The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology has scheduled its “Sustaining Animal Agriculture: Balancing Bioethical, Economic, and Social Issues" symposium for June 8, 9 and 10.
More than 30 speakers and panelists are scheduled to address the impacts of regulations on food-animal agriculture at all levels--including economics of production, rural demographics, animal welfare, and societal and global effects--and analyze the intended and unintended consequences of those regulations.
Symposium speakers and panelists will focus on several critical issues, including:
- Integration of Competing Concepts Surrounding the ethical Use of Food Animals
- Bioethical and Animal Welfare Issues Long-term Survival and Food Security
- Analysis of Certification and Regulatory Programs
- Societal and Global Impacts
- Consequences of Decisions by Consumers and Government Decision Makers
The Symposium will take place at Jefferson Auditorium, South Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-3700
The symposium is free, but registration is required. To register, visit the event Web site.
For more information: Contact CAST at firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 292-2125.
Source: Pork (sister publication to Dairy Herd Management)