AMSA ICoMST extends abstract submission deadline

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Thursday, April 02, 2020
As of now AMSA remains committed to hosting the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology.
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As of now AMSA remains committed to hosting the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology.

The American Meat Science Association’s announces the impact of the global pandemic on ICoMST.

The association is  following the unprecedented and developing changes and travel restrictions associated with the COVID-19. Their first priority ist o do the right thing as it relates to hosting meetings and other planned events. As of now AMSA remains committed to hosting the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology and 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (ICoMST/RMC) August 2-7, 2020 in Orlando, Florida, USA. They anticipate that the meeting will take place as scheduled.

The organization wants to provide as much planning time as possible. To do so they have made the following changes to important dates:

• They extend the reduced registration rate deadline from June 18, 2020 to July 21, 2020.

• The AMSA Refund Policy has been extended. Cancellations by the registrant must be received by July 24, 2020 to qualify for a refund and a $75 administration fee will be deducted. If AMSA is forced to cancel the 2020 ICoMST and RMC, they will not charge an administration fee and will refund the registrant 100%.

• The final date for hotel reservations at the group rate at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort will be July 2, 2020. The Refund Policy is 5 days’ notice prior to arrival.

• They extend the abstract submission deadline from April 10, 2020 to May 12, 2020.

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