Economic development, population growth and demand for a better quality of life have resulted in the growth of the livestock farming industry. This industry generates a large amount of wastewater and wastes, and is one of the largest agricultural pollution sources in Ireland and in most developing and developed countries. The livestock farming industry is also a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Great efforts have been made worldwide to develop innovative technologies and practices for managing livestock waste. This has prompted the Ryan Institute, NUI Galway to organize the 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Pollution Control and Resource Recovery for the Livestock Sector (LivestockWaste2016).
The topics covered in LivestockWaste2016 conference will include (but will not be limited to):
The meeting is at The Waterfront Conference and Exhibition Centre in the heart of Belfast and on the banks of the River Lagan. It runs from 29 August – 2 Sept 2016.
The theme is Sustainable Food Production: Livestock’s Key Role. This is Europe’s largest animal science conference and will feature 1000 presentations and 1200 delegates.
The content will cover the whole range of animal science including genetics, nutrition, animal management and health, physiology, cattle, sheep and goat, pig, poultry and horse production and livestock farming systems. It will also feature fish and food and there will be sessions featuring science relevant to industry.
Delegates interested in presenting an oral or poster presentation are encouraged to submit an abstract to share your research progress and new finding with peers, colleagues, researchers and industry specialists. Oral papers or posters should be original work that has not been accepted for publication in a journal. Authors should be aware of patent considerations before submitting abstracts for publication.
The 2016 CRWAD Meeting will be held Sunday – Tuesday, December 4 – 6, at the Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois (Chicago Marriott Downtown Room Reservations). The meeting will begin with the combined meeting of NAPRRS and CRWAD on Sunday afternoon, the Schwabe Symposium and other satellite meetings. There will also a Sunday evening Keynote speaker followed by the an Opening Reception and combined NAPRRS and CRWAD poster session Sunday evening. This year a BVDV Symposium will occur on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday at the conclusion of the CRWAD meeting.
Graduate students, and industry and academic professionals present and discuss the most recent advances on subjects of interest to the CRWAD and of importance to the global livestock and companion animal industries. The oral and poster abstracts of new and unpublished data presented at the meeting sessions are published each year in the CRWAD Proceedings.