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11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium in Kansas City

National Institute for Animal Agriculture to Host 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium in Kansas City

Animal, human and environmental health leaders will explore opportunities for collaboration to derive One Health solutions for antimicrobial resistance and stewardship.
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will host the 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium in Kansas City, Missouri from November 2-4, 2021. This year’s theme for Symposium is One Health, One Voice: Leveraging Future Opportunities to Enhance Collaboration.  

The purpose of the first Symposium in 2011 was for animal health and human health experts to share science‐based information so an honest dialogue could ensue. Today, the dialogue is just as important. The 2021 Antibiotic Symposium, One Health, One Voice – Leveraging Future Opportunities for Collaboration, will continue the National Institute for Animal Agriculture’s focus on a One Health approach to antimicrobial resistance and stewardship. This year’s Symposium will connect leaders from animal, human and environmental health organizations and provide an opportunity to collaborate on research, education and communication endeavors.  

The Symposium will provide updates on the latest research on antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial resistance and alternatives within human, animal and environmental health. From the utilization of new technology to on-farm stewardship efforts, the 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium will engage leaders in a collective dialogue about the continuous improvement across their industries. This year’s planning committee features: 

  • Eric Moore, DVM, Norbrook, Inc. 
  • Leah Dorman, DVM, Phibro Animal Health Corporation 
  • Michael Costin, DVM, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) 
  • Megin Nichols, DVM, The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 
  • Rebecca Barnett, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) 
  • Susan Gerber, MD, The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 
  • Justin Welsh, DVM, Merck Animal Health 
  • Courtney Meyers, Ph.D., Texas Tech University  

The Symposium will provide opportunities for attendees to participate in round table and panel discussions, interact with keynote speakers, attend small group sessions and network.  

To register for the 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium and book your hotel stay at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, please visit www.AnimalAgriculture.org. Early bird rates are active until September 30. Media may contact Morgan Young, Director of Communications and Outreach for the National Institute for Animal Agriculture at morgan.young@animalagriculture.org. for a media pass to attend.