2021 Agenda

2021 Annual Meeting Schedule
(Tentative, as of September 2021)

USAHA Virtual Committee Sessions will be held October 4-18

USAHA/AAVLD Annual Meeting will be held October 22-26 in Denver

Full Schedule of Events (including USAHA, AAVLD, and affiliate sessions) October 22-26, Denver, Colorado. All times for in-person meetings will be Mountain Daylight Time.
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USAHA Virtual Committee Schedule - October 4-18, 2021
ALL TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME

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  Date Meeting Description Time Room
    THURSDAY –  October 21, 2021    
JOINT 10/21 Pre-Registration 3:00 PM-6:00 PM Redrock Foyer
    FRIDAY – October 22, 2021    
JOINT 10/22 Registration 7:00 AM-6:00 PM Redrock Foyer
AAVLD 10/22 Accreditation and Quality Assurance Symposium  7:15 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 8 & 9
NAHLN 10/22 AAVLD/NAHLN IT meeting 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 6 & 7
AAVLD 10/22 AAVLD Accreditation Committee – 
COMMITTEE ONLY 
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 3
AAVLD 10/22 As Viruses Emerge or Re-Emerge, so goes the day in Diagnostic Medicine 1:30 PM-4:30 PM VIRTUAL ONLY
OTHER 10/22 ACVM Fall Board of Governors Meeting 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 4 & 5
AAVLD 10/22 Vet-LIRN meeting 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Redrock 2
AAVLD 10/22 New Member Orientation 5:30 PM-6:00 PM Redrock 1
AAVLD 10/22 Networking Reception with New Members 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Redrock 1
    SATURDAY – October 23, 2021    
JOINT 10/23 Registration 7:00 AM-6:00 PM Redrock Foyer
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Financial Advisory Committee
COMMITTEE ONLY
7:00 AM-8:00 AM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Bacteriology Mini-Symposium: Back to Basics: QA/QC for the Bacteriology Lab and Mycology Fundamentals 7:30 AM-12:30 PM Willow Lake 4/5
AAVLD 10/23 AAAVLD Membership Committee 8:00 AM-9:00 AM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Parasitology Committee 8:00 AM-9:30 AM  Redrock 2
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Accreditation Committee -
COMMITTEE ONLY 
8:00 AM-12:00 PM Willow Lake 3
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Informatics Committee 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 3
AAVLD 10/23 21st CL Davis/SW Thompson Diagnostic Pathology Symposium: Pathology and Diagnosis of Transboundary Diseases 8:00 AM-5:00 PM  Redrock 4/5
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Communications Committee  9:00 AM-10:00 AM Willow Lake 2
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Editorial Board of Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (JVDI) 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Willow Lake 2
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD & NAHLN Laboratory Emergency Management Committee  10:00 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 8/9
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Epidemiology Committee 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 7
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Exhibits and Poster Board Set-up  10:30 AM-5:30 PM Aurora Hall 2
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee 12:00 PM-2:00 PM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Subcommittee on Bacteriology and Mycology  12:30 PM-1:30 PM Willow Lake 4/5
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Virology Committee  1:00 PM-3:00 PM Redrock 6
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Executive Board  1:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 3
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Quality Assurance Committee  1:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 8/9
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Business Meeting   1:30 PM-2:15 PM Willow Lake 4/5
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD/AAVCT Business Meeting and Case Presentations  2:00 PM-6:00 PM Redrock 7
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Diagnostic Bacteriology Case Reports   2:30 PM-4:00 PM Willow Lake 4/5
USAHA 10/23 USAHA Executive Committee Meeting 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Laboratory Technology Committee  3:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 6
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Bacteriology Steering Committee Meeting  4:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 4/5
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Constitution, Bylaws  and Resolutions Committee 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/23 AAVLD Reception and Foundation Auction 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Colorado Ballroom A
    SUNDAY – October 24, 2021    
JOINT 10/24 Registration 7:00 AM-5:00 PM Redrock Foyer
USAHA 10/24 CVM Fellowship Prayer Breakfast 6:30 AM-8:00 AM Colorado Ballroom B
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Foundation Committee 7:00 AM-8:00 AM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Plenary Session: Preparing for Future Pandemics - The Role of Innovation and One Health Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic 8:00 AM-11:30 AM Colorado Ballroom A
OTHER 10/24 National Assembly of State Animal Health Officials Meeting (Closed Session) 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Colorado Ballroom C
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Exhibits and Poster Session 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Aurora Hall 2
USAHA 10/24 Spouses Brunch 9:30 AM-11:30 AM  Colorado Ballroom B
USAHA 10/24 USAHA District-at-Large Meeting (Allied, Industry and Regional Delegates) 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD House of Delegates and General Membership    11:30 AM-12:15 PM Colorado Ballroom A
USAHA 10/24 USAHA District Lunch (NE, S, W, NC, Allied) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Colorado Ballroom B
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Serology  1:00 PM-3:00 PM Redrock 1
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Epidemiology 1 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Redrock 2
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Pathology 1 1:00 PM-3:00 PM  Redrock 3
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Virology  1:00 PM-3:00 PM Redrock 4
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Bacteriology 1 1:00 PM-3:00 PM  Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Molecular Diagnostics and Bioinformatics 1 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/24 USAHA Display Tables 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
USAHA 10/24 Southern District Meeting  1:30 PM-3:30 PM Willow Lake 2
USAHA 10/24 Northeast District Meeting  1:30 PM-3:30 PM Willow Lake 3
USAHA 10/24 North Central District Meeting  1:30 PM-3:30 PM Willow Lake 4
USAHA 10/24 Western District Meeting  1:30 PM-3:30 PM Willow Lake 5
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Laboratory Safety Committee  3:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 4
OTHER 10/24 Applied Animal Health, Public Health Research and Extension Veterinarians Symposium  3:00 PM-6:00 PM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/24 Innovative Technologies for IHC, ISH, and Multiplexing                                                                  Versatility and Workflow Efficiencies Ideal for Veterinary Diagnostics and Research - Presented by Roche Tissue Diagnostics 3:30 PM-4:00 PM Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD - Government Relations Committee  3:30 PM-5:30 PM Redrock 8
