2023 Symposium

2023 IPHS Symposium

‘Quality Over Quantity by Maximising Health & Efficiency’


The 2023 IPHS Symposium will take place on Tuesday, 18th of April at The Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise Co. Laois. The theme of this year’s event is ‘quality over quantity by maximising health & efficiency’. We will have a host of speakers, industry leaders and exhibitors in attendance. This event always proves a valuable information source for pig producers and across the wider industry.

Should you wish to secure your space and exhibit at our 2023 Symposium or place an advert in the programme of the day – you can download our booking form here. Booking forms must be completed and returned to events@greenacremarketing.ie by Friday 10th of March.

Please note: Bookings will not be processed until payment is completed.



Symposium Information 


Date & Location:

Tuesday, 18th of April in Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise, Co Laois.


Event Time: 

Trade show- 12:00pm

Symposium talks 2:00pm to 6:30pm with a break for lunch.

Dinner- 7:30pm


Topics and Speakers: 

  • How to stimulate mammary gland development and increase sow milk yield-  Dr. Chantal Farmer; Research Scientist in sow lactation biology at the Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.


  • Getting the most from your herd – maximising sow longevity and gilt retention: Stephen Hall; International Pig Data Analyst.


  • Looking towards a renewable future – a closer look at viable energy options: Barry Caslin; Teagasc Energy & Rural Development Specialist.


  • Pig Producer discussion panel - Practical experiences from progressive Irish pig producers who are maximising health and efficiency on farm.




Take a look back at the 2022 Symposium.




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