Abstracts Due for 2006 International PRRS Symposium

The 2006 International PRRS Symposium will be held at the Downtown Chicago Marriott on Friday afternoon, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd, 2006 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD). Abstracts are welcome from PRRS researchers internationally. Abstracts should be submitted through the Symposium website and are due Friday, September 8, 2006.

The Symposium features both basic and applied research on this important swine viral disease. This year's program has been expanded to include research sponsored by the National Pork Board's PRRS Initiative.

The preliminary 2006 program along with a copy of the 2005 International PRRS Symposium Proceedings can be found at the website. There is no charge to attend the Symposium, but registration is required. Please visit the Symposium website and register online. For those needing a visa, letters of invitation will be sent after registration.

Hotel accommodations at the Marriott can be accessed through the CRWAD website . Note - this is recommended since it is a substantially lower price for rooms.

Registration for CRWAD meeting is separate and is available through the CRWAD website.