The North Carolina Pork Council is working with the National Pork Board in hosting the 2008 Employee Management Conference Nov. 6. The one day conference will take place in Cary, N.C. at the Embassy Suites. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for this conference. Attendees should request the NPB’s discounted rate when reserving a room. Room reservations are requested by Oct. 22. Call the Hotel at 919-677-1840.

Sessions will include Managing and Evaluating Employees, Recruitment and Retention, Cultural Diversity, Immigration Compliance and Teambuilding. Keynote speaker will be Jones Loflin who will speak on “Juggling Elephants.

Registration fee is $50. To register, call the National Pork Board at 800-456-7675.

The NCPC will cover the registration costs for up to 75 owner/operator pork producers who attend the conference. For more information, call 800-633-5926.

Source: National Pork Board