The National Institute for Animal Agriculture’s (NIAA) annual meeting is slated for April 3-7, 2005 at the Radisson Riverfront Hotel in St. Paul, MN.

Fifteen committees will present seminars addressing the breadth of issues affecting animal agriculture today. Included are sessions on foreign animal diseases and the National Animal Identification System.

A special feature at this year’s meeting will be a one-day symposium, Protecting the Global Food Supply: Growing Concern for Emerging Zoonotic Diseases. The symposium on April 7 will take an in-depth look at the interaction of public health, wildlife and animal diseases.

More information can be found on the Web site at www.animalagriculture.org or by calling (270) 782-9798.