Symposium 2022

"Wildlife diseases going viral"

2nd joint symposium BWDS-DSWH


Programme:


Moderators: Wim Van der Poel (WBVR, Nl) & Tim Adriaens (INBO, Be)

09:30 -10:00  Registration and coffee

  • 10:00 - 10:05 Opening Prof. dr. A.D.C. Jaarsma (UU, Nl) & Welcome Judith van den Brand (DSWH) & Stefan Roels (BWDS)

Session 1: Viruses 

  • 10:15 - 11:00 Aviaire Influenza (Thijs Kuiken, Erasmus MC, Nl) (Keynote)
  • 11:00 - 11:20 Sars-CoV-2 transmission to the wild fauna (Steven Van Gucht, Sciensano, Be)
  • 11:20 - 11:40 Arboviruses (Reina Sikkema, Erasmus MC, Nl) 
  • 11:40 - 12:00 African Swine Fever (Valérie De Waele, DEMNA, Be)
  • 12:00 - 12:20 Bat or Bad Coronaviruses (Lineke Begeman, Erasmus MC, Nl)

12:20 - 14:00  Lunch/Poster session (on site)

Session 2: Animal species 

  • 14:00 - 14:20 Marine mammal stranding (Lonneke Ijsseldijk, UU, Nl)
  • 14:20 - 14:40 Wolves (Jan Gouwy, INBO, Be)
  • 14.40 - 15.10 Raccoons in Belgium and the Netherlands (Valérie De Waele, DEMNA, Be & Miriam Maas, RVIM, Nl)

15:10 - 15:30 Coffee break

Session 3: Urban Wildlife

  • 15:30 - 15:50 City foxes (Bryony Tolhurst, University of Brighton, UK)  
  • 15:50 - 16:10 Urban greening and rats (Marieke de Cock, RVIM, Nl)
  • 16.10 - 16.30 Rose-ringed parakeets (Diederik Strubbe, UGent, Be)

16:30 Closing remarks, Poster awards & Drinks


Registration:

Registration fee: €40 p.p. (student fee: €25 p.p.). Lunch is included in the fee.

Abstract submission deadline: September 15th, 2022.

Registration deadline: September 30th, 2022.

online registration: clik here


Venue: 

​Utrecht University,

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,

Collegezaal Paard

​​​​Yalelaan 112, 3584 CM Utrecht