Call for Poster Abstracts
The second annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference invites all post secondary students,including postdoctoral fellows, to prepare posters for presentation at the conference as part of the first poster contest. Building on the success of the CBIC’s inaugural conference, this year’s event will again draw a diverse participation of producers, industry members and supporters from across the country.
All beef industry stakeholders share a common goal of taking steps to enhance the productivity, profitability, connectivity and competitiveness of the various sectors within the industry. Supporting the National Beef Strategy, the conference provides a forum for industry engagement and learning opportunities across the beef supply chain.
Abstract Submission Information and Guidelines
Content and Format Abstracts should be no more than 250 words. If accepted, posters should be prepared for a lay as opposed to an academic audience and relate to the focus areas within the National Beef Strategy. Posters may focus on either a research project, or be more applied in nature and must cover a challenge that the industry is facing related to connectivity, productivity, competiveness or beef demand. Poster size will be 36” tall x 48” wide.
How to Submit Abstracts for the poster session should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2017. Abstracts should be submitted in Word format and should include the title, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) and indicate which author will present the poster orally. Notification of acceptance for inclusion in the contest willbe sent to submitters by June 9, 2017.
Posters will be displayed Wednesday August 16th and Thursday August 17th with the winner(s) announced Thursday August 17th.