10th symposium of the Belgian Wildlife Disease Society: Triggers of Zoonotic Pathogen Emergence - Programme

10th symposium of the Belgian Wildlife Disease Society: Triggers of Zoonotic Pathogen Emergence - Programme

We invite you to the 10th symposium of the Belgian Wildlife Disease Society. Its theme is Triggers of Zoonotic Pathogen Emergence.

The Symposium will take place on the 18 October 2024 in Hof van Liere, Stadscampus UA, Prinsstraat 13, Antwerpen

Preliminary Programme

09.00 -9.30 Registration and coffee

Moderators: Tim Adriaens (INBO) & Sophie Gryseels (UA)

09.30-09.40: Welcome (H. Leirs (UA) & S. Roels (BWDS))

09.40-10.15 Keynote: Exotic emerging viruses (F. Drexler, Charité, GE)

Session 1: Projects
10.15-10.35 BioRodDis (H. Leirs, UA, B)
10.35-10.55 BIODIV-AFREID (J. Mariën, ITG, B)
10.55-11.15 Prezode (Z. Noga, Prezode, EU)

11.15 - 11.45 Coffee break + posters

Session 2: The role of vectors
11.45-12.10 Vector-borne zoonoses (A. Lavazza, IZSLER, I)
12.10-12.35 Infection trials of mosquito's (A. Vanslembrouck, ITG, B)

12.35 - 13.35 Lunch + posters

Session 3: Mutating viruses and pandemics
13.35-14.00 Avian Inluenza in new mammal/bird species (M. Steensels, Sciensano, B)
14.00-14.25 The bat reservoir (P. Maes, REGA, B)

Session 4 : Poster presentations
14:25-14:45 Selected Pitch presentations

14.45-15.15 Coffee break + posters

Session 5: Coming up next?
15.15-15.40 Borna viruses (V. Haring, FLI, GE)
15.40-16.05 EHD ao vector-borne risks in Belgium (C.Sohier & I.De Leeuw, Sciensano, B)
16.05-16.30: Final remarks & poster price

16.30-17.30: Reception

We invite you to submit poster/pitch communications on the subject “wildlife diseases” in its broadest sense.

>> Registration (max. 150) : Early bird €40 (until July 15th), regular €60, students €30 (including lunch)

Your registration is valid only after online payment of the registration fee.


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