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DEVELOPING ANIMAL AGRICULTURE INTEREST GROUP
SA SOCIETY FOR ANIMAL SCIENCE

NOTICE OF THE JOINT SYMPOSIUM OF
THE KWAZULU-NATAL BRANCH OF SASAS
&
THE SASAS DEVELOPING ANIMAL AGRICULTURE INTEREST GROUP

30 SEPTEMBER – 2 OCTOBER 2008


INVITATION:
You are cordially invited to attend the annual symposium at the Drakensville ATKV Mountain Resort, outside Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal. You are invited to present a short paper or poster either on a subject relevant to the theme or on any production related issue that you would like to communicate on.

Sessions include:
• Communal agriculture
• Conservation projects
• Indigenous animal husbandry
• Community empowerment programmes
• Small ruminants
• Aquaculture

Those wishing to present short papers can submit electronic or diskette copies for inclusion in the proceedings at a later stage. You need therefore only prepare your slides, transparencies or powerpoint presentations for the symposium. Please complete the attached registration form and fax it to the organising committee on or before 29 August 2008.

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VENUE:
ATKV DRAKENSVILLE MOUNTAIN RESORT
KWAZULU-NATAL
Map and directions to ATKV Drakensville

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ACCOMODATION:
Accommodation and all meals are included in the registration fees. Those wanting to make their own accommodation arrangements must please inform the organizing committee. Delegates are responsible for their own transport to the resort.

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THEME:
Understanding Communal Animal Agriculture
Sessions include:
  • Communal agriculture
  • Conservation projects
  • Indigenous animal husbandry
  • Community empowerment programmes
  • Small ruminants
  • Aquaculture
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    PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME:
    TUESDAY, 30 September
    12:00 Registration
    13:00 Lunch
    14:00 Opening: Mr KA Ramsay (Chairperson: DAAIG)
    Short Papers
    Poster Session
     
    WEDNESDAY, 01 October
    08:45 - 09:00 Welcome address:
    09:00 – 10:00Keynote Speaker: Nguni’s: a cultural heritage – Marguerite Poland (TO BE CONFIRMED)
    10:30 – 16:00Invited Papers
     
    THURSDAY, 2 October
    08:45 - 13:00 Short papers, Posters, AGM, CLOSURE
    13:00LUNCH AND DEPARTURE

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    REGISTRATION FEE:
    FULL REGISTRATION: R 1 000 (includes accommodation, lunches, teas and all evening functions. Membership fee for one year is also included.)
    OWN ACCOMODATION: Please make own arrangements
    DAILY REGISTRATION FEE: R 300
    STUDENT FEES: R 600
    Closing date: Friday, 19 September 2008

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    REGISTRATION:
    Please complete the
    Registration Form and send it to
    Heleen Els or
    Fax to Heleen Els 012 529 8468

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    We look forward to meeting you and appreciate your active participation

    Keith Ramsay                                          Hannes de Villiers
    Chairperson: SASAS DAAIG                    Chairman: SASAS KZN Branch


    For more information contact :

    FACT, H. Els, Private Bag X04, ONDERSTEPOORT, 0110, SOUTH AFRICA
    Tel: +27 12 529 8463
    Fax: +27 12 529 8315
    Cell: 083 478 1940
    E-mail:
    heleen.els@up.ac.za