Two pork tracks highlight events at the Animal Care and Handling Conference sponsored by the American Meat Institute March 25-26, 2010 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, MO.

The first Pork Track March 25 features talks on Gestation Stalls Review and Analysis; New Research: Group Size Impact; and Stunning Pigs and Determining Insensibility.

The second Pork Track March 26 includes discussions on Innovative Facility Design and Handling Techniques; “We Care” Update: the Producer/Community Interaction; and New Research on European Trailers.

The conference also covers The ABC’s of Pigs for Novices and First-Time Attendees, and Throwing the Barn Doors Open – Communicating the Truth.

Other sessions cover Lessons Learned in Video Auditing; State Issues: Ohio; and Systematic Approaches to Animal Handling.

For registration information, go to or contact Rosie Levine at (202) 587-4242 or

For hotel information, call the Westin at (888) 627-8538 or reserve a room online at