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Banff Pork Seminar appoints new Coordinator

Posted: October 3, 2013

The Banff Pork Seminar has a fresh face coordinating the 2014 event. Marliss Wolfe Lafreniere has been appointed to the position of Coordinator.

A leading seminar of its kind in the world, the Banff Pork Seminar is one of the longest running events supporting knowledge and progress for the pork industry. The 2014 Seminar, January 21 to 23, in Banff, Alta. will be the 43rd consecutive.

Wolfe Lafreniere is a University of Alberta graduate with a degree in Biological Sciences. She has worked for several years in various positions in several faculties at the University. She has a strong interest in health, food and the environment and the role of science and innovation.

"The Banff Pork Seminar has a reputation of bringing together the very best speakers on the most important issues of the day," says Wolfe Lafreniere. "I appreciate the effort that has gone into building this reputation and look forward to helping continue the tradition in 2014 and beyond."

More information on the 2014 Banff Pork Seminar including program and registration details is available at the Seminar website, www.banffpork.ca.