Seminar to examine information systems

June 9, 2014

USPOULTRY_Blue_7inTUCKER, Ga. — The 2014 USPOULTRY Information Systems Seminar will take an in-depth look at emerging technology and project management solutions. Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the Seminar will be held July 15-16, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

“Computers are found throughout every poultry operation. The programs used to run these operations must be continuously enhanced and updated to maintain productivity and efficiency. This year’s agenda will provide valuable tools that information technology managers can apply immediately to their day-to-day work environment,” said program committee chairman, Kendall Layman, Cobb-Vantress Inc.
The agenda will include: Agri Stats . . . Industry IT Overview; Video System Management and Maintenance; IT Staffing: Training and Retention Trends; Product Recall/Traceability; How Does IT Get A Seat At the Table To Get Management on Board?; Office 365 . . . A Year Late; Software Licensing; Electronic Truck Log System Management; OS Update . . . Migrating from Windows XP; Data Management/Reporting; Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Options; and Emerging Technology.

The program planning committee of information technology managers included Jason Rivera, USPOULTRY, Tucker, Ga.; Sim Harbert, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Ga.; Mike Burruss, Tip Top Poultry, Marietta, Ga.; Alan Brownell, Case Farms LLC, Troutman, N.C.; and Greg Whisenant, Case Farms, Troutman, N.C.

Registration for the 2014 Information System Seminar is available at


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