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.

The preliminary programme is now available, subject to minor changes!

 

Programme in brief

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

Richard Elliott Memorial Lecture

Marco Vignuzzi

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