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North American PRRS Symposium

 North American PRRS Symposium

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. 

Save the Date!!

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

New Date: November 2 and 3, 2019


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.

Important Deadlines:

NA PRRSS Abstract/Poster First Deadline:  July 1, 2019
NA PRRSS Travel Fellowship Deadline:  July 1, 2019
NA PRRSS Registration First Deadline:  October 1, 2019
Hotel Registration Deadline:  October 27, 2019 


Preliminary Program (subject to change):

Saturday November 2,


Translational science and innovations



NAPRRSS/NC-229 Invited talks and presentations from selected abstracts on PRRS, emerging and foreign animal diseases



NAPRRSS/NC229 poster session, reception, and research discussion 


 Sunday November 3,


Concurrent CRWAD sessions on swine diseases


Please send questions/requests via email to: Francine Rowland, Internal Coordinator and Proceedings Editor, frowland@vet.k-state.edu.  Please be sure to include your contact email and telephone number with your request.

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