International Conference on One Health: Connect and Proact | 5 - 6 . 9 . 2017 | Central Government Offices
Conference Programme

5 September 2017 (Tuesday)
Conference Hall, Central Government Offices

0845 - 0910


0910 - 0930

Opening Ceremony

0930 - 0950

Opening Remarks by Government Officials

0950 -1025

Session 1: One Health Policy and Task
Chairperson : Dr. Hirofumi KUGITA

OIE’s Approach to Implementing One Health
Dr. Matthew STONE [OIE, World Organisation for Animal Health]
1025 - 1045 Refreshment Break
1045 - 1145 One Health: Veterinary Service in China
Dr. Zhongwu FENG [Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China]
One Health Approach - The Finnish Way
Dr. Jaana HUSU-KALLIO [Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland]

1145 - 1315


1315 - 1330


1330 - 1505

Session 1: One Health Policy and Task
Chairperson : Dr. Hirofumi KUGITA

Outline of One Health Policy in Japan
Dr. Kazuo ITO [Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan]

Necessity, the Mother of One Health
Professor Keiji FUKUDA [The University of Hong Kong]

One Health – Multisectoral Collaboration and Beyond
Dr. Leslie SIMS [Asia Pacific Veterinary Information Services]

1505 - 1520 Question and Discussion

1520 - 1540

Refreshment Break

1540 - 1715 Session 2: Antimicrobial Resistance
Chairperson:Dr. Mark SCHIPP
Antimicrobial Resistance: Surveillance Perspectives
Dr. Christopher TEALE [Animal and Plant Health Agency, United Kingdom]
Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in the Aquaculture Industry
Professor Dato Dr. Mohamed Shariff MOHAMED DIN [Universiti Putra Malaysia]
Staphylococcus aureus, a Model One Health Pathogen: Host-Adaptation and Antibiotic Resistance
Professor Ross FITZGERALD [The University of Edinburgh]

1715 - 1735

Question and Discussion




6 September 2017 (Wednesday)
Conference Hall, Central Government Offices

0900 - 0930


0930 -1035

Session 3: Emerging Zoonoses and Those Living Amongst Us
Chairperson : Dr. Leslie SIMS

Wildlife Disease Surveillance, Emerging Diseases and One Health in Australia
Dr. Mark SCHIPP [Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Australian Government]
Field Risk Assessment for Lifting Ban on the Beef to be Imported to China from BSE Countries
Dr. Guiping MA [Beijing Academy of Inspection and Quarantine]
1035 - 1055 Refreshment Break
1055 - 1155 Novel Animal Coronaviruses and Relevance to Public Health
Professor Kwok-Yung YUEN [The University of Hong Kong]
One Health Lessons from Studying Viruses and Bats
Professor Linfa WANG [Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School]
1155 - 1210 Question and Discussion

1210 - 1340


1340 - 1355


1355 - 1530

Session 3: Emerging Zoonoses and Those Living Amongst Us
Chairperson : Dr. Leslie SIMS

Regional Health Networks and One Health Approach on Vector Borne Diseases
Dr. Thierry LEFRANÇOIS [CIRAD, French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development]
Rabies and Its Control in China
Professor Changchun TU [Changchun Veterinary Research Institute]
Development of Rabies Elimination Approaches in Africa and Asia
Professor Richard MELLANBY [The University of Edinburgh]
1530 - 1550 Refreshment Break
1550 - 1720 Interdisciplinarity for More Effective Control and Prevention of Infectious Pathogen Spread in Animal Populations
Professor Dirk PFEIFFER [City University of Hong Kong]
Evolution of H7N9 Avian Influenza Viruses and the Control Strategy
Professor Hualan CHEN [Harbin Veterinary Research Institute]
Zoonotic Respiratory Viral Threats and the One Health Response
Professor Malik PEIRIS [The University of Hong Kong]

1720 - 1735

Question and Discussion

1735 - 1740

Closing Remarks by Government Official

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