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Recent Events

Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities, Meeting 3
July 28-29, 2015

Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability

June 4-5, 2015
Washington, DC

Landscape Approaches and Multi-Resource Assessments for Natural Resource Management

June 2, 2015
Washington, DC


Considerations for the Future of Animal Science Research

Second Committee Meeting

The National Academy of Sciences
2100 C Street NW
Room 125
Washington, DC
May 13, 2014

Open Session

1:00 PM Welcome and Introductions

  • Bernard Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh (Committee chair)

Each presenter will have 20 minutes for presentations and 10 minutes for questions from the committee.

1:05 PM Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

1:35 PM Funding Equity for Animal Science Research

2:05 PM Higher Education: Animal Sciences and Food Security

2:35 PM BREAK

2:45 PM Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture

3:15 PM Integrating Ethical Considerations into Animal Science Research: Safety, Quality, Security, Humaneness and Sustainability

3:45 PM Issues in Sustainable Aquaculture

4:15 PM Impact of the Livestock Industrialization Process on Smallholders

4:45 PM Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties
Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu.

5:15 PM Adjourn Public Session