Scientific Sessions (updated July 21, 2014)

Plenary Lectures
MERS-CoV Update
Z. Memish (Saudi Arabia)
     Friday, October 31, 2014
The Global Emergence of Resistance
R. Laxminarayan (India)
     Saturday, November 1, 2014
Launching of the New OIE Global Wildlife Disease Reporting System: WAHIS-Wild
P. Caceres-Soto (France)
     Sunday, November 2, 2014
Laboratory Diagnostics for Emerging Diseases
Saturday, November 1, 2014
  • Rapid Diagnosis of MDR Gram-negatives
    G. Cornaglia (Italy)
  • Rapid Diagnosis of Invasive Mycosis
    C. Lass-Floerl (Austria)
  • Mobilization of samples and or biocontaimnent laboratories for diagnostic of risk group 4 agents in outbreaks response
    G. Ippolito (Italy)
Ethics and Disease Surveillance
Saturday, November 1, 2014
  • Disease Surveillance in the Era of Big Data
    E. Vayena (Switzerland)
  • Ethical Disease Surveillance, the WHO Perspective
    A. Reis (Switzerland)
  • Uses of Big Data for Public Health
    S. Wallace (United Kingdom)
West Nile Fever in the European Union: Challenges for Integrated Surveillance and Control
Saturday, November 1, 2014
  • Status of West Nile Fever Surveillance in Humans in the European Union
    L. Marrama (Sweden)
  • Status of West Nile Fever Surveillance in Animals in the European Union
    A. Gervelmeyer (Italy)
  • Integrated West Nile fever surveillance: experience of Italy
FAO Tools for Animal Health
Sunday, November 2, 2014
  • Progressive Control Pathway (PCP) for Disease Control and Global Strategies
    E. Raizman (Italy)
  • Global Animal Disease Surveillance and Health Information Tools
    J. Pinto (Italy)
  • Tackling Emergency Diseases Head on through Good Emergency Management Practice (GEMP)
    I. Douglas (Italy)
  • Tools Supporting Laboratory Capacities and Information Sharing
    G. Dauphin (Italy)
  • Research Tools Supporting Livestock Development and Food Security; Peste des Petits Ruminants as a Working Example
    W. Dundon (Italy)
Things are Heating Up: Emerging Infectious Diseases and Climate Change
Sunday, November 2, 2014
  • Indirect Effects of Climate on Disease Emergence: Population Stress and Migration and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    D. Fisman (Canada)
  • Water, Climate and Disease Emergence
    A. Greer (Canada)
  • Assessment of the Role of Climate Change on Vector Borne Diseases
    X. Rodó (Spain)
Pastoralism, Rural Communities and the Human Animal Health Interface in East Africa
Sunday, November 2, 2014
  • Staying Mobile, Staying Healthy? Pastoralism, Mobility, and Human Health in the Drylands of East Africa
    B. Butt (USA)
  • Reaching the Fifth Child: Operational Challenges for Polio Eradication Among Pastoralist Communities
    V. Gammino (USA)
  • Control of Zoonotic Diseases: a Route to Poverty Alleviation Among Livestock-keeping Communities
    E. Fevre (USA)
  • Integrated Human and Animal Health Surveillance and Services for Remote Rural Communities
    E. Schelling (Switzerland)
Emerging Viral Threats
Sunday, November 2, 2014
  • Ebola and its Spread in West Africa
    O. Tomori (Nigeria)
  • Chikungunya's Entry into the Americas
    A. Flahault (France)
One Health: From Research to Public Health
Monday, November 3, 2014
  • State-space Models, Risk Maps and Public Health: One-health Approach to Hantavirus Infections
    K. Tersago (Belgium)
  • From Risk Maps to Risk Alleviation in Public Health: Examples for Hantavirus and CCHF Virus Infections
    K. Dressel (Germany)
  • One Health as an Everyday Work: Example of Rift Valley Fever in the Animal and Human Health Network in the South-western Indian Ocean
    E. Cardinale (France)
  • How to Improve the Practical Implementation of One-health?
    E. Schelling (Switzerland)