Who Should Attend?

Whether you work in the field, in a hospital, in an office or a lab, if your efforts are focused on improving wildlife health, conservation and management, or if wildlife diseases impact your profession, you should be at this conference!

Attendees at WDA include, but are not limited to:

  • Veterinarians in: Academia, State and Federal Government Wildlife Agencies, Zoological Institutions, Nonprofit Wildlife Organizations, Diagnostic Laboratories, Primate Medicine, Marine and Fish Health, Public Health, Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Clinical Practices that perform wildlife medicine.
  • Wildlife Professionals: University Faculty, USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services, USFWS, USGS, and other federal and state Wildlife Biologists, Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Employees and Volunteers
  • Public Health: Epidemiologists, Vector Control Specialists
  • Students: Veterinary, Public Health, Conservation Biology, Wildlife and anyone else with an interest in wildlife health!
  • Industry: State and Federal Agricultural Veterinarians, Farmed Wildlife Breeders (Alligators, Bovids, Camelids, Cervids, Ratites), Industry Supplier Representatives (Field and wildlife management supplies, diagnostic & laboratory equipment and supplies, veterinary and medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and vaccines, etc.), County Extension Agents & Specialists Dealing with Natural Resources & Livestock


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Important Dates

Conference T-Shirt Preorder deadline – July 5

Online Registration available until – July 22

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The mission of the WDA for the past 65 years has been to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the health and diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, conservation, and interactions with humans and domestic animals. Visit our website for more information about  the Wildlife Disease Association and instructions on how you can become a member.

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