George Martin Baer (1936-2009) Memorial
2009 World Rabies Day Symposium
The CDC World Rabies Day Symposium will focus on the importance of rabies prevention and control at the global and national levels, as well as human and animal rabies epidemiology, diagnosis and surveillance issues. This year's symposium will be held in memory of George Baer, his pioneering work on oral rabies vaccination, and dedication to rabies control in the United States and abroad.
Monday, September 28th, 2009
CDC Global Communications Center
Registration is now closed. If you are interested in participating remotely, please e-mail Halima Sykes.
|9:00AM||Welcome and Introductions||Dr. Ali Khan, Acting Director, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, & Enteric Diseases|
|9:15AM||Personal Reflections||Hilary Koprowski|
Jesse Blanton: Rabies in the USA - then and now
Kis Robertson: The EIS perspective & the NY experience
Ivan Kuzmin: Bats as experimental models
Lillian Orciari: Diagnostics and the laboratory
Andres Velasco: Engagement with Mexico
Sergio Recuenco: Extentions to Latin America
Dennis Slate: The ORV concept
Charles Rupprecht: Future implications
|12:00PM||Questions, Comments, and Memories from Audience|
For more information, contact Halima Sykes.