January 15, 2018

2018 WCAP Meeting Preview: A picture is worth a thousand words – challenges in communication between agriculture and the public.

A picture is worth a thousand words – challenges in communication between agriculture and the public.

This week’s WCAP Meeting preview continues the focus on enhancing consumer confidence by bettering the communication between the agriculture community and the public. Transparency of researchers, educators and producers is key to the continued improvement of this relationship. Acceptance to acceptability, as well as the US perception of animal welfare are among the hot topics for this session.

Please join us on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the World Congress on Animal Production in Vancouver where scientist from around the world discuss ways to improve the agriculture to public relationship with presentations by G. Busch, M. Hötzel and G. Tonsor.

Speakers and Titles:

  • 1:00PM: From acceptance to acceptability - opportunities in communication between livestock farming and the public. G. Busch
  • 1:45PM: The importance of animal welfare in emerging countries, Brazil as an example. M. Hötzel
  • 4:15PM: Animal welfare discussion in the US - perspectives from an economist. G. Tonsor

Don't forget to register! Click here for housing information. Abstract submissions can be done here

We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver!