Planned session topics include:
  • Emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals and the "One Health" concept
  • Methods and models of disease surveillance, detection, and prediction
  • Lessons from the Zika epidemic
  • Emerging zoonoses and animal health threats
  • Biosecurity and agents of bioterrorism and biological warfare
  • Infections related to travel and migration of humans and animals
  • Advanced diagnostic technologies for emerging infectious diseases
  • Foodborne and waterborne pathogens
  • Specific disease threats: Nipah Virus; Pandemic, Avian, and Swine Influenza; Ebola, Yellow Fever, Lassa, and other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers; MERS Coronavirus; Rift Valley Fever; antimicrobial-resistant pathogens; Anthrax; Cholera; healthcare-associated Infections, and others
  • Vaccines and therapeutics for emerging diseases
  • Planetary health, social, political, and economic factors in disease emergence
  • Epidemic preparedness and response
  • Neglected emerging threats: Snake bites, marine toxins, and fungal pathogens
  • Submitted abstracts (oral and poster)
* Planned topics are subject to change!