Notice to Readers: International Conference on Rabies in the Americas --- September 28--October 3, 2008
The 19th International Conference on Rabies in the Americas (RITA) will be held at CDC's Tom Harkin Global Communications Center in Atlanta, Georgia, September 28--October 3, 2008. September 28 also marks World Rabies Day. The conference attracts international participation from scientists, epidemiologists, laboratorians, and public health professionals with an interest in rabies surveillance, control, and prevention. Presentations will feature the latest findings in rabies research. Scheduled activities include the signing of the North American Rabies Management Plan by U.S., Canadian, and Mexican federal authorities and a World Rabies Day Run/Walk.
The deadline for RITA registration is September 5. Continuing education credits will be offered. Additional information regarding the agenda, registration, the World Rabies Day Run/Walk, and lodging, is available at http://www.rabiesintheamericas.org.
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