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(as of March 2, 2017)
**Columbus, OH will be on Eastern Time.  All times listed are ET**

7:00 AM Registration Opens 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome - Introduction & Goals 
 Moderated by: Mr. Andy Vance, Journalist & Speaker 
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Animal Welfare Standards: Good for animals. Good for farmers. 
 Dr. Janet Helms, National Director - American Humane 
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Overview & Comparison of State Farm Animal Welfare Legislation 
 Chelsea Good, J.D., Livestock Marketing Association 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Legal Perspective, What to Expect, and How to Handle the Activists 
 Ms. Linda Chezem,  Of Counsel, Foley, Peden, and Wisco - Judge (ret.) Indiana Court of Appeals
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Panel Discussion facilitated by: Dr. Tony Forshey, State Veterinarian - Ohio Dept. of Agriculture 
  • Mr . Mike Bumgarner, President & CEO - United Producers Association 
  • Dr. Candace Croney, Director Purdue University, Center for Animal Welfare Science 
  • Dr. David Glauer, State Veterinarian Ohio (ret.) 
  • Mr. Bryan Black, Past President of the National Pork Producers Council and Member of                                 Ohio Livestock Care Standards 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Box Lunch Served 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Panel Discussion: Animal Welfare Standards from the Processors & Retailers 
  • Ms. Sarah Wilbourn, Director, Animal Welfare - United Egg Producers 
  • Mr. Jose Rojas, Vice President, Farm Operations - Hormel Inc.
  • Mr. Mike Brown, Director, Dairy Supply Chain - Kroger Foods
  • Ms. Christine Summers, Product Safety & Quality Assurance - Costco
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM The Role of Science and Public Expectation in Animal Welfare Policy
 Dr. Candace Croney, Director, Center for Animal Welfare Science, Associate Professor,
Animal Behavior and Well-being - Purdue University
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM What  We've Heard, Learned and Next Steps?

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