Agricultural Bioscience International Conference Scholarships Offered

August 8, 2016

The North Dakota Soybean Council is excited to offer you an opportunity to attend and participate in a world-renowned event taking place in Fargo, North Dakota, this September.

Fargo will be host to the Agricultural Bioscience International Conference 2016 (ABIC), September 18-21, 2016.  ABIC, the world’s top agricultural bioscience conference is making its first USA appearance in one of the richest agricultural regions of the world — Fargo, North Dakota. Themed “Better Food. Better World,” ABIC 2016 will focus on how public and private research collaborates by using science to solve issues related to the increasing demand for food. Members will hear from university researchers, private sector scientists, independent researchers and others who are applying the practical use of science to impact health and nutrition and make a difference in feeding the world. ABIC is the premier global meeting promoting innovation in bioscience to ensure sustainable food, feed, fiber and fuel security.

To read more about the event or view the agenda and speaker line-up, please visit: http://abic2016.com/

North Dakota Soybean Council is able to offer scholarships for up to 26 North Dakota soybean producers to attend. The scholarship will cover the registration cost of $675 which includes:

Welcome Reception on Sunday, September 18, 2016
Ceremonial Reception and Dinner on Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Exhibit Networking Reception
All conference sessions, breakfasts, coffee breaks and lunches during the 3-day conference.

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship to attend the event, please contact Stephanie Sinner by August 20, 2016.

Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Only one representative per farming operation may apply.

NDSC will maintain a waiting list in the event someone who applies to attend must cancel.

For more information or to apply, contact:
Stephanie Sinner
ND Soybean Council
Director of Market Development
Phone: (701) 239-7191
Email ssinner@ndsoybean.org