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2nd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses, 7th - 8th March 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:00-17:00 Registration
17:00-19:00 Welcome reception
Thursday, March 7, 2013
7:00–17:00  Registration
Welcome, Opening Remarks, Keynotes
8:00–8:15 Ann Cullinane MVB, PhD, MRCVS, Head of Virology Unit, Irish Equine Centre Johnstown, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Debra Elton, PhD, Head of Virology, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK
8:15-9:00 Keynote: Animal Crackers in My Soup, or What Natural and Experimental Mammalian Influenza Has Taught Us About Human Disease.  David Morens, MD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
9:00-9:45 Keynote: Equine Influenza – Overcoming the Obstacles and Jumping the Hurdles. Jenny Mumford, PhD, formerly of the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK
9:45-10:20 Coffee break
Session I: Surveillance and Disease Investigation
Moderators: To be determined
10:20-10:40 The Host Specific Properties of Equine and Canine Influenza Viruses. Colin Parrish, PhD, Professor of Virology, Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University.
10:40-11:00 Swine Influenza in South America. Ariel Pereda, DVM, PhD, Instituto Nacional de Technologia Agropecuaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
11:00-11:20 Swine Influenza Evolution: Phylogeography, Reassortment, and Spillover. Martha Nelson, National Institutes of Health, John E. Fogarty International Center, Bethesda, Maryland USA.
11:20-12:20 Submitted papers
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Session II: Virus Transmission and Control
Moderators: To be determined
14:00-14:20 Simulation of H3N8 Canine Influenza Virus Transmission in Dog Populations Using Mathematical Modeling and Effect of Different Control Strategies on Transmission Outcomes. Cynda Crawford DVM, PhD, College of Veterinary  Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
14:20-14:40 Pathogenicity and Transmission in Pigs of the Novel A(H3N2)v Influenza Virus Isolated from Humans. Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, PhD, United States Department of Agriculture Animal Research Services, Ames, Iowa, USA.
14:40-16:20 Submitted papers
16:20-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-17:45 Keynote: Adventures in Wildlife Influenza. Hon Ip, PhD, National Wildlife Health Centre, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Friday, March 8, 2013
7:30–12:00   Registration
Opening Remarks, Keynote
8.30 Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida.
8:30-9:15 Keynote: Pandemic Potential of Swine Influenza. Kristien van Reeth, DVM,PhD, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium.
Session III: Clinical and Experimental Virology
Moderators: To be determined
9:15-9:35 Evolution of Equine Influenza Viruses at Different Scales. Pablo Murcia, DVM, PhD, MRC, University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences University of Glasgow.
9:35-9:55 Quantifying the Antigenic Evolution of Equine and Swine Influenza A Viruses. Nicola Lewis BSc, BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK.
10.45-11.15 Coffee break
11:15-12:20 Submitted papers
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Session IV: Emerging Issues and New Developments
Moderators: To be determined
14:00-14:20 Bats: a new mammalian reservoir of influenza that questions evolutionary dogma. Suxiang Tong, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
14:20-14:40 Salmon Anaemia in Chile. Marcelo Cortez-San Martín, Centro de Biotecnología Acuícola, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
14:40-15:00 One Health: A Promising Approach to Neglected Influenza Problems. Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida.
15:00-16:20 Submitted papers
16:20-16:30 Meeting Summary and Close