The 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), held January 26-28 in Atlanta, will host a Poultry Handling and Transportation “Train the Trainer” workshop and the second annual Technical Seminar for Maximizing the Efficiency of the Poultry industry.

Conducted entirely in Spanish, the seminar for maximizing efficiency will discuss improvement in the areas of breeding, incubation, grow-out, egg production, processing and health. The full-day program is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 25 2016 and is $150 for all registered IPPE attendees.

The handling and transportation program will provide certification training for poultry transporters and catch crews. Developed by a team of poultry scientists and veterinarians from Pennsylvania State University, USDA and the transportation industry, the program is currently managed by USPOULTRY. The program will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 and is $250 for all registered IPPE attendees.

Sponsored by the US Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute, the annual show is scheduled for Jan. 26-28, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The expo is comprised of three co-located trade shows—International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and International Meat Expo—that represent the entire chain of protein and feed production and processing.

The expo will highlight the latest technology, equipment and services used in the production and processing of meat, poultry and animal feed in addition to dynamic educational programs that address current industry issues. The 2016 IPPE will also feature several new educational programs including important sessions on food safety, consumer trends and international trade.

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