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 Provisional programme ESCAIDE 2014

27 August 2014

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Wednesday 5 Nov

Thursday 6 Nov

Friday 7 Nov

Welcome & Plenary A: Keynote address by Dr. Ilaria Capua, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Italy

Chair: Dr. Andrea Ammon, ECDC

Plenary C: “Cross-border threats: approaches to identify and contain multi-state or cross-border outbreaks” with Mr. Martin Seychell, European Commission; TBC, ECDC; TBC, Health Security Committee; TBC, ECDC Advisory Forum

Chair: Dr. Marc Sprenger, ECDC(08:30-10:00)

Plenary E: “Whole genome powered next generation surveillance of foodborne disease” with Dr. Peter Gerner-Smidt, CDC Atlanta; Dr. Kathie Grant, Public Health England, UK and Eeva Moeller, Statens Serum Institute, DK

Chair: Prof. Marc Struelens, ECDC

Coffee break (10:30-11:00)

Coffee break (10:00-10:30)

Coffee break (10:00-10:30)

Parallel Sessions: 1, 2, 3
1. Novel methodological approaches for disease investigation, surveillance and control
2. Outbreaks (1)
3. Vaccine coverage, effectiveness and safety (1)

Parallel Sessions 7, 8, 9
7. Influenza
8. Vaccine-preventable diseases
9. Outbreaks (2)

Parallel Sessions 13, 14, 15
13. Food- and water- borne diseases
14. Surveillance (1)
15. Vaccine coverage, effectiveness and safety (2)

Lunch (12:40- 14:00)

Lunch (12:30-13:30)

Lunch (12:10-13:30)

Parallel Sessions: 4, 5, 6
4. TB and other respiratory diseases (excluding influenza)
5. Burden of communicable diseases
6. Emerging and vector-borne diseases

Parallel Sessions 10, 11, 12
10. Outbreaks (3)
11. HIV and sexually-transmitted infections
12. Zoonoses

Parallel Sessions 16, 17, 18
16. Epidemiology and microbiology driving public health policy
17. Surveillance (2)
18. Measles

Moderated Poster Session A

Moderated Poster Session B

Moderated Poster Session C

Poster mingle & coffee (16:10- 16:30)

Poster mingle & coffee break (16:20-16:40)

Poster mingle & coffee break (16:20-16:40)

Plenary B: ‘’Would Robert Koch still be interested in TB in Europe in 2014?’’ with Prof. Sabine Ruesch-Gerdes, NRZ Borstel, Germany; Dr. Kristin Kremer, RIVM, The Netherlands and  Dr. Alistair Story, TB screening service Find & Treat, London, UK

Chair: Dr. Ines Steffens & Dr. Marieke van der Werf, ECDC

Plenary D: ''Primum non nocere- Why engineer microbes to be more dangerous to humankind” with Dr. Filippa Lentzos, King’s College London, UK and Dr. Simon Wain-Hobson, Pasteur Institute, France

Chair: Prof. Johan Giesecke & Dr. Amanda Ozin, ECDC

Late breakers session

Public Health Event of the Year 2014


End of day 1


End of day 2

Closing remarks (18:00-18:15)
EPIET/EUPHEM Graduation Ceremony & ESCAIDE Dinner Norra Latin @ 19:00


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