ECVM Conference Tentative Program

Thursday 26th September 2019

9.00-11.00Registration
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

11.00-13.00
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
14.00-17.10
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

9.00-11.00
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
11.00-17.05
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
14.00-15.30
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
16.00-17.05
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