2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

We are currently accepting registrations for the 2020 AWA Virtual Conference.

After clicking the link above and entering your contact info, the AWA will send you an invoice for $100 for the conference registration fee. Once paid, you'll receive a login, password and a link to the virtual presentations by our conference speakers. The presentation videos will go live October 30, 2020 and will be available to view on demand until Jan 1, 2021. 

Please contact the AWA with any questions.

2020 AWA Annual Conference Program

CONFERENCE PRESENTERS

Francis Fluharty, Ph.D.
Animal & Dairy Science | Professor & Department Head,
University of Georgia
Topic: Nutrition of the Cow Herd, and Implications for
Reproductive Performance, Fetal Development and Calf
Performance

Matt Spangler, Ph.D.
Professor, Extension Beef Genetics Specialist, University of Nebraska
Topic: The Value of Phenotypes in A Genomic World

Mark Gardiner
Gardiner Angus Ranch, Ashland, KS
Topic: Data Based Selection and Technology Application Used
for Progress at Gardiner Angus Ranch

William Herring, Ph.D.
Director of Genetic Development, PIC, Hendersonville, TN
Topic: How Science Continues to Impact Livestock Production

Jamie Courter, M.S.
Beef Product Manager, Neogen
Topic: Advancements in Genomics

Mike MacNeil, Ph.D.
Delta G, Miles City, Montana
Topic: Inbreeding and Linebreeding

Harvey Blackburn, Ph.D.
USDA Agricultural Research Service’s National Animal Germplasm
Program, Fort Collins, CO
Topic: Genetic Diversity in the American Wagyu Population

Joe Heitzeberg
CEO & Co-Founder, Crowd Cow
Topic: Farm to Fork Wagyu in 2020 and Beyond