NOR's chairman Ole K. Sara opened the conference, followed by a presentation of NOR by the secretary general Sven Skjenneberg. After he and Mauri Nieminen had presented news about reindeer research in the Nordic countries, the lectures and discussions in the conference sessions focused on 1) Pasture and pasture plants; 2) Stress; 3) Diseases; 4) Physiology; 5) Feeding and feeding physiology; 6) Slaughter strategies and herd structure. There was finally an extra session about mating period in Swedish reindeer.
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