PPPE 2016 Presentations

PPPE2016 was held on 25-26 May 2016 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach QLD, with the theme ‘Inspiring transformation’.

PPPE Official Program 2016

Plenary and Concurrent Presentations 2016

PPPE Day One – Wednesday 25 May 2016

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session 1 – Technology inspired transformation

Sponsor: Zoetis


  • Craig Rispin, The Future Trends Group – Technology inspired transformation
  • Official launch APL Tech Toolbox App

Plenary Session 2 – Consumer attitudes toward agriculture
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Australia


  • Dr Jude Capper, Livestock Sustainability Consultancy – The value of information to the consumer
  • Dr Heather Bray, University of Adelaide – Understanding community attitudes
  • Rob Cumine, Coles – The retailers perspective

PPPE Day Two – Thursday 26 May 2016

Concurrent Sessions

Topic  1 – Refocusing on herd productivity
Sponsor: Primegro Technologies


  • Dr Mark Wilson, Zinpro USA  – Recent advances in Seasonal Infertility
  • Prof Rob van Barneveld, SunPork Farms  – Variation and its hidden costs
  • Caleb Smith, Kia-Ora Piggery  – Increasing BA: where should we focus?

Topic 2 –Transforming science into practice


  • Dr Peter Davies, University of Minnesota – Anti Microbial Resistance (AMR) – what’s the world doing about it?
  • Dr Pat Mitchell, Australian Pork Limited – AMR in Australia – where are we at and what do we need to do?
  • Prof Darren Trott, University of Adelaide – AMR: new technologies to assist risk mitigation.

Topic 3 – Developing premium markets
Australian Pork Limited


  • Hollis Ashman, Mondelez International – Premium food into China: lessons for the pork industry
  • Matt Rutter, Geraldton Fisherman’s Cooperative – Lessons for the pork industry from the world’s largest exporter of rock lobster
  • Jayne Gallagher, Director, Honey & Fox – Australian wild abalone in China: ideas for the pork industry

Topic 4 – Workshop
Hosted by Chris Richards and Associates

Fact or Fiction – Tools to objectively assess health and production

The workshop will demonstrate a number of tools that pig producers can use to obtain objective evidence to assess the potential benefits of commonly applied health and production practices in pigs.

Download the 2016 Prospectus
For more information please contact:

PPPE Secretariat
Australian Pork Limited
PO Box 4746
Kingston ACT 2604
P: 02 6270 8832
F: 02 6285 2288
E: pppe@australianpork.com.au

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