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3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals – 29 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 2014

anti3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals – 29 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 2014
FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

It’s with great pleasure that we announce the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals, to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 29 September – 1 October 2014.

WEBSITE
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OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the conference are: to give an overview of the current status and ongoing activities with respect to the issue of antibiotic use in animals and antimicrobial resistance; to learn about the expectations of different parties involved; to identify the areas which need further action with respect to the current scientific knowledge and political expectations; and to identify possibilities for effective actions, including effective co-ordination of activities.

TOPICS
Topics include but are not limited to: worldwide use of antibiotics per species/sector; governments’ and NGOs points of view; health, nutrition, gut flora; alternatives; stakeholder initiatives; challenges in research and risk assessment; managing antibiotic resistance; joining forces in human and animal health sectors.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The conference’s Advisory Board issues a call for abstract for oral and poster presentations.
Submission deadline for oral presentations: 15 March 2014.
Submission deadline for poster presentations: 1 August 2014.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The conference is designed for the animal health industry and the medical community; all users of antibiotics in animals, such as veterinarians, animal feed producers, livestock and aquaculture producers, and nutritionists; food processors and manufacturers, and retailers; policy makers and regulatory agencies; researchers in universities and research institutes; and others with an interest in resistance and in the sustainability of antibiotics, such as educators, agricultural extension staff, consultants, and consumer organisations.

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