Room

Monday 29 August 
08.30-12.30
Poster Session 13:00-14:00 hours 

Monday 29 August
14.00-18.00 

Auditor
(1000) 
Session 1
Bioinformatics, quantitative genetics and population genomics with whole genome sequence data
Session 12
The use of genetics and genomics to improve disease and welfare traits in cattle 
Studio
(380) 
Session 2 - One Day Symposium 
Creating an enduring dairy sector post quota
(part 1)
Session 13 - One Day Symposium 
Creating an enduring dairy sector post quota   (part 2)
Hall 1D
(240) 
Industry displays
Session 3 - One Day Symposium
Feed use efficiency in pigs and chickens (part 1) 
Session 14 - One Day Symposium
Feed use efficiency in pigs and chickens (part 2)
Hall 2A
(270) 
Session 4
Young scientist competition -
Genetics Commission 1

Session 15
Precision breeding: the role of new technologies in enhancing breeding programmes
Hall 2B
(160) 
Session 5 - One Day Symposium
Improving the quality and sustainability of beef production (part 1)
Session 16 - One Day Symposium
Improving the quality and sustainability of beef production (part 2)
Room 3B
(140) 
Session 6
Mixed Farming systems - does diversity bring any benefits and at what scale?
Session 17
Livestock research priorities and the global funding challenge
Room 3A
(100) 
Session 7
New legal landscape guiding access and benefit sharing of animal genetic resources 
Session 18
Free communications in pig production
Room 2B
(100) 
Session 8
Genomic selection for small ruminants in Europe – how applicable for the rest of the world
Session 19
New challenges in environmental assessment: Are LCA and ecosystem service assessment frameworks compatible?
Room 2A
(100) 
Session 9
Healthy livestock production through
responsible use of antimicrobials
Session 20
Nutritional physiology
Room 1B
(100) 
Session 10 - One Day Symposium
Aquaculture and coastal fisheries (part 1)
Session 21 - One Day Symposium
Aquafeed and aquabreed (part 2)
Room 1A
(100) 
Session 11
Physiological limits of performance due to disproportionate tissue growth 
Session 22
Animal production: the key in an European 
sustainable circular bio-economy 
     
 Tuesday 30 August 
08.30-12.30

Tuesday 29 August
14.00-18.00 

Auditor
(1000)  
Session 23
Open Plenary and Leroy Lecture 
Session 24
Breeding and reproduction in livestock systems in 2030 and beyond: how will science bring us there? 
Studio
(380) 
   Session 25
Young Train: Innovative research and extension in dairy farming, cattle and products
Hall 1D
(240) 
Industry displays 
  Session 26
Alternative treatment strategies to address the challenge of antimicrobial resistance 
Hall 2A
(270) 
  Session 27
Young scientist competition - Genetics Commission 2
Hall 2B
(160)  
  Session 28
Dairy and beef production, breeding and health 
Room 3B
(140)  
  Session 29
Novel milk-based phenotypes for use in breeding and management applications in dairy production   
Room 3A
(100)  
  Session 30
Adaptation of dairy and dual-purpose cattle to harsh environments 
Room 2B
(100)  
  Session 31
Sustainable control of pig and poultry diseases
Room 2A
(100) 
  Session 32
Livestock and climate change: current knowledge and policy challenge  
Room 1B
(100)  
  Session 33
The future of native horse breeds  
Room 1A
(100) 
  Session 34
Succession planning for European livestock farmers 
     
 Wednesday 31 August 
08.30-12.30
Wednesday 31 August 
14.00-18.00
Auditor
(1000)  
Session 35
Advances in genomic selection
Session 45
Free communications in genetics; genetic diversity and disease genetics 
Studio
(380) 
Session 36 - One Day Symposium
Breeding and management aspects of diseases and welfare related traits (part 1)
Session 46 - One Day Symposium
Breeding and management aspects of diseases and welfare related traits (part 2) 
Hall 1D
(240) 
Industry displays 
Session 37 
Healthy livestock products for healthy humans  
Session 47
Meat Quality - The role of Vertical Integration 
Hall 2A
(270) 
Session 38
Small ruminant mortality: Seeking solutions - genetic and environmental factors that contribute to improved survival 
Session 48
Towards 5 ton of pork per sow per year
Hall 2B
(160)  
Session 39
Longevity: a physiological and management perspective  
Session 49
Beef and dairy products, quality, human health, substitutes, debate
Room 3B
(140)   
Session 40
The role of feed evaluation systems in feeding our livestock tomorrow
Session 50
Genetics of feed efficiency and methane emissions 
Room 3A
(100)  
Session 41
Multifunctionality of grassland-based livestock farming systems  
Session 51
Animal nutrition contributing to reduced environmental impact  
Room 2B
(100)  
Session 42
Application of science to improve the management of stable horses 
Session 52
Equine tourism and applying science to maximise rider and horse welfare 
Room 2A
(100)  
Session 43
Design livestock systems to meet health and welfare needs of farm animals
Session 53
Animal behaviour and nutritional requirements 
Room 1B
(100) 
Session 44
Cattle feeding practices and efficiency 
Session 54
Climate and welfare smart housing systems  
Room 1A
(100) 
 

     
 Thursday 1 September
08.30-12.30
Thursday 1 September 
14.30-18.00
Auditor
(1000)
Session 55
Free communications in genetics 
Session 67
Free communications in animal genetics
Studio
(380) 
Session 56 - One Day Symposium
Amazing Grazing (part 1)

Session 68
Amazing Grazing  (part 2)

Hall 1D
(240) 
Industry displays 
Session 57
Precision Livestock Farming (PLF): pathways to commercialisation (part 1) 
Session 69
Precision Livestock Farming (PLF): pathways to commercialisation (part 2) 
Hall 2A
(270)  
Session 58
Creating an enduring dairy sector post quota
(Part 3)
 
Session 70
Free communications in cattle 
Hall 2B
(160) 
Session 59
Free communications sheep and goat production  
Session 71
Meat and milk quality - highlighting knowledge gaps in the supply chain 
Room 3B
(140)  
Session 60
Free communications in animal health and welfare  
Session 72
Optimising animal nutrition at an integral level: improving health, nutrient use efficiency and product quality 
Room 3A
(100)  
Session 61
Genetic and environmental factors to understand dysbiosis in the GI tract of pigs 
Session 73
Physiological indicators of animal welfare 
Room 2B
(100)  
Session 62
Free communications animal nutrition  
Session 74
Equine aging and end of life 
Room 2A
(100)   
Session 63
Free communications on equine genetics and breeding 
 
Room 1B
(100)
Session 64
KT: Using on-farm research and the multi-actor approach to boost effectiveness of knowledge exchange 
 
Room 1A
(100)
Session 65
Dog breeding 
 
Bar 2
(200) 
Session 66
Managing the food supply chain