Programme and abstracts

Poster presenters! The dimensions (size) of signs for poster are 2 meters by 0.90 meters. These panels are supplied by the Raphael Office du Tourisme.

 

Programme in brief

Sunday 29 September  
16.00 - 18.15 Registration - PALAIS DES CONGRÉS
18.15 - 19.15

Richard Elliott Memorial Lecture

Marco Vignuzzi - Arbovirus Population Dynamics and Evolution: Prediction,
Prevention, Pre-emption

19.30 - 21.30 Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner
Monday 30 September  
09.00 - 12.30

Session 1. Ecology, Epidemiology and Evolution (1) chaired by Olli Vapalahti and Sandra Junglen

KEYNOTE TALK: Åke Lundkvist - TBE: a growing concern in Europe

12.30 - 14.15

Lunch

14.15 - 17.50

Session 2. Ecology, Epidemiology and Evolution (2) chaired by Åke Lundkvist and Tarja Sironen

KEYNOTE TALK: Sandra Junglen - Arthropod-associated viruses from remote areas exhibit an immense genetic diversity and display peculiar characteristics

17.50 - 19.45 Poster and wine session
Tuesday 1 October  
09.00 - 12.30

Session 3. Virus-Host Interactions (1) chaired by Alain Kohl and Cristina Spiropoulou

KEYNOTE TALK: Juha Huiskonen - Exploring the glycoprotein surface of bunyaviruses

12.30 - 14.15 Lunch
14.15 - 17.50

Session 4. Virus-Host Interactions (2) chaired by Alexander Plyusnin and Juha Huiskonen

KEYNOTE TALK: Cristina Spiropoulou - Illuminating insights into viral hemorrhagic fever pathogenesis

19.45 - 23.00 Gala Dinner
Wednesday 2 October  
09.00 - 12.50

Session 5. Prevention and Control chaired by Noël Tordo and Johan Neyts

KEYNOTE TALK: Johan Neyts - Antivirals, a lot has been achieved, yet a long way to go, also against zoonotic viruses