A3 Scotland 2020 rescheduled due to Covid-19

Animal Health, Agritech and Aquaculture Conference 

As a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Organising Committee for A3 Scotland 2020 has made the difficult decision to postpone its inaugural event, which was due to take place from 30 September to 1 October 2020.

Given the ongoing uncertainty, the Committee took the view that it would be impossible to go ahead with an international gathering, built around face-to-face networking and site tours.



The Organising Committee are hugely disappointed to have to postpone the inaugural A3 conference but take comfort from the fact that the fantastic support shown by our sponsors and delegates will be maintained for the rescheduled conference. 

Depending on progress in easing lockdown restrictions, we now plan to hold the event on 21 and 22 April 2021. 



It is with great regret that we have had to reschedule what promised to be a fantastic international gathering bringing together key organisations across animal health, agritech and aquaculture. We know there has been huge enthusiasm for the event but the health and safety of our speakers, sponsors and delegates is of our highest priority. 

We are pleased to say that the rescheduled event will offer the same strong programme based around the theme of ‘Transition to Net Zero’, with an exciting and engaging line-up of committed thought leaders from across industry, science and policy. If you are interested in being involved as a speaker, sponsor or delegate, do not hesitate to get in touch and be sure to follow on social media for the latest updates.

In the meantime, the Committee will be working hard to ensure they maintain momentum in planning and promotion. We are confident that the delay to the event will not dent what promises to be a highlight of the 2021 conference calendar.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support. Please save the new dates (21 & 22 April) and we look forward to seeing you in 2021.





  • Lawrence Brown (Consultant and Veterinary Surgeon)
  • Richard Mole (Moredun Research Institute)
  • Neil Clelland (Scotland’s Rural College)
  • Lyndsay Chapman (Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock)
  • Andrea McColl (Highlands & Islands Enterprise)
  • Yoni van Breukelen (Agri-Epi)
  • David Telford (Knowledge Transfer Network)
  • John Mackenzie (Roslin Innovation Centre)