The Alpaca Association NZ Colour Code Conference, bringing together experts in the field and breeders of alpacas to explore the latest developments in alpaca colour genetics. Our conference aims to provide a platform for knowledge-sharing and discussion about the potential of genetic testing and how this can help breeders improve their breeding plans and outcomes. Join us at The Colour Code Conference to help refine your breeding goals and connect with fellow breeders who share your passion for alpacas.
Keynote Speaker - Dr Kylie Munyard - Senior Lecturer Director of Graduate Research Curtin Medical School.
Pieter van AS - Neogen - Neogen operates Australia's largest local genomics lab in Bundamba, Queensland.
Molly Gardner - A Breeder's View - Using all the tools available to make better breeding decisions.
WHEN: Saturday 17 June 2023 9.30 am - 5 pm
WHERE: Heartland Hotel - 14 Airpark Drive, Airport Oaks, Auckland 2022 - We have obtained special room rates (Standard Studio Room $175 per room, please book directly with the hotel).
TRANSPORT: The Heartland Hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from the airport.
COST: Earlybird rate for bookings made before 30th April
Member $90pp - Member Earlybird $75 pp - Non-member $ 125pp
Schedule for Delegates:
9.30am Morning Tea
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome by AANZ President
10.15 – 11.15 Colour Genetics in Alpaca – Kylie Munyard
11.15 – 12.15 Neogen – Pieter van As
12.15 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.30 Future Genetics – Kylie Munyard
2.30 – 3.00 A Breeders View – Molly Gardner
3.00 – 4.00 Forum – Q&A
4.00 Afternoon Tea Followed by Cash Bar/Dinner at delegates cost
Please note: This event is the day before the AANZ AGM,