Congress 2022 Speakers

Congress 2022 Speakers

Chanaki Amaratunga

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand

Plenary Talk Title: The Threat of Multidrug Resistant Falciparum Malaria

Gonzalo Bearman

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Talk Title: HAI’s – How Much Can We Prevent and How to Manage Expectations

Chien-Jen Chen

Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Plenary Talk Title: Taiwan’s COVID-19 Response

Mun Yik Fong

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Talk Title: Plasmodium knowlesi – Malaria at the One Health interface

Azra Ghani

Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, England, UK

Plenary Talk Title: Getting Back on Track: the Tools and Strategies Needed to Achieve Malaria Elimination and Eradication

Chikwe Ihekweazu

World Health Organization (WHO), Berlin, Germany

Plenary Talk Title: Stopping the Next Pandemic Before it Strikes

Adeeba Kamarulzaman

University of Malaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chair: HIV – Hot Topics (in collaboration with the International AIDS Society)

Min-Shi Lee

National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan

Talk Title: Enterovirus Infections in Asia Pacific – Critical Updates

David Lewis

Western Sydney Local Health District, University of Sydney, Australia

Talk Title: Resurgence of Syphilis

Neelika Malavige

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Talk Title: Dengue Updates – Progress in Vaccines

Ziad Memish

King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

Talk Title: The Guide- Hot Topics in Infection Prevention; New Material on the Horizon

Catherine Ong

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Talk Title: Current Updates in Tuberculosis

Anna Rozaliyani

Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Talk Title: Chronic histoplasmosis

Andrew Clements

U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, DC, USA

Panel Discussion: Broadening the Evidence-base for Mitigating Risk of Emerging Disease: Knowledge Gaps and Research Challenges in the Face of Rapid Global Environmental Change

Elizabeth Cheung

South China Morning Post, Hong Kong

Talk Title: The Role of the Media during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Hong Kong

Filipe Dantas-Torres

Department of Immunology, Instituto Aggeu Magalhães, Recife, Brazil

Talk Title: Impact of Climate and Environmental Changes on Leishmaniasis

Cristina David

Animal Health Consultant, Ellicott City, Maryland, USA

Panel Discussion: The Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED) Moderators’ Experiences with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Devika Dixit

University of Saskatchewan & University of Calgary, Saskatoon and Calgary, Canada

Chair: The Impact of Media and Politics on Outbreak Preparedness and Control

Veasna Duong

Institut Pasteur, Cambodia

Panel Discussion: Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Kristie L. Ebi

Center for Health and the Global Environment, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Plenary Talk Title: Global Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Joseph Eisenberg

University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Talk Title: What Drives the Association Between Rainfall and Diarrhea – Interrogating Evidence in Support of the Concentration Dilution Hypothesis

Wondwossen Gebreyes

Global One Health Initiative (GOHI), Ohio State University, USA

Chair: Global Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Natalie Hall

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, US Geological Survey, USA

Talk Title: Monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms Using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Christian Happi

African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases at Redeemer’s University in Ede, Nigeria

Plenary Talk Title: COVID-19, Ebola, Lassa Fever and More – Application of Genomics in Epidemic Surveillance and Response

Latiffah Hassan

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia One Health University Network, Selangor, Malaysia

Talk Title: One Health Response to Antimicrobial Resistance

Chair: Viruses in Bats and Potential Spillover to Animals and Humans

Brian J. Honermann

amfAR – The Foundation for AIDS Research, Washington, DC, USA

Panel Discussion: Big Data for Pandemic Response: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Responsibilities

Chikwe Ihekweazu

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria

Chair: COVID-19, Ebola, Lassa Fever and More – Application of Genomics in Epidemic Surveillance and Response

Shahid Jameel

Trivedi School of Biosciences, Ashoka University, India

Plenary Talk Title: The Next Pandemic – A Look into the Future

Kassim Jimale

VP research & Development, Jamhuriya University of Science and Technology, Mogadishu, Somalia

Panel Discussion: The Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED) Moderators’ Experiences with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Christine Kreuder Johnson

University of California – Davis, California, USA

Panel Moderator: Broadening the Evidence-base for Mitigating Risk of Emerging Disease: Knowledge Gaps and Research Challenges in the Face of Rapid Global Environmental Change

Esron Karimuribo

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania

Panel Discussion: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

Erik Karlsson

National Influenza Center of Cambodia and H5 Reference Laboratory, WHO Global COVID-19 Referral Laboratory, Institut Pasteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Talk Title: Avian Influenza in the time of COVID-19: Stories from Cambodia

Maria Van Kerkhove

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Plenary Talk Title: COVID-19 – How Far Have We Come, and Where Do We Go?

Marion Koopmans

Erasmus MC Department of Viroscience, Netherlands

Panel Discussion: Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Vipat Kuruchittham

Southeast Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN), Thailand

Panel Moderator: Transforming One Health Education During the Pandemic

Mohammed Lamorde

Global Health Security Programme, Kampala, Uganda

Talk Title: Strengthening Partnerships to Tackle Emerging Infectious Diseases

David Larsen

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA

Talk Title: Leveraging Wastewater Surveillance to Improve Health Security

Onicio Leal Neto

EpiTrack (Brazil) & University of Zurich (Guardians of Health Project)

Panel Discussion: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

Hakan Leblebicioglu

VM Medicalpark Hospital, Infectious Diseases Department, Samsun, Turkey

Talk Title: Global Changes in Epidemiology and Burden of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Helena Maltezou

Department for Interventions in Health Care Facilities, Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Athens, Greece

Plenary Discussion: COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children – A Global Discussion

Scott McNabb

Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, USA

Chair: Global Health Security Risks

Pablo A. Mendez Lazaro

PR-CLIMAH, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Talk Title: Determining the Impact of Saharan Dust on Public Health and COVID-19 Patients in Puerto Rico

Saengduen Moonsom

Thailand One Health University Network (THOHUN), Thailand

Panel Discussion: Transforming One Health Education During the Pandemic

Erin