Science Policy Interface

Science Policy Interface track

The Science Policy Interface track is a tailor-made programme for public health officials and government representatives.

Friday 30 October 2020
09:00 - 18:00
Registration day participants side events
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.

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
VAXVOX - Science Talks - Why do we have measles epidemics in 2020?! PRESS OPPORTUNITY Invitation only
Chair:
Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp
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
08:30 - 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
Chairs:
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany and chair One Health Platform
Anna Papa, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
16:00 - 17:30
Special Plenary Session organized by Health Security Interface, WHO
18:30 - 20:00
Opening ceremony
Plenary room
Chairs:
Lisa Boden, University of Edinburgh
John Mackenzie, One Health Platform
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
Chair:
Alexander John Trees, House of Lords

Sheila Voas, Chief Veterinary Officer Scotland

10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:30
Parallel sessions
Risk reduction frameworks/Global Health Security
Risk reduction frameworks/Global Health Security
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Trevor Smith, Global Affairs Canada
Risk reduction frameworks/Global Health Security
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Trevor Smith, Global Affairs Canada
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch

Special Plenary Session organized by Zoetis
14:00 - 15:45
Parallel sessions
Empowering global health security and policy in Africa
Empowering global health security and policy in Africa
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Empowering global health security and policy in Africa
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
Science Policy Interface
15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 - 18:00
Parallel sessions
Operational frameworks
Operational frameworks
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Lisa Boden, University of Edinburgh
Operational frameworks
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Lisa Boden, University of Edinburgh
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
Chair:
John Mackenzie, One Health Platform
09:00 - 09:15
One Health Day winner award ceremony
Chairs:
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany and chair One Health Platform
Laura Kahn, Princeton University
09:15 - 10:15
Keynote lectures
Plenary room
10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:30
Parallel sessions
Civil society participation/risk communication
Civil society participation/risk communication
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Shannon Nolan, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Civil society participation/risk communication
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 10:45 - 12:30
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Shannon Nolan, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch

Special Plenary Session organized by WHO Health Emergencies and Preparedness
14:00 - 15:45
Parallel sessions
Addressing zoonotic diseases at the animal-human-ecosystem interface: responding to threats
Addressing zoonotic diseases at the animal-human-ecosystem interface: responding to threats
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chairs:
Bernadette Ramirez, World Health Organization
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany and chair One Health Platform
Addressing zoonotic diseases at the animal-human-ecosystem interface: responding to threats
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chairs:
Bernadette Ramirez, World Health Organization
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany and chair One Health Platform
15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 - 18:00
Parallel sessions
Sustainable approaches to One Health
Sustainable approaches to One Health
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Appolinaire Djikeng, The University of Edinburgh
Sustainable approaches to One Health
Time:
Monday 2 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chair:
Appolinaire Djikeng, The University of Edinburgh
18:00 - 19:30
Special Plenary Session: What Vaccination means for mankind: Past, present and future
Chair:
Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp
19:30 - 21:00
Poster networking session
Plenary room
Tuesday 3 November 2020
07:30 - 08:30
Keynote lectures
Plenary room
Chair:
Mark Schipp, Department of Agriculture
08:30 - 10:15
Parallel sessions
AMR: challenges for scientists and policy makers
AMR: challenges for scientists and policy makers
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
Science Policy Interface
AMR: challenges for scientists and policy makers
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
Science Policy Interface
10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 - 12:15
Late Breakers
Plenary room
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 14:30
Parallel sessions
Virology and epidemiology
Virology and epidemiology
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Pathogenesis and clinical manifestations
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Intervention strategies (diagnostics, vaccines, antivirals, antibodies and biological response modifiers)
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Clinical and outbreak management
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
A completely new culture of doing research - Coronavirus outbreak changes how scientists communicate - let’s discuss
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Chair:
Debora MacKenzie, New Scientist
Virology and epidemiology
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Pathogenesis and clinical manifestations
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Intervention strategies (diagnostics, vaccines, antivirals, antibodies and biological response modifiers)
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Clinical and outbreak management
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
A completely new culture of doing research - Coronavirus outbreak changes how scientists communicate - let’s discuss
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:30
Track:
SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
Chair:
Debora MacKenzie, New Scientist
14:30 - 15:00
Closing remarks
Plenary room
Chairs:
John Mackenzie, One Health Platform
Lisa Boden, University of Edinburgh