2021 Virtual Symposium

The 2021 Virtual Symposium on Managing Animal Mortalities was held May 18-19, 2021, with an exercise that was held on May 13, 2021. This virtual symposium featured speakers from around the globe with presentation topics ranging from composting, to disinfecting, to Covid-19 impacts.

Each session of the event has been recorded. You have up to 90 days to view the recordings (if you previously registered for the event) Registration is closed for the virtual symposium.

Agenda for Virtual Symposium on Animal Mortality Management

 

 

Exercise      Thursday, May 13

 

Recovery from a Toxic Agent Introduction          Dr. Robert DeOtte                

to Livestock Feeding

                                               

Day 1    Tuesday, May 18

 

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)                                                  Dr. 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                                            Dr. 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

 

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

Virtual Symposium

Poster Session

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

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