to speak at the National Chicken Council’s Annual Conference scheduled October 29-30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Aho has a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University, an M.S. in International Agribusiness from Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in Poultry Economics from Michigan State University. His work experience spans 30 years and included academic positions in Poultry Departments at Cornell University and University of Georgia and agribusiness experience in two poultry breeding companies.

Dr. Aho also operates his own consulting company called Poultry Perspective.  In that role, he works around the world with poultry managers and government policy makers. At NCC’s conference, Dr. Aho will discuss U.S. broiler production, per capita consumption of poultry as well as corn and soybean prices and supply and demand.  He will also speak about China’s major decline in pork production due to African Swine Fever and how pork supply might impact chicken demand.

Don’t miss out on Dr. Aho’s important insights regarding the U.S. chicken industry, register today to attend NCC’s October conference.

If you have not yet registered for NCC’s October conference or not yet booked hotel accommodations, following is information on how to register and to reserve a hotel reservation. Please note that NCC’s discounted hotel room block at the Four Seasons will close on October 13.

Visit for complete information on NCC’s annual conference, including the agenda, information on the Four Seasons, instructions on how to make hotel reservations, and travel and area restaurant information.

Once on the website, you will see “Register Now” on the right-hand side of the home page. Click to register and enter your username, which is your email address on file with NCC, and your passcode, then hit submit. If you do not remember your username or password, please contact Debra Newman at