Conference Programme Update

18 Jan 2021

With just three months to go until the Society’s first ever virtual conference, preparations have started to gather pace, and the conference programme is quickly filling up with an array of interesting and informative sessions, led by global animal science experts from a range of specialities.  So, wherever your interests lie, from dairy to ruminants to cell-cultured meats, you’re sure to find a session to suit you.

On Monday, 12th April, Nicholas Saphir (AHDB) and David Hume (University of Queensland) will join forces to get to the heart of the conference theme, in the session titled: ‘Navigating Challenges of Change – The New Normal?’, while Elizabeth McGowan (AHDB) and Alexandre Bernat (Embrapa) will offer an international view with their examination of the global approach to net zero.  

If you’re in the early stages of your career and looking for advice, guidance and those essential tips and tricks to drive your career forward, then our Developing Talent sessions, contain everything you need to know, to help you progress and further hone your presentation skills.  

Our keynote sessions are placed across the four days and include discussions on, ‘Bringing Innovation to Life’ and Frank Dunshea’s focus on ‘Delivering Solutions Across Continents – The Importance of International Collaboration.  

Also, we have our prestigious Hammond Lecture, which this year will be led by the eminent Alison Van Eeenemaam, on: ‘Animal scientists and cell-cultured meats: ‘learning from past science communication failures.’

For further details on the BSAS Conference 2021 go to our website  #BSAS2021