Senior executives from four chicken processing companies will speak on the current state of the industry and what the future might hold during a panel discussion scheduled at the National Chicken Council’s Annual Conference to be held October 4-5 in Washington, D.C.

Don Jackson, president and chief executive officer of JBS USA will moderate the panel discussion.  The four panelists include William Andersen, senior vice president, Keystone Foods; Mike Helgeson, chief executive officer, GNP Company; Mark Kaminsky, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, Koch Foods; and Clint Rivers, president, foodservice & supply chain, Perdue Farms.

On-line registration for the conference, which will be held at the Four Seasons, is now open.  To hear this interesting panel discussion on the current challenges facing the chicken industry and perspectives on future opportunities, please be sure to register for the conference and make your hotel reservations by September 12.  To register, visit and log on in the upper right-hand corner with your email address and password.  If you do not have a password, contact Wade Parker in the NCC office at [email protected].