Afternoon Registration
Evening Welcome Reception
Morning Official Opening Address
Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, IrelandSession 1: Meat Sustainability & the Role of Meat Science in a Challenging Global Environment
The role of the mest industry in the transformation to a low-carbon, climate resilient, sustainable economy.
Frank Rijsberman, Global Green Growth Institute, Republic of Korea

Underpinning sustainability through science and innovation
Gerry Boyle, Teagasc, Ireland

Session 2: Genomics
Animal breeding strategies can improve meat quality attributes within entire populations
Donagh Berry, Teagasc, Ireland

Afternoon Session 3: The Science of Meat Quality
Application of hyperspectral imaging of predict th pH, intramuscular fatty acid content and composition of lamb
Cameron Craigie, AgResearch, New ZealandSession 4: Meat Science and Impact
10 years of meat research – past successes and future trends.
David Ledward, University of Reading, UKFuture critical research areas within meat science and technology
Lars Leopold Hinrichsen, Danish Meat Research Institute, Technological Institute, Denmark

Special Symposium : Grass Fed Meat – Nurturing Sustainability
AgResearch, New Zealand and Teagasc, Ireland

Evening Cork City Reception
Morning Session 5: Technological Demands in Meat Processing – an Asian Perspective
Technological demands in meat processing in Asia
Zhou Guanghong, Nanjing Agricultural University, ChinaConsumer attitudes to eating highly marbled Hanwoo beef in Korea
Seon-Tea Joo,
 Gyeongsang National University, South Korea

Session 6: International Best Practice in Animal Welfare
On farm conditions that compromise animal welfare that can be assessed at the slaughter plant
Temple Grandin, Colorado State University, USA

Afternoon Session 7: Scientific Advances Underpinning Meat Safety
The diversity of beef safety – from a microscopic cell to a global view
Mindy Brashears, Texas Tech University, USASession 8: Hot Topics
Meat tenderisation – What we know, what we don’t know and what we should know
Declan Troy, Teagasc, Ireland

Ingredient innovations for meat processing
Speaker TBC, Kerry Group, Ireland

Advances in carcass sensing technologies for the determination of commercial yield
Speaker TBC, Scott Automation, Australia

Evening Irish BBQ Night
All Day Technical and Scenic Tours
Evening Free night to explore Cork
Morning Session 9: Emerging Technologies in Meat Processing
Systematic review of emerging technologies for tenderising meat
Robyn Warner, University of Melbourne, AustraliaAlternative uses for co-products: Harnessing the potential of valuable compounds from meat processing chains
Anne-Maria Mullen, Teagasc, Ireland

Session 10: Consumer Aspects- Marketing & Perspectives
Innovation in hard times – Meat or no meat, that is the question
Einar Risvik, Nofima, Norway

Meat flavour – from animal to meal
Margit Aaslyng, Danish Meat Research Institute, Technological Institute, Denmark

Afternoon Session 11: Meat Biochemistry
Proteomic approach to characterize biochemistry of meat quality defects
Wes Schilling, Mississippi State University, USAEffects of sarcomere length on meat: A review
Eero Puolanne, University of Helsinki, Finland

Session 12: Advancements in Meat Packaging
Scientific advances underpinning developments in meat packaging
Keneth McMillin, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, USA

Development of active, nanoparticle, antimicrobial technologies for muscle-based packaging application
Micheal Morris, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Evening Conference Gala Dinner
Morning Session 13: Meat & Health- Sustaining Healthy Protein Sources
Red meat’s role in addressing nutrients of public health concern
Kevin Cashman, University College Cork, IrelandHealth controversies versus health connections for red meat
Carrie Ruxton, Nutrition Communications, UK

Session 14: Developments in Meat Processing
Advancements in smoked flavours for processed meats
Speaker TBC, Kerry Group, Ireland

Congress Discussion & Closing Remarks
Declan Troy, Congress Chair, Teagasc

* Programme is tentative


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