Planned session topics include (subject to change)
  • Emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals and the "One Health" concept
  • Global migration, refugee and immigrant health and questions regarding the re-emergence of diseases and screening of migrants to Europe and elsewhere
  • Technology, big data and disease surveillance
  • Ebola, Zika and beyond
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Future epidemics: drivers of emerging diseases, human-animal interface, ecosystems and environment
  • Prevention of and response to emerging diseases and epidemics including vaccines
  • Advances in science and their applications: rapid and advanced diagnostics
  • Data sharing during outbreaks and beyond
  • Laboratory biosafety and agents of bioterrorism/biological warfare