On 29 - 30 April 2015 former Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dan Jørgensen, hosted an international conference "Improving Pig Welfare - what are the ways forward?".

During the two-day conference, almost 400 hundred top academics, experts and political stakeholders from around the world debated and worked to prepare the way forward in improving pig welfare in Europe and ultimately in the world. Ministers from the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden participated.