Dec. 20 2017 10:04 AM

Digital tool helps connect milk quality experts

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National Mastitis Council (NMC) launched a meeting app, which will give attendees enhanced networking opportunities at the NMC 57th Annual Meeting, Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2018, at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, Ariz. ( Additionally, the app allows NMC staff to push out notifications to attendees – keeping them up to date on the event.

“With the NMC Annual Meeting app, we have a wonderful tool that will keep NMC members connected and organized at the conference, and help attendees foster new relationships with like-minded individuals,” says NMC President Mario Lopez. “Everything attendees need will be right at their fingertips.”

The NMC Annual Meeting app allows users to view the meeting’s schedule of events, event room names and speaker information, poster titles and presenters, and rate sessions and speakers. Plus, they can check out the NMC Twitter feed. Follow the NMC Annual Meeting on Twitter at: and use the hashtag #NMC18.

Furthermore, the NMC Annual Meeting app includes a dedicated “activity stream,” which helps attendees connect with one another. The app is available on Apple and Android phones. Simply go to your phone’s app store and search “National Mastitis Council.” The app is free.

NMC is a professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality. NMC promotes research and provides information to the dairy industry on udder health, milking management, milk quality and milk safety. Founded in 1961, NMC has about 1,000 members in more than 40 countries throughout the world.