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AMSA RMC Call for Abstracts is Open

AMSA invites the submission of original research and abstracts on any aspect of meat science for presentation at the AMSA 2022 RMC as we come together to celebrate 75 years of heritage in Des Moines, Iowa June 12-15, 2022. Anyone interested in presenting a poster (Open, Technical Summaries, Graduate Student or undergraduate competitions) at the 2022 RMC will be able to submit their abstract online beginning today.

Complete guidelines for abstract submission, ePoster preparation and the Student Research Competitions are posted online.

 2022 AMSA Professional Award Nominations Now Open!

The AMSA Award Committees seek nominations for the 2022 AMSA Professional Awards.
 
The nomination process has been streamlined and will take significantly less time to nominate your deserving colleagues or even yourself, as this year AMSA is allowing self-nomination for all awards.
 
The distinguished Signal Service and R.C. Pollock awards are determined by the AMSA Board of Directors. Names of qualified AMSA members may be submitted to a board or staff member for inclusion in the list for consideration.

Changes to the Process

We have extremely deserving professionals within our AMSA community and we want to recognize all of you. With that in mind, we have streamlined and made the professional awards application simpler this year! The 2022 AMSA Professional Awards application changes include:

  • Online Intent to Nominate submission
  • Encouraged self nominations
  • Simple AMSA formatted Cover Letter
  • Two-page Award Statement (reduced from 4 pages)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (changed from 2-5)
  • Online application packet submission

2022 AMSA Professional Awards

  • Achievement Awards
  • Distinguished Research
  • Distinguished Extension/Industry Service
  • Distinguished Teaching
  • Industry and Organizational Leadership
  • Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service

An Intent to Nominate is required for all AMSA Professional Awards submissions. Please complete the online form to submit your nomination. If you require assistance in submitting a nomination please contact Crystal Ahrens

AMSA Professional Awards 2022 Timeline

Click here for full AMSA Professional Awards Guidelines and Descriptions.

Nominate Yourself, a Friend, or a Peer Today!


75 Years of Heritage A Field of Opportunities 

Please join us June 12-15, 2022 in Des Moines, IA as we come together to celebrate the 75 years of meat science heritage! The AMSA 75th 2022 RMC is co-hosted by Iowa State University, Kemin Food Technologies, the National Pork Board, and Hormel Foods Corporation. AMSA is excited to head back to Iowa for the 75th RMC who also hosted the 25th RMC and the 50th RMC!

 

RMC Proceedings Are Posted Online

A special thank you to the Beef Checkoff for sponsoring the recordings of all the sessions that took place at the AMSA 74th RMC. Presentations from the 2021 RMC can now be found online under RMC Proceedings. You will be asked to login to your AMSA account to view the proceedings, if you need assistance please send us an email at information@meatscience.org. View those presentations that made a lasting impression or those that you were not able to attend.

Featured News

  • 2021 AMSA Signal Service Honorees Announced

    2021 AMSA Signal Service Honorees Announced

    Kearney, MO. August 5, 2021 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces Sharon Beals, Dr. James Claus, Dr. Steven Jones, Dr. Gretchen Mafi, Dr. Youling Xiong, and are the recipients of the 2021 AMSA Signal Service Award. The Signal Service Award is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health, Cargill, Johnsonville, LLC., Meyer Natural Foods, and Seaboard Foods. Established in 1956 the AMSA Signal Service Award was and is given to members to recognize devoted service and lasting contributions to the meat industry and the association. The recipients are being honored during the 74th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on August 17, 2021, in Reno, Nevada, hosted by the University of Nevada – Reno.

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  • Dr. Lynn Delmore 2021 AMSA Extension and Industry Service Award Recipient

    Dr. Lynn Delmore 2021 AMSA Extension and Industry Service Award Recipient

    Kearney, MO. July 28, 2021 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces Dr. Lynn Delmore as the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Extension-Industry Service Award. The award was established in 1965 to recognize outstanding achievements in meat science extension and service to the industry and is sponsored by the Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education. Delmore is being honored at the 74th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on August 17, 2021, in Reno, Nevada, hosted by the University of Nevada – Reno.

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  • AMSA Announces Symposium Speakers on Processed Meats vs. Alternative Proteins - New Technologies Focus

    AMSA Announces Symposium Speakers on Processed Meats vs. Alternative Proteins - New Technologies Focus

    AMSA is pleased to announce, Ms. Vicki Deyarmond and Mr. Edward Moore will be the featured speakers in the symposium entitled “Processed Meats vs. Alternative Proteins - New Technologies Focus” on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, during the 74th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) hybrid meeting. This session will be sponsored by Sealed Air's Cryovac.

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  • Dr. Dale Woerner Named 2021 AMSA Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient
More Featured News

Future RMC:

June 12-15, 2022 - Des Moines, Iowa
June 25-28, 2023 - Rochester, Minnesota 

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