West Texas A&M to Host Symposium on Mortality Management

West Texas A&M University hosts the event. ( West Texas A&M University )

The 6th International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management will be held June 3-7, 2018 at the Amarillo Texas Embassy Suites.

Registration: Full Conference Registration $475 or ($575 > May 6, 2018),

Mon. Tours $125, Tue. Sessions $200, Wed. Sessions $200, Demonstrations Only $65 or Thurs. Emergency Exercise $65

Embassy Suites Amarillo Downtown, 550 S Buchanan Street &SE 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX, 79101,

Hotel Rate: $93, use group code: IAM … book online or call or 806-4191470

Questions: email, Dr. Robert DeOtte [email protected] or Dr Brent Auvermann [email protected]

Sunday, June 3, 2018

  1. p.m. Pre-Conference Reception and Registration

Monday, June 4, 2018

  1. – 7 a.m. Breakfast and Registration/Load Buses … Texas Agriculture Tours
  2. p.m. Reception and Dinner – Palo Duro Canyon

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

  1. a.m. Breakfast and Registration
  2. a.m. Exhibitor Showcase
  3. a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  4. a.m. Keynote Address: Mark Teachman, D.V.M., USDA
  5. a.m. Plenary Session: International Keynote: Dr. Eran Raizman, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

10 a.m. Break and Exhibitor Showcase

  1. a.m. Technical Presentation Sessions:

Session 1: Optimizing Agriculture Systems /Disposition of Final Products

Session 2: Emerging Diseases Control and Environmental Impact

  1. p.m. Lunch and Exhibitor Showcase
  2. p.m. Livestock Mortality Management in Response to Natural Disasters
  3. p.m. Break and Exhibitor Showcase
  4. p.m. Technical Presentation Sessions:

Session 3: Federal, State and Industry Response

Session 4: Emerging Diseases Control and Environmental Impact

  1. p.m. Poster Presentation Session, Reception, and Exhibitor Showcase
  2. p.m. Free Evening

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

  1. a.m. Breakfast and Exhibitor Showcase
  2. a.m. Technical Presentation Session:

Session 5: Carcass Management

Session 6: Carcass Treatment

10 a.m. Break and Exhibitor Showcase

  1. a.m. International Panel: Global Issues in Animal Mortality Management: Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned
  2. p.m. Lunch and Exhibitor Showcase
  3. p.m. Livestock Disaster Response Exercise Prep: Continuity of business operations
  4. p.m. Assemble for departure to the demonstrations.
  5. p.m. Concept and Equipment Demonstrations –ARS and Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Bushland Texas
  6. p.m. Return to hotel. Free evening.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  1. a.m. Breakfast
  2. a.m. Emergency Exercise
  3. p.m. Symposium Wrap Up
  4. p.m. Symposium Concluded

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