You can now download the proceedings of abstracts: click here
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Our Country representative in CANADA, Jackie Dunham has participated the Conference and the Post tour. She has published two articles:
A Tour stop during the 9th ICG
An overview of the 9th ICG
The main goal of the 9th International Conference is to disseminate the knowledge of cutting edge technology and science for the benefit of sustainable goat production. For this purpose, people dedicated to the field of academy, research and production activities will gather to share experiences and to study ways of improving the goat production industry. The outcome of this exchange will surely impact the goat industry for the benefit of humankind.
The central conference theme will be “Sustainable Goat Production: Challenges and Opportunities of Small and Large Enterprises.” Some actual topics that will be covered are sustainability, food safety, production and product quality assurance and organic goat products. The importance of the central theme takes into consideration the modernization of the goat industry, under a sustainability scheme, in which scientists, producer associations and government and non-governmental entities have interacted with the result of improved goat production and social development.
The Conference date has been set from August 31 to September 5, 2008.
Executive Committee members are Jorge Kawas (Chair), Francisco Gurria (Vice Chair), Jose Ortega (Treasurer), Ernesto Maldonado, Andres Ducoing, Jorge Olmos, and Hector Andrade. Session chairs and co-chairs have been identified and will be contacted by organizers. Scientific committee members will include session chairs and others and will be contacted by the organizers as well.
For information and inquiries, you can contact Executive Committee members:
Chairman - Jorge Kawas(email@example.com),
Vice-Chairman - Francisco Gurria (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Treasurer - Jose Ortega (email@example.com),
Facilities - Ernesto Maldonado (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Secretary - Andres Ducoing (email@example.com),
Secretary - Jorge Olmos (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Social Program - Hector Andrade (email@example.com),
For a complete list of Committee Members, click here.