EAAP + WAAP + Interbull Congress 2023

Lyon, France - August 26th / September 1st, 2023

EAAP sessions

    1. Sustainable livestock farming – defining metrics and rationalising trade-offs?
    2. Pasture based solutions to realise a role for ruminants in a sustainable food system
    3. Resilient livestock farming systems in the face of climate and other global challenges – adaptation and mitigation
    4. Carbon sources and sinks within global livestock systems
    5. Transformation of livestock practices in response to society’s expectations on animal welfare, market demand for animal products and environmental issues
    6. Livestock based circularity for health and sustainable land use
    7. Technologies for outdoor systems: which application and opportunities?
    8. TechCare and ClearFarm: pilots on PLF tools for monitoring animal welfare
    9. Precision feeding
    10. Happy Delivering innovative and holistic milk based monitoring and decision-making PLF tools – collaboration with HappyMoo
    11. PLF for health and welfare
    12. Algorithms and machine vision embedded locally in the sensor or computer
    13. Explainable models and artificial intelligence supporting farming decisions
    14. Early career competition ‘Innovative approaches to pig and poultry production’, supported by Wageningen Academic Publishers
    15. Socially acceptable pig and poultry production: what are the consequences? How can research help coping with social, environmental and legislative issues? How to meet higher animal welfare standards?
    16. Sustainable pig and poultry production, including the use of water
    17. How can poultry farming systems evolve to meet the major societal and environmental challenges?
    18. Invited abstracts only, Trade-offs between health, production and welfare in pigs and poultry: which tools do we have and which research is needed?
    19. Invited abstracts only, Consequences of globalization on animal production (eg diet, energy in pig and poultry production)
    20. Is there a future for experimental animal research in Europe and, if so, what is it?
    21. Monoguthealth
    22. Poultry and Pig Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare
    23. Impact of epigenetics and genetics in determining animal physiology
    24. Recent advances on in vitro systems (from cell culture to in vitro digestion methods): relevance as alternatives to animal experimentation for livestock research
    25. Omics and integrative analyses towards understanding inter-organ cross-talk and whole body physiology of livestock
    26. Environmental stress: mitigating the adverse effects on animal physiology
    27. Remote sensing applied to livestock farming: discovering physiological and ethological clues to optimize productive performance and animal welfare
    28. HoloRuminant (EU H2020 project)
    29. Understanding the role of dam colostrum and milk biochemistry in regulating offspring immune and metabolic physiology
    30. Inflammation and energy metabolism in livestock
    31. Improved insight into the reproductive physiology of livestock
    32. Up side and down side of “genomic selection”
    33. Molecular measures of diversity and their role in monitoring and management of breeds
    34. Adaptation of breeding strategies and genetics to climate change, right animal for right environment
    35. Contribution of animal genetic resources to climate change adaptation
    36. Establishing and scaling up breeding programs in extensive systems including developing regions
    37. Continuation of 2022 big data theme for breeding purposes
    38. Breeding for climate change
    39. Breeding for climate change – mitigation
    40. Breeding for climate change – adaptation
    41. EuroFAANG: genotype-to-phenotype research across Europe and beyond
    42. Open the black box: using omics to better understand biological interpretation of complex traits
    43. New traits and proxies from sensor technologies for breeding purposes
    44. Breeding for improved animal health and welfare
    1. Building on a resilient dairy sector – from animal, farm and regional perspective
    2. Climate care dairy farming: follow up
    3. Grassland management and grassland-based feeding systems for efficient and sustainable milk and meat production
    4. Better calves for better farms: how the young stock can be the key of the success
    5. Tropical and Mediterranean dairy value chains – technical and organizational innovations
    6. Looking back, looking forward – Research on Beef production and quality in China and France (CSBF) and between Australia-France-China (The Triangle Project)
    7. Environmental challenges of cattle tropical grazing systems
    8. Innovative animal products and farming systems oriented to new consumer demand and trend
    9. Carcase grading for quality and efficiency – underpinning future sustainability of beef and lamb
    10. “Cell-based products and animal products alternatives”
    11. Production of high quality meat from ruminants and implementation of new tecnology in animal husbandry
    12. Insects in sustainable world
    13. Insect nutrition (substrates) & insect health
    14. Technologies in insect production + controlling quality
    15. Insect applications
    16. Legislation, safety and impact on society
    17. Insect genetics and reproduction
    18. Project session: Farmyng
    19. Improving the welfare of farmed animal species in conventional production systems through changes to housing and management practices.
    20. Identification and development of positive and/or novel welfare indicators for farm animals
    21. Application of the 3 S’s approach in the livestock sectors: suppress, substitute and soothe
    22. Strengths and challenges of alternative animal production systems
    23. Human-horse relationship
    24. ###Invited abstracts only### Working horses
    25. Role of the horse in farms and territories
    26. Genetics in horses
    27. Challenges of fish nutrition for sustainable aquaculture
    28. One-health, one nutrion, one Earth: role of nutrtion in livestock production
    29. Advances in ruminant modelling and nutrition [In memory of Daniel Sauvant]
    30. Balancing the feed for the economy, the environment, and society
    31. Innovation in ruminant and non-ruminant nutrition and feeding
    32. Mineral supply in animal feeds: challenges and opportunities
    33. Beyond rumen: role of nutrtion in cattle’s intestinal health
    34. Potential development of NBT (New BioTechnologies) in feed and animal productions
    35. Molecules in animal nutrition: over and above building blocks
    36. Alternative and new feed resources to reduce feed/food competition and enhance circularity of livestock production
    37. Alternatives to hormones, antibiotics, dewormers and chemical inputs in (equine) breeding and production
    38. Monitoring and improving the technical and economical efficiency of sheep and goat farms and production systems
    39. Quality and typicity of traditional products of sheep and goats reared in mountain areas
    40. Small ruminants production in the era of Agriculture 4.0: milk, meat, feeding, management, genetics, circular economy
    41. The transition from pregnancy to lactation in dairy goats and sheep
    42. Life Green Sheep
    43. Farm management to adapt goat and sheep farming to climate change: solutions and experiments
    44. Innovations and technological advancements of farm management in Mediterranean semi-extensive or extensive small ruminant production systems
    45. Sustainable wool and animal fiber production in a changing global environment
    46. ERANET-funded “Grass To Gas” and EU-funded “SMARTER” projects
    47. Small Ruminant Technologies (Sm@RT) and Thematic network EuroSheep
    48. Stakeholder and societal expectations of intrinsic and extrinsic quality of animal products: how to address them?
    1. Free communications