Theme areas

Theme Areas (in alphabetical order):

        I.Animal Environment Monitoring, Assessment, and Control
          a.Air quality in animal facilities
          b.Air pollutant emission, dispersion, fate, and control
          c.Current biosecurity practices
          d.Environmental impact of air quality and aerial emissions
          e.Heat and moisture production at animal and/or housing level
          f.Heat stress abatement
          g.Lighting for improved animal wellbeing and performance
          h.Thermal indexes for modern animals and production systems  

        II.Animal Production Systems and Equipment
          a.Alternative housing systems and performance
          b.Animal product safety and traceability 
          c.Economic efficiency (cost of production, producer’s profitability)
          d.New and innovative housing, ventilation, and husbandry equipment
          e.Labor requirement and development
          f.Production efficiency, safety, and risk management 
          g.Space requirements of animals for optimal welfare and system design

        III.Animal Welfare Monitoring, Assessment, and Improvement
          a.Animal behavior and well-being
          b.Animal diseases and relationship with environmental conditions
          c.Animal responses to environmental stimuli 
          d.Humane euthanasia for swift mass depopulation
          e.Relationship between behavioral and physiological responses of farm animals
          f.Zoonotic diseases and animal agriculture

        IV.Digital and Smart Technologies for Managing and Improving Animal Environment and Welfare
          a.Automation and robotics in livestock farming
          b.Big data, machine learning, and IoT for PLF applications
          c.Precision livestock farming (PLF)
          d.Real-time monitoring of animal behaviors for early health warning 
          e.Sensors and sensing for environmental quality and animal welfare

        V.Manure and Mortality Management and Byproduct Development in Animal Agriculture
          a.Advances in manure treatment technologies (anaerobic digestion, composting, solid-liquid separation, etc.)
          b.Alternative manure/litter utilization
          c.Environment-friendly and bio-secure disposal of animal mortalities
          d.Manure demand and acceptance (willingness to pay)
          e.Manure land application, and nutrient management and regulations



Abstract submission:


       The ISAEW2021 is soliciting abstracts on the afore-listed topics. Please prepare an abstract of less 

than 250 words using the form contained in this announcement and submit it via email to Dr. Ji-Qin NI 


       All abstracts will be lightly reviewed, and those selected for presentation at the symposium will be provided with paper and/or poster templates for their finished work. Full-length papers will be edited and published in a symposium proceedings.

       Posters should fit within a 120 cm high x 86 cm wide (47" x 34") area. 


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Important Dates

April 20, 2021:  Deadline for abstract submission (extended)
May 15, 2021: Notification of abstract acceptance (extended)
June 30, 2021: Deadline for initial full paper submission
August 1, 2021: Reviews provided to corresponding author
August 31, 2021: Deadline for full paper to be included in the symposium proceedings
October 21-23, 2021:  Holding of ISAEW2021

October 21, Thursday.

Onsite Registration

October 22, Friday.

Morning: Opening ceremony of        ISEAW2021, general session with invited speakers

Afternoon: Concurrent technical sessions

October 23,Saturday.

Morning: General session with invited speakers

Afternoon: Concurrent technical sessions

October 24,Sunday


Contact Us

Dr. Weichao ZHENG

Department of Agricultural Structure and Bioenvironmental Engineering

China Agricultural University, Mail Box 67, Beijing 100083, China

Cell: +86 13811997928; Fax: +86 10 62736904 ; Email:

Prof. Wen LIU

Chongqing Academy of Animal Sciences, Chongqing, 402460, China

Cell: +86 13983637816; Email: