Upcoming Events for Conferences http://njf.nu/seminars/ Animal welfare and longevity http://njf.nu/seminars/ny-calendar-event-10/?date=2017-04-20 <p>A conference on animal comfort and best practices to increase lifetime productivity. The field of animal welfare is a cross-disciplinary area of study. Improving animal welfare through increased scientific understanding of animals’ needs and relationship between animal welfare and animal health, as well as the production and economic implications of animal welfare, are discussed during seminar.</p> <p>The focus of this conferenc is to become familiar with the main welfare problems. Scientists, researchers and others concerned with animal welfare can come together to share knowledge and practice, discuss advances and exchange views.</p> <p><strong>Target groups:</strong><br>- Researchers in animal science<br>- Farmers and farmers’ organizations<br>- Policy makers and stakeholders<br>- Extension workers<br>- All other interested parties</p> <p><strong>Additional information:</strong> Seminar fee includes lunches and refreshments. Hotel room is not included in the seminar fee. It is recommended to stay at Konventa Seta Hotel Riga for seminar price (single room 45 EUR, DBL 50 EUR per night). Rooms can be reserved via e-mail: <a href="mailto:reservations@konventa.lv">reservations@konventa.lv</a>. When booking, please mention 'NJF-seminar' for special price discount. If you need help with room reservations please contact the seminar secretary.</p> <p> </p> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:46:08 +0200 http://njf.nu/seminars/ny-calendar-event-10/?date=2017-04-20 Nordic Conference on Reindeer Husbandry Research http://njf.nu/seminars/ny-calendar-event-11/?date=2017-05-29 <p>Hosted by NJF - the Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (Reindeer section) and the Nordic Centre of Excellence ReiGN - Reindeer husbandry in a Globalizing North - resilience, adaptations and pathways for actions</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:09:29 +0100 http://njf.nu/seminars/ny-calendar-event-11/?date=2017-05-29 4th NJF Organic Conference http://njf.nu/seminars/mikkeli2017/?date=2017-06-19 <p><a href="http://njf.nu/assets/Uploads/NJF-leaflet.pdf"> NJF-leaflet.pdf </a></p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ATTENTION!</span> Paper submission extended till the end of March!</strong></p> <p>Welcome dear colleagues and friends,</p> <p>We cordially invite you to the 4 th NJF Organic Conference "Organics for tomorrow’s food systems" from 19<sup>th</sup> till 21<sup>th</sup> of June, 2017, in Mikkeli Finland!</p> <p><strong>Registration:</strong> <a href="https://www.lyyti.in/4th_NJF_Organic_Conference_Organics_for_tomorrows_food_systems_9094" target="_blank">https://www.lyyti.in/4th_NJF_Organic_Conference_Organics_for_tomorrows_food_systems_9094</a></p> <p>The Conference is dedicated to create a platform for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods of the following topics: sustainable organic production, organic food, human health and wellbeing, organics in our societies and organics – the development of tomorrow´s food systems.</p> <table style="width: 300px;" cellspacing="8"><tbody><tr><td> <p><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="http://njf.nu/assets/Uploads/Concert-and-Conference-Hall-Mikaeli-300px.jpg" alt="Concert and Conference Hall Mikaeli 300px" height="188" width="300"></p> </td> <td><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="http://njf.nu/assets/Uploads/Unica3-webb-300px.jpg" alt="Unica3 webb 300px" height="180" width="300"></td> </tr><tr><td>  <p>Mikkeli Concert and Conference Hall, where the conference will be held. Photo: Mikkeli region tourist information.</p> </td> <td> <p>Campus of Mikkeli University Consortium. <br>Photo: Ulla Jurvanen, Mikkeli University Consortium</p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p>For the first time the Conference of the Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (NJF) takes place in Mikkeli Finland by the beautiful lakeside of Saimaa. The Conference main organizer – Finnish Organic Research Institute – has the pleasure to welcome you to Mikkeli for this scientifically and culturally rich three day event.</p> <p>During the Conference we will invite you to take the opportunity to follow the excursions to various destinations nearby Mikkeli, which will be announced later.</p> <p>NJF is the oldest Nordic organization established in 1918. It is a living, dynamic organisation with 1.500 members in eight countries – Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – all interested in agriculture in a broad perspective and its important role in the society.</p> <p>The Conference in Finland is coordinated by Finnish Organic Research Institute, which is an expert network operating under the University of Helsinki and Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke).</p> <p>The Organizing and the Scientific Committee of the Conference wish you all a successful participation in the Conference and a pleasant stay in Mikkeli!</p> <p><em> </em></p> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:15:23 +0200 http://njf.nu/seminars/mikkeli2017/?date=2017-06-19