The Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting is an annual event that has been held since 1990. It has been hosted in many countries across the Americas. For many years, RITA has grown in popularity and prominence with delegates now coming from more than 20 countries across five continents. 

The meeting provides an opportunity for researchers, health professionals, international, national and local managers of rabies programs, wildlife biologists, laboratory personnel and other people interested in advancing knowledge of rabies surveillance, prevention and control, to meet each other, to share their successes and also to discuss the challenges to be met.

RITA 30th Annual Conference
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
October 27-31, 2019
Rabies Webinar November 1, 2019


dRIT Workshop
October 26, 2019 (half day in the morning)
Kansas State University Olathe Campus, Kansas, USA

Direct, Rapid Immunohistochemical Test (dRIT) is a field test for surveillance and evaluation for the detection of the rabies virus antigen in brain tissue. Registered participants will have the opportunity to learn about dRIT and to perform the dRIT testing.

Registration is limited.

Registering participants must have received rabies prophylaxis and show proof of a current adequate titer response at the time of registration.

Workshop registration is $150 USD per participant. Registration is not confirmed until payment is received.
Register today at this link!