Texas Animal Shelter Coalition

2016 Diseases in Nature Conference

  • 25 May 2016
  • 27 May 2016
  • Omni Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

66th Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN)


Please join us May 25-27 in San Antonio, Texas for the 66th meeting of the James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN). This conference provides excellent presentations on zoonotic and environmentally-acquired diseases by local, state, national, and international experts, continuing education credits for multiple disciplines, and a great opportunity to network with colleagues and make new friends. Come and enjoy all that historic San Antonio has to offer!


When:  Wednesday, May 25 – Friday, May 27, 2016


Where:  The Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade (https://sites.google.com/site/diseasesinnature/home/2013-conference/hotel-information).  The conference sleeping room rate is the prevailing government rate of $120.00 single/double; $130.00 triple; and $140.00 quadruple occupancy.  For more information about the hotel and making your sleeping room reservations, please visithttps://sites.google.com/site/diseasesinnature/home/2013-conference/hotel-information.


Registration Fee:  $300.00 for full conference registration.  Daily registration ranges from $75.00-$150.00.  Early registration closes May 1, after which a $50.00 late registration fee will apply.  To register, please visit the online registration system at https://sites.google.com/site/diseasesinnature/home/2013-conference/registration-information.


What’s Included:


·       Daily breakfast buffet

·       Morning and afternoon beverage breaks

·       J.V. Irons Luncheon


Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

Up to 16.5 hours of continuing education credits for multiple disciplines will be provided for this event.


Conference Website:  For complete conference information please visit the conference website at https://sites.google.com/site/diseasesinnature/.


We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio!!!


Eric Fonken, DVM, MPAff – Conference Chair

Phone:  512-776-2155

Email:  eric.fonken@dshs.state.tx.us


Bonny C. Mayes, MA, Epidemiologist – Conference Co-Chair

Phone:  512-776-2888

Email:  bonny.mayes@dshs.state.tx.us


Zoonosis Control BranchTexas Department of State Health Services

Web:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/health/zoonosis/




Ron Cornelison

Zoonosis Control Specialist

Texas Department of State Health Services

Public Health Service Region 2/3


1301 South Bowen, Suite 200

Arlington, TX  76013-2262

Phone (817) 264-4923 - Fax (817) 264-4925

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