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Diagnostic Pathology Slide Seminar 3:30 PM-6:00 PM Redrock 3
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Committee on Toxicology, Environment and Nutrition 3:30 PM-6:30 PM Redrock 6
AAVLD 10/24 Building and Systems Commissioning for the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. - Presented by Clark & Enersen 4:30 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/24 Lessons From COVID-19: What VDLs Can Learn From a Human Outbreak - Presented by Thermo Fisher Scientific 5:30 PM-6:00 PM Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/24 Tetracore real-time PCR and ELISA tests for efficient ASFV monitoring in epidemic and endemic farms: The case of Vietnam - Presented by Tetracore, Inc. 6:00 PM-6:30 PM Redrock 1
OTHER 10/24 ACVPM Diplomates Reception - By Invitation Only 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Colorado Ballroom B
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Laboratory Directors Committee 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Redrock 2
AAVLD 10/24 AAVLD Gross Pathology Mock Examination   6:00 PM-8:30 PM Redrock 3
AAVLD 10/24 ASF Strategy: Sharing Experiences from European Outbreaks - Presented by INDICAL Inc. 6:30 PM-7:00 PM Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/24 Who is IDEXX – A look into the Guiding Principles of a Worldwide Leader in  Animal Healthcare Innovation - Presented by IDEXX 7:00 PM-7:30 PM Redrock 1
JOINT 10/24 Sunday Night Reception - Hosted by GlobalVetLink and VMRD, Inc.  8:00 PM-11:00 PM Colorado Ballroom C
    MONDAY – October 25, 2021    
JOINT 10/25 Registration 7:00 AM-5:00 PM Redrock Foyer
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Past Presidents' Breakfast 7:00 AM-8:00 AM Willow Lake 1
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD Past Presidents' Breakfast  7:00 AM-8:00 AM Willow Lake 2
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Toxicology 7:45 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 1
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Molecular Diagnostics and Bioinformatics 2 7:45 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 4
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Epidemiology 2 7:45 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 2
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Bacteriology 2 7:45 AM-12:00 PM Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD – Scientific Session - Pathology 2 7:45 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 3
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development  8:00 AM-9:00 AM Redrock 6
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on NAHLN
(National Animal Health Laboratory Network)
8:00 AM-9:00 AM Redrock 7
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture 8:00 AM-9:00 AM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Display Tables 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD Exhibits and Poster Session 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Aurora Hall 2
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Animal Emergency Management 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Redock 6
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Food and Feed Safety 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Global Animal Health and Trade 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Equine 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 7
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health Surveillance and Information System 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Audit 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Willow Lake 2
JOINT 10/25 Student Luncheon 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Colorado Ballroom A
OTHER 10/25 NASMFID Fall Meeting 2021 (Formerly known as Directors of State Meat Inspection) 12:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 5
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD Pathology Committee  12:30 PM-1:45 PM Redrock 3
OTHER 10/25 USDA-ARS/NIFA Research Reviews 12:30 PM-5:30 PM Redrock 2
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Farmed Cervidae 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species  1:00 PM-2:00 PM Redrock 8
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD Strategic Planning Committee 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Willow Lake 2
USAHA 10/25 Food Safety Symposium hosted by the  American Association of Food Safety and Public Health Veterinarians (AAFSPHV) in joint with National Association of  Federal Veterinarians (NAFV)  1:00 PM-5:00 PM VIRTUAL ONLY
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD Laboratory Operations and Management Committee 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 4
AAVLD 10/25 Toxicologic Pathology for Diagnosticians Symposium 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 5 
JOINT 10/25 Break 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Swine 2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Wildlife 2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Sheep, Goats and Camelids 2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Cattle and Bison  2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 1
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD Committee Chairs and Program Committee 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Willow Lake 2
AAVLD 10/25 AAVLD-NVSL Proficiency Testing Committee 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 4
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Animal Welfare 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on One Health  3:30 PM-4:30 PM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Parasitic and Vector Borne Diseases 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA New Member Orientation 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Redrock 1
JOINT 10/25 Presidents' Reception 5:30 PM-6:30 PM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Presidents' Dinner & General Meeting 6:30 PM-9:00 PM Colorado Ballroom A 
    Tuesday – October 26, 2021    
JOINT 10/26 Registration 7:30 AM-10:00 AM Redrock Foyer
USAHA 10/26 Continental Networking Breakfast  7:00 AM-8:00 AM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
JOINT 10/26 USAHA/AAVLD Keynote Session: 2021 Keynote Speaker: USDA Administration Leadership - Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (invited) 8:00 AM-10:00 AM Colorado Ballroom A 
USAHA 10/26 USAHA Display Tables 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
OTHER 10/26 NASMFID Fall Meeting 2021 (Formerly known as Directors of State Meat Inspection) 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Redrock 1
USAHA 10/26 Break 10:00 AM-10:30 AM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
AAVLD 10/26 AAVLD House of Delegates    10:30 AM-11:15 AM Redrock 4
USAHA 10/26 USAHA Membership Luncheon and Meeting 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Colorado Ballroom A
USAHA 10/26 USAHA Board of Directors Meeting 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Redrock 6/7
USAHA 10/26 Break 2:30 PM-3:30 PM Colorado Ballroom A Foyer
JOINT 10/26 USAHA and AAVLD Executive Committees 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Redrock 2/3
USAHA 10/26 USAHA Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Off-Site
   
  Monday Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday Friday
Central Time Oct. 4 Oct. 5 Oct. 6 Oct. 7 Oct. 8
9:30-11:30am Tuberculosis Scientific Advisory Subcommittee        
12pm - 2pm Subcom. Trichomoniasis Subcom. on Tuberculosis Subcom. Cattle ID Subcom. BVDV
Cancelled
Subcom. Brucellosis
2:30 - 4:30pm Subcom. Scrapie & ID Subcom.Pharmaceutical Issues Subcom. Rabies Subcom. Salmonella Animal Welfare
           
Central Time Oct.  11 Oct. 12 Oct. 13 Oct. 14 Oct. 15
  No Sessions - Federal Holiday        
9am - 12pm   Animal Health Information & Surveillance Systems  Equine Poultry Global Animal Health and Trade
    Food & Feed Safety Farmed Cervidae Biologics and Biotechnology Parasitic & Vector Borne Diseases
           
1pm - 4pm    NAHLN Animal Emergency Management Foreign and Emerging Diseases One Health
    Sheep, Goats, Camelids Wildlife    
           

Central Time

Oct.  18        
9am - 12pm Cattle & Bison        
  DLVWD        
           
1pm - 4pm  Swine        
  Aquaculture        

USAHA In-Person Committee Schedule & Agendas

District-at-Large
SAHA

JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce Development  8:00 AM-9:00 AM Redrock 6
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on NAHLN
(National Animal Health Laboratory Network)
8:00 AM-9:00 AM Redrock 7
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Aquaculture 8:00 AM-9:00 AM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Animal Emergency Management 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Redock 6
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Food and Feed Safety 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Global Animal Health and Trade 9:15 AM-10:15 AM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Equine 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 7
JOINT 10/25 USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health Surveillance and Information System 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Redrock 8
OTHER 10/25 USDA-ARS/NIFA Research Reviews 12:30 PM-5:30 PM Virtual Only - On-Demand
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Farmed Cervidae 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Biologics and Biotechnology 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian Species  1:00 PM-2:00 PM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 Food Safety Symposium hosted by the  American Association of Food Safety and Public Health Veterinarians (AAFSPHV) in joint with National Association of  Federal Veterinarians (NAFV)  1:00 PM-5:00 PM Virtual Only
JOINT 10/25 Break 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Colorado A Pre-Function
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Swine 2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Wildlife 2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Sheep, Goats and Camelids 2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 8
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Cattle and Bison  2:15 PM-3:15 PM Redrock 9
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Animal Welfare 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Redrock 6
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on One Health  3:30 PM-4:30 PM Redrock 7
USAHA 10/25 USAHA Committee on Parasitic and Vector Borne Diseases 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Redrock 8