WCAP Abstracts / Program

Abstract Submission

Abstract submissions have closed.  The deadline was 11:59 PM CDT on Monday, March 26, 2018.

The abstract text is limited to 300 words. This does not include the title, keywords or any tables.

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Draft Schedule

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Sunday, July 8, 2018

  • Session V: Genetic improvement in developing countries: mission impossible?
    • 8:00 - Dr. Raphael Mrode (ILRI and SRUC/Scotland's Rural College, Kenya and United Kingdom): Developing innovative genomic approaches to livestock genetic improvement in developing countries
    • 8:45 - Dr. Yachun Wang (China Agricultural University, China): Challenges and opportunities for genetic improvement of dairy production in Chine
    • 9:30 - Coffee and Poster Break
    • 10:30 - 15 minute talks (selected from submitted abstracts)
    • 11:15 - Dr. Alessandra Stella (Parco Tecnologico Padano, Italy): Genomics for farm animal adaptation in developing countries
  • Lunch 12:00 - 13:00
  • Session VI: A picture is worth a thousand words - challenges in communication between agriculture and the public
    • 13:00 - Dr. Gesa Busch (University of Bozen, Italy): From acceptance to acceptability - opportunities in communication between livestock farming and the public
    • 13:45 - Dr. Maria Hötzel (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil): The importance of animal welfare in emerging countries, Brazil as an example
    • 14:30 - Coffee and Poster Break
    • 15:30 - 15 minute talks (selected from submitted abstracts)
    • 16:15 - Dr. Glynn Tonsor (Kansas State University, United States): Animal welfare discussion in the US - perspectives from an economist
    • 17:30 - WCAP Closing Session/ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Opening Session (Vancouver Convention Centre)

Poster presentations of selected abstracts will be presented each day

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