2010 Thoroughbred Pedigree & Genetics Symposium Announced
Written by Ian Tapp | Aug 19, 2010 |
THE BLOOD-HORSE PRESENTS THE FIRST LIVE EVENT FOCUSED ON THOROUGHBRED PEDIGREE AND GENETICS TO BE HELD IN KENTUCKY
The Blood-Horse magazine, in conjunction with Pedigree Consultants (Visit Site), announces the first Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium, to be held at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, Kentucky, on October 11, 2010.
The 2010 Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium will bring together six internationally-known speakers who are leaders in their respective fields to discuss thoroughbred pedigree analysis and genetics. The goals of the symposium are to educate thoroughbred breeders about progress and new discoveries in the field of equine pedigrees and genetics, create awareness of tools and technology available and to provide a networking opportunity for international participants of the breeding industry.
Speakers for The 2010 Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium include: Dr. Emmeline Hill, Equinome Ltd; Mr. Alan Porter, Pedigree Consultants LLC; Mr. Robert Fierro, Datatrack International LLC; Mr. Gary Falter, The Jockey Club Information Systems; Dr. Steven Tammariello, Binghamton University, ThoroughGen; Dr. Matthew Binns, Equigen LLC, The Genetic Edge.
The one-day symposium will take place following the opening weekend of the Keeneland fall race meeting, on Monday, October 11, 2010, at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, KY. Registration for the symposium is $175 and includes attendance to all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and networking cocktail hour. Registration for the event is available at www.BloodHorse.com/register.
Keynotes and sessions will cover:
- Progress and new discoveries in the field of equine pedigrees and genetics
- The tools and technology available to make sound breeding decisions
- The new concepts, products and ideas affecting the industry
- Hypothetical and theoretical concepts
- The use of genetics in determining a Thoroughbred mating