Latest research findings will be discussed during the third conference of the International Society of Camelid Research and Development (ISOCARD 2012) to be held from January 29 to February 1 at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). More than 200 scientists from will gather to discuss the conference theme “challenges facing camelids in a changing world”. Camel is a pride and glory for the Omanis. Omani camels are known to be the best racing animals in the Gulf region ” Professor Esam T. Khadim, Chairman of the Conference Dr. Yasmin Al Tahir Ahmad, conference organising committee member and Assistant Professor at SQU, said that during the four days, scientists will present and discuss their findings pertaining to a broad spectrum of topics ranging from camel production, to the application of camels to generate Nano bodies and the use of camel products. The event is hosted by the Animal and Veterinary Sciences Department of the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences at SQU.