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Virtual ICoMST and RMC Schedule of Events

Please note all times are listed is U.S. Central Standard Time Zone

 

June 22-24, 2020    
Student Research Competition - Live Presentation Recording - Sponsored by JBS USA Food Company, Tyson Foods, Inc., and AMSA Mentor Fund  Ann Hollingsworth, Dale Huffman, and William Moody Mentor Recognition Funds

July 20-22, 2020   
Student Research Competitions - Judges View Pre-Recorded Presentations -Sponsored by JBS USA Food Company, Tyson Foods, Inc., and AMSA Mentor Fund  Ann Hollingsworth, Dale Huffman, and William Moody Mentor Recognition Funds

 July 28-29, 2020   
Student Research Competitions - Live Q&A Judging - Sponsored by JBS USA Food Company, Tyson Foods, Inc., and AMSA Mentor Fund  Ann Hollingsworth, Dale Huffman, and William Moody Mentor Recognition Funds
 
July 13, 2020   
PhD Course - Sponsored by Colorado State University Center for Meat Safety and Quality

July 30, 2020     
PhD Course - Sponsored by Colorado State University Center for Meat Safety and Quality

July 31, 2020     
PhD Course - Sponsored by Colorado State University Center for Meat Safety and Quality
Processed Meats Contest - Sponsored by Johnsonville, LLC.

August 1, 2020    
Iron Chef Competition - Sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc.
Student Quiz Bowl Competition - Sponsored by Colorado State University Center for Meat Safety and Quality
    
August 2, 2020    
6:00 am - ICoMST Chairperson Meeting
9:00 am - Student Quiz Bowl Competition Preliminary Rounds - Sponsored by Colorado State University Center for Meat Safety and Quality
4:00 pm - Student and Professional Networking Social - Sponsored by Hormel Foods Corporation
6:00 pm - Student Quiz Bowl Competition Final Round - Sponsored by Colorado State University Center for Meat Safety and Quality
 
August 3, 2020    
8:00 am - Opening Session
          PhD Course Winners and  Student Research Competitions Results Announced
          Presentation by Dr. Mindy Brashears - Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture
9:30 am - Opening Headline Presentation  - Pierre Ferrari, CEO Heifer International - Sponsored by JBS USA Food Company

10:30 am - Break and ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
11:00 am - Keynote Session - Meat in the Human Diet - Sponsored by JBS USA Food Company
12:30 pm - Break and ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
2:00 pm - Concurrent Session I - Alternative Sources of Protein - Sponsored By Nestle Purina
2:00 pm - Concurrent Session II - Food Safety Risks and Interventions:  Realities, Opportunities, and Goals - Sponsored by Corbion
2:00 pm - Reciprocation Sessions   
2:00 pm - ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
4:00 pm - Welcome Reception - Sponsored by Zoetis
 
August 4, 2020    
8:00 am  - AMSA Business Meeting
9:00 am -  AMSA Announcements and Student Award Recognition
10:00 am - Concurrent Session III - New Technologies in Meat Quality Assessment - Sponsored by Cargill
10:00 am  - Concurrent Sessions VI - Gaining Access to Global Food Trade - Sponsored by the National Pork Board
11:30 am - Break and ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
12:30 pm  -  Keynote Session - Animal Welfare - Sponsored by Merck Animal Health 
2:30 pm - Concurrent Session V - What Is New in the Science of Meat Quality? - Sponsored by American Foods Group
2:30 pm - Concurrent Session VI - Global Livestock Production Sustainability - Sponsored by Zoetis
2:30 pm - Reciprocation Sessions
2:30 pm - ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
4:30 pm - Hosted Meet and Greet with Dr. Grandin International Award Winner  - Sponsored by PIC
4:30 pm Virtual Career Fair

August 5, 2020    
9:00 am - Virtual Automation Presentations 
10:00 am -Concurrent Session VII - Food Safety: Developing Effective Interventions - Sponsored by the Beef Industry Food Council
10:30 am -  ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
2:30 pm - Concurrent Session VIII - Meat Processing Modernization - Improving Productivity - Concurrent Sessions - Hormel Foods Group
2:30 pm - Reciprocation Sessions
4:30 pm - Virtual Automation Reception
4:30 pm Virtual Career Fair
    
August 6, 2020    
6:00 am - ICoMST Contact Person Meeting
7:30 am - Concurrent Session IX - Meat Processing - Sponsored by Smithfield Foods, Inc.
7:30 am - Concurrent Session X - Meat and Poultry Quality - Sponsored by U.S. Department of Agriculture
9:00 am - Closing Session and AMSA RMC 2021 and ICoMST 2021 Video Presentations
10:30 am - Headline Presentation - Professional Development - Ronnie Green, Ph.D., Chancellor, University of Nebraska - Sponsored by Cargill
11:30 am – Break and ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
1:30 pm - Reciprocation Sessions
1:30 pm - Concurrent Session XI - Microbiome - Sponsored by Kemin Food Technologies
1:30 pm - Concurrent Session XII - Corporate Responsibility and Giving Back - Sponsored by Seaboard Foods, Seaboard Triumph Foods and Daily's Premium Meats
1:30 pm –  ePoster Viewing - Sponsored by Corbion, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Beef Checkoff
3:30 pm - Awards Presentation (Mentorship and Awards) and Award Reception

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