IAVBC Biosecurity Workshop announcement
2017 IAVBC/WAVMA/World Aquaculture
Biosecurity Special Session and Biosecurity Workshop Program
Cape Town, South Africa, June 29 to July 2, 2017.
World Aquaculture 2017:
Day 1 and 2: June 29-30, 2017 – Biosecurity Special Session Oral Presentations (separate registration with World Aquaculture)
AQUACULTURE BIOSECURITY WORKSHOP (separate registration with IAVBC/WAVMA):
Day 3: July 1, 2017 – Table-top Aquaculture Biosecurity Exercises
Day 4: July 2, 2017 – On-Farm Biosecurity Evaluation
OBJECTIVES AND TARGET AUDIENCES
To provide an opportunity for veterinarians, veterinary students/technicians, aquaculture producers and governmental agencies throughout Africa to become aware of aquatic veterinary medicine, and the IAVBC approach to biosecurity which will allow any aquaculture operation to meet international (OIE) standards and national regulations for preventing, controlling and eradicating infectious and contagious diseases.
Registration: Delegates wanting to participate in the workshop, must register separately for the 2017 World Aquaculture Conference Biosecurity Workshop (July 1-2, 2016 – Table-top Exercises and On-Farm Evaluation)