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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting Programme

Day 1 – 26th March 2018

0830 - 0930 Registration 
0930 - 0945 Welcome & Introduction Dr. Vish Nene (ILRI) & Dr. Bryan Charleston (The Pirbright Institute)
0945 - 1000 The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Dr. Tim Connelley & Dr. Carly Hamilton (The Roslin Institute)

Theme 1: Vaccines for Zoonotic Diseases
Chair: Prof Fiona Tomley
1000 - 1045 Unravelling the pathogenesis of visceral leishmaniasis: a one-health, interdisciplinary research agenda Prof Paul Kaye (The University of York)
1045 - 1130 More effective vaccination strategies for Rift Valley fever in livestock in East Africa Dr. John Gachohi (Washington State University Global Health Program – Kenya)
1130 - 1200 Tea & Coffee
1200 - 1220 Brucellosis and the BactiVac Network Dr. John McGiven (Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)) 
1220 - 1240 The respiratory virus community in households of rural coastal Kenya Dr. Patrick Munywoki (KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)
1240 - 1300 Vaccine needs for zoonotic diseases in humans and animals Dr. Baptiste Dungu (MCI Sante Animale)
1300 - 1400 Lunch

Theme 2: Veterinary Vaccine Production in Africa
Chair: Prof Brian Perry
1400 - 1445 Economic best pratice in veterinary vaccinology Dr. Lian Thomas (University of Liverpool) 
1445 - 1515 Veterinary vaccine production in Africa – capacity and limitations Dr. Nick Nwankpa (AU PANVAC)
1515 - 1545 The use of next generation adjuvants in animal health Dr. Caryn Fenner (Afrigen)
1545 - 1615 Tea & Coffee
1615 - 1630 Strategic Role of KEVEVAPI in disease control in Kenya and neighbouring countries
Dr. Jane Wachira (KEVEVAPI)
1630 - 1645 Botswana Vaccine Institute Dr. Matlho (Botswana Vaccine Institute)
1645 - 1700 MCI Sante Animale Dr. Khalid Tadlaoui (MCI Sante Animale)

1700 - 1715 Global Vaccine Security - why it matters – with specific reference to FMD and re-thinking on vaccine supply for emergencies and to meet surge in demands Dr. Keith Sumption (EuFMD Secretariat, Food-and Agriculture Organization of the UN, Rome)
1715- 1815 Poster Session
1930 Dinner

Day 2 – 27th March 2018

Theme 3: Synthetic Biology in Vaccine Development
Chair: Dr. Pip Beard
0900 - 0945  Think Globally: Vaccine development using synthetic genomics Dr. Lauren Oldfield (J. Craig Venter Institute)

0945 - 1015 How could the power of the emerging area of Synthetic Biology be harnessed to enable veterinary vaccine development? Prof Susan Rosser (University of Edinburgh)
1015 - 1045 Tea & Coffee
1045 - 1115 ‘Plug and Display’ Virus-like Particle Platform using Spycatcher/Spytag technology Prof Sumi Biswas (The Jenner Institute) 
1115 - 1145 NEW VACCINOLOGY APPROACHES TO FIGHT AN OLD FOE, T. PARVA: NEW TECHNOLOGIES APPLIED ON the p67 antigen Dr. Anna Lacasta-Marin (International Livestock Research Institute)
1145 - 1310 Lunch

Theme 4: Livestock Vaccines Here & Now
Chair: Prof Sandra Adams
1310 - 1330 STAR IDAZ IRC - Global Coordination of Animal Health Dr. Sadhana Sharma (BBSRC)
1330 - 1400 African Livestock Productivity and Health Advancement (A.L.P.H.A.) initiative Dr. Gabriel Varga (Zoetis)
1400 - 1420 Vaccine Production: Experiences of a Start-up Dr. Brian Bigirwa (Brentec Vaccines)
1420 - 1440 Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund Dr. Musa Mulongo (Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund) 
1440 - 1510 PPR Global Eradication Programme: contributing to food security, poverty alleviation and resilience Dr. Bouna Diop (FAO)
1510 - 1530 Brucellosis Vaccine Prize Prof Brian Perry (Afrique One Aspire)
1530 - 1600 Tea & Coffee
1600 - 1700 Livestock vaccination as a driver to achieve the Sustainability Development Goals Prof Guy Palmer (Washington State University) 
1700 - 1715 Concluding comments Dr. George Warimwe (KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)

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