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Media Advisory: Iowa State Co-hosts International Symposium on Animal Welfare and Epidemiology July 14-16
July 1st, 2008
AMES, Iowa - Members of the news media are invited to attend a first-ever conference on animal welfare and epidemiology at Iowa State University July 14-16.
"Welfare and Epidemiology Conference: Across Species, Across Disciplines and Across Borders" will be held at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames.
The meeting will bring together scientists from different disciplines to offer their experiences and expertise to address the need for a balanced, multidisciplinary approach to animal welfare issues. The symposium, which will have participation from industry representatives, veterinarians, animal scientists, government personnel, academics and students, will focus on all livestock species and include discussions on:
Organizers are offering complimentary registration to members of the news media. To register, contact Jennifer Tabke at (515) 294-4700 or firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 p.m., July 11.
More information on the conference is available at: Welfare and Epidemiology Conference.