World Brahman Congress
The World Brahman Congress was established to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information between breeders and users of the Brahman breed, to enhance the position of Brahman cattle on a world wide spectrum, and to strengthen the relationships that exist between Brahman breeders throughout the world.
19th World Brahman Congress – Bucaramanga, Colombia
The 19th Brahman World Congress will be hosted in Bucaramanga from November 24 – December 2nd at the Events Center and Exhibitions of Bucaramanga, Cenfer. Over 2,000 national and foreign visitors are expected to attend. During this week they will have the opportunities to tour farms, hear from experts through speeches as while as learning about a variety of topics through panels.
Mr. Lee Leachman – Manager of Leachman Cattle Co of Colorado, USA
Dr. Pablo Javier Caputi – Director of the Directorate of Information and Economic Analysis of the National Meat Institute of Uruguay
Dr. Andres Arenas – ASOCEBU Colombia
Dr. David Riley – Professor of Animal Breeding and Genetics in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A & M University
Dr. Carlos Galina Hidalgo – Professor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics of the UNAM
Mr. Héctor Aricapa – Director of the Diagnostic Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology and Professor of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Caldas
Mr. Johann Zietsman – University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr. Stephen Moore – Director of the Animal Center of the Queensland Alliance Research Institute for Agriculture and Food Innovation at the University of Queensland
There will also be three different panels featuring a variety of experts that will share tips in order to increase the productivity of your herd.
The cost of registration for the Congress is $500.00 per person and includes admission to all academic conferences and panels, taxes, opening ceremony, congress material, snacks and lunches, closing ceremony, and certificate of participation. There is also a 5% discount if you register prior to August 30th.
For more information please visit: https://www.comercializadora.com.co/congreso-mundial-brahman
World Brahman Congresses are established at the annual meeting of the World Brahman Federation at which time member countries have an opportunity to submit a proposal to host this event in the future. The history of the WBC is as follows:
|WORLD BRAHMAN CONGRESS LOCATIONS:|
|1982||Rockhampton, Australia||2004||Merida, Yucatan|
|1984||Houston, Texas||2006||Medellin, Colombia|
|1986||Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa||2008||Fort Worth, Texas|
|1988||Cartagena, Colombia||2010||Uberaba, Brazil|
|1990||Buenos Aires, Argentina||2012||Panama City, Panama|
|1992||Veracruz, Mexico||2014||Parys, South Africa|
|1994||Panama City, Panama||2016||Queensland, Australia|
|1996||Maracaibo, Venezuela||2018||Bucaramanga, Colombia|
|1998||Pereira, Colombia||2020||Asuncion, Paraguay|
|2000||Pretoria, South Africa||2022||Merida, Yucatan|
|2002||Rockhampton, Australia||2024||United States|
The World Brahman Federation is the global organization that is comprised of Brahman associations from member countries. The objectives of this organization are:
- To preserve, imporve and enhance the status of the Brahman breed around the world.
- To foster better relations between member associations.
- To promote the Brahman breed and its use in all areas of the world.
- To provide a forum for establishing host countries for future World Brahman Congresses.
- To exchange scientific and technical information among all members.