"Systems Thinking for Veterinarians in the Beef Cattle Industry" is AABP-AVC pre-conference Seminar 19 and will be held Wednesday, Aug. 18, at the AABP-AVC Meeting in Albuquerque, N.M.

The objective of the seminar is to provide an in-depth introduction to Systems Thinking as an approach to solving complex and persistent problems more effectively. Featured presenters include Michael Goodman, an internationally recognized speaker, author, and practitioner in the field of systems thinking. Goodman serves as the instructor for the King Ranch Institute of Ranch Management’s John Armstrong Lectureship on Systems Thinking.

Craig Payne, Missouri Beef Extension Veterinarian, graduate of the King Ranch Institute of Ranch Management masters program, and graduate of the Beef Cattle Production Management Series, will help make the topic applicable to solving complex and persistent problems in the veterinary field.

View a full description and registration information. Pre-registration ends July 15.

Read more information from the 2009 AABP Conference.