June 12, 2017

ARPAS symposium at Annual Meeting


ARPAS is hosting a symposium on “Understanding Both Animal Needs and Consumer Demands in Animal Agriculture Transparency” at the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show on Monday, July 10.

The symposium will take place from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM in the Baltimore Convention Center. Session moderator is Dr. John K. Bernard, University of Georgia. Speakers and topics include:

Using the science of animal wellbeing to establish policy versus consumer perception
by Janeen L. Salak-JohnsonUniversity of Illinois

Creating auditor training and certifications to meet the expectations of livestock production stakeholders
by Collette KasterSmithfield Foods

Successes and opportunities from beef quality assurance training
by Daniel U. ThomsonKansas State University

The symposium concludes with a panel discussion. See more symposia scheduled for the Annual Meeting in the Draft Program. See you in Baltimore, July 8-12, 2017!