Statement on Media Participation
DISCOVER Conferences offer an environment and format that encourage exciting interactions among scientists focusing on topics of importance to the science of food animal agriculture. The program is designed to provide a format and venue to encourage in-depth discussion of cutting-edge science. There will be no proceedings, and citations or references from the conference will not be allowed so that free and open exchange of new or controversial issues may be achieved.
Scientists, educators, practitioners and others with an interest in the DISCOVER program are encouraged to participate. This includes members of the media. However, as with all other participants, media involvement will be restricted to participation in discussions during the conference. Media are encouraged to participate in the conference discussions, however, we respectfully request they abide by the conference policies to not publish or cite any discussions or handouts from the meeting. In the interest of preserving the intent of the conference series, Media will asked to sign an agreement that DISCOVER Conference Coordinators must approve text related to the conference prior to publication.