Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong Floorplan

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Framing the Response to Emerging Virus Infections (S2)

Scientific Organizers: Ralph A. Tripp, Suresh Mahalingam, John W. Lowenthal and Andrew G. Bean


October 14—18, 2018

Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong


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Discounted Abstract Deadline:


Abstract Submission Fee: 0.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 0.00 USD discount.
*0.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
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Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


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Scholarship Deadline:


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline:


Abstract Fees to be announced soon for this meeting.

Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (includes 0.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 0.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 0.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 0.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 0.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, October 14 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 18 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 19 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Margaret Chan†, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Interdisciplinary Research Approaches in Tackling Emerging Viral Infections

09:00—11:15
Zika Virus: Biology and Host Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Michael S. Diamond, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Coffee Break

Tatjana Avsic-Zupanc, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Slovenia
Zika Virus Associated with Microcephaly

Scott C. Weaver†, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Zika Virus: Biology and Host Interactions

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
ZIKV Diagnostics and Countermeasures
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Speaker to be Announced

Nicholas Jackson, Sanofi Pasteur, France
Zika Virus: Knowledge Gaps and Vaccine Research and Development Challenges

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

08:00—11:00
Ebola Virus: Biology and Host Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Speaker to be Announced

Rafi Ahmed†, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Human Ebola Virus Infection Results in Substantial Immune Activation

Coffee Break

George Fu Gao†, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ebola Viral Glycoprotein Bound to Its Endosomal Receptor Niemann-Pick C1

Heinz Feldmann, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, USA
Animal Models of Ebola Virus

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Ebola Virus: Vaccines and Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Speaker to be Announced

Erica Ollmann Saphire, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Antibodies Against Ebola Virus: A Global Collaboration

Maria Grazia Pau†, Johnson & Johnson Inc., USA
Novel Vaccines

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

08:00—11:00
MERS and Influenza Viruses: Immunity and Vaccines
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Marion P.G. Koopmans, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Cross Host Transmission in the Emergence of MERS Coronavirus

Ralph S. Baric, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Rapid Response Strategies to Control Emerging Coronavirus Infections

Coffee Break

Bart L. Haagmans, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
An Orthopoxvirus-Based Vaccine Reduces Virus Excretion after MERS-CoV Infection in Dromedary Camels

Ahmed Hersi†, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Response to MERS Epidemic in Saudi Arabia

Ralph A. Tripp, University of Georgia, USA
Short Talk: Virus-Host Interactions, Development of Vaccine Cell Lines

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Arboviruses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Speaker to be Announced

Anna-Bella Failloux†, Institute Pasteur, Paris, France
Chikungunya Virus-Vector Interactions

Scott L. O'Neill†, Monash University, Australia
Wolbachia and Gene Approaches

Suresh Mahalingam, Griffith University, Australia
Short Talk

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

08:00—11:00
Late Breaking Developments
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Ted M. Ross, University of Georgia, USA
Broadly Protective Influenza Vaccines: Protection Against Mismatch – Bettering Standard of Care

Speaker to be Announced
Speaker from NIAID to Discuss Emerging Infectious Diseases/Pathogens

Coffee Break

Malik Peiris†, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Emerging Virus Disease at the Animal-Human Interface

Peter Daszak†, EcoHealth Alliance, USA
Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife

Andrew G. Bean, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia
Short Talk

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Outbreak Preparedness and Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

Mario Barro†, Sanofi Pasteur, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Linfa Wang, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Talk Title to be Announced

Richard Hatchett†, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations CEPI, Norway
Talk Title to be Announced

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/14/2018

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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