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Welcome EAAP 2020

Porto Booklet

71st Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science

Porto, Portugal - 31 Aug. to 4 Set. 2020

The Portuguese organizing team is delighted to invite you to the 71st Annual Meeting of EAAP. The meeting takes place from August 31st to September 4th 2020 in the world heritage city of Porto, Portugal.

The lead organizer is the Portuguese Association of Animal Science (APEZ), with the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural development and Fisheries from the Portuguese Government.

Invitation

On behalf of the Portuguese Organizing Committee, we are very delighted to invite you to attend the 71st Annual Meeting of EAAP to be held in the world heritage historic city of Porto, from the 31st of August to the 4th of September, 2020.

In this annual meeting under the urgent theme "Farming for carbon neutral livestock systems" we will be discussing the societal challenges of animal production in a growing world, sustainability of livestock production systems, feeding the world and ensuring resource efficiency and sustainability, technology in animal production, mountain farming systems, adaptations to climate challenges, animal product quality and safety, amongst other hot topics. The program will cover various areas of knowledge, such as nutrition, genetics, physiology, animal health and welfare, livestock farming systems, precision livestock farming, insect production and use, cattle, horse pig, sheep and goat production.

The European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) Annual Meeting gives an opportunity for the application of new ideas in practice through many parallel sessions, a plenary meeting, poster presentations, and discussions about scientific achievements in livestock production all around the world. It is a privileged discussion forum where the research community meets with the industry, to discuss and plan for how to address the multiple challenges that animal science sector has to cope with in the upcoming years.

All these activities make the EAAP one of the largest animal science congresses in the world. We hope to welcome more than 1500 participants from more than 50 countries worldwide. More information about the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) and its activities can be found at www.eaap.org

Apart from this outstanding scientific program, we will organize a vast and excellent social program throughout the week, starting with the welcome ceremony, an unforgettable Portuguese night, a gala dinner, as well as great technical tours and an exquisite accompanying persons program.

The 71st annual meeting of EAAP: EAAP2020, will be a unique opportunity to add work with pleasure. Porto is the place to be in 2020!

The last EAAP meeting help in Portugal was in 1987. After 32 years, Portugal has the honor to host once more the annual meeting of EAAP, this time in the fabulous city of Porto. We welcome you and wish you an unforgettable stay in our country!

Dr. Eng. Ana Sofia Santos
President of the Portuguese Steering Committee

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