Thank you for making the Seventh Triennial International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management in Raleigh, North Carolina a success. The agenda for the symposium is posted below.
Presentations, papers, and videos are currently available to registered attendees in Eventmobi (app or online - use code ISOAMM).
Continue to visit our website as papers, presentations, and video will be available to non-attendees later this year.
June 28, 2022 Presentations
African Swine Fever: Preparedness, Depopulation, and Disposal - Dr. Jack Shere AVMA Policy on Disposal of Animal Carcasess - Dr. Warren Hess and Dr. Mike Murphy An Overview of Above Ground Burial - Bobby Clark Results from Oklahoma Shallow Burial with Carbon Study - Jeremy Seiger North Carolina LPAI 2022 Response: Disposal Operations and Lessons Learned - Joe Hudyncia Cattle Mortality Composting and Leachate Quality - Dr. Mahmoud Sharara Above Ground Burial to Manage African Swine Fever Infected Swine - Gary Flory and Mark Hutchinson Compost to Manage African Swine Fever Infected Swine - Mark Hutchinson Grinding Animal Carcasses to Facilitate Disposal - Gary Flory Mortality Composting of 2022 HPAI Infected Broilers, Turkeys, and Pullets: Successes and Challenges - Josh Payne Understanding Ground Poultry Mortality Composting - Paige Doklovic Use of Nitrogen Foam for Swine Depopulation - Lucia Hunt AVMA Humane Endings: An Update - Dr. Cia Johnson In-barn Heat Treatment of Pig Carcasses Experience - Dr. Brett Ramirez Indoor Air Quality and People in Agriculture - Dr. Lucas Pantaleon Impact of Stockpiling on Nitrogen Value of Swine Mortality Compost for Wheat and Corn Production - Dr. Stephanie Kulesza Routine versus Catastrophic Composting Management - Keith Warren Challenges Faced While Responding to Avian Influenza Outbreak in North Carolina the Spring of 2020 - Taylor Long Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Mass Mortality Composting in Australia - Dr. Kevin Wilkinson Update on the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine's Efforts to Prevent Pentobarbital Drug Residues from Entering the Food Supply - Dr. Neal Bataller
June 29, 2022 Presentations
APHIS' Farm Bill (NADPRP) - Projects to Enhance Depopulation and Carcass Disposal Capabilities for Animal Diseae Emergency Response - Julie Walling, Melinda Bone, and Rob Miknis Using Composting as a Tool to Manage Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances (PFAS) Contamination in Livestock Mortalities - Mark King Soil Quality Under Catastrophic Mortality Compost Windrows - Jean Bonhotal Swine Carcass Characterization Under Desiccation - Dr. Brett Ramirez Equine Mortality Testing in the Upper Midwest - Hannah Lochner Epidemiology and How it Relates to Disposal - Dr. Doris Olander Building Capacity of Livestock Compost Subject Matter Experts - Ken Powell and Dr. Sara McReynolds Biosecurity Testing of Horizontal Grinders - Paul Lemieux International Panel - Dr. Kevin Wilkinson, Dr. Dejelia Gomez, Sonya Piercey, Dr. Mohamed Naceur Baccar, Van Doan, Dr. Kirsty Richards, and Julian Sparrey
June 30, 2022 Presentations
2022 Symposium Emergency Exercise - moderated by Zoe McManama Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Response Hotwash - moderated by Michael Mayes and Rob Miknis
Symposium Poster Presentations
Composting Deactivation of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions - Alex Thomas and Rob Michitsch Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Low Cost Portable Vehicle Decontamination System for Cases of Disease Outbreak - Ava Grace Flory Disposal in the Face of a Novel Virus: SARS-CoV-2 in Mink - Rebecca Podgorksi Pennsylvania Swine Barn Changing from Burial to Compost Barn - J. Craig Williams Reducing Wasted Meat in Dornod Mongolia - Jean Bonhotal Impacts of Foam on Whole Swine Carcass Composting - Paige Doklovic Immersive Animal Mortality Management Classes Powered by Virtual Reality (VR) Field - Tour-Zong Liu and Xiao Wang Operational Costs in a Carcass Disposal Event Marissa Cereceres