North American PRRS Symposium
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Saturday and Sunday, December 1-2, 2018
New Venue! Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL
Held in conjunction with the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases
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.
The meeting is further expanded to include emerging and foreign animal diseases, such as the novel nidovirus swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV), porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), senecavirus A (SVA), porcine circoviruses, African swine fever virus (ASFV), classical swine fever virus (CSFV), and other high-consequence viral pathogens of swine. Topics for discussion include epidemiology, pathogenesis, host genetics, diagnostics, vaccines, and disease control.
Preliminary 2018 Program
Saturday 8-5 PM, Nidoviruses and global challenges in infectious disease
Sunday 8-12 PM, New Developments in PRRS
Sunday 1-4 PM, Talks from selected abstracts (sponsored by NC-229)
Sunday evening, Joint poster session with CRWAD and reception
Abstract Deadline: Thursday, August 30, 2018!
Abstract guidelines and NEW! streamlined online submission form/process are now available.
Please check back for updated information for committees, speakers, meeting registration, hotel and travel information, and travel fellowships. Information will be posted as soon it becomes available.
Bob Rowland and Ying Fang, Directors
Contact Bob Rowland, for further information or questions at: