Upcoming Events
for National Animal Genome Research Community

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Meeting Links

April 7 – October 30, 2022 Virtual CONFERENCE


Location: virtual

Brief info:

The 15th Annual Biocuration Conference (ISB2022) will be virtual in 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Similarly to ISB2021, the conference will feature virtual sessions with talks and workshops that will take place starting March 2022. All sessions are open to all and free to attend although registration is mandatory.

Early registration ends: February 25, 2022

Abstract due: February 03, 2022
Last updated: Feb 02, 2022

Contacts: ISB organizer , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

June 5 – 8, 2022 CONFERENCE

Large Animal Genetic Engineering Summit (3rd)

Location: Chateaux Deer Valley, Park City, Utah

Brief info:

Presentations and discussions on large animal genetic engineering applications, procedures and regulations. The summit will bring together reproductive biologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, preclinical and clinical researchers, and animal model developers.

Early registration ends: May 30, 2021

Abstract due: May 30, 2021
Last updated: Apr 12, 2022

Contacts: Chris Davis , Tel. 435-797-1900, Fax n/a

June 10 – 14, 2022 CONFERENCE

Swine in Biomedical Research

Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

Brief info:

The Swine in Biomedical Research Conference 2022 (SBR 2022), hosted at the lakeside University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the seventh in the quintessential conference series. Since its inception in 1995, advances from the sequencing of the pig genome to the recent evolution of gene editing technologies have dramatically changed the landscape of porcine models. SBR 2022 marks the coming era of translational research in pigs, that promises to accelerate the discovery and development of clinically relevant therapies and technologies. It aims to foster collaborations between clinicians, biomedical researchers and animal scientists, and spark partnerships with the biomedical industry.

Early registration ends: March 30, 2022

Abstract due: May 01, 2022
Last updated: Mar 10, 2022

Contacts: Dhanansayan Shanmuganayagam , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

June 22 – 24, 2022 Virtual CONFERENCE

Plant and Animal Genome conference - Asia

Location: Virtual

Brief info:

In response to an expanding global population, worldwide climate changes, and dramatic plant and animal genome research occurring in the Asia Pacific region, the organizers of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) are planning a 3- day version of PAG to be held fully online (scheduled within China Stand Time Zone/GMT +8), consisting of; live plenary talks and workshops, an online poster section, virtual exhibitor booths and industry workshops.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Apr 27, 2022

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Contacts: Darrin Scherago , Tel. 201-653-4777, Fax n/a

June 26 – 30, 2022 CONFERENCE

American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and Canadian Society of Animal Sci. (CSAS) Joint Annual Meeting

Location: Oklahoma City Convention Center, OK

Brief info:

The 2022 Annual Meeting will take place at the Oklahoma City Convention Center. Oklahoma is in the center of the U.S and is easy to get to no matter where attendees are coming from. The convention center is just steps away from a number of restaurants, entertainment and attractions, everything you need for a great experience.

Early registration ends: June 25, 2022

Abstract due: May 25, 2022
Last updated: Jan 03, 2022

Contacts: Meghan Wulste , Tel. 217-356-9050, Fax n/a

July 3 – 8, 2022 CONFERENCE

12th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP)

Location: de Doelen in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Brief info:

This is the premier conference for researchers and professionals involved in genetic improvement of livestock. Delegates from around the world gather every four years to attend the scientific program and to network with colleagues. This 11th WCGALP builds on previous successful congresses in Madrid (Spain, 1974 and 1982), Lincoln (USA, 1986), Edinburgh (UK, 1990), Guelph (Canada, 1994), Armidale (Australia, 1998), Montpellier (France, 2002), Belo Horizonte (Brazil, 2006), Leipzig (Germany, 2010) and Vancouver (Canada, 2014).

Will be held in conjunction with the International Committee of Animal Recording (ICAR) annual conference, and the Interbull Annual Conference.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wcgalp2022/ Twitter: @wcgalp2022

Early registration ends: December 01, 2021

Abstract due: September 07, 2021
Last updated: May 03, 2021

Contacts: Organizer , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

July 10 – 14, 2022 WORKSHOP

Bio-Ontologies SIG (Special Interest Group) co-located with ISMB

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Brief info:

Bio-Ontologies (http://www.bio-ontologies.org.uk/) is an International Society of Molecular Biology (ISMB) Community of Special Interest (COSI) and working group focused on the FAIR development and application of ontologies and other Linked Open Data resources, the latest and most innovative research in the application of these data, and the organization, presentation, and dissemination of knowledge in biomedicine and the life sciences. Bio-Ontologies will be in its 25th year at ISMB 2022 (https://www.iscb.org/ismb2022), which will be held in-person and online between July 10-14, 2022. Bio-ontologies will feature two days of exciting keynotes and cutting-edge research.

Early registration ends: April 20, 2022

Abstract due: April 20, 2022
Last updated: Jan 11, 2022

Contacts: Nigam Shah , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

July 11 – 29, 2022 Virtual SHORTCORSE

27th Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)

Location: online

Brief info:

For more than two decades, the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) has introduced geneticists to modern methods of statistical analysis and statisticians to the challenges posed by modern genetic data. Bruce Weir serves as the Director of SISG. This online course will feature: - Design a program relevant to your interest by choosing from module offerings. - Most participants take 2 or 3 modules. Each module is two-and-a-half days. - Participants receive a certificate of completion for each module.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Mar 18, 2022

Contacts: Bruce S Weir , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

July 13 – 16, 2022 CONFERENCE

Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Brief info:

We have waited patiently, carefully crafted our return to ensure a safe conference, and now we are ready to welcome you back face to face in 2022 for ISMB! The ISMB conference has become synonymous with collaboration, fostering fresh dialogue, and providing innumerable learning opportunities. ISMB 2022 will offer both in-person and virtual attendance. We will welcome you to join us in Madison, Wisconsin, July 10-14 or virtually in our state of the art virtual interface.

Early registration ends: May 05, 2022

Abstract due: January 13, 2022
Last updated: Jan 11, 2022

Contacts: Steven Leard , Tel. +1-780-414-1663 , Fax n/a

July 13 – 14, 2022 CONFERENCE

BOSC 2022, the 23rd Bioinformatics Open Source Conference

Location: Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Brief info:

This year, BOSC and Bio-Ontologies will join forces for part of a day! The joint session will include talks chosen from abstracts plus keynote speaker Melissa Haendel. The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) has been held annually since 2000. BOSC 2021.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Mar 29, 2022

Contacts: Monica Munoz-Torres , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

August 7 – 11, 2022 CONFERENCE

International Poultry Symposium 2018

Location: Paris, France

Brief info:

The French branch of WPSA has the great pleasure to invite you for the 26th WPC in Paris. After WPC2016 in Beijing, we are now preparing to welcome you all in Paris for WPC2022.

Early registration ends: September 01, 0000

Abstract due: September 01, 0000
Last updated: Jan 03, 2022

Contacts: IPS2018 Secretariat , Tel. +977-9855051156, Fax n/a

September 5 – 8, 2022 CONFERENCE

73rd Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science

Location: Porto, Portugal

Brief info:

Animal Genetics, Nutrition, Health and Welfare, Physiology, Livestock Farming Systems, Cattle production, Sheep and Goat Production, Pig Production, Horse Production, Insects, Precision livestock Farming.

Early registration ends: March 01, 2021

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Jan 03, 2022

Contacts: Beat Bapst , Tel. +41417689292, Fax n/a

September 15 – 16, 2022 CONFERENCE

ICQGG 2022: International Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (ICQG)

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Brief info:

Call for Contributions Prospective authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Quantitative Genetics and Genomics are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.

Early registration ends: March 25, 2016

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Jan 03, 2022

Contacts: Ben Hayes , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

September 18 – 23, 2022 CONFERENCE

13th International Conference on Goats (ICG 2022)

Location: Hotel Eger & Park, Eger, Hungary

Brief info:


Improving genetic merit for enhanced efficiency and preserve the biodiversity; Current and emerging health issues for goat production; Goat production systems of the future; Optimization of feeding and nutrition; Environment, climate change and goats; Recent research and current advances in goat products; Market and societal avenues.

Round tables:

Transferring genomic technologies to breeding and commercial farms; The future of goat skin and fibre production; Gender considerations in goat farming and processing; Best practices for national goat associations; An update on the control / eradication of epizootic diseases.


Agro-tourism and goat farming – sustainability of rural areas; Post anthelmintic era: how to implement the concept of integrated control to gastrointestinal parasites? Models and tools for development and transfer of appropriate technology to small and resource-limited farms.

Early registration ends: February 07, 2020

Abstract due: April 01, 2020
Last updated: Mar 21, 2022

Contacts: Sandor Kukovics , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

September 23 – 25, 2022 Virtual CONFERENCE

The 4th World Conference on Sheep (WCG2022)

Location: Qingyang City, Gansu Province, China; also available virtually

Brief info:

Please send information of your names, organization, e-mail address to the email: WCS2020Beijing@163.com. We will send the registered participants the conference program and the online system guideline in a due course.

Research abstract is welcome, and the organization committee will select speakers from the submitted abstract. If you would like to give a talk, please indicate the name of speaker in the submitted abstract. The submitted abstract should be in the format of the journal "Animal Genetics'.

Early registration ends: August 15, 2022

Abstract due: July 01, 2022
Last updated: Apr 16, 2022

Contacts: Menghua Li , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

September 27 – 30, 2022 MEETING

Aquaculture Europe 2022 - Innovative Solutions in a Changing World

Location: Rimini, Italy

Brief info:

How aquaculture is facing challenges from compatibility and mutual synergy between the users of marine, brackish and freshwater resources and their relationship with the quality of those ecosystems are central in promoting the sustainable development of the Blue economy and aquaculture, and the solutions put in place to develop a sustainable, responsible and productive and climate neutral European aquaculture sector for key marine and freshwater fish, shellfish and algal species are the main themes for AE2022 event in Rimini.

The AE2022 parallel sessions will cover the full scope of European aquaculture and will comprise submitted oral and ePoster presentations. AE2022 will also feature an international trade exhibition, industry forum, student sessions and activities, satellite workshops and updates on EU research.

Early registration ends: n/a

Abstract due: n/a
Last updated: Apr 08, 2022

Contacts: European Aquaculture Society , Tel. n/a, Fax n/a

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