4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

Animal Science Symposium

2018 State Animal Science Symposium

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June 19 - 20, 2018 

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616
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About the Symposium

The 4-H Animal Science Symposium is a train-the-trainer professional development conference with educational sessions on animal welfare and animal health led by specialists on animal welfare, animal health, and species-specific issues. 


Who should attend

4-H staff, key 4-H adult volunteers, 4-H teen youth and Future Farmers of America (FFA) supervisors/teachers



Sponsorship opportunities are available for companies and individuals for the 4-H Animal Science Symposium. Please review the Sponsorship Levels for more details about the benefits of sponsorship. Please contact Jessica Bautista at jbautista@ucanr.edu or (530) 750-1341 with any questions or to apply.

Keynote Sponsor: $5,000 +


Presenting Sponsor: $2,500 - $4,999


Partner Sponsor: $500 - $2,499

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Planning Committee

Martin Smith, Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, Veterinary Medicine Extension and Human Ecology, UC Davis, mhsmith@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-6894

Jessica Bautista, Program Advisor for STEM, UC ANR, jbautista@ucanr.edu, (530) 750-1341

Cheryl L. Meehan, Staff Research Associate, UC Davis



Tentative Schedule

Keynote Speakers:

Patricia Conrad, AS, BS, DVM, PhD
Dr. Conrad is a Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, & Immunology and a former 4-H member!

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