Meetings and Conferences
AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference:
AMSA RMC 2014 ~ June 15-18, 2014 ~ University of Wisconsin and Kraft Foods Inc./Oscar Mayer
RMC serves as the annual meeting for AMSA. This conference is held on or near university campuses and organized by AMSA host and program committees with the support of AMSA headquarters staff. AMSA, the foremost association of meat science professionals, produces this conference. RMC features an interactive program which is tailored to bring attendees the very best and inspiring educational experience. The 650 attendees that attend this conference represent meat science professionals in academia, government and industry, as well as undergraduate and graduate students in the meat, food and animal science fields. For more information please visit: www.meatscience.org\rmc.
Quality Assurance 101
QA 101 attendees will have the opportunity to spend time with some of the industry’s top experts in the field of quality assurance. The American Meat Science Association QA 101 Task Force will take you on an educational journey designed to equip you with the tools you need to monitor and maintain the quality of your products. QA 101 is a brand new program from AMSA written by a team of industry and university meat scientists with strong backgrounds in quality assurance applications. For more information please visit: http://www.qa101.org.
PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to update interested participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. It includes insight on value differences in swine, pork carcasses, pork primals and processed pork products due to quality variation. The program is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board. For more information please visit: www.pork101.org.
AMSA and the University of Nebraska are excited to announce a new course “PORK 505 – International Perspectives.” This will be a two-day hands-on educational opportunity will take place prior to the World Pork Expo. The objective of this course is to update interested participants on international issues facing the pork industry. This course will focus on a variety of areas such as trade restrictions, certification/validation programs, export procedures, niche specialty markets, food preparation for various cultures as well as fabrication, quality and food safety issues. The program is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board. For more information please visit: http://www.meatscience.org/Page.aspx?ID=7321.
Intercollegiate Processed Meats Clinic
The Intercollegiate Processed Meats Clinic (IPMC) was held in conjunction with the Meat Industry Research Conference and the Worldwide Food Expo. The 2009 IPMC Committee arranged a fantastic program that is limited to AMSA Graduate and Undergraduate student members only! For more information regarding the 2009 IPMC click here!
Meat Industry Research Conference
For more than 50 years the Meat Industry Research Conference (MIRC), cosponsored by the American Meat Institute Foundation (AMIF) and the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has served as a forum for presenting the latest research in terms of direct application for the meat industry. MIRC was held October 27-28 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
ASAS-CAAV Pacific Rim Conference
AMSA Members Lead Meat Science Program at Asia Pacific Rim Conference November 8-10, 2009 in Beijing, China. AMSA partnered with ASAS and CAAV to bring quality meat science symposia to the conference. For more infomration regarding the 2009 ASAS-CAAV Pacific Rim Conference please click here!