April 9, 2010

In the Spotlight - 59th Annual WDA Meeting

59th Annual WDA Meeting

May 30 - June 4, 2010Iguazú, Argentina

For the first time, the Wildlife Disease Association (WDA) International Meeting will take place in South America. The 59th annual meeting will be held 30 May – 4 June 2010 in the heart of Iguazú Falls.

This year’s theme is Ecosystem health in the neotropics: a growing challenge.

Who should attend and/or submit abstracts?

Wildlife biologists, wildlife managers, veterinarians, epidemiologists, ecologists, parasitologists, pathologists, microbiologists, or anyone interested in the management of wildlife health.

Tentative Program

  • Sunday: Welcome cocktail and student mixer.
  • Monday: Oral presentations, poster session and picnic.
  • Tuesday: Student presentations, poster session and auction.
  • Wednesday: Presentations (morning) and field trip (afternoon).
  • Thursday: Presentations and banquet.
  • Friday: Symposium and Special Sessions in the morning.

Learn about Other Upcoming Meetings and Conferences Using the WDIN Event Calendar

If you are interested in staying current on upcoming wildlife disease related meetings, visit the Wildlife Disease Information Node's searchable Event Calendar.  Users can browse month-by-month or search for specific meetings. Click on a meeting title and get information directly from the conference web site.

Is an Important Meeting Missing?

If you notice our calendar is missing an important meeting, please email us the meeting url at wdin@usgs.gov and we will add it.