2019 Research Poster Competition

Ontario Sheep Farmers
Sheep Convention & AGM
Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston, Ontario
October 24 – 25, 2019


CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC POSTERS
Ontario Sheep Farmers is hosting a poster session at the 2018 Sheep Convention.
Note: Researchers doing research that is not directly sheep focused but is applicable and easily transferrable to the sheep industry are encouraged to submit a poster.

Submissions:
Poster abstract with a maximum of 250 words should be emailed to:
General@ontariosheep.org
Deadline: September 27, 2019


Notification:

A Review Committee will select posters for display and notification of acceptance will occur by email on or before October 11, 2019

Content:
Posters should address any of the following topics related to animal agriculture:
1. Animal Health (incl. offspring survivability)
2. Nutrition
3. Marketing, Product Quality & Economics
4. Genetics, Reproduction & production systems
5. Environment
6. Animal Welfare

Guidelines:
The poster should be brief, well organized and easy to read from 4 to 6 feet away
3’tall x4’wide (90 x 120 cm) poster panels will be available

Set up and Removal:
Set up: Evening of October 23 or by 9 a.m. on October 24
Display: 8:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Removal: After 1 p.m. October 25

What else?
• Convention attendees will be voting on their favourite research project and cash prizes will be given for the top 3 posters
• Be prepared to give a 2-minute overview of your project


Any more questions?
Please contact Jennifer MacTavish, General Manager, Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency at:
jmactavish@ontariosheep.org or 519.836.0043 ext. 23

For a PDF of the requirements click here