ECVM Conference Tentative Program

Thursday 26th September 2019

10.00-11.00 Welcome and opening of the ConferenceDean of the Agricultural University of Athens Spyridon Kintzios

Chair of the 1st ICECVM Dorina Timofte

President of the ECVM John Ikonomopoulos

Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology
Chair: Jaap A. Wagenaar

Co-chair: Patrick Butaye

11.00-11.30 Keynote lectureBryan Markey, University College Dublin, IrelandChlamydiae and enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE): personal reflections from 30 years of research
11.30-11.50Invited lectureEls Broens, Utrecht University, the NetherlandsImport of Brucella canis positive dogs into ‘a Brucella free country
11.50-12.20Invited lectureUrs Giger, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.Hereditary Immunodeficiencies associated with infections in dogs
12.20-12.40Invited lectureMihai Mares, School of Veterinary Medicine, RomaniaNew insights into pathogenic cryptococci affecting animals
12.40-13.00Invited lectureAlicia Aranaz, Universidad Complutense, SpainTuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) in animals: targets, tools and tasks
13.00-14.00Lunch breakPoster viewing
Veterinary Virology
Chair: Niciola Decaro

Co-chair: George Filiousis

14.00-14.30Keynote lecture Vito Martella, University Aldo Moro, ItalyNoroviruses in humans and animals
14.30-14.50Invited lectureCharalampos Mpilinis, Veterinary School of Thessaly, GreeceWest Nile virus surveillance in wild birds in Greece
14.50-15.10Invited lectureSpyridon Kritas, Veterinary School of Thessaloniky, GreeceControl of respiratory infections and decision making in pig farms in Greece
15.10-15.402 x 15 min talks selected from abstract submissions
15.40-16.10Coffee breakPoster viewing
16.10-17.104 x 15 min talks selected from abstract submissions Chair: Spyridon Kritas Co-Chair: Evanthia Petridou

Friday 27th September 2019

Diagnostic Microbiology, MALDI-TOF, Genomics & Metagenomics
Chair: Els Broens

Co-Chair: Matjaz Ocepek

9.00-9.20Invited lectureGeorgios Oikonomou, University of Liverpool, U.K.Studying the role of foot skin microbiome and host genetics in cattlelameness
9.20-9.40Invited lectureProf Joachim Spergser, University of Veterinary Medicine, Austria MALDI-ToF MS is a superior diagnostic tool for the identification and differentiation of animal mycoplasmas
9.40-10.353 x 15 min talks selected from abstract submissions
10.35-11.00Coffee breakPoster viewing
Antimicrobial Resistance, One Health and Food microbiology
Chair: Bryan Markey

Co-Chair: Patricia Poeta

11.00-13.05Keynote lectureJaap A. Wagenaar, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Topic: AMR
11.30-12.00Keynote lectureMark Fielder Kingston, University, London, U.K. Antimicrobial resistance in Veterinary and Human medicine – are we at breakpoint?
12.00-12.20Invited lecturePatrick Butaye, Ross University School of Veterinary medicine, St. Kitts and Nevis Transfer of AMR: what have we learned from the past?
12.20-13.053 x 15 min talks selected from abstract submissions
13.05-14.00Lunch breakPoster viewing
Chair: Libby Graham

Co-Chair: Joachim Spergser

14.00-14.30Keynote lectureRoberto La Ragione, Surrey Veterinary School, U.K. Antibiotic resistance; A one health and food security issue
14.30-15.00Keynote lectureLuca Guardabassi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Royal Veterinary College, UK Veterinary research on AMR: need for a change
15.00-15.30Invited lectureConstança Pomba, University of Lisbon, Portugal Risk of companion animal to human transmission of antimicrobial resistance
15.30-16.00Coffee breakPoster viewing
Chair: Constanca Pomba

Co-Chair: Alicia Aranaz

16.00-16.20Invited lecturePatricia Poeta, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal “One Health” approach to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Portugal
16.20-17.053×15 min talks selected be selected from abstract submissions
17.05-17.35Round table discussion and closure