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Genomics and Agri-food Sector Strategy (Livestock) Workshop

  • BMO Conference Centre Stampede Park, Calgary 20 Roundup Way SW Calgary Canada (map)

Genome Alberta, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), and the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) would like to invite you to attend and participate in the Genomics and Agri-Food Sector Strategy (Livestock) Workshop.


The purpose of this workshop day is to obtain industry input on what the priority research topics are to help refresh the Genome Canada Agri-Food Sector Strategy, originally developed in 2013.


The morning session will feature speakers and discussions around the current and future directions of genomics research in the dairy, swine, and poultry sectors.

In the afternoon, the Canadian Beef Breed's Council will be holding their Technical Forum as part of the Canadian Beef Industry Conference and will focus on research priorities in the beef cattle industry.

Earlier Event: August 13
Farm to Table Dinner Experience
Later Event: August 19
Open Farm Days