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From: TSS ()
Subject: Second International Chronic Wasting Disease Symposium
Date: July 11, 2005 at 8:36 pm PST

Second International Chronic Wasting Disease Symposium
July 12-14, 2005
Monona Terrace Conference Center
Madison, Wisconsin USA.
The 2nd International Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Symposium will be held July 12-14, 2005 at the Monona Terrace Conference Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The symposium will include plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, and panel discussions on current topics important to understanding and managing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in free-ranging and farmed cervids. Field trips (PDF, 71KB) will be offered.

Sessions:

Biology of Prions
TSE Diagnostics
Environmental Contamination, Disposal & Disinfection
Management and Control of CWD
Regulatory Agencies and CWD
Human Dimensions of CWD
Ecology and Epidemiology of CWD
CWD Policy and Administration
CWD and Other Species
CWD Surveillance Issues
State & Provincial Updates on CWD Management

Printer Friendly Announcement (PDF, 12KB)


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Call for Papers
The deadline for submission of titles/abstracts was March 15, 2005.


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Schedule:
A schedule is available for download (PDF, 155KB).


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Registration Information
Register before June 15, 2005 to get the early registration rate.

Print and complete the Registration Form (PDF, 90KB) and mail with your payment to:

2nd International CWD Symposium
c/o Wisconsin DNR
P.O. Box 408
Plymouth, WI 53073

More information on Field Trips available here (PDF, 71KB).

Media:
Media Registration Form (PDF, 97KB)


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Hotel Information
Rooms have been blocked off for the event at the following hotels:

The Hilton (Ask for Kim or Ranette) (Exit DNR)
Inn on the Park (Best Western) (Exit DNR)
The Madison Concourse Hotel (Exit DNR)
Please check directly with the facility for available state and federal rates.


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Vendor Information
Companies are invited to consider reserving a display space at the upcoming 2nd International Chronic Wasting Disease Symposium.

The Symposium provides a venue for sharing information on the biology, epidemiology, diagnostics, management and regulations, and human dimensions of the disease in both farmed and wild free ranging cervids. Participants will represent State, Federal, Tribal and Provincial agencies, as well as private industry.

Fee associated with each display space includes two complimentary conference registrations which will entitle you to all symposium meals and activities, table with skirting, backdrop, 2 chairs, and a banner with company name.

Because space is limited and is made available on a first-come basis, you are encouraged to complete the Vendor Form (PDF, 81KB) and send along with payment before June 15th , 2005.

Contact Barb Bodenstein, exhibit coordinator, with any Vendor questions.


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Questions? Contact: Symposium Information

http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/whealth/issues/CWD/conference.htm

CWD MAD DEER UK 1982 ?

http://www.bseinquiry.gov.uk/files/yb/1982/07/05001001.pdf

http://www.bseinquiry.gov.uk/files/yb/1983/03/01001001.pdf

TSS




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