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International Collaboration for Control

November 27 - 30, 2018 Desert Rose Resort, Hurghada, Egypt

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The ESV is proud to announce that this year’s international conference will be special. High-level participation by distinguished members from Harbin Veterinary Research Institute has been confirmed.  The delegation will be giving two keynote presentations and five other session presentations on the different aspects of veterinary vaccinology, from strain selection to product development. Special attention will be given to avian influenza vaccines. Professor Bu, the Director General, of Harbin Veterinary Research Institute will be presenting personally.

Also in line with veterinary product development, this year’s conference will be hosting Dr. Sally John, Senior Director Regulatory Affairs, Zoetis. Dr. John will be presenting on the regulatory aspects of the vaccine industry. This is a first in the ESV history and, it will open doors for may who are aspiring to enter the industry.

The ESV is also pleased to announce that Professor Falko Steinbach of the University of Surrey and the UK APHA will be bringing his broad international experience to the conference. Professor Steinbach is one of the few people that can truly claim to be an expert in the field both in Europe and globally. He is an excellent speaker and is always one of the highlights of any conference he attends.

Moreover, experts from around the world will also be joining in by giving keynote lectures on food-borne viruses, fish viruses, hepatis C virus, MERS CoV and, more. We are also expecting participating from major international organizations. We will keep you updated with news briefs. Make sure to follow how the event is progressing on the ESV website. We look forward to meeting all of you this November in Hurghada, Egypt.

The ESV announces the establishment of the Graduate Student Research Support award.

For the first time since its establishment, the ESV will be offering the “Graduate Student Research Support” (GSRS) award. The GSRS is LE 5000 that will be awarded to the lucky winner of a drawing at the end of the ESV conference.  It is meant to support the research activities of eligible graduate students. To be eligible you must:

  1. Be a member of the ESV.
  2. Participate in the ESV international conference.
  3. Attend at least 70% of the sessions of the ESV conference.
  4. Be present during the drawing event at the end of the closing ceremony.
  5. Have not received awards from the ESV in the previous two years.

Keynote Speakers:

1-Bart Haagmans

Department of Viroscience, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands 

Lecture domain: MERS coronvirus

2-Falko Steinbach

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

Lecture domain: Viral immunity and vaccines

3-Matthew Scotch

Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering, Arizona State University, AZ, USA

Lecture domain: Avian Influenza virus evolution

4-Mohamed Faisal

College of Veterinary Medicine Michigan State University, MI, USA

Lecture domain: Fish viruses

5-Claus-Peter Czerny

Department of Animal Sciences, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

Lecture domain: Phage display bovine coronavirus antibodies

6-Reimar Johne

Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany

Lecture domain: Foodborne viruses

7-Sally Johns

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs Africa and Middle East Region, Zoetis, Belgium

Lecture domain: Regulatory considerations for veterinary vaccines

8-Islam Hussein

Senior Scientist, Microbiotix, Inc, Worcester, MA, USA

Lecture domain: Development of antiviral drugs

9-Mohamed Abdel Hamid

Microbiology Department, Minia University, Egypt -  University of Maryland, MA, USA

Lecture domain: Hepatitis C virus

10-Ann Maria D'Onghia's

Principal Administrator -Head of the Integrated Pest Management Division- CIHEAM-Italy

Lecture domain: CIHEAM role in developing innovative tools for the surveillance of plant
virus diseases and in promoting the use of virus-free propagating material.