American Meat Science Association

PORK 101 Pennsylvania State University 2022

PORK-101-Logo-4C_clear(1)PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on experience designed to update participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. The program is hosted by AMSA and is sponsored by the National Pork Board, Merck Animal Health and Smithfield Foods.  

PORK 101 partnering organizations include: American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP), North American Meat Institute (NAMI), Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA), and the Southwest Meat Association (SMA).

Date & Location:

November 1-3, 2022
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Daily Schedule
Day 1: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Day 2: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Day 3: 7:30am -12:00pm

Registration:

Click here to register!

Registration for AMSA, AAMP, NAMI, SEMA ,and SMA members is $950. Non-member registration is $1150.For AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members please contact Deidrea Mabry to receive the discounted rate.

Please contact Deidrea Mabry dmabry@meatscience.org, for questions or more information on additional courses.

Lodging:

Wyndham Garden State College
310 Elks Club Road,
Boalsburg, Pennsylvania 16827
Phone: 814-466-2255

Guests may make reservations by contacting the hotel direct at 814-466-2255 and ask for the block of rooms held for Pork 101.

The group code is 110122POR.

Shuttle service will be provided to take attendees to and from the hotel.

Program Description:

PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to update interested participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. It includes insight on value differences in swine, pork carcasses, pork primals and processed pork products due to quality variation.

Through PORK 101, you will have the chance to evaluate eight live hogs. The animals will be processed during the class with participants learning about grading, food safety and product processing. Finally, the class will make and sample processed product from the hogs including pumped loins, bacon, hams and sausage.

Cancellation Policy:

To be eligible for a refund of event registration fees, requests must be received in writing.  Registrants who cancel PORK 101 reservations prior to two weeks before the conference will have their registration fees refunded less a $75 cancellation fee.  Cancellations after the two week point will not be refunded.

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