Meeting Invitation

Scientists, educators, marketers, and others in the animal and dairy industries – mark your calendars now for the 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS). This annual event will be held July 7–11, 2008, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and it presents a tremendous opportunity to target the membership of these international associations.

The 2008 meeting will not only include the traditional fare, but also feature events and displays in celebration of the ASAS Centennial! Serving as an international forum for professionals, educators, and students to gather vital information for the future of animal agriculture, the meeting will attract more than 3,000 scientists and researchers with varied yet common interests from around the globe. Over 1,800 oral and poster presentations, 90 exhibits, and 41 symposia relating to food science, dairy production, animal and human nutrition, livestock transport, food safety, and production and management will be sought out by the world’s leading animal, dairy, and food science specialists.

The site of the 2008 meeting and the nation’s 13th largest city, Indianapolis has gone through a dramatic revitalization and a stunning renaissance that makes it a different place than it was just a decade ago. Indy is the perfect balance of cosmopolitan style and small-town charm…offering big-city amenities in a convenient, easy-to-navigate package wrapped in a friendly, inviting atmosphere.

So, jump on board as we race to Indy in July 2008!

About Each Society

American Dairy Science Association

Established in 1906, the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, industry and government representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry. All are keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry. Please visit for more information.

ADSA Vision: Science, education and service for the dairy industry.

ADSA Mission: The American Dairy Science Association provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services.

Contact information: Phone 217.356.5146; E-mail:

  American Society of Animal Science

Established in 1908, The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is a professional organization for animal scientists designed to help members provide effective leadership through research, extension, teaching, and service for the dynamic and rapidly changing livestock and meat industries. Please visit for more information.

ASAS Mission: To discover, disseminate and apply knowledge for sustainable use of animals for food and other human needs.

ASAS Vision: Leading source of new knowledge and perspectives in animal science.

Contact information: Phone 217.356.9050; E-mail: