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2019 Convention Seminar

February 15, 2019
Iowa State University Meat Laboratory
Ames, Iowa

Shuttle
Transporation will be provided between Gateway Hotel and the Iowa State University Meat Laboratory; please the schedule below for departure times.

Lunch & Refreshments
Refreshments and lunch will be included in the seminar

Fee
There is no cost to attend the Convention Seminar as long as you are a registered attendee for the 2019 IMPA Convention and Trade Show.

Fees associated with holding this seminar are provided by the generous support of the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University.

Seminar Schedule
8:00 and 8:30 Shuttles depart Gateway for Meat Lab - Continentel breakfast available
9:00

Welcome

9:30-10:30 “Alternative Methods of Animal By-Product Disposal”, Part I
10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:45

“Alternative Methods of Animal By-Product Disposal”, Part II

11:45-1:00 Lunch, Tour of Meat Lab, and Network with the presenters
1:00-1:45

“Best Business Practices” (Policies related to hiring, terminations, sexual harassment, and Employee Handbooks.)

1:45-2:30 Fabrication of a Front Quarter of Beef  (Emphasis on the specialty cuts consumers are Requesting.)
2:30-3:00 Break and Discussion of the Fabrication Demonstration
3:00-3:45

“Initial and On-going Training of Employees for Quality and Food Safety”

3:45 and 4:15 Shuttle returns to Gateway Hotel