Event Date/Time: Jun 28, 2006 End Date/Time: Jun 29, 2006
Early Registration Date: May 15, 2006
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The 2nd Bird Flu Summit will take place in Washington, DC, June 28-29, 2006.The purpose of the summit is to prepare the US and the world to fight this potentially infectious disease.

Topics Include:

Surveillance, Prevention & Control
Diagnosis & Vaccination
Vaccine Supply Issues & Strategic Vaccine Stockpile
Coordination: Hospitals, National Guard, Public Health Agencies & Law Enforcement Agencies
Homeland Security Issues
Maintenance of Essential Community Services
International Early Warning System
Animal Health & Food Safety
Economic Effects of a Pandemic
Antiviral Agents
Legal Considerations and Immunizing Vaccine

Previous Speakers Included:

Dr. David Nabarro, UN System Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza, United Nations Development Group
Koos van der Velden, Chairman, European Influenza Surveillance Scheme
Alex Thiermann, President, Terrestrial Animal Health Code Commission, World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
Dr. Huseyin Avni Sahin, Chief Physician, Van Yuzuncu Yil Research Hospital, Turkey
Dr. Tom McGinn, Sector Specialist, Public Health, Food and Agriculture, Department of Homeland Security

Registered attendees are coming from:

Public Health Departments/Universities from both the US as well as the state level and from other cities/counties,
US Government Agencies,
International Attendees from Foreign Health ministries from more than 15 countries,
Non-Profit/NGO and International Relief Organizations,
International Health/ Regional Organizations,
Private Health Providers and responders from hospitals and organizations from across the nation as well as overseas,
Top pharmaceutical companies, research facilities & laboratories,
Other industries such as chemical solutions, IT solutions, insurance, etc.

Facilities will also be available for sponsor exhibits, media interviews, and contract conferences where your company can have the following opportunities:

Chair the conference (available to Platinum Sponsors only)
Make a presentation/speak in the main conference (please send bio of the speaker)
Have a platform where you can introduce, launch or further broadcast your expertise
Be provided with demonstration tables where you can set up an exhibit
Host the cocktail reception
Complimentary passes to the conference plus extra passes to the cocktail
Company banners to be displayed in the main conference auditorium
Acknowledgment in the conference documentation folder where you can also insert your company profile
Free copy of the confidential delegate list with full contact details
And other marketing exposure (your company logo on our website, brochure, conference materials, etc)
Whether your business development strategy is based on raising your corporate profile, showcasing product developments, or networking with key market participants, New-Fields will work with you to ensure that your corporate message is communicated to the senior level delegates in the event.

Please find attached the Summary of Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities for more details. You may also visit http://www.new-fields.com/birdflu2/index.asp for summit updates, confirmed speakers, agenda, and rates for the conference.

To confirm participation, kindly fill out the attached Sponsorship Sales Contract and fax it back ATTENTION : MARK NELSON at (202) 478-2989.

If you need further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to work with you for a successful participation in this global effort to fight this threatening disease. Thank you

Best regards,

Mr. Mark Nelson
Events Coordinator

Direct Line: (202) 536 4999

Email: mark.nelson@new-fields.com

New-Fields Exhibitions, Inc.
1050 Seventeenth Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Tel no.: (202) 536 5000
Fax no: (202) 478 2989
Web: http://www.new-fields.com/


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