Loading Events

« All Events

Pig Welfare Symposium

November 13, 2019 - November 15, 2019

November 13-15, 2019

Minneapolis, MN

The Pig Welfare Symposium provides a forum for sharing ideas, learning from other segments of the industry and fostering dialogue on pig welfare-related issues.

Get the full 2019 agenda here.

A Spanish seminar will also be offered prior to the conference and that agenda is available in English and Spanish.

Haga clic aquí para obtener Información sobre el 2019 Simposio de Bienestar Porcino – Pre-Simposio Seminario en Español: Mejorar el Bienestar del Cerdo en la Granja.

A pre-symposium seminar will be available for students and that agenda is available here.

Minneapolis Marriott City Center
30 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
For reservations, call: 1(866) 315-9403 or (612) 349-4000
Please let the hotel know you are with the Pig Welfare Symposium to receive a discounted rate; reservations must be made before 5:00 pm on October 22 to receive the discount.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

The sponsorship opportunities available provide your company or association with a number of ways to enhance your visibility and associating your brands or messages with different aspects of the event and the attendees. Get more sponsorship information here.

The technical table exhibits offer your company or association a premier opportunity to exchange information and interact with producers, veterinarians and academics from the swine industry. Get more tech table information here.

Scientific Posters

Scientific work will be presented in a poster session to share research results with producers and facilitate discussion and networking. Get more information here. Poster submissions are closed for 2019.


Have questions about being a sponsor, exhibitor or about the event? Send us a note.

Don’t Miss an Update! Join Our Email List.

Diamond Sponsors

AASV     zoetis

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors



Bronze Sponsors

Nedap Iowa Pork Producers Associationfine swinepic



2017 Pig Welfare Symposium presentations are available here.


November 13, 2019
November 15, 2019
Event Category:
Event Tags:


IA United States

Event News

Outcome-Based Measurements for Handling Welfare

Guidelines from the North American Meat Institute, including seven areas to consider when auditing plant receiving practices discussed by Collette Kaster at the Pig Welfare Symposium.

Five Steps to Better Pig Care

After raising pigs, managing employees and loading more than half a million hogs onto market-bound trailers over 30 years, Keith Schoettmer has learned valuable insights about superior pig care.