20 Mar 2012

3rd Scientific meeting

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Sigtuna 13-14 March 2012

We thank the speakers and all participants for turning the meeting into such an active forum and a great success.

Hopefully, valuable contacts were made and new important research projects will emerge from all the networking and information sharing at Sigtuna.

Find below the programme and some photos from the meeting. You will find poster abstracts on a separate page.


IEE 3rd Scientific meeting

Venue: Sigtuna Foundation, Sigtuna

Date: 13-14 March, 2012

Eva Haxton, Björn Olsen, Karin Artursson
Eva Haxton, Björn Olsen and Karin Artursson opened the meeting.

Day 1

Registration and check in 09. 00 – 10.00

10.00-10.10 Welcome and opening words from the organizers

10.10-10.30 Karin Artursson, IEE/SVA: The Swedish National One Health work

10.30-11.30 Jørgen Schlundt, DTU:.The Nordic One Health Initiative

11.30-11.45 Short Coffee break

11.45-12.45 Tony Long, WWF: Biodiversity - a global responsibility

Karin Artursson, Jörgen Schlund, Tony Long.
The first morning's speakers: Karin Artursson, Jørgen Schlundt and Tony Long.

Lunch 13.00-14.00

Plenum 14.00-17.30

14.00-14.20 Otto Cars, UU: The ReAct network

14.20-15. 20 Laura Kahn, Princeton University: I Challenges in implementing One Health; II West Nile virus outbreak in NYC

15.20 – 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 – 16.30 The AniBio Rickard Knutsson, SVA: The AniBio Threat project in a One Health - All Hazards Perspective

16.30-17.30 ReAct/RAPID networks within the Swedish One Health umbrella:

Otto Cars, Laura Kahn, Rickard Knutsson, Anders Karlén and Mats Larhed.
The speakers in the afternoon: .Otto Cars, Laura Kahn, Rickard Knutsson, Anders Karlén and Mats Larhed.

17.30 -19.00 Poster session. Presentation of joint past and future projects within the IEE-network. A guided research tour for all participants.

Poster session.
Each poster contributor was given a few minutes before dinner on the first evening to present their poster.

Dinner 19.30-


Day 2

9.00-09.45 Claes Enøe: Danish veterinary institute: Ticks and collaboration

Claes Enøe.
Claes Enøe spoke the second morning.

09.45-10.15 Coffee

10.15-11.00 Views from project leaders on future needs for research within the four research areas. Discussion.

11.00 – 11.15 Summary of meeting outcome and general comments and questions. Lotta Berg, IEE/SLU

11.30 Lunch (grab and go)

Group photo.
The Group Photo. All photos: Staffan Tamm/SVA.


Sigtuna 13-14 March 2012

We wish to thank all speakers and participants for your contributions to the 3rd IEE Scientific Meeting on One Health.

Hopefully valuable contacts were made and many important research projects will emerge from the networking and information sharing.

IEE would also like to thank the Swedish Research Council, VR and The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning, Formas for funding.