[MARMAM] Stranding and Necropsy Workshop at IAAAM Conference Durban, South Africa
ssharp at ifaw.org
Fri Mar 15 08:31:37 PDT 2019
Stranding and Necropsy Workshop in Conjunction with the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine 50th Annual Scientific Conference, Durban, South Africa. May 18, 2019
Stranding and Necropsy Workshop - Lessons from Long-Term Work in South Africa
Hosted by Dr. Stephanie Plön and KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board and Sponsored by The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
We are pleased to offer a one-day training workshop on marine mammal stranding response and necropsy techniques. The workshop will provide both presentations and hands-on experience on necropsy technique. Information presented will include an introduction on stranding response, how to establish a stranding network, and basic necropsy training. Training is aimed for delegates from other regions who are seeking guidance on establishing a stranding network as well as attendees seeking training on marine mammal necropsy techniques. An an overview of achievements in South Africa based on 25 years of stranding response will be discussed. Additional lectures on stranding response will be given by Dr. Sarah Sharp (IFAW) and necropsy demonstrations will be guided by two board certified veterinary pathologists with expertise in marine mammal pathology - Drs. Michael Kinsel and Martha Delaney (Zoological Pathology Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board wetlab. Transportation will be provided from conference hotel
Cost: Free for attendees from developing countries; $50 for all other attendees. Includes lunch and transportation
For more information contact: Stephanie.Plon at mandela.ac.za<mailto:Stephanie.Plon at mandela.ac.za>
To register: https://www.iaaam.org/2019-iaaam-conference-registration
Sarah Sharp | Animal Rescue Veterinarian
IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfare
International Operations Center
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