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

2017 State Animal Science Symposium

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June 8 - 9, 2017 

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, and Future Farmers of America (FFA) supervisors/teachers


No registration fee.  Please Register online by June 2, 2017.

Space is limited!!! Few spots left!

Travel reimbursement up to $150




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 +

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


Partner Sponsor: $500 - $2,499


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Partnering Agencies

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UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Extension

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

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



See the Tentative Schedule of Events (PDF)

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Lairmore, DVM, PhD, Dean, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine





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