BSAS Annual Conference 2018

Croke Park, Dublin 3, Ireland           

9-11 April

How can the livestock sector best use technology, research and innovation to meet the increasing global challenge of sustainable  food production?  

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Join the British Society of Animal Science as it seeks to address this question and more at its 2018 Annual Conference, ‘Innovation to compete in the global livestock industry’.

Held for the first time in Dublin at the iconic Croke Park stadium, BSAS 2018 will see over 500 scientists, vets, policy-makers and farmers from across the world gather to hear about the challenges and opportunities facing the agri-food sector.

As well as exploring the groundbreaking technologies and innovations being made, delegates will hear an international line-up of speakers discuss topics including:

  • Cutting-edge technology for feed management
  • Innovation for sustainable livestock systems
  • Grazed and conserved forages for dairy, beef and sheep 
  • Feed efficiency and trait definition
  • Global dairy systems and milk quality 
  • Improving labour efficiency
  • Animal breeding and genetics 
  • Nutrition, health and welfare
  • Bridging the gap between academia and the equine industry 
  • Economic challenges of Brexit, CAP reform, globalisation and climate change
  • PLUS special Hammond Lecture: Precision agriculture meets the omics revolution
  • Fin fish production: challenges and solutions for a sustainable industry
  • Innovations in pig production

In association with WPSA and the Agricultural Research Forum