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2017 Call for Abstracts and Intent for Student Research Competitions

In 2017 RMC programming will focus on the following general areas.
  • Animal Welfare
  • Consumer Topics
  • Environment, Production Systems and Meat Quality
  • Measurement and Prediction of Meat Quality and Composition
  • Meat Processing, Ingredient Technology and Packaging
  • Meat Quality
  • Meat Safety
  • Meat Science Education and Extension Tools
  • Muscle and Lipid Biology and Biochemistry
  • Technical Summaries
  • Undergraduate Research Competition

* Technical summaries are designed to provide non-academic professional members with an additional opportunity for dialogue and discussion about specific, individual scientific topics affecting the meat and poultry industry.

This year the research competition will be open to all RMC attendees to join and listen in, however only the judges will be allowed to ask questions. 

Abstract Submission:

The abstract must be submitted to AMSA Headquarters, no later than 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time, March 31, 2017. The submission for the abstract (3,500 keystrokes limit) must be made via the RMC web site.

  • If you submitted an abstract for the 2016 RMC, you should have already created an account and your previous login will allow you to access your account information.
  • If you did not submit an abstract for the 2016 RMC, a new user account will need to be created.
  • Please select the Topic that fits your abstract in the online system and proceed with uploading your abstract.

Click here to submit your Abstract online!

Click here to download the Call for Abstract Guidelines.

ePoster Guidelines:

Click here to view guidelines and examples of ePosters.

Deadlines:

  • 11/17/2016    Call for Abstracts opens – submission system online
  • 01/24/2017    Intents for Research Competitions Due (Graduate & Undergraduate click here)
  • 3/31/2017, 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time  ~  Call for Abstracts ends – submission system closes
  • 5/1/2017    Presenters notified of status of submission
  • 5/5/2017    Deadline for all presenters to register for RMC

Undergraduate Student Research Poster Competition

Sponsored by AMSA Educational Foundation Ann Hollingsworth and Dale Huffman Mentor Recognition Funds  
Sunday, June 18
7:30-8:00 am – ePoster Viewing prior to competition
8:00-11:00 am – ePoster Competition

Undergraduate Students
Students will be given five minutes to introduce the material to the judges and six to eight minutes for questions and discussion. They should be prepared to answer questions from judges and attendees concerning objectives, methods, design, results and interpretation of research presented.

Click here to submit your intent to participate!

Graduate Student Research Poster Competition

Sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc.
Sunday, June 18
8:00-9:30 am – ePoster Viewing prior to competition
9:30 am -4:00 pm – ePoster Competition

 
Master of Science Division:
Students will be given five minutes to introduce the material to the judges and six to eight minutes for questions and discussion. They should be prepared to answer questions from judges and attendees concerning objectives, methods, design, results and interpretation of research presented.

Click here to submit your intent to participate!
 
Doctor of Philosophy Division:
Students will be given 12 minutes to introduce the material to the judges and eight minutes for questions and discussion. They should be prepared to answer questions from judges and attendees concerning objectives, methods, design, results and interpretation of research presented.

Click here to submit your intent to participate!

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