EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING VIRAL DISEASES
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:
- Be a member of the ESV.
- Participate in the ESV international conference.
- Attend at least 70% of the sessions of the ESV conference.
- Be present during the drawing event at the end of the closing ceremony.
- Have not received awards from the ESV in the previous two years.
Department of Viroscience, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Lecture domain: MERS coronvirus
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Lecture domain: Viral immunity and vaccines
Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
Lecture domain: Avian Influenza virus evolution
College of Veterinary Medicine Michigan State University, MI, USA
Lecture domain: Fish viruses
Department of Animal Sciences, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany
Lecture domain: Phage display bovine coronavirus antibodies
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany
Lecture domain: Foodborne viruses
Senior Director Regulatory Affairs Africa and Middle East Region, Zoetis, Belgium
Lecture domain: Regulatory considerations for veterinary vaccines
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.