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Canadian Society of Animal Science News

 

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  1. Vol. 7 No. 4, p. 83
     
    Published: September 21, 2017


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doi:10.2527/af.2017.0454
 

2017 ASAS-CSAS Meeting

The city of Baltimore, MD (USA) hosted the 2017 annual meetings and symposia of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) from 8-12 July. CSAS was well represented at the event with two symposia, our AGM, grad student competitions, awards nights, and numerous presenters.

 

Student Competitions

CSAS grad student oral and poster presenters competed on 9 July 2017 at the Baltimore meeting. Once again, all presenters did an excellent job of sharing their results, and the presentations were well received by judges and conference delegates alike. A full list of winners can be found on the CSAS website. Attendance at both competitions was very good.

 

Want to Benefit from Affiliation with CSAS?

Join the Society by signing up to become a CSAS member by going to www.csas.net to complete the registration process, or contact the CSAS Secretary-Treasurer at crobins@4h.mb.ca.Please contact us at: Oscar.LopezCampos@AGR.GC.CA or visit us at www.csas.net.

Awards Night

The annual CSAS awards night was held in Baltimore on 10 July 10 2017. This banquet is a time for fellowship but more importantly, a time to recognize the distinction and outstanding contributions of Society members and to announce the winners of the grad student competitions. Congratulations to all who were honored that evening. Please go to www.asas.org/CSAS/awards for the list of CSAS Scientist and Student winners. It is also at this time when the new executive is announced. We welcome President Dr. Mike Steele in his new role and thank outgoing President Dr. Filippo Miglior and other Executive Committee members for their dedication and commitment to the Society.

 

 

Footnotes

  • The Canadian Society of Animal Science is a national non-profit organization engaged in extension, production, research, and teaching or with a related interest in the livestock or poultry industries in Canada. Its mission is to facilitate the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in animal science for the benefit of society.

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