CE Opportunities

Date Species Details CE Hour(s)
Lead Auditor Training (ISO 9001:2015)

January 13-14, 2020 - Long Beach, CA
September 14-15, 2020 - Portland, OR

Species: Auditing
Topic: Auditing, Standards
Web link: https://asq.org/training/16-hour-iso-90012015-lead-auditor-training-exemplar-global-certified-la162015
1582178400Feb 20, 2020Pork
Michigan Pork Conference
Lansing, Michigan
Species: Pork
Web link: http://www.mipork.org/michigan-pork-conference/
1583730000Mar 9-11, 2020Pork
Pork 101
Species: Pork
Topic: Health, Production, Stockmanship, Processing
Web link: http://www.meatscience.org/events-education/pork-101
1583560800Mar 7-10, 2020Pork
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Atlanda, Georgia
Species: Pork
Topic: Health, Production, Welfare, Technology
Web link: https://www.aasv.org/annmtg/
1584334800Mar 16-17, 2020Poultry
North Central Avian Disease Conference
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Species: Poultry
Topic: Health
Web link: http://midwestpoultry.com/attendees/ncadc/
1584421200Mar 17-19, 2020Poultry
Midwest Poultry Federation Convention
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Species: Poultry
Topic: Production, Health, Processing
Web link: http://midwestpoultry.com/attendees/convention-schedule/
Animal Welfare Information Center Workshop (USDA)
Beltsville, Maryland

March 12-13, 2020
May 14-15, 2020
October 8-9, 2020

Species: All
Topic: Welfare
Web link: https://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/awic-workshop
1585630800Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2020Beef
NCBA Legislative Conference
Washington, Washington DC
Species: Beef
Topic: Legislative, Leadership
Web link: http://www.beefusa.org/legislativeconference.aspx
1586149200Apr 6-7, 2020Dairy
Dairy Herd Health & Nutrition Conference
East Syracuse, New York
Species: Dairy
Topic: Health, Nutrition, Production
Web link: https://prodairy.cals.cornell.edu/conferences/herd-health-nutrition/
1586235600Apr 7-9, 2020Dairy
Dairy Calf and Heifer Association
Madison, Wisconsin
Species: Dairy
Topic: Health, Production, Welfare
Web link: https://calfandheifer.org/events/details/2020-annual-conference-6
1586840400Apr 14-15, 2020Poultry
Egg Industry Issues Forum
Des Moines, Iowa
Species: Poultry
Topic: Production, Welfare, Marketing, Technology
Web link: https://www.eggindustrycenter.org/egg-forum/savedat/
1586840400Apr 14-16, 2020Poultry
Poultry Symposium for Production & Processing
Rogers, Arkansas
Species: Poultry
Topic: Production, Processing
Web link: https://www.thepoultryfederation.com/events/4-production-symposium
1585458000Mar 29 - Apr 1, 2020Poultry
Western Poultry Disease Conference
Sacramento, California
Species: Poultry
Topic: Health
Web link: http://www.cevs.ucdavis.edu/confreg/?confid=922
International Course on Poultry Production
Raleigh, North Carolina
Species: Poultry
Web link: https://poultry.ces.ncsu.edu/international-course-on-poultry-production/
1588827600May 7-8, 2020Poultry, Large animal
Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit
Arlington, Virginia
Species: Poultry, Large animal
Topic: Marketing, Communications, Other
Web link: https://www.animalagalliance.org/about/#events
1590555600May 27-28, 2020Dairy
Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium
Syracuse, New York
Species: Dairy
Topic: Welfare
Web link: https://www.dcwcouncil.org/symposium
1591678800Jun 9-12, 2020Beef
Beef Improvement Federation
Kissimmee, Florida
Species: Beef
Topic: Health, Production
Web link: https://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/bif/
1592283600Jun 16-18, 2020Poultry
Iowa Turkey Federation
Dubuque, Iowa
Species: Poultry
Web link: https://iowaturkey.org/new-events/
1591160400Jun 3-5, 2020Pork
World Pork Expo
Des Moines, Iowa
Species: Pork
Topic: Production, Health, Welfare, Processing
Web link: https://www.worldpork.org/
1592715600Jun 21-24, 2020Dairy
American Dairy Science Association
West Palm Beach, Florida
Species: Dairy
Topic: Production, Health, Welfare, Processing
Web link: https://www.adsa.org/Meetings/2020-Annual-Meeting
1595134800Jul 19-23, 2020
American Society of Animal Science
Madison, Wisconsin
Topic: Production, Health, Welfare, Processing
Web link: https://www.asas.org/meetings/annual-2020
1595221200Jul 20-23, 2020
Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting
Louisville, Kentucky
Web link: https://poultryscience.org/PSA-Annual-Meeting
1596171600Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2020All
American Association of Avian Pathologists
San Diego, California
Species: All
Topic: Health, Welfare, Production, Nutrition
Web link: https://www.aaap.info/future-annual-meetings
1596171600Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2020All
American Veterinary Medical Association
San Diego, California
Species: All
Topic: Health, Welfare, Production, Nutrition
Web link: https://www.avma.org/events/avma-convention
1546322400Jan 2019 - Dec 2020Beef
NCBA Stockmanship and Stewardship
Species: Beef
Topic: Stockmanship, Environment
Web link: https://www.stockmanshipandstewardship.org/events
1600923600Sep 24-26, 2020Cattle
American Association of Bovine Practitioners
St. Louis, Missouri
Species: Cattle
Topic: Health, Welfare, Production, Nutrition, Technology
Web link: http://www.aabp.org/meeting/future.asp
1600491600Sep 19-22, 2020Pork
Allen D. Lehman Swine Conference
St. Paul, Minnesota
Species: Pork
Topic: Health, Nutrition, Production, Biosecurity
Web link: https://ccaps.umn.edu/allen-d-leman-swine-conference
1601182800Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2020Aqua
American FIsheries Society (with Wildlife Society)
Louisville, Kentucky
Species: Aqua
Topic: Health, Conservation
Web link: http://afstws2019.org
1601269200Sep 28-30, 2020Poultry
National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing, and Live Production
Ocean City, Maryland
Species: Poultry
Topic: Welfare, Production, Processing, Health, Environment
Web link: http://www.dpichicken.org/events/
1603602000Oct 25-28, 2020Dairy
NMPF/NDC/UDIA Joint Annual Meeting
Orlando, Florida
Species: Dairy
Topic: Health, Production, Welfare
Web link: https://www.nmpf.org/events/2020-ndb-nmpf-udia-joint-annual-meeting/
1589778000May 18-21, 2020Poultry
Poultry Health Management School (PHMS)
St. Paul, Minnesota

The Poultry Health Management School (PHMS) is a well-known, established entity designed to teach modern practices in poultry production and how to implement them on the farm. 2019 boasted attendees from 20 U.S. states, two Canadian provinces and four countries.

For 2020, there will be 2 total schools—one turkey/broiler school and one layer school. 

Species: Poultry
Topic: Health Management
Web link: https://poultryhealthschool.com/
1584507600Mar 18-19, 2020
Alberta Farm Animal Care - Livestock Care Conference
Olds, Alberta, Canada
Web link: https://www.afac.ab.ca/livestock-care-conference/2020-event/
1602738000Oct 15-16, 2020Meat Plant, Pork, Beef, Sheep, Poultry
Animal Care & Handling Conference
Kansas City, Missouri - The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center

The Animal Care and Handling Conference for the Food Industry is the leading animal welfare educational opportunity for meat companies, their customers and those involved in the production and management of livestock and meat products. This important conference has doubled in size since it was launched in 1999 – testament to the increasing significance of animal care and handling in the meat industry.

Species: Meat Plant, Pork, Beef, Sheep, Poultry
Topic: Meat Plant, Pork, Beef, Sheep, Stunning
Web link: https://www.meatinstitute.org/index.php?ht=d/sp/i/101361/pid/101361
BQA modules
Web link: https://bqa.beeflearningcenter.org/catalog/
Temple Grandin Glass Walls Videos
Web link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkBbso1kwZ3bZTqN5MBLqHWGpRqPCH7gK
World Aquaculture Society
Multiple - Multiple

Aquaculture America 2020 - February 9-12 - Hawaii
Aquaculture Innovation Workshop 2020 - April 30-May 1 - New York
Aquaculture UK 2020 - May 19-21 - Scotland
World Aquaculture 2020 - June 8-12 - Singpore
Aquaculture Canada - August 30-September 2 - Newfoundland

Web link: https://www.was.org/EventCalendar.aspx
1582696800Feb 26-27, 2020Dairy
Dairyland Initiative - After the Audit: On Farm Improvements
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In response to the growing number of dairy cattle welfare audits in the United States, Dr. Nigel Cook, Dr. Jennifer Van Os, and Courtney Halbach will combine lectures, discussions, and group work to provide practical and economical on-farm improvements to participants who are looking to improve welfare audit results, optimize performance, and address consumer concerns about animal care. Barn design and management strategies such as calf raising, adult cow ventilation and cooling, stall design and surface, and hoof health management will be discussed to improve animal well-being on-farm. >>>Participants must bring a computer that runs Microsoft Excel to partake in the group exercises.<<< Thanks to the generous support of Saputo Inc., all U.S. dairy farmers are eligible for a 25% discount on registration for this workshop.

Species: Dairy
Topic: Audits, Improvements, Animal Welfare
Web link: https://apps.vetmed.wisc.edu/cereg/
1589778000May 18-21, 2020Egg, Poultry
National Egg Quality School (NEQS)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

A combination of lectures, individualized instruction and hands-on laboratory experience has proven to be a successful technique in preparing students to be a more knowledgable egg emissary. The class will be divided into sections of six students, each with an instructor who will work with their section throughout the course – reviewing and explaining lecture material, answering questions, instructing them in the laboratory and preparing students for the exam.

Species: Egg, Poultry
Web link: http://neqs.org/
1592456400Jun 18-20, 2020Beef Cattle, Welfare
International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare
East Lansing, Michigan - Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

The International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare is held every other year. Michigan State University is honored to host the 2020 symposium. The symposium will be held June 18-20, 2020 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan. The symposium brings together renowned beef experts that will discuss their latest applied research findings as well as current and emerging animal welfare issues that face the beef cattle industry. The symposium features topics of interest for producers, processors, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students. The symposium plans to apply for continuing education credits are available for veterinarians and animal health technologists.

Species: Beef Cattle, Welfare
Web link: https://www.canr.msu.edu/beefwelfare2020/
1585630800Mar 31, 2020
The Welfare Challenges Associated with Cage-Free Egg Production
West Lafayette, Indiana
Topic: Egg, Poultry, Cage-Free
Web link: https://www.purdue.edu/vet/CAWS/news-events.php
1601355600Sep 29 - Oct 3, 2020Dairy
World Dairy Expo
Madison, Wisconsin
Species: Dairy
Web link: https://worlddairyexpo.com/
FARM Program Animal Care Evaluator Training
- Multiple

June 16-17, 2020 - Madison, WI
August 18-19, 2020 - Boise, ID
October 20-21, 2020 - Syracuse, NY
December 8-9, 2020 - Phoenix, AZ

Species: Dairy
Topic: Evaluator, Animal Welfare, Training, Dairy cattle
Web link: https://nationaldairyfarm.com/events/
FARM Program Animal Care Train-the-Trainer
- Multiple

June 15-17, 2020 - Madison, WI
August 17-19, 2020 - Boise, ID
October 19-21, 2020 - Syracuse, NY
December 7-9, 2020 - Phoenix, AZ

Species: Dairy
Topic: Dairy, Animal Welfare, Training
Web link: https://nationaldairyfarm.com/events/
1588309200May 1-2, 2020
North American Regional Meeting of the ISAE
Davis, California
Web link: http://animalwelfare.ucdavis.edu/14th-na-isae.html