Parallel Program Contributions

Call for Parallel Program Contributions


1. Introduction

On Monday, 9 September, and Tuesday, 10 September, MSP9 participants are invited to propose parallel program presentations which contribute to the meeting theme of Innovation in Sustainable Livestock Systems.

These interactive learning sessions provide an opportunity for participants to share insights, lessons, case studies or other experiences around sustainable livestock agrifood systems.

Each presentation should relate to one or several of the four livestock sustainability domains addressed in the event (Food and Nutrition Security, Livelihoods and Economic Growth, Animal Health and Welfare, and Climate and Natural Resource Use) and to the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Agenda 2030.


2. Format

Four parallel program sessions will be held each Monday, 9 September and Tuesday, 10 September, 2019. Each session will have three 25-minute presentations. Each presentation should present or share a specific result and also allow for some interaction and discussion. Parallel program sessions will be in English and translation will not be available.

A laptop, projector and screen will be made available if needed for the presentation.


3. Timeline and process for parallel program presentations

Interested presenters are requested to respect the following proposed timeline:





21 June 2019


Deadline for online application submission


28 June 2019


Review and approval of applications by GASL-K-State Task Force


15 July 2019


Deadline to submit abstracts for the approved presentation. The abstracts should be maximum one page, including title, presenter, affiliation, objectives, methods, results, discussion and conclusions on the contribution of the presented material towards the proposed global sustainable livestock priorities.


30 Aug 2019 Deadline to submit all materials to be included in MSP documentation prior to the meeting. Electronic copies of the accepted presentations have to be submitted to the organizers by 8am on the day of the presentation.


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