Join us for a one-day meeting filled with discussion of topics in the beef industry relevant to all levels of management and leadership. The PAC Summit for Industry Leaders is a well-attended conference designed to bring all segments of the beef industry together to improve their organizations and the industry as a whole.

When & Where

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Fox Theatre

1202 Main Street

Hays, Kansas

Cost to Attend

$150 per attendee

Lodging Information

Enjoy a special discounted rate (king $132 plus tax; double $142 plus tax) at the Hilton Garden Inn Hays when you book by May 31, 2022. 

Book online with code PAC1, or call 785-727-7721 and mention code PAC1 to reserve your room.

Schedule of Events

8:00 AM       Registration Opens  

8:30 AM - Welcome 
Dr. Kip Lukasiewicz - Production Animal Consultation  
8:45 AM - Synergistic Power of Genomic Selection, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, and Gene Editing to Drive Genetic Improvement of Cattle 
Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam - UC Davis 
9:40 AM - Livestock’s Journey to Climate Neutrality  
Dr. Frank Mitloehner - UC Davis 
10:30 AM - Break  
Sponsored by Huvepharma  
11:00 AM - Knowledge Is Not Skill - Animal Training Requires Both  
Dr. Cheryl Morris – Iowa State University 
12:00 PM - Lunch  
Sponsored by Newport Laboratories  
1:00 PM - Milking Technologies for All Their Worth 
Dr. Jeff DeFrain - Progressive Dairy Solutions, Inc.   
2:00 PM - Turkey Technology - A Cattle Guy’s Report from the Missionary Field
Dr. Ben Wileman - Select Genetics  
3:00 PM - Break 
3:15 PM - A Look at Novel Technology to Improve Animal Health and Performance 
Julian Gonzalez - Tyson Foods 
4:15 PM - Adjourn 

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