Event theme: “Raising The Bar.” Includes Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) AGM on Thursday morning (7:45-8:30 a.m.). Keynote: UC Davis animal science professor Frank Mitloehner. Other scheduled speakers include UBC animal welfare professor Nina von Keyserlingk and Longview, Alta. rancher Stephen Hughes of McDonald’s “Flagship Farm” program. For more info visit AFAC’s event web page.