Sign up now!
Don't show this again

Thank you for confirming your subscription!

(And remember, if ever you want to change your email preferences or unsubscribe, just click on the links at the bottom of any email.)

We’re glad you’re enjoying Poultry Health Today.
Access is free but you’ll need to register to view more content.
Already registered? Sign In
Tap to download the app


Collect articles and features into your own report to read later, print or share with others

Create a New Report


Read Later

Create a new report

Report title (required) Brief description (optional)
follow us

You must be logged in to edit your profile.

Favorites Read Later My Reports PHT Special Reports
Poultry Health Today is equipped with some amazing (and free) tools for organizing and sharing content, as well as creating your own magazines and special reports. To access them, please register today.
Sponsored by Zoetis

Sponsored By Zoetis


World’s poultry health experts flock to Denver for 61st AAAP conference

Poultry health professionals from more than 25 countries will gather in Denver, Colorado, July 13-17, to get the latest research, innovations and insights on disease management, biosecurity, diagnostics, responsible antibiotic usage and food safety.

“Everyone who attends this event has different interests but we all share the same goal — to make the world poultry industry even more efficient and sustainable while maintaining high standards for flock health and welfare,” said John Smith, DVM, a consulting veterinarian from Georgia and current president of the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP).

AAAP’s 61st conference will begin with a half-day symposium, “Advances in the Management of Enteric Health in Poultry,” which will present new research with traditional and alternative therapies. This event was designed to complement the 2nd International Conference on Necrotic Enteritis, a separate, two-day symposium held in Denver immediately before the AAAP’s.

This year’s AAAP conference will feature more than 250 scientific sessions and posters on enteric and respiratory diseases, immunity management, food safety, parasitology, bacteriology virology and vaccinology.

AAAP will also feature two keynote speakers focusing on economically important diseases. On Saturday, July 14, Haroldo Toro, DVM, PhD, Auburn University, will present “Understanding the Success of Infectious Bronchitis Virus.”  Monday’s keynote speaker is Y.M. Saif, DVM, a past president of AAAP who will review “The History of Infectious Bursal Disease.”

AAAP’s presence will also be felt at this year’s American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) conference, which is held concurrently.  AAAP’s Small Flock Committee drew on its expertise to help AVMA develop its Small Poultry Flock Workshop, a full-day symposium that provides non-poultry veterinarians with the basic knowledge and skills needed to support this rapidly growing livestock sector.

The American Association of Avian Pathologists is an international association whose mission is to promote scientific knowledge to enhance the health, well-being, and productivity of poultry to provide safe and abundant food for the world. For more information about the 2018 AAAP conference, click here or visit aaa.info.



Posted on June 30, 2018

tags: , ,

You must be logged in to edit your profile.

Google Translate is provided on this website as a reference tool. However, Poultry Health Today and its sponsor and affiliates do not guarantee in any way the accuracy of the translated content and are not responsible for any event resulting from the use of the translation provided by Google. By choosing a language other than English from the Google Translate menu, the user agrees to withhold all liability and/or damage that may occur to the user by depending on or using the translation by Google.