Genomic Revolution: The Next 10 Years

Monday, February 25, 2019 from 9 am to 4:30 pm

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

2707 S Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502

The past decade – the genomic revolution – has forever changed dairy cow performance and herd management. As we focus- forward to how U.S. dairy will transform and adapt in an ever-changing environment, there are important questions to ask and answer. What is the next frontier for genomics and dairy data utilization? How will U.S. cattle breeding advance to a new level of global leadership?
Many collaborative and inquisitive minds are imperative. To share your voice in this important conversation, join CDCB in Reno. Register at


João Dürr, CDCB
Vision: How does dairy look in 2029?
Jack Britt, PhD, Britt Consulting

Genomic Legacy: What have we achieved in the genomic revolution?
Paul VanRaden, PhD, USDA Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

What has changed in the dairy business since 2009?
Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Panel: What future advancements do we envision through genomics?


Transforming Big Data into Value: Put Data to Work for Your Dairy
Miel Hostens, DVM, Ghent University

Big Data for Innovation Solutions in Ag
Cameron Holbrook, Amazon

Panel: How can dairy leverage big data?
Roundtable discussions: How do we leverage data and new technologies?
Closing Remarks and Adjourn,
João Dürr

Register at

For program questions, contact Kendra Randall at Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding 240-334-4164 or

This is a separate registration from the Western Dairy Management Conference…



By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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