Tenth EDCTP Forum | Mozambique, 18-21 October 2020

The Tenth EDCTP Forum will be held at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo, Mozambique from 18-21 October 2020.

The biennial EDCTP Forum provides an international platform for the presentation and discussion of clinical studies for everyone involved in combating poverty-related diseases and the appropriate capacity development and networking activities. The Forum has established itself as a valuable opportunity to develop and reinforce cooperation and synergy among the EDCTP Association stakeholders at various levels including scientific and policy. Scientists involved in EDCTP2-funded projects are particularly encouraged to use this opportunity to share new developments and results from their projects.

The Tenth EDCTP Forum will take place in 2020 in Mozambique.

Trypanosomatid Parasites Meeting VI: from the lab to the field

When: 28-29 October 2019
Where: Auditorium Jacques Monod at the Institut Pasteur in Paris!

In order to cover a large panel of research topics, a total of 6 sessions are planned. Each session will be composed of an invited keynote presentation followed by 4 selected talks:

  • Epidemiology, Public Health and Epistemology: Marleen BOELAERT (ITM, Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Diagnosis, Drug and Vaccine Development: Veerle LEJON (IRD, Montpellier, France)
  • Ecology and Medical Entomology: Steve TOR (LSTM, Liverpool, UK)
  • Immunology and Physiology: Guy CALJON (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Cell Biology and Metabolism: Dolorez GONZALEZ PACANOWSKA (Instituto de Parasitología y Biomedicina, Granada, Spain)
  • Genetics and Evolution: Virginie ROUGERON (IRD, Montpellier, France)

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trypanosomatid-parasites-meeting-vi-from-the-lab-to-the-field-tickets-50864283441

TAWIRI 2017 Conference

The Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) is pleased to announce registration for the 11th TAWIRI Scientific Conference that will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha, Tanzania from 6-8 December 2017.

Conference Theme: ‘People, Livestock and Climate change: Challenges for sustainable biodiversity conservation’

Conference Sub-Themes:

  • Impact of livestock, human population and climate change on biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services
  • Wildlife ecology and ecological interactions
  • Wetland and water resources management
  • Wildlife diseases and ecosystem health
  • Beekeeping development, technology and innovation

For further information please visit the conference website: http://tawiri.or.tz/resources/conference/

International Conference on Research for development (ICRD) 2017

ICRD 2017 is the fourth in the conference series. Its umbrella theme this year is “Evidence. Engagement. Policies.”. ICRD 2017 will be co-hosted by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) and by the University of Bern’s Centre for Development and Environment (CDE).

ICRD 2017 has the following specific goals:

  • to stimulate scientific debate on current research topics of global sustainable development;
  • to establish and intensify dialogue between science, policy, and practice for enhancing research for development and promotion of more evidence-based development cooperation;
  • to strengthen networks of transnational, inter- and transdisciplinary research partnerships for global sustainable development;
  • to provide space for efforts to begin synthesizing the five thematic areas of the r4d programme (social conflicts, employment, food security, ecosystems, and public health), which reflect the priority areas of Swiss international development cooperation.

Please visit the conference for further details: https://www.icrd.ch/

26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology

The 26th International conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology will be held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia in conjunction with the 53rd Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Annual Conference as from 4-8 September 2017.

For more details please visit the conference website at: http://www.waavp2017kl.org/

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