Programme for IVVN Annual Conference Hanoi 2020

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Day 1 – Monday 16 March 2020

08.30-09.30 Registration
09.30-10.00 Welcome and introduction
Dr Timothy Connelley (IVVN Director), Professor Bryan Charleston (IVVN Co-Director) and Dr Carly Hamilton (IVVN Network Manager)
Theme 1: Vaccines for Aquaculture Chaired by Professor Sandra Adams (University of Stirling, United Kingdom) and Dr Thao Ngo (Biotechnology Center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
10.00-10.30 Expression systems for Bacillus subitilis and its potential applications as vaccine delivery vector
Dr Nguyen Duc Hoang (Vietnam National University, Vietnam)
10.30-11.00 How adjuvants work – progress and challenges for use in fish
Dr Carolina Tafalla (Animal Health Research Centre (CISA-INIA), Spain)
11.00-11.30 Tea and coffee
11.30-12.00 Future of vaccination in warm water aquaculture
Lee Yeng Sheng (MSD Animal Health Innovation Pte Ltd, Singapore)
12.00-12.30 Two 15 minute talks selected from abstract submissions
12.30-14.00 Lunch and networking
Theme 2: Vaccines for Ruminants Chaired by Professor Bryan Charleston (The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom) and Dr Yanmin Li (Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, China)
14.00-14.30 Bovine tuberculosis
Dr Vivek Kapur (Pennsylvania State University, United States)
14.30-15.00 High expression of an echinococcosis vaccine antigen EG95 in yeasts and its application
Professor Wanzhong Jia (Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, China)
15.00-15.30 Tea and coffee
15.30-16.00 Brucellosis
Professor Jacques Godfroid (University of Tromsø, Norway)
16.00-16.30 Foot-and-mouth disease vaccination in Southeast Asia
Dr Yu Qiu (OIE Southeast Asia and China Foot-and-Mouth Disease Campaign, Thailand)
16.30-17.00 Two 15 minute talks selected from abstract submissions
17.00-17.15 AgResults foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine challenge project
Dr Jeremy Salt (GALVmed, United Kingdom)
17.00-18.30 Group photo, drinks reception, poster session and networking
19.30- Conference dinner


Day 2 – Tuesday 17 March 2020

Theme 3: Vaccines for Poultry Co-hosted by the One Health Poultry Hub Chaired by Professor Fiona Tomley (Royal Veterinary College, United Kingdom) and Professor Hualan Chen (Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, China)
08.30-09.00 Tea and coffee
09.00-09.30 New approaches for the development of recombinant glycoconjugate vaccines for poultry, pigs and ruminants
Professor Brendan Wren (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom)
09.30-10.00 Successful control of H7N9 influenza in China
Professor Hualan Chen (Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, China)
10.00-10.30 Tea and coffee
10.30-11.00 Invited talk
Speaker to be confirmed
11.00-11.30 Two 15 minute talks selected from abstract submissions
12.00-13.00 Lunch and networking
13.00-17.00 Visit to the Temple of Literature and a water puppet show


Day 3 – Wednesday 18 March 2020

Theme 4: Vaccines for Swine Chaired by Dr Simon Graham (The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom) and Dr Filip Claes (Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), Thailand)
08.30-09.00 Tea and coffee
09.00-09.30 Architecture of African swine fever virus and implications for viral assembly
Professor Xiangxi Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
09.30-10.00 Towards an ASFV subunit vaccine: identification and characterisation of protective antigens
Dr Christopher Netherton (The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom)
10.00-10.30 Tea and coffee
10.30-11.00 Building capacity for sustainable vaccine production in Thailand: porcine circovirus 2 vaccine as a model
Dr Peera Jaru-Ampornpan (National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand)
11.00-11.15 Developing a ‘one health’ Nipah virus vaccine to protect animal and public health
Dr Rebecca McLean (The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom)
11.15-11.30 Comparative efficacy of CIRCOQ™ PCV2 subunit vaccinated one- versus two-dose in high MDA-derived antibody piglets against disease caused by PCV2-type 2D naturally exposed in a Vietnamese swine farm
Do Tien Duy (Nong Lam University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
12.00-13.00 Lunch and networking
Theme 5: IVVN catalyst funding and outreach activity outputs Chaired by Professor Brian Perry (Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
13.00-14.00 Pump-priming grant: Development of immunological tools for monitoring the immune response of Nile tilapia
Dr Kim Thompson (Moredun Research Institute, United Kingdom)
Pump-priming grant: Low-cost thermostabilisation of a Rift Valley fever vaccine for veterinary use
Professor George Warimwe (KEMRI - Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)
Pump-priming grant:A single dose vectored Taenia solium vaccine
Professor Bryan Charleston (The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom)
14.00-14.30 Tea and coffee
14.30-15.00 IVVN African Schools Outreach Programme
Dr Carly Hamilton, Dr Nicola Stock and Jayne Quoiani (Roslin Institute, United Kingdom) and Dr Glory Mbah (University of Buea, Cameroon)
15.00-16.00 Keynote lecture: The emergence of African swine fever as a threat to the global pig industry
Professor Dirk Pfeiffer (City University of Hong Kong)
16.00-16.15 Concluding remarks