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The 10th Annual Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Disease Conference, to be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  As previously announced, the conference will take place May 22-25 2012, with the Workshops May 18-22.

Sign up for the conference, housing, and the hike by visiting eeidconference.org.  The deadline for submission of talk and poster abstracts is April 30.  The conference registration fee is $50 for graduate students, $75 for postdocs, and $100 for faculty.  This will cover facility rentals, refreshments, and a conference banquet.

Housing must be reserved separately; we have reserved a block of reasonably priced rooms in recently renovated dormitories.  Single and shared rooms are available.  Housing will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your reservations soon by visiting eeidconference.org.  We have also listed there a number of nearby hotels and bed-and-breakfast places for those that prefer an alternative.

Looking forward to seeing you in Ann Arbor!

The 2012 EEID Meeting Organizing Committee
Aaron King
Pej Rohani
Mercedes Pascual
Johannes Foufopoulos


25-29 July 2012 -The XIth European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is a great honor and pleasure to invite You to the EMOP 11, the XIth edition of the EUROPEAN MULTICOLLOQUIUM OF PARASITOLOGY which will be held during 25th - 29th of July 2012, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The deadline for Registration and Abstract Submission is 30 April 2012.

To register, visit our website: http://www.zooparaz.net/emop11

In order to promote communication among experts worldwide and to strengthen cooperation between them, the Organizing Committee of EMOP XI cordially  invites at this event, whose major theme is “Parasites in a changing world”.

We are confident that this MULTICOLLOQUIUM will provide an ideal platform for information exchange amongst scientists from different countries. Your participation will enrich the meeting and advance the mission of furthering research and development in the Parasitology field. We hope this meeting will offer more opportunities for you to expand your research and medical care.

The organizing committee is already working intensively on this ground-breaking Congress with the help of society’s members and technical partners in order to offer an outstanding scientific event. We sincerely hope you can participate and your invaluable experience and knowledge will contribute to the success of EMOP XI.

Sincerely Yours,
Prof. Dr. Vasile Cozma, President of Local Organizing Committee


World Congress of Health and Safety, 8-9 September, 2012, in London UK.

The World Congress for Health and Safety is organised by URMPM and aims to improve and promote the science and technology of better safety in both risk and crisis management.

Targeted delegate: hospital director & manager, medical doctor, nurse, pharmacologist, residents, other paramedical workers, healthcare students, others. The maximum delegate number is 300 people.
Language: English
Organizer: Union of Risk Management for Preventive Medicine (URMPM)
Registration office: Fitwise Management Ltd, UK

Poster: http://www.urmpm.org/UWC2012/poster_UWC2012.pdf

For more information or to submit an abstract visit:
https://www.eventsforce.net/urmpmworldcongress
http://www.urmpm.org/UWC2012/

Abstract submission is now open, the last day for submissions is Sunday 15th
April 2012.

Abstract Topics

  •  Risk and emergency management for healthcare
  •  Risk and emergency management in community health and safety
  •  Patient safety and quality improvement
  •  Medication and drug safety
  •  The human factor in medical safety
  •  Risk & emergency communication
  •  Information and education of safety promotion
  •  Radiation risk management
  •  Disaster risk management
  •  Risk and emergency management for infectious disease
  •  Environmental health risk management
  •  Risk management of occupational health and safety
  •  Food safety
  •  Other topics


Delegate registration opens:  Sunday 1st April 2012.

If you have any questions please contact: Stacy Martin on stacy.martin [at] fitwise.co.uk  or call + 44 (0) 1506 811077.


Symposium, Paris, France, 25-28 September 2012

Alternatives to Antibiotics. The symposium will discuss promising research results and novel technologies for alternatives to antibiotics, assess challenges associated with their commercialisation and use, and provide actionable strategies to support their development.

For more information and registration please visit the symposium website: http://alternativestoantibiotics.org/.

Thank you in advance for informing the ATF secretariat if you will attend this symposium, so that we can organise a possibility to share the gained knowledge with the other ATF-members.

With kind regards,
Karin Andeweg


4-5 October 2012:

2nd European Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Prevention, Vilnius, Lithuania.


 

Animal health as a tool for poverty reduction

Most welcome to this seminar that will discuss the impact of livestock and their diseases for global poverty reduction, including socio-economical aspects.

Wednesday the 9th of May, at 8.30 - 12, Lecture room KC1, University Animal Hospital, Uppsala.

 

Programme:

8.30-9.00

Coffee / tea

 

9.00-9.10

Introduction

Assoc Prof Sofia Boqvist

9.10-9.55

Livestock, livestock health and processes of poverty reduction; the challenge of improving the evidence base

Prof. Brian Perry, Universities of Edinburgh, Oxford and Pretoria and formerly ILRI

9.55-10.10

Short break

 

10.10-10.55

One Health contributing to poverty reduction

 

Dr. Katinka de Balogh, Senior Officer VPH
Animal Health Service, FAO

10.55-11.15

Waste to worth - manure for animal feed

Assoc Prof. Björn Vinnerås

11.15-11.35

Dynamics and diversity of African swine fever virus (ASFV) in Uganda

Dr. Karl Ståhl

11.35-12.00

Discussion

 

12.00 -

Lunch at Wallins restaurant

 

 

For lunch, please register at latest the 4th May to Erika.Chenais@sva.se

 

This seminar is organized by:

Centre for Global Animal Diseases, SLU (www.slu.se/CGD)

National Veterinary Institute, SVA (www.sva.se)

Agri4D network (www.agri4d.se)

 

For questions, please contact:

Sofia Boqvist (sofia.boqvist@slu.se, 018-672388)

Erika Chenais (Erika.Chenais@sva.se, 018-674615)


Sigtuna follow-up. 3 May 2012 at 16:00.

There will be two short lectures:

  1. Jenny Hesson, our Poster winner from Sigtuna, will tell us more about her project.  The title of the poster was "Relative abundance of the sibling arbovirus vectors Culex torrentium and Cx. pipiens in Europe".
  2. Anders Lindström on "Vectors and vector borne infections in the future".

After the presentations and discussion, we will serve snacks and drinks in celebration of spring.

All welcome to Clinical Microbiology, Library, first floor, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 17 (Uppsala, Sweden).

Eva Haxton


Announcement in Swedish:

Välkomna på Folkpartiets lunchseminarium om det europeiska och svenska djurskyddet


Glada grisar och friska dagisbarn - nya utmaningar för djurvälfärden och folkhälsan
 
Tid: Onsdagen den 2 maj kl 13.00-15.00 (Vi bjuder på lunchsmörgås och kaffe mellan kl 12.30-13.00)

Plats: Folkpartiets klubbrum, riksdagen, Mynttorget 2.

Medverkande:
Marit Paulsen, europaparlamentariker och Eva Eriksson, landshövding och regeringens särskilda utredare om den nya djurskyddslagstiftningen, ger sina uppfattningar om det europeiska och svenska djurskyddet. Björn Olsen, professor, Uppsala universitet talar om antibiotikaresistens, Lotta Berg, vice dekan på SLU talar om forskningsläget vad gäller det svenska djurskyddet samt Björn Dahlén, djurskyddschef på Jordbruksverket redovisar Jordbruksverkets syn på djurskyddet.

Moderatorer: Anita Brodén, riksdagsledamot (FP) och Nina Larsson, partisekreterare (FP)

Obligatorisk anmälan görs till: therese.quiding@riksdagen.se senast måndagen den 30 april ett fåtal platser finns kvar.

Varmt välkomna!


The Swedish Business Conference on Infection Prevention and Control, 23-24 April, 2012, in Umeå, Sweden.

SwedenBIO, Västerbotten Investment Agency and the life science cluster organization Biotech Umeå proudly present the first Swedish national meeting for companies in the field of infection. Read more.