Updated Convention Schedule

Posted by Alberta Goat Association on Thursday, October 12, 2017
6th Annual Convention
October 27 & 28, 2017
Ramada Edmonton Hotel & Conference Center,
11834 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, Alberta
Schedule of Events

Friday, October 27


9:00 am – 9:30 am Workshop Sign-in - (NOTE: Friday Workshop participants MUST PRE-Register)
9:30 am On Farm Food Safety Workshop – Dr. Kathy Parker, D.V.M.
11:00 am Tradeshow opens
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm National Bio-security Standards Workshop -- Dr. Kathy Parker, D.V.M.
4:00 pm Animal Health & Welfare Workshop Part 1 – Dr. Mary Smith, D.V.M., B.S.
5:30 pm Light Supper for Conference participants
7:00 pm Key Note Speaker – Dr. TEMPLE GRANDIN - World Renowned Animal behaviorist
9:30 pm – 1:00 am Hospitality Room Social

Saturday, October 28

8:30 am - 9:00 am Convention Registration
9:00 am Trade Show & Silent Auction opens
9:00 am - 9:10 am Welcome & Introductions
9:10 am – 9:40 am Fecal Sampling training session – Dr. Cordell Young, D.V.M.
9:40 am – 10:10 am Farm business succession planning – Dave Horner, Pres. Business First Financial Solutions
10:10 am -10:30 am Coffee break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Animal Health & Welfare Workshop Part 2 – Dr. Mary Smith, D.V.M.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Feature Speaker – Trent Loos – Rancher & communicator,
 - dedicated to bridging the gap between rural and urban public
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AGA – AGM – 2017 & Moving Forward
4:30 PM – 5:30 pm Parasite Identification & Treatment – Dr. Cordell Young, D.V.M.
5:30 pm - 6:00 Silent Auction & Cocktails
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Banquet & Social
8:00 pm Silent Auction ends