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North American PRRS Symposium

 North American PRRS Symposium

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2019 North American PRRS/NC-229 Symposium
on PRRS, Emerging and Foreign Diseases of Swine

New Date: November 2 and 3, 2019

The NA PRRS Symposium is an annual conference for scientists, diagnosticians, practitioners, industry professionals, and producers who are interested in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), the most costly viral disease to ever face a global swine industry. This very successful meeting, held each year in Chicago, Illinois USA is attended by an internationally recognized group of scientists, researchers, industry and academic professionals and students. The Symposium is again held in conjunction with the Conference of Research Workers on Animal Disease (www.crwad.org) at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.

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New!! Program and speakers as of August 13, 2019

New!! Abstract Information Deadline/Poster Session details

NA PRRS Symposium/CRWAD Meeting Registration

NA PRRS Symposium/CRWAD Meeting Hotel Registration

New!! – US Visa Letter Requests (see below)

Important Deadlines

September 1, 2019 - Second Abstract Deadline-NA PRRSS Abstract/Oral Presentations/Poster Second Deadline:  This is the second and final deadline to submit abstracts to be considered for Oral Presentations.  After September 1, 2019, any abstract submitted is for posters only.

October 1, 2019 - Poster only Deadline:  This is the final deadline to submit abstracts to be presented as posters at the NA PRRS Symposium.

Please note:  All abstracts submitted to the Symposium are accepted as Posters and will be presented at Poster Session 1 – Saturday, November 2, 2019 – 5:30-pm – 7:30 pm (open to NA PRRS Symposium registered attendees only.)

Other Important Dates

NA PRRSS Registration:  October 1, 2019 (after that, a late fee is charged).  Please visit the Registration page for details link for discounted hotel reservation.

Hotel Registration:  October 27, 2019 – Please visit the Hotel Registration page for details and the link for discounted hotel reservations.

US Visa Letters of Invitation

Letters to use when applying for a US Visa are provided to NA PRRS Symposium registered participants.  Please check the requirements for applying for a US Visa at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html.

After registering for the NA PRRS Symposium, please send your request via email with a copy of your Symposium registration to:  Francine Rowland, Internal Coordinator and Proceedings Editor, at frowland@vet.k-state.edu.  Please be sure to include your contact email and telephone number with your request.

Please send Visa requests to attend the Conference of Research Workers on Animal Disease meeting to crwadorganizers@gmail.com.

Dr. Bob Rowland and Dr. Ying Fang, Executive Directors

naprrs@vet.k-state.edu