An important One Health related symposium with prominent speakers…
National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) - Hosted Antibiotic Use and Resistance Symposium
November 12-14, 2014 – Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown (Formerly Meliá Hotel) Atlanta, GA (USA)
Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, ACVPM - http://vet.osu.edu/LonnieKing
Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University, former director of the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne and Enteric Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA and former deputy administrator for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture, in Washington, DC.
Topic - “Antibiotic Use and Resistance: Moving Forward Through Shared Stewardship”
Dr. King, a veterinarian, is a member of the One Health Initiative team’s Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php, longstanding prominent One Health leader in the U.S. and worldwide and board member of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES).
Two other notable speakers among several include:
James M. Hughes, MD - Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Emory University (USA) - http://medicine.emory.edu/about_us/our_people/faculty-directory/hughes-james-m.html
Topic – “Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: The Way Forward.”
Dr. Hughes, a physician, is also a member of the One Health Initiative team’s Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php, and longstanding prominent One Health leader.
Brian Lubbers, DVM, PhD - http://olathe.k-state.edu/people/faculty/lubbers.html
Dr. Lubbers, a veterinarian, said, “My presentation will essentially start the discussion on developing specific stewardship guidelines by focusing on the specific antimicrobials of importance / bacteria of concern (both the human and animal perspective) with major emphasis on the significant overlap of both perspectives and understanding the risks and benefits of antimicrobial use”
View the Agenda HERE
View complete symposium information on the NIAA website or go to http://www.animalagriculture.org/2014AntibioticsSymposium
Registration fee includes all sessions and breaks. Click here to register online.
Full Registration - $425 (NIAA Members receive a $75 discount on full registration)
Nov. 12 ½ Day Only - $150
Nov. 13 Day Only - $250
Nov. 14 ½ Day Only - $150
Student Rate - $50/day (must present student ID at check-in)
Each individual will be responsible for making his/her own reservations. The special room rate of $159 USD per night will be available until October 21st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. When making reservations, verify the rate and advise the reservations agent that you are with the NIAA Symposium. You can click here to make your reservation.
National Institute for Animal Agriculture
590 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Ms. Katie Ambrose, National Institute for Animal Agriculture, Chief Operating Officer, Colorado Springs, Colorado (USA)