10th International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES X)

The preliminary program is available here.

Tuesday, September 25

8:30AM-10:00AM   Opening Session
   8:30AM   Our Keynote speaker for the opening session is Director Steve Wellman of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Dir. Wellman will be speaking on "Nebraska Agriculture: Opportunities for Agriculture Engineering and Livestock Production".  

   9:00AM   Following Director Wellman, the Founders of ILES, Drs. James DeShazer and LeRoy Hahn will speak on "ILES: Rational Environmental Management of Livestock-Foundation, Accomplishments and Future".

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker, Larry J. Sadler, Vice President of Animal Welfare, United Egg Producers.  Larry will be speaking on "Animal Welfare Issues Facing the U.S. Egg Industry."

Wednesday, September 26

4:00PM-5:15PM "Managing Animal Environments During an Era of Global Warming: Future Directions" is the theme for the Closing session with guest speaker Robert J. Collier, Emeritus Profess of the University of Arizona.  

Thursday, September 27

8:00AM-5:00PM Farm Industry Tour.  Included with registration.  Confirmed stops are the Lincoln Premium Poultry Chicken Farm, J&S Feedlot Beef Cattle Feedlot, Central Plains Milling Feed Mill, and Larson Farms Robotic Dairy.

More information to come.