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Below is a list of upcomming webinars and events from the research community:

Conference Sponsored by U.S. Poulty & Egg Association
2021 National Breeders Roundtable
Multiple Speakers
November 30-December 2 2021

The 2021 National Breeders Roundtable will be held in St. Louis Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand. This year, the meeting will be co-located with the National Swine Improvement Federation's meeting, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, ending at noon, Thursday, December 2. Speaker topics will be both cross-species and species-specific. The meeting will also include a student poster competition and 5-minute student lightening talks. The National Breeders Roundtable brings together breeder specialists and geneticists from industry, universities, and government to discuss the latest poultry breeding research and developments, along with genetic trends.


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The World Ag Robotics Forum
World FIRA 2021
Multiple Speakers
December 7-9, 2021

WORLD FIRA is the unique opportunity to share knowledge, explore new collaborations and design robotics development strategy to bring innovative robotics solutions into a farming process that need to reduce its harmful impacts on health, food production and environment.


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Workshop Sponsored by AIAFS
AI for Agriculture and Food Systems workshop at the 2022 AAAI conference
Multiple Speakers
February 28, 2022

We are pleased to invite you and your team/students to the AI for Agriculture and Food Systems workshop at the 2022 AAAI conference. The workshop will be held virtually February 28 (Monday) or March 1, 2022 (Tuesday). The final schedule will be available in November. Our workshop aims to bring together researchers from core AI/ML, robotics, sensing, cyber-physical systems, agriculture engineering, plant sciences, genetics, and bioinformatics communities to facilitate the increasingly synergistic intersection of AI/ML with agriculture and food systems. Outcomes include outlining the main research challenges in this area, potential future directions, and cross-pollination between AI researchers and domain experts in agriculture and food systems.

Important Dates

  • November 12: Submissions due
  • December 3: Notification of acceptance
  • December 17: Early registration deadline
  • February 28 or March 1: AIAFS Workshop Program

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Annual WCGALP Conference
World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Multiple Speakers
July 3-8, 2022

The World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), to be held in July 2022 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands includes a technical session entitled Molecular genetics: gene editing focused on sharing methods and results with peers working on genome editing in livestock and other animals.

There is also a session on gene editing entitled, Gene editing: ethics, economics, experiences that is focused more on the challenges and the contribution of gene editing to animal breeding, rather than the technical details of the research and applied methodology.

Submission of the 4-page proceedings paper opened on September 1, 2021, and will close January 12, 2022. https://wcgalp.com/call-for-papers

WCGALP has a number of scholarships available for PhD-students who have limited finance available for participation in the conference. These scholarships will cover the registration fee and an additional €500 will be made available in case of physical (and not on-line) participation. The fee may include an excursion and the Wednesday party to stimulate networking.

To be eligible for a scholarship a paper should be submitted through the link for submitting abstracts on the WCGALP website before the deadline of 12 January 2022. Also a mail should be sent to wcgalp@wur.nl with a motivation why opting for the scholarship, the abstract number, and stating whether participation will be physical or on-line. The mail should be accompanied by a letter of the supervisor stating the projected graduation date (should be after 12 January 2022) and confirming supervisorship. See more details here https://wcgalp.com/wcgalp-scholarships

In order to bring WCGALP 2022 to an even wider audience, the conference is going hybrid in 2022! This means that both parallel and plenary sessions will be streaming live from Rotterdam. Poster sessions will also be digital and details on its exact format are in development! Early bird registration rates apply through March 1, 2022. https://wcgalp.com/registration


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