EVENT

STEPS TO SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK

Start date

12th January 2016

End date

15th January 2016

Time

9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Venue

Bristol Science, Centre Anchor Rd, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB

Organiser

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is to host a ‘go-to’ event for academics, researchers, NGOs, policy makers and livestock producers working toward sustainability of ruminant systems.

The University of Bristol is to host a ‘go-to’ event for academics, researchers, NGOs, policy makers and livestock producers working toward sustainability of ruminant systems. 

Registration details can be accessed here - registration is now closed

Conference themes

  • Consumption of human food by livestock
  • Animal species and genotypes suited to their environment
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Feeding animals optimally
  • Human nutrition – focus on healthy food
  • Husbandry systems appropriate for local environment, culture and economy
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Minimising environmental footprint

Confirmed key note speakers include:

  • Harinder Makkar, Chief Scientist, FAO, Rome
  • Brian Perry, Visiting Professor, University of Oxford
  • Glen Broderick, University of Wisconsin
  • Graeme Martin, University of Western Australia
  • Claire Heffernan, University of Reading
  •  Imke de Boer, Wageningen University & Research Centre
  • Ian Givens, University of Reading
  • Chuck Rice, Kansas State University
  • Michael Winter, University of Exeter
  • Molly Jahn, University of Wisconsin
  • Michael Lee, Rothamsted Research and University of Bristol
  • Ellen Goddard, University of Alberta
  • Mark Eisler, University of Bristol
  • Patricia Lucas, University of Bristol
  • Becky Whay, University of Bristol