Emergency Poultry Disease Response Certificate

General Information

Schedule and location

Dates:
Monday, June  15 – Friday, June 19, 2015 - limited spots available! Contact Eric Benson (ebenson@udel.edu) or George Irvine (girvine@udel.edu) for information.

Similar courses offered in 2009 - 2014.

The Emergency Poultry Disease Response 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 Delawareís College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as required.

The program generally starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. See the Curriculum for more information.

Fee

Only US $1,795, 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.

Lodging

Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South Hotel
654 S College Ave, Newark, DE, 19713
Phone Number: 844-854-1679

Located in Newark, DE, this hotel is less than one mile from the Allen Laboratory, University of Delaware

Features 154 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls. Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Hotel's restaurant, features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Newark-Wilmington South Hotel Description
640 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, 19713

Located in Newark, DE, this hotel is less than one mile from the Allen Laboratory, University of Delaware

Features 91 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls. Recreational opportunities including an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby. The hotel has room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days.

Grading policy

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.

Meals

The program fee includes limited meals (breaks and lunches) for the participants during the program. Participants are responsible for dinner most nights.

Dress

Dress for the program is casual / corporate casual. Participants are encouraged to bring shoes that they can wear during demonstrations in a farm environment. Wednesday's field trip involves visting multiple farms and other facilities across the Delmarva Penninsula.