Emergency Management of Poultry Disease Outbreaks Certificate
Schedule and location
Monday, September 9 - Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - registration open.
Similar courses offered in 2009 - 2012.
The Emergency Management of Poultry Disease Outbreaks Certificate program takes place
at the Charles C. Allen, Jr. Biotechnology Laboratory, University of Delaware,
Newark, DE 19716. Technology demonstrations and hands-on exercises may
take place at other locations on the University of Delaware’s College
of Agriculture as required.
The program generally starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. See the Curriculum
for more information.
Only US $995, which includes instruction, technology demonstrations, readings
and materials, and program lunches and one dinner. All participants who
successfully complete the program will receive a University of Delaware
Certificate in Emergency Poultry Disease Response.
A 15% discount is available if three (3) or more participants from the
same organization register for the program.
Homewood Suites (Hilton) Newark/Wilmington
640 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713
The Homewood Suites is located across the street from the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It is within walking distance of a number of restaurants Newark’s Main Street, which has numerous restaurants and cafés from which to select.
We have reserved a limited number of rooms at a special reduced room rate of US$129 per night plus 8% occupancy tax. In addition to the reduced room rate, participants will receive complimentary internet connection, hot breakfast each morning, and a hot buffet dinner Monday – Thursday evenings (Monday, September 9 to Wednesday, September 11, 2013)
To reserve a room, interested participants should either:
1) Contact the hotel directly and ask for the Emergency Poultry Disease Response training program group rate. Reservations must be made by August 9, 2013, or;
2) Provide the University of Delaware with your preferred dates of stay at the hotel at the time of your registration for the training program. You will also need to provide UD with a credit card number to reserve the room at the hotel.
INCIDENTALS: Incidental expenses will be the responsibility of each guest. Each guest will be required to leave a valid credit card or a cash deposit in the amount of $50.00 with the hotel at the time of check-in.
Amenities in each suite include a fully equipped kitchen, two dual-line telephones providing free local calls, voice mail, two remote-control televisions with cable programming, hairdryer, iron, and ironing board. Wireless high-speed Internet service, in-suite movies and Nintendo are available. Services include a 24-hour business center, indoor pool, fitness center, gift shop, complimentary parking, complimentary weekday newspaper, complimentary shuttle within a five-mile radius, valet service, guest laundry, and wheelchair accommodations.
Registered, overnight guests receive a complimentary, hot breakfast each morning in the atrium between 6:30 - 9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. There is also a Welcome Home Reception every Monday-Thursday evenings between 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., serving complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres.
The Certificate is graded on a pass/fail basis unless letter grades are
requested by the participant. Grading is based on participation in class
and completion of interim assignments.
Textbooks and materials
A memory stick will be provided to each student with the course materials
and readings and is included in the registration fee.
Continuing Education Units
Participants who successfully complete the Certificate program will earn
2.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for 24 hours of in-class instruction.
CEUs are the national, standard means of recording participation in, and
successful completion of adult education courses.
The program fee includes limited meals (breaks and lunches) for the participants during the program. Participants are responsible
for dinner on Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday.
Dress for the program is casual / corporate casual. Participants are encouraged to bring shoes that they can wear during demonstrations in a farm environment.