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2017 Interbull Meeting

 

 

 

 

The 2017 Interbull Annual meeting will be held in Tallin, Estonia from August 25th-27th, in conjunction with the 68th EAAP annual meeting.

Solaris Tallinn

 

The Interbull meeting will be held within walking distance from the EAAP meeting. The venue for the EAAP meeting and joint EAAP-Interbull sessions will be in Solaris Tallinn, located in the heart of Tallinn within walking distance from the city’s best hotels and most iconic sights. 

 

Participation to the 2017 Interbull Annual Meeting requires a separate paid registration fee. Information on how to register, costs and hotel booking are all available through the EAAP website: https://eaap2017.org/

 

Abstract submission for the 2017 EAAP Annual Meeting, including the Joint Session Interbull-EAAP on August 28th, is now open!

 

Submission and selection of papers for the joint sessions will be according to the EAAP rules and guidelines. 

Deadline for submission of papers to EAAP is 1 March 2017. Please visit https://eaap2017.org/abstracts/ for detailed information

 

The themes for the joint sessions for EAAP on Monday 28th August have been set as:

 

Managing genetic diversity in cattle in the era of genomic selection

Chair: Reinhard Reents

Genomic selection programs can provide greater selection response than traditional pedigree-based breeding programs. This may result in a decrease in diversity/increased rate of inbreeding. However, through the possibility of within-family pre-selection, genomic selection may also provide valuable tools for managing genetic diversity and inbreeding.

Abstracts are invited for submission to this Interbull-EAAP session, which provide assistance to cattle breeders in their quest to try and balance fast genetic progress and maintain genetic diversity.

 

Genetic defects in cattle – identification, finding the mutation and managing it in breeding plans

Chair: Hossein Jorjani

Recessive genetic defects occur naturally in many species. Such defects may result in minor to severe consequences for an animal’s health and welfare, or even  death.

Abstracts are invited for submission to this Interbull-EAAP session, which explore the latest genomic technologies that provide new opportunities in the discovery of genetic defects in cattle, and/or effective ways for animal breeders to manage the prevalence of these defects in breeding plans.

 

The themes for the Interbull Open Meetings will be announced in due course (with submission of abstracts through the Interbull website).

 

General Program:

Day

Time

 

Location

   

Interbull Annual Meeting

 

Friday 25 August

08:00 to 12:30

Interbull Technical Committee (+ SAC) Meeting 1

 
 

13:00 to 19:00

Interbull Steering Committee (+ SAC) Meeting 1

 

Saturday, 26 August

08:30 to 12:30

Interbull Open Meetings (1+2)

 
 

13:30 to 15:30

Interbull Business Meeting 1

 
 

16:00 to 18:00

Interbull Open Meetings (3)

 
 

19:00 to 22:00

Interbull Dinner

 

Sunday, 27 August

08:30 to 12:00

Interbull Open Meetings (4+5)

 
 

13:00 to 15:00

Interbull Business Meeting 2

 
 

15:15 to 17:00

Interbull Technical Committee (+ SAC) Meeting 2

 
 

17:00 to 19:00

Interbull Steering Committee Meeting 2

 

Monday, 28 August

08:30 to 12:30

Joint Session with EAAP Genetics or Cattle Commission

EAAP

 

14:00 to 18:00

Joint Session with EAAP Genetics or Cattle Commission

EAAP

EXTENDED Call for abstracts 2017 EAAP/Interbull
2017-03-01
Information about abstract submission EAAP/Interbull Read more...

Useful deadlines
2017-02-21
Useful deadlines for the April 2017 routine run Read more...

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