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ISNTD Bites: vector-control solutions for NTDs & global health

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ISNTD Bites 2017

Programme

New collaborative frontiers in vector control & global health

8.30  //  Registration and networking breakfast reception

 

9.00  //  Welcome from the ISNTD & opening speech:

 

Pr. Gabriella Gibson (University of Greenwich)

Knowledge of vector behaviour is key to improving control and surveillance

 

 

9.15  //  Session 1 - Vector-borne diseases: disease focus

 

Dr. James Logan (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

 

10.15 //  Panel discussion 1

 

 

10.45 //  Coffee break

 

 

11.15 //  Session 2 - Innovations & technology in vector control: tools for disease control and global health  

 

Hadyn Parry (Oxitec)

 

Dr. Alvaro Acosta-Serrano (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)

 Targeting Tyrosine Metabolism as a Novel Approach for Tsetse Control

 

Dr. Richard Allan (The MENTOR Initiative)

 

• Dr. Anna Drexler (World Health Organisation)

 

12.30 //  Panel discussion 2

 

 

13.00 //  Lunch

 

 

14.00 //  Session 3 - Workshop sessions

 

Workshop A: Zika (James Logan - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Workshop B: Integrated Vector Management Tool Box (Richard Allan - The Mentor Initiative)

Workshop C: TBC

 

15.30 //  Coffee break

 

 

16.00 //  Session 4 - Environment & urbanisation: new partnerships for vector control

 

Dr. Julian Entwistle (IVCC)

 

17.15 //  Panel discussion 4

 

 

17.45 //  Concluding remarks

Draft programme - subject to change

 

 

 

 

At ISNTD Bites :

 

 

Track an evolving field 

ISNTD Bites 2017 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