Register Today for the 123 rd USAHA and 62 nd AAVLD Annual Meeting

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – USAHA and AAVLD are pleased to announce the opening of registration for the 2019 Annual Meeting, to take place on October 24-30, 2019 in Providence, Rhode Island . Interested participants may register at .
The meeting will feature a keynote plenary session on Monday, October 28, with Dr. Juan Lubroth, Chief Veterinary Officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Dr. Lubroth will present, “Overcoming Challenges for the Control of African Swine Fever– A Global Threat in Your Backyard.” Dr. Lubroth will discuss risk management, diagnostic challenges and opportunities, politics and economics and how these affect control strategies in the field. He will share approaches to better risk management and will identify areas needed to ensure preparedness for incursion of ASF in North America.
The USAHA program features 30 committee and subcommittee meetings, ranging from livestock, poultry and wildlife to specific topical committees that will address the latest and most pressing issues affecting food and fiber production. A complete list can be found at
Additionally, AAVLD hosts a wide variety of scientific sessions bringing the latest research and technology to the animal health sector. This coupled with unparalleled networking opportunities with federal and state animal health officials, industry leaders, diagnosticians, researchers and thought leaders of animal health make this a can’t miss event.
“We’re excited for the return to Providence, it’s a great venue and city for the meeting,” says Ben Richey, USAHA executive director. “As always, there’s no shortage of topics and challenges facing our industry – we look forward to the fruits of this meeting and the impacts the organization has on advancing animal health in the U.S.”
The tentative schedule for meetings can be viewed at: . Check back regularly for updates and detailed session information as they are developed.
The block of rooms is now open to individuals interested – details can be found here:
We hope to see everyone in Providence!
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