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
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
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
Chairs:
Sarah Cleaveland, University of Glasgow
Peninah Munyua, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya
Empowering global health security and policy in Africa
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:45
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chairs:
Sarah Cleaveland, University of Glasgow
Peninah Munyua, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya
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
Chairs:
Osman Dar, Chatham House Centre on Universal Health
Lisa Anne Boden, University of Edinburgh
Operational frameworks
Time:
Sunday 1 November 2020, 16:15 - 18:00
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chairs:
Osman Dar, Chatham House Centre on Universal Health
Lisa Anne 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
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
Chairs:
Katinka de Balogh, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Shannon Mary 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
Chairs:
Katinka de Balogh, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Shannon Mary 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 Libranda 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 Libranda 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
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
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
Chairs:
Lawrence Madoff, International Society for Infectious Diseases
Simon Doherty, British Veterinary Association
AMR: challenges for scientists and policy makers
Time:
Tuesday 3 November 2020, 08:30 - 10:15
Track:
Science Policy Interface
Chairs:
Lawrence Madoff, International Society for Infectious Diseases
Simon Doherty, British Veterinary Association
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