Annual Meeting


2023 Western Section Meeting

Albuquerque Convention Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
July 16-20, 2023

NOTE: The meeting will be held in conjunction with the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting, forming the 2023 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Annual Meeting.



    2023 Sponsorship Opportunities


    2023 Beef Symposium

    Full Program Available in June


    Abstract Submissions

    Late-Breaking abstract submissions are closed or the 2023 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Annual Meeting! 
    NOTE: All accepted late-braking abstracts will be scheduled as poster presentations.

    Deadline was May 4, 2023 at 3:00 PM CT

    General Information

    • Original research, teaching, and extension papers are encouraged. Oral papers or posters should consist of original, completed work that has not been accepted for publication.
    • Authors need to be aware of patent considerations before submitting abstracts for publication.
    • Abstract text is limited to 450 words, excluding title, keywords and any tables. Do not double-space between sentences as this extra space is considered a word in the count.
    • Tables can be added as a PDF during the abstract submission process. Use the Table Guidelines and view the  examples prior to submission. This will allow for a consistent display within the Meeting App and Website.

    Abstract Submission Instructions

    Abstract Quality Standards 

    Applied Animal Science Award Submissions

    The Applied Animal Science Awards are selected from WSASAS abstract submissions and supporting videos. The award deadline is the same as the WSASAS abstract submission deadline. Award Guidelines

    Award Submission Deadline: March 21, 2023

    For an abstract to be considered for the award it will require:

    1. an abstract submission with the check box selected noting interest in being considered for the award AND
    2. a three-minute video (no more than three slides) to be submitted no more than 15 days after the abstract deadline. Videos need to follow the guidelines of the 3MT videos. Video Submission

    Video Submission Deadline: April 11, 2023

    Student Competitions

    Graduate Student Three-Minute Video Competition

    This competition will challenge graduate students of the Western Section to communicate their research projects effectively and concisely to a general audience, without using jargon. The 3-minute video should focus on the student’s research project and participants are encouraged to think outside of the box.

    3MT Video Submission Deadline: April 11, 2023

    Mobile App

    Available in June


      2023-2024 Call for Nominations open mid-February 2023.


      Call for 2023 Award Nominations is closed.
      Awards Deadline: March 9, 2023

      Award Guidelines

      Young Scholar Recognition Program

      Young Scholar Recognition Award Guidelines

      2022 Sponsors

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