Local organising committee

Roel Veerkamp (Wageningen University & Research)

Yvette de Haas (Wageningen University & Research)

Johan van Arendonk (Hendrix Genetics)

Erik Mullaart (CRV)

Peter Loenen (Topigs Norsvin)

Randy Borg (Cobb-vantress)

Mike Jacobs (Wageningen Academic Publishers)

Vera Verzijl (Congress by Design)

Advisory board

Role: Ambassadors and yearly meeting to reflect on progress and plans, and advice organisation

Martin Scholten (Wageningen University & Research, chair)

Angus Haslett (on behalf of Breed4Food partners)

Gijs Scholman (Lely Holding)

Pierre Berntsen (ABN-AMRO bank)

Erling Strandberg (on behalf of EAAP Genetics commission)

Susanne Hermesch (president WCGALP permanent committee)

Filippo Miglior (secretariat WCGALP permanent committee)

Brian Wickham (organiser WCGALP2018)

Scientific governance

Scientific committee responsibility

Identify keynote speakers

Adjustments to multiple session programs

Identify session chairs

Session chair/governor’s responsibility

Manage reviews of papers

Organise sessions

Invite speakers and stimulate submissions

Members scientific committee

Roel Veerkamp

Johan van Arendonk

Wageningen University & Research

Martien Groenen

Henk Bovenhuis

Mario Calus

Hans Komen

Han Mulder

International with a Dutch touch

Jack Dekkers (USA)

Julius van der Werf (Australia)

Dirk Jan de Koning (Sweden)

Michael George (Belgium)

Peter Visscher (Australia)

Theo Meeuwissen (Norway)

International

Felipe de J. Ruiz (Mexico)

Jennie Pryce (Australia)

Alessandro Bagnato (Italy)

Donagh Berry (Ireland)

Alison van Eenennaam (USA)

Henner Simianer (Germany)

Andrea Wilson (UK)

Beatriz Villanuava (Spain)

Andres Legarra (France)

Tadelle Dessie (Ethiopia)

Eileen Wall (UK)

Uthairat Na-Nakorn (Thailand)

Christine Baes (Canada)