Annual Meeting


2019 Western Section Meeting 

Boise, Idaho
June 11-13, 2019


Click here to register online

Click here for the pdf registration form


The Riverside Hotel
2900 Chindren Blvd
Boise, ID 83714

Book your room:

  • By Phone at 208-343-1871

Sleeping Room Rates:

  • Single $119
  • Double $129


As a reminder, there will be no printed WSASAS Program book at this year's meeting or future meetings. WSASAS voted to discontinue the print version of the WSASAS Program and move to an all app based meeting. Information on the app, how to download it and use it, will be available soon. 

Meeting Schedule

Oral Presentation Sessions

Beef Symposium Tour Schedule

Abstract & Proceedings Submissions

Submission deadline was 11:59 PM CDT on April 4, 2019

$100 Paper Submission Fee will be invoiced after submissions are complete.

Proceedings Instructions to Authors

Submission deadline was 11:59 PM CDT on April 4, 2019

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Competitions

Undergraduate Student Poster Competition Guidelines and Score Sheet - Undergraduate Verification Form no longer required

Graduate Student Paper Competition Guidelines and Score Sheet

Returning for 2019 - Graduate Student Three-Minute Video Competition

Submission deadline is 11:59 PM CST on May 1, 2019.

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.

Three-Minute Video Guidelines and Details

Three-Minute Video Release Form

Three-Minute Video Scoresheet

IMPORTANT: After creation of the video, students should contact Kacie McCarthy (  or Kathryn Smith ( to obtain information for video upload and submission, and to submit the signed release form(s). 


View the PDF 2019 Sponsorship Prospectus

Abstract Book

Coming soon

Programming Committees

For a list of 2018 WSASAS Committees click here.

Travel Reimbursement Policy
*Does not apply to speakers who are member

Mobile App

Launching May 3, 2019


Call for Nominations - WSASAS Graduate Student Director, deadline March 15, 2019


WSASAS Award Guidelines

Coming soon

Young Scholar Recognition Program

Young Scholar Recognition Award Guidelines

Coming Soon

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!

Platinum Level Sponsors

asasLogoEastern Oregon AgOregon Beef Council OSUtexas a&m 


Gold Level Sponsors


Silver Level Sponsors

 Elanco High res slash logo copy  

Bronze Level Sponsors

Arm & Hammer     Pacer Technology   Little Beaver Creek  

Future Meetings

Boise, ID
June 11-13, 2019

Interested in hosting a Western Section Meeting at your University?

Please fill out the Western Section Site Selection Form and email it to the current Western Section President for consideration. 


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