05 May 2014

20th Annual USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop

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The 20th Annual USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop will be co-hosted by the USFWS—AADAP Program and the American Fisheries Society—Fish Culture Section. During the Workshop, the status of ongoing aquaculture drug approval research and the progress of associated activities will be presented and discussed. In addition, the Workshop includes a session covering the status and use of biologics in aquaculture. Please contact Molly P. Bowman with any Workshop-related questions (molly_bowman@fws.gov).

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Workshop Week Schedule (tentative):

· Monday, July 28th
– Hosted Welcome Social, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Montana Aleworks

· Tuesday, July 29th
– Registration Packet Pick-up at the Best Western GranTree Inn, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
– Workshop Session, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
– Ice-Breaker BBQ at Scenic Hyalite Reservoir, 6:00 p.m.

· Wednesday, July 30th
– Workshop Session, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
– Trout Trot Fun Run (5k), 5:30 p.m.

· Thursday, July 31st
– Workshop Session, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
– Decompression Rafting Trip on the Yellowstone River (depart GranTree Inn at 12:45 p.m.)

We anticipate attendance to include representatives from a diverse group of folks including
numerous federal, state, tribal, and private partners, drug company sponsors, university
researchers, and other entities involved in aquatic animal drug approval efforts. We are also
fortunate that a number of representatives from FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine plan to
attend.


Lodging:
A block of rooms has been reserved at the government rate at the following hotels. We strongly recommend booking rooms ASAP as the Workshop is scheduled to be held during the same time as Bozeman’s Annual Sweet Pea Summer Festival. Rooms will be released on July 1st, 2014.
Best Western GranTree Inn (location of Workshop): 406-587-5261 (group code: 807049)
Days Inn (next door to Workshop): 406-587-5251 (group: Aquaculture Drug Workshop)


Registration:
Please click on the link below to register on-line. The Workshop registration fee is $50, paid in cash on arrival at registration.

Presentations:
We are looking for presenters! If you are interested in presenting at this year’s Workshop, please contact Molly P. Bowman (molly_bowman@fws.gov).

Thank You and We Hope to See You in July!

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