2021 Virtual Symposium

The 2021 Virtual Symposium on Managing Animal Mortalities is scheduled for May 18-19, 2021, with an exercise on May 13, 2021. This virtual symposium features speakers from around the globe with presentation topics ranging from composting, to disinfecting, to Covid-19 impacts. If you would like to attend, please click here to register. Registration closes on May 14th.

1. Once your registration has been confirmed you will receive an email stating you are registered. You will receive a separate email with instructions on how to join the virtual platform.

2. Each session of the event will be recorded. After you register, you will have up to 90 days to view the recordings.

Agenda for Virtual Symposium on Animal Mortality Management

 

(Times reflected as Eastern Standard Time - New York)

 

Exercise      Thursday, May 13  1:00 pm

 

Recovery from a Toxic Agent Introduction          Dr. Robert DeOtte                 (exercise attendance is full)

to the Livestock Feeding

                                               

Day 1    Tuesday, May 18  12:00 pm

 

Opening

Introduction, Overview of Event                          Mike Mayes

Keynote Address

The Future of Carcass Management                  Dr. Doug Meckes

Welcome

Welcoming Remarks                                          Commissioner Steve Troxler

 

Presentation

Food Animal Production Impacts from

Covid19 (part A)                                                  Dr. Tiffany Lee

Food Animal Production Impacts from

Covid19 (part B)                                                  Katie Rose McCullough

 

Presentation

US Livestock Food Chain Disruptions

during COVID-19 – State Animal Health             Dr. Mike Neault

Official Perspective

 

Presentation

Operationalizing Grinding

and Composting Disposal                                   Lucia Hunt

                                                                                                                               

Panel

Panel Discussion:                                                Moderated by Gary Flory

Food & Feed Chain Disruption

 

Break - Sponsor Videos

 

Presentation

Is Perception Everything When it

Comes to Disinfection                                         Jeffrey Odle

 

Presentation

Animal Disease Outbreak Response

in a Pandemic                                                     Richard Goforth

Presentation

Planning for the Use of Government Land for

a Potential Mass Animal Burial Facility               Duncan Worsfold

Presentation

Composting African Swine Fever

Infected Swine                                                     Lindsay Gabbert

Presentation

Mortality Management Outbreaks of Avian

Influenza and Newcastle Disease in the

Dominican Republic                                            Dejelia Gomez

Presentation

Viability of ASF Virus in Compost &

Swine Lagoons                                                   Dr. Hoang Minh Duc, Dr. Hoang Minh Son

                                                                            and Dr. Phan Hong Ngan

 

Closing Remarks, End of Day 1                          Mike Mayes

 

 

 

Day 2    Wednesday, May 19  12:00 pm

 

Opening

Day 2 Introduction                                               Jean Bonhotal

Welcome

Day 2 Welcoming Remarks                                Dr. Rich Bonanno

 

Presentation

Mobile CO2 Swine Depopulation System           Mike Mayes

Presentation

Decontamination and Disposal

Capabilities Over Time                                        Lori Miller

Presentation

Perceptions of Equine Euthanasia and

Mortality Composting                                          Hannah Lochner

Presentation

California Mortality Composting Morass             Cora Helm

 

Presentation

Responding to Unusual Mortality Events            Mark King

Presentation

Composting – Deactivation of CWD Prions        Dr. Robert Michitsch, Alex Thomas

Break - Sponsor Videos

Discussion

Exercise Wrap Up                                               Dr. Robert DeOtte

Presentation

Above Ground Burial as a Carcass

Management Tool                                               Gary Flory & Bob Peer

Poster Session                                                    Moderated by Rebecca Podgorski

Authors Listed Below

 

Closing Remarks                                                 Mike Mayes

Poster Session

(for 2021 Virtual Symposium)

Game Farm Depopulation and Disposal Exercise

Eireann Collins

Poultry Hydrosate for Biochemical Production

Brandon Gilroye

Ambient Alkaline Hydrolysis Mortality Management

Asma Sabir

Biogas Production from Poultry Hydrolysate

Asma Sabir

Biosecurity Testing of Horizontal Grinders

Paul Lemieux

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Diamond Sponsors

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Emerald Sponsors

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Exhibitors

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