The University of Arizona


10 Years of ALIRT and First Responder Training

March 27 - 28, 2015
Tucson, Arizona

Presentations on Friday, March 27th will include a look back at what the ALIRT program has accomplished, review how the program has evolved and evaluate how ALIRT can continue to provide a valuable service to Arizona Livestock Producers. A reception and awards dinner will follow the speaker presentations to acknowledge and thank some of the key founders of the ALIRT program. The following day, Saturday, March 28th will be devoted to ALIRT Veterinary and Extension First Responder training and kit updates with a hands-on necropsy and sample collection workshop.




Discounted Room Rates at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort: $129 plus tax per night, optional $20 resort fee, use group code "ALI" online or calling in 1-800-325-7832.




2008 International Livestock Emergency Response Conference

December 2 - 5, 2008

Tucson, Arizona

2008 Schedule of Events

2008 INLER Conference Pictures


2007 National Livestock Emergency Response Conference

December 5 - 7, 2007

Tucson, Arizona

The 2007 Conference included participants from 14 different states, 4 Indian Nations, and 2 countries. Participants included veterinarians, producers, extension agents, livestock officers, wildlife specialists, NCBA members, emergency planners, and more. This provided a unique opportunity for the exchange of ideas and an excellent networking opportunity.


Comments from attendees of the 2007 Conference

"This second annual conference was probably the most comprehensive, practical and well-planned meeting I've been to"

"Loved it, very well organized, diverse attendance, program will be hard to improve. I will be recommending that my agency send more participants next year"

"The field day was the best part. It really brought everything the speakers presented together in a great hands-on experience"


2007 Schedule of events

2007 NLER Conference Pictures

2007 NLER Conference Featured in Bovine Practitioner (read the article in Adobe PDF)


Arizona Department of AgricultureArizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory USDA Wildlife Services Arizona Cattle Growers Association USDA APHIS and Veterinary Services Arizona Game and Fish The University of Arizona Department of Animal Sciences University of Arizona Cooperative Extension