One Health Science

One Health Science track

Recent global disease events, like the outbreaks of Ebola, MERS and Zika, have underpinned the increasing impact of zoonotic diseases on human and animal health.

Friday 30 October 2020
09:00 - 18:00
Registration day
Registration desk
09:00 - 18:00
Side events

Side events are organized by partner organizations of the One Health Platform and other friends working in the One Health arena. Separate registration is needed and follows the “first come, first served” principle. Registration for the side events will open in May.

09:00 - 18:00
VAXVOX - Science Talks - Why do we have measles epidemics in 2020?! PRESS OPPORTUNITY Invitation only
10:00 - 13:30
West African Health Organisation - Strengthening One Health Coordination Mechanisms: Lessons learnt and way forward from the ECOWAS region
10:00 - 13:30
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency - Africa One Health Networks Invitation only
10:00 - 18:00
One Health Regional Network for the Horn of Africa (HORN)
10:00 - 18:00
US National Academies' One Health Action Collaborative and the USAID One Health Workforce Next Generation Project - Ensuring the Future of One Health by Strengthening the Workforce
10:00 - 18:00
Global Health Security Agenda / CORE Group - Integrity: Community engagement principles for an ethical One Health
10:00 - 18:00
UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
10:00 - 18:00
Fleming Fund Invitation only
10:00 - 18:00
US Defense Threat Reduction Agency - One Health Science Research Networks Invitation only
14:00 - 16:00
Alliance for Health Security Cooperation
14:00 - 16:00
WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases/ Fondation Merieux - A Metrics-Based Evaluation of One Health: Toward Control of Vector Borne Diseases (VBDs) in the Context of Climate Change
Saturday 31 October 2020
09:00 - 18:00
Registration day
Registration desk
09:30 - 10:00
Check-In and Welcome Coffee for special plenary session of University of Edinburgh
10:00 - 13:30
Special Plenary Session organized by the University of Edinburgh
14:00 - 15:30
Special Plenary Session One Health in practice in Greece: jointly organized by Asclepius One Health and the One Health Platform
16:00 - 17:30
Special Plenary Session organized by Health Security Interface, WHO
18:30 - 20:00
Opening ceremony
Plenary room
Chairs:
Lisa Anne Boden, University of Edinburgh
John Sheppard Mackenzie, One Health Platform

Berhe TekolaDirector, Animal Production and Health Division, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Keith HamiltonHead Preparedness and Resilience, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

Soulsby Lecture 2020 delivered by William B. KareshEcoHealth Alliance: "Global diplomacy and security: One Health in the 21st century"

20:00 - 22:00
Welcome reception
Sunday 1 November 2020
07:30 - 09:00
Special Plenary Session organized by BMJ/VET RECORD
09:15 - 10:15
Keynote lectures
Plenary room

Harvey Fineberg, President Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation - "Global Health Security: Preparing and Responding to Novel Zoonoses"

Sheila Voas, Chief Veterinary Officer Scotland and Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer Scotland

10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:30
Parallel sessions
Understanding the social context of One Health
Understanding the social context of One Health
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Jo Sharp, University of St Andrews
Jakob Zinsstag, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Determinants of inter-species and intra-species transmissibility of infectious agents
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Jonna AK Mazet, University of California, Davis
Anna Louise Meredith, University of Melbourne/University of Edinburgh
Understanding the social context of One Health
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Jo Sharp, University of St Andrews
Jakob Zinsstag, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Determinants of inter-species and intra-species transmissibility of infectious agents
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Jonna AK Mazet, University of California, Davis
Anna Louise Meredith, University of Melbourne/University of Edinburgh
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch

Special Plenary Session organized by Zoetis
14:00 - 15:45
Parallel sessions
Emerging infections: discovery platforms and diagnostics
Emerging infections: discovery platforms and diagnostics
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chair:
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany and chair One Health Platform
One Health in sustainable food systems
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Grant D. Stentiford, Cefas
Gregory Gray, Duke University School of Medicine
Emerging infections: discovery platforms and diagnostics
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chair:
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany and chair One Health Platform
One Health in sustainable food systems
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Grant D. Stentiford, Cefas
Gregory Gray, Duke University School of Medicine
15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 - 18:00
Parallel sessions
Surveillance of infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants
Surveillance of infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Mark Marini Rweyemamu, SACIDS Foundation for One Health
Marietjie Venter, Head: Zoonotic arbo- and Respiratory virus Research program, Centre for Viral Zoonosis
Economic issues in One Health and cost-effectiveness of operational One Health programmes
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Jonathan Rushton, University of Liverpool
Delia Catherine Grace, International Livestock Research Institute
Surveillance of infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Mark Marini Rweyemamu, SACIDS Foundation for One Health
Marietjie Venter, Head: Zoonotic arbo- and Respiratory virus Research program, Centre for Viral Zoonosis
Economic issues in One Health and cost-effectiveness of operational One Health programmes
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Jonathan Rushton, University of Liverpool
Delia Catherine Grace, International Livestock Research Institute
18:00 - 19:30
Special Plenary Session jointly organized by Bavarian Nordic and the One Health Platform
20:00 - 23:00
Congress networking dinner
National Museum of Scotland
Monday 2 November 2020
07:30 - 09:00
Special Plenary Session: Connecting One Health Science and Global Health Security in Africa: from Forum to Congress to Forum
09:15 - 10:15
Keynote lectures
Plenary room
10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:30
Parallel sessions
Epidemiology of newly emerging infections
Epidemiology of newly emerging infections
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Lawrence Madoff, International Society for Infectious Diseases
Julianna Butki Lenoch, USDA
Vaccines for emerging infections
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chair:
Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp
Epidemiology of newly emerging infections
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Lawrence Madoff, International Society for Infectious Diseases
Julianna Butki Lenoch, USDA
Vaccines for emerging infections
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
One Health Science
Chair:
Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch

Special Plenary Session organized by WHO Health Emergencies and Preparedness
14:00 - 15:45
Parallel sessions
Intervention strategies in outbreak scenarios in original host and in newly invaded species
Intervention strategies in outbreak scenarios in original host and in newly invaded species
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Martyn Jeggo, Deakin University
Dilys Morgan, Public Health England
Environmental and ecological issues
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Tracey Suzanne McNamara, Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine
Richard Anthony Kock, Royal Veterinary College
Intervention strategies in outbreak scenarios in original host and in newly invaded species
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Martyn Jeggo, Deakin University
Dilys Morgan, Public Health England
Environmental and ecological issues
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Tracey Suzanne McNamara, Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine
Richard Anthony Kock, Royal Veterinary College
15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 - 18:00
Parallel sessions
Biological threat reduction and control of biological agents
Biological threat reduction and control of biological agents
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Rebecca Katz, Georgetown University
Keith David Hamilton, OIE
Advances in vaccine technologies and their impact in underprivileged communities/populations
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
John Sheppard Mackenzie, One Health Platform
Julie Fitzpatrick, Moredun Research Institute
Biological threat reduction and control of biological agents
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Rebecca Katz, Georgetown University
Keith David Hamilton, OIE
Advances in vaccine technologies and their impact in underprivileged communities/populations
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
John Sheppard Mackenzie, One Health Platform
Julie Fitzpatrick, Moredun Research Institute
18:00 - 19:30
Special Plenary Session: What Vaccination means for mankind: Past, present and future
19:30 - 21:00
Poster networking session
Plenary room
Tuesday 3 November 2020
07:30 - 08:30
Keynote lectures
Plenary room
08:30 - 10:15
Parallel sessions
Pathogenesis of newly emerging infections
Pathogenesis of newly emerging infections
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Pip Beard, The Pirbright Institute
Ross Fitzgerald, University of Edinburgh
Biological threat modelling and risk evaluation using big data
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
One Health Science
Chair:
Robert Christopher Clarke, Global Affairs Canada
Pathogenesis of newly emerging infections
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
One Health Science
Chairs:
Pip Beard, The Pirbright Institute
Ross Fitzgerald, University of Edinburgh
Biological threat modelling and risk evaluation using big data
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
One Health Science
Chair:
Robert Christopher Clarke, Global Affairs Canada
10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:15
Late Breakers
Plenary room
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 14:30
Scientific Sessions
13:00 - 14:30
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
13:00 - 14:30
A completely new culture of doing research - Coronavirus outbreak changes how scientists communicate - let’s discuss
14:30 - 15:00
Closing remarks
Plenary room