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Conference Hall
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Conference Hall

The main focus of the GARAD conference is to establish global partnerships and links between academic researchers and the poultry industry to improve joined up work in regards to preventing, controlling and combating avian diseases. The meeting will provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas around the single theme of exploiting available opportunities to deal with emerging and existing infectious avian diseases in poultry production systems and to safeguard food supplies and human health.

In the conference, it is planned to address basic, applied and commercial aspects of research on avian diseases. Therefore, we cordially invite all stakeholders including senior scientists and young researchers from academia, industry and government organisations involved in protecting and improving poultry health, welfare and production.

The meeting invites proposals for both oral and poster presentations in following areas:-

• Evolution and Epidemiology of Avian Pathogens
• Host-Pathogen Interactions – Virulence and Pathogenicity
• Pathogen Mechanisms of Immune Evasion
• Next Generation Disease Control Strategies
• Vaccines
• Immunity
• Diagnostics
• Zoonoses and Socio-economic impacts of avian diseases
• Global Research Opportunities and Threats

Keynote Speakers

Prof YOSHIHIRO KAWAOKA, University of Wisconsin, USA and University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof Dirk Pfeiffer, Royal Veterinary College, London and City University of Hong Kong
Porf Tony Cass, Imperial College, London, UK
Prof Venugopal Nair, The Pirbright Institute, UK
Prof Ian Brown, Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK
Prof Fiona Tomley, Royal Veterinary College, UK
Dr David Swayne, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Georgia, USA
Prof Abdul Omar, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Jonathan Rushton, University of Liverpool, UK
Prof Jue Liu, Institute of Animal Husbanddry and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China
Prof Jinhua Liu, China Agriculture University, Beijing, China
Prof. Aijian Qin, College of Veterinary Medicine, Yangzhou, China
Prof. Chan Ding, SHVRI Shanghai Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute (SHVRI), China
Prof. Jae Yong Han, Seoul National University, South Korea
Dr Janet Daly, University of Nottingham, UK 

Venue: Fortuna Hotel - No 6B Lang Ha Street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi, Vietnam (will open in new window)

 

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