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Are you trying to break into aquaculture industry or already working in the field and looking to gain additional expertise for career development?

Fish Health And Regulatory Medicine Workshop

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
4 February 2010, at 12:00am

US - A free workshop for veterinarians on fish regulatory medicine is scheduled 26-27 April at the Pyle Center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

More than a dozen speakers are scheduled, many of them nationally recognised in the aquaculture field.

Topics include:

  • Aquatic certificates of veterinary inspection
  • Veterinary accreditation
  • Updates from neighbouring states and interstate regulations
  • OIE's role
  • VHS surveillance
  • Biosecurity
  • Wisconsin's Fish Health Medicine Certificate Programme
  • The national and international Aquaculture and Veterinary Medicine Organisations
  • Diagnostic lab tips and practitioner tips

The workshop is funded by the US Department of Agriculture and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The workshop is organised by Beverly Simonds and Dr. Myron Kebus, Wisconsin State Aquaculture Veterinarian.

Reserve your space by forwarding your name, address, business telephone number, e-mail address and organisation name to: WI-DATCP - Division of Animal Health Attn: Beverly Simonds, Aquaculture Program Associate PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-9011 Call 608-224-4887 or e-mail beverly.simonds@wisconsin.gov.

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