USDA-APHIS is co-hosting a meeting with National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians on SECD, September 23-25, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The objectives of the meeting are to review the global situation and risks of SECD. The meeting will include presentations by national Chief Veterinary Officers (or their delegates) on their countries’ experiences with and perspectives on SECD. Breakout sessions will include presentations and discussions on: 1) risk factors and pathways of introduction and spread of SECD, and 2) impacts and control of SECD including biosecurity and vaccination.
We welcome the opportunity to host this important and timely meeting and look forward to your participation in Chicago.
Note: Unfortunately, due to the meeting format and translation service limitations, attendance must be limited. There is no registration fee, but invitations are required.
The meeting capacity was reached on Friday August 29; invitations to attend are no longer being provided. A waiting list is available. Please see “Program Information” for additional notes on the matter.
Note: Some presentations (3 entirely, 2 in part) contained unpublished information. That information is not posted here.