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All symposia will be recorded, although individual presentations may be excluded from the recording if presenter approval is not given.

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Online registration is now open

Registration brochure now available

No abstract submission fee

No separate fee to attend Opening Reception

Deadlines and Online Forms

Special Events (Ticketed Items): November 30, 2016

Abstract Submission: February 21, 2017

Special Events (Non-Ticketed Items): April 3, 2017

Hotel Reservations: May 19, 2017

Invitation Letter: Meeting Registration Required

New at the 2017 ADSA Annual Meeting

  • Traditional posters, plus the ability to view all posters for the meeting from viewing stations
  • Inaugural Informal Milk Quality Session, plus other receptions throughout the meeting to help you network with people that focus on the same thing you do.
  • A keynote that responds to member feedback for professional development: The Human Element

2015 Attendee Testimonials

"If you haven't been to one of these, but you consider yourself a dairy research person, you have missed the most important meeting for networking, catching up on the latest cutting-edge research, and getting new ideas!"

"ADSA brings together the strongest advocates and scientists for dairy production and utilization in the United States."

"The annual meeting is a great venue for learning about new developments in the field and for meeting experts from around the world. It also presents an excellent opportunity for students to develop contacts for employment."

"By far the best science in symposia and oral presentations in the area of dairy food science and technology"

"Great papers, great discussion, great interactions."

"If you are in dairy you'd better be there."

Plan Accordingly to Attend these Pre- and Post-Conference Events!

Pre-conference events run Sunday morning and afternoon

Pre-Conference Events

  • Teaching Workshop: Helping Students Learn
  • Workshop: The Impact of Raw Milk on Dairy Products
  • ADSA Graduate Student Symposium

Post-conference events run through Thursday, June 29

Post-Conference Events

Be sure to attend the most comprehensive global dairy science meeting in the world, with dozens of countries represented!

Continuing Education Credits

Need ARPAS CEUs? The ADSA Annual Meeting has been approved for up to 21 ARPAS continuing education units (CEUs).

Career Opportunities

Post your resume at the Job Resource Center located in the exhibit hall and visit with academic, industry, and government leaders.

Student Involvement

In addition to the variety of scientific programming, students can participate in valuable oral and poster presentation competitions and enjoy a full itinerary of social activities.

Networking Opportunities

At the 2015 meeting:
  • 60% of attendees brought home 1 to 3 new ideas and 36% more than 3!
  • 57% of attendees made 2 to 5 contacts and 20% more than 5!

Registration Fee Includes:

Opening reception, Sunday's late-breaking abstract session, free Wi-Fi in the public areas of the convention center, coffee and pastries during morning poster sessions, our always well-attended ice cream social, and a meeting with really nice people!

Platinum Sponsors

BIOMIN America Inc.

Gold Sponsors

Chr Hansen DMI  Dairy Research Institute Elanco Animal Health National Dairy Council Pancosma USA Inc.

Silver Sponsors

Diamond V EAAP National Animal Nutrition Program (NAMP)

Bronze Sponsors

Adisseo Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition North America Balchem Central Life Sciences Dairy Nutrition Plus Dean Foods DSM Nutritional Products Feed Components Jefo Nutrition Inc. Kemin Micronutrients USA, LLC Phibro Animal Health Corporation Precision Dairy Farming Semex Vetagro Inc.


Adifo NV Agropur GrowSafe Systems


Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition Center for Dairy Excellence McNamara Research in Agriculture Firm QualiTech, Inc. Virtus Nutrtion Zoetis
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