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The American Embryo Transfer Association (AETA) will host an upcoming virtual conference.
Notable speakers include Dr. Cliff Lamb (Texas A&M University), Dr. Sara Place (Elanco Animal Health), Dr. Peter Hansen (University of Florida), JC Hammond (North Florida Holsteins), Mark Gardiner (Gardiner Angus), and many others. The program will be made available live by webinar on October 6 and 7, 2020.
Content can be viewed by registrants through the AETA website during and after the convention at www.AETA.org.
This year’s topics include
• Advances in multiple ovulation embryo transfer to enhance success in beef cattle
• Genomics and recipient selection
• Technology and sustainability in agriculture
• Utilizing embryo transfer as a way to mitigate heat stress on reproduction
• This year’s program will also feature a farmer perspective on embryo transfer technology
• And many others
For more information on the entire program, it can be viewed at http://www.aeta.org/2020 by clicking on the registration brochure link. Cost of registration is $140 for the two-day webinar conference and will be available online for registrants through December 31, 2020. There are 14 RACE-approved continuing education credits available for veterinarians. Producers are welcome to attend. The AETA embraces its responsibility as the resource for embryo transfer in the United States. This authority is developed and supported through our commitment to excellence in several broad areas.
Education is our first priority. The AETA improves the quality of all embryo transfer practice by providing a direct link between the science laboratory and field applications. We support diverse learning opportunities through our annual meeting and wet labs, extensive web-based services, and our printed newsletters. Our second commitment is to develop and maintain high industry standards. It is documented with several standards of quality, culminating with the gold standard: Certified ET Practitioner.