NOTICE: Dec. 6–8, 2015 CRWAD Meeting–Marriott, Chicago, IL (Downtown Magnificent Mile).

The following organizations are satellite organizations of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. These organizations schedule their meetings to coincide with the CRWAD Annual Meeting. This year we will meet at the Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, December 7–9, 2014.

All organization’s attendees please place your hotel sleeping room reservations at the following CRWAD custom site:
Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile

The Following Organizations Are Listed Alphabetically.

American Association of Veterinary Immunologists (AAVI)

Sunday, Dec. 7, Board Meeting
1 PM to 5PM, Indiana/Iowa Room, 5th Floor

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Attendance is by invitation only.
For more information contact Glenn Zhang (AAVI Treasurer); Laura Miller (AAVI Vice-President)

AAVI Mini–Symposium (American Association of Veterinary Immunologists)

Title: The Analysis and the Role of the Microbiome in Immunology – Interventions during early life impact the microbial colonization and immune development in livestock species.
Tuesday, Dec. 9, within the Immunology Section of the CRWAD, Salons F/G/H – 5th Floor

The speakers for the mini–symposium will submit abstracts through the CRWAD on–line abstract submission program.
For more information contact Laura C. Miller, USDA–ARS–NADC, Ames, IA.

Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist (AAVI) Lecture by Dr. Hyun Lillehoj
USDA-ARS Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory in Beltsville, MD
Keynote Speaker, Monday, Dec. 8, 1:30 PM, Immunology Section, Chicago Ballroom F/G/H, 5th Floor

American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM)

Examination: Denver/Houston Room – 5th Floor
Friday, Dec. 5, 8 AM to 8 PM
Saturday, Dec. 6, 8 AM to 9 PM

Examination: Kansas City Room – 5th Floor
Saturday, Dec. 6, 8 AM to 9 PM

Sunday, Dec. 7, Indiana/Iowa Room
8 AM to 9 AM, Examination Committee Meeting
9 AM to 12 PM, Board of Governors Meeting

Attendance is by invitation only.
For more information contact Josh Daniels

ACVM (American College of Veterinary Microbiologists) Mini–Symposium

Monday, Dec. 8, within the Bacterial Pathogenesis Section of the CRWAD, Avenue Ballroom – 4th Floor

Mini–Symposium Topics:
Enzootic Hemorrhagic Disease and Bluetonge: Dr. Scott McVey
Influenza: Dr. Kelly Lager
Tuberculosis: Dr. Mitch Palmer
Brucellosis: Dr. Steven Olsen

For more information contact Steven Olsen, USDA-ARS-NADC, Ames, IA; or Chris Chase, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Distinguished Veterinary Microbiologist (ACVM) – Dr. Siba K. Samal
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Keynote Speaker: Tuesday, December 9, 10:00 AM - Viral Pathogenesis Section, Los Angeles/Miami/Scottsdale Room, 5th Floor

Animal Health Research Reviews Board Meeting (AHRR)
(Editor–in–Chief, Section Editors and Editorial Board)

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM, Grace Room, 4th Floor
Section Editors and Editorial Board joint meeting.

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For more information contact R. William (Bill) Stich, Editor in Chief

AVEPM / Workshop for 2014 (click here for agenda)

Sunday, Dec. 7, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Chicago Ballroom E/F/G/H, 5th Floor
Lunch begins at 11:30 AM followed by Schwabe Symposium presentations at 12:30 PM

For more information contact Annette O'Connor, Julie Funk, or Morgan Scott,.

AVEPM / Schwabe Symposium Program

Dr. Roger Morris, Emeritus Professor of Animal Health, Massey University, New Zealand, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Calvin W. Schwabe Lifetime Achievement Award.
Title: Diseases, Dilemmas, Decisions: Epidemiological Tools to Find Answers for Difficult Disease Control Problems
Sunday, Dec. 7, 12:30 PM to 5 PM, Chicago Ballroom E/F/G/H, 5th Floor
Lunch begins at 11:30 AM followed by presentations at 12:30 PM

For more information contact Annette O'Connor, Morgan Scott, or Julie Funk.

AVEPM Business Meeting (Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine)
Members Only

Monday, Dec. 8, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Salon A/B/C/D (in the Epidemiology Section Room), 5th Floor
Note: Schwabe Award formal presentation will be during CRWAD Business Meeting, Tues. Dec. 9, 11:45 AM, Chicago Ballroom A/B/C/D, 5th Floor

For more information contact Morgan Scott

Integrated Special Emphasis Project
Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance Transmission throughout the Food Chain

Saturday – December 6, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Northwestern/Ohio Room, 6th Floor

Attendance is by invitation only.

For more information contact H. Morgan Scott; Phone: 979–847–6197

NC–1202 Enteric Diseases of Food Animals: Enhanced Prevention, Control and Food Safety

Saturday, Dec. 6, 8 AM to 5 PM, Miami Room, 5th Floor
Sunday, Dec. 7, 8 AM to 12 PM, Miami Room, 5th Floor

Attendance is by invitation only.

For more information contact Gireesh Rajashekara at rajashekara.2@osu.edu

NC229: Detection and Control of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus and Emerging Viral Diseases of Swine

Sunday, Dec. 7, 1 PM to 5:30 PM, Denver/Houston/Kansas City Room, 5th Floor click here for schedule

Attendance is open.  For more information contact Dr. Fernando Osorio, or Dr. Kyoung-Jin Yoon

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CRWAD On–Site Meeting Registration Schedule

CRWAD Council Meeting: Saturday, December 6, 5:30 PM to 9 PM, Great America Room, 6th Floor

CRWAD Sponsorship Committee Meeting: Saturday, December 6, 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM, Great America, 6th Floor
Present report to the Council

CRWAD Researchers Reception: Sunday, December 7, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Grand Ballroom Salon III, 7th Floor

Name badge is required for admittance to Receptions, Poster Sessions, and Sections.

Our 2014 Dedicatee, Dr. Donald C. Robertson, will be introduced during the reception.
All Attendees are Welcome. Please join us. Casual wear recommended. The first poster session will coincide with the Researchers Reception.

CRWAD Students and Postdocs Reception: Sunday, December 7, 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM, Los Angeles/Miami/Scottsdale Room, 5th Floor. CRWAD Keynote Speakers, CRWAD Council Members, CRWAD Dedicatee, students and postdoc attendees are invited. Student and postdoc attendees should plan to attend both receptions. Contact Dr. Robert Ellis with questions.

CRWAD Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, December 9, 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM, Chicago Ballroom A/B/C/D, 5th Floor

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Introduction of New Members, Dedication of the Meeting, and Graduate Student Awards Presentations. Students are encouraged to attend.

NOTICE: 2015 CRWAD Meeting, Dec. 6 to 8, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile


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