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ISNTD Bites 2016

Programme

Driving integrated vector control in the global sustainable development framework

8.30 Registration and networking breakfast reception

 

9.00 Welcome from the ISNTD

 

9.15 Session 1: Vector-borne diseases: catalysing new collaborative models of public health & global development

 

•   Dr. Raman Velayudhan (World Health Organisation)

   Zika, dengue, SDGs and beyond: collaborative blueprints for global disease control

 

•   Dr. Marnix Van Loock (Janssen Pharmaceutica)

   Collaborating to Advance Novel Compounds against Dengue

 

•   Dr. Giuseppina Ortu (Malaria Consortium)

   Integrating vector management in malaria and Neglected Tropical Disease endemic countries: Complexity,    

   challenges, and successful approaches

 

•   Dr. Nicholas Brooke (Break Dengue)

   The Potential to Break Dengue through Partnership

 

10.15  Panel discussion 1

 

 

10.45  Coffee break

 

 

11.15 Session 2: Evidence-base tools for Vector-Borne Diseases: from data to diagnosis to control

 

• Mr. Steve Barnes (Access Devices Asia & FIGHT Dengue)

 Identifying Sources of Infection in Real-time using Small Data

 

• Dr. Mauricio Santillana (Harvard University / HealthMap)

 Advances on the use of Google searches to map Dengue incidence

 

• Ms. Freya Shearer (University of Oxford SEEG)

 Mapping the risk of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria

 

• Pr. Mark Eisler (University of Bristol School of Veterinary Science)

 Vector-borne diseases of African livestock: modelling the hard way

 

• Dr. Michael Coleman (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)

 Enhancing Decision Support for Vector-Borne Disease Control Programs—The Disease Data Management System

 

• Dr. Catherine Moyes (University of Oxford SEEG / MAP; ABRAID)

 

12.30  Panel discussion 2

 

 

13.00  Lunch

 

 

14.00 Session 3: Vector distribution & disease: evolving boundaries

 

•  Dr. Waleed Al Salem (Vector-borne Disease Unit, Saudi Ministry of Health, Riyadh / LSTM)

  Leishmaniasis during the Conflict in Syria and the Consequences for Middle Eastern Countries

 

•  Dr. Lisa Reimer (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)

  Vector Heterogeneity and Implications for Lymphatic Filariasis Epidemiology and Control

 

•  Dr. Ana Clara Silva (Department of Health Madeira)

  The Status of Vector Aedes Madeira

 

•  Dr. Marion England (Pirbright Institute)

  The response to the emergence of bluetongue disease in northern Europe

 

15.00  Panel discussion 3

 

 

15.30  Coffee break

 

 

16.00 Session 4: Technology & innovation focus for vector-control & global health

 

• Dr. Sarah Rees (IVCC)

 Managing Insecticide Resistance and the Challenges of Bringing Life-Saving Vector Control Tools to Market

 

• Mr. Hadyn Parry (Oxitec)

 Genetically engineered mosquito for control of Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue vector - Aedes aegypti

 

• Dr. Jeremy Bouyer (CIRAD)

 Boosting the Sterile Insect Technique to Control Vectors

 

• Dr. Jeffrey Hii (Malaria Consortium)

 Anopheles, Beware of Clothing That Bites Back – the acceptability and  efficacy of treated clothing in Myanmar

 

• Dr James Logan (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine / arctec)

 Impregnated clothing for protection against Aedes mosquitoes

 

• Dr. Philip Wege (Syngenta)

 

 

17.15 Panel discussion 4

 

17.45 Concluding remarks

Draft programme - subject to change

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At ISNTD Bites :

 

 

Track an evolving field 

ISNTD Bites 2016 looks at the evolving threat from vectors and their diseases and draws on the multidisciplinary experience of researchers, industry and solutions providers to improve the understanding and response to vectors and disease.

 

 

Showcase latest research

ISNTD Bites draws upon experience across human and animal health and offers the platform to access and understand the future of the vector control field through thorough and evidence-based research.

 

 

Form commercial and research partnerships

In addition, ISNTD Bites offers the practical platform and international network to cement implementation partnerships in vector control.

 

 

Engage effectively within a focused

international network

 

1 MOSQUITO GREEN 170 2

CLIMATE CHANGE

ADAPTATION

GLOBALISATION

EVOLUTION

ONE HEALTH

TRAPS

REPELLENTS

INSECTICIDES

SURVEILLANCE

RESOURCE MOBILISATION

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

APPS & NEW TECHNOLOGIES

DEET

RESISTANCE

MEASUREMENT

DATA GAPS

INTEGRATED VECTOR CONTROL

GENOMICS

STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE

OLFACTORY MECHANISMS

 

Programme as PDF