2012 International PRRS Symposium (IPRRSS)

This is the first announcement for the 2012 International PRRS Symposium. The symposium will be held November 29-November 30, 2012, at the Marriott KC Downtown in Kansas City, MO. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the National Swine Improvement Federation (NSIF) and Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. A draft agenda is available online.

Registration is $100 and includes breakfast and lunch on Friday. There will be no registration fee for graduate students. Graduate student travel fellowships will also be available for students presenting research results. The estimated cost for the Marriott is approximately $110 per night. The cost of the room includes free internet.

The deadline for abstract submission is August 25, 2012. Online registration and abstract submission will open soon at the PRRS symposium website (http://www.prrssymposium.org) Those requiring visas are encouraged to register as early as possible so visa letters can be processed. Details for abstract submission and instructions, program updates, and a copy of the 2005-2011 symposium proceedings including abstracts can be found at the Symposium website.