AMSA 70th Reciprocal Meat Conference ~ "Where History, Tradition, and Science Meat"

Register for the Premier Meat Science Conference of the Summer Today

The host and RMC planning committees will be preparing a variety of activities for RMC attendees so register today to attend the AMSA 70th RMC. More information regarding the keynote, concurrent and reciprocation speakers is posted online. So save the date and join us “Where History, Tradition, and Science Meat" at the AMSA 70th RMC in College Station, TX, June 18-21, 2017. Early bird registration fee for an AMSA professional member is $599, AMSA student member is $250 and a nonmember is $875. The standard registration fee after May 5 is $699 for professional members, $299 for student members and $999 for nonmembers. For more information regarding the AMSA 70th RMC please visit: www.meatscience.org/rmc.

Abstracts and ePoster Updates for the AMSA 70th RMC

Abstracts for the 2017 RMC were submitted last week and the committee is happy to announce that 167 abstracts are currently being reviewed by the committees. Final decisions will be made in the coming weeks and those that submitted an abstract will be notified of the final decision by the end of the month. AMSA hosted a webinar today in regards to creating and effective ePoster which will be posted online next week. This webinar guided participants through the process of creating an effective ePoster, as well as showed a few key methods that can be used in conjunction with multiple pages to make your presentation interactive and flexible. All of the general abstracts, as well as those participating in the student research competitions, will be displayed on electronic poster boards. ePosters will be on display the afternoon of Sunday, June 18th for attendees, this gives attendees the opportunity to browse the abstracts on Sunday and determine which abstracts to view and discuss with the authors during the designated poster times on Monday, June 19th and Tuesday, June 20th. ePosters will also be made available via the RMC app and online prior to RMC to give attendees a chance to browse all of the great research!

Register for the AMSA 70th RMC Career Fair Today

AMSA Student Membership extends an invitation for your company/university to participate in the 15th annual AMSA Networking and Career Fair which will be held Sunday, June18th from 12-5 pm at RMC in College Station, TX. The career fair this year will be held throughout the day on Sunday, while quiz bowl and student research competitions are taking place. This is an outstanding opportunity to network with employers who are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to employ! If you’re not looking for an internship or employment opportunity, the Networking and Career Fair is still a good place to meet AMSA professional members throughout the industry and learn more about the vast opportunities in the meat science realm! Even if you do not have any open positions now, your participation will give you connections with students for future employment. The fee for a company to participate in the career fair is $500. The fee includes a one-day registration to RMC for Sunday, June 18, 2017. If you are interested, please register by April 28, 2017. Remember AMSA sustaining partners, your booth is complimentary, click here to register. For more information about this amazing opportunity, please contact Deidrea Mabry!


University Highlight:

Texas A&M University is the state of Texas' first public institution of higher education. With a student body of more than 59,000 and more than 5,200 acres on the College Station campus, Texas A&M is also among the nation's largest universities. College Station, Texas is situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as the Texas Triangle. It is 90 miles northwest of Houston and 87 miles northeast of Austin.

Event Highlight:

The host committee is excited to announce that the AMSA 70th RMC will kick off the Welcome Reception at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. This museum opened in 1997, making Texas A&M one of only a few universities to host a presidential library on their campus. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a self-guided tour through the permanent exhibit that looks at the life and career of President George H. W. Bush. The exhibit brings the story of President and Mrs. Bush's leadership to life for visitors by highlighting the principles they followed when making key decisions and by promoting an understanding of the Presidency, American history, and public policy. So make sure to book your travel early to join us as we kickoff the 70th RMC on June 18th!

We will be releasing more details on the social events and technical program over the next few months, so make sure to read your eNews and check back! 

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