Allen D. Leman Swine Conference 2013

Allen D. Leman Swine Conference 2013

September 14, 2013 to September 17, 2013
Minnesota - United States
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The University of Minnesota, Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is an annual educational event for the global swine industry. It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the industry. Each year hundreds of participants from over 20 countries attend the Leman Swine Conference held in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Major players in swine production, animal health management, and marketing from around the world exhibit their products and services.

This year it will be held September 14-17 at St. Paul RiverCentre, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Exhibits are open September 16 and 17).  


Saint Paul RiverCentre

Previous Conferences

2012 Conference Program

Highlights from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference include:

  • Six (6) Pre-Conference Workshops with over 450 participants:

o Productivity and Longevity of the Breeding Herd
o PRRS CAP Session
o Defining the Grow/Finish Productivity Optimum
o Carlos Pijoan SDEC Symposium on Managing Filtered Farms
o Crunching the Numbers: Basic Tools and Approaches for Analyzing Data
o The Latest on Sow Housing

  • Main Conference-over 750 participants representing 26 countries
  • Three (3) Keynote Presentations and One (1) Distinguished Lecture

o We Are Predictably Irrational-Dr. Terrance (Terry) Hurley with respondents Drs. Jim Lowe, Gordon Spronk and Lisa Tokach
o What Would Dr. Leman do for PRRS-Dr. Julie Menard
o A Critical Look at the Science Underlying Feed Efficiency-Dr. John Patience
o The Nutritional Challenge of Feeding the World-Michael Swanson

  • Sixteen (16) Breakout Sessions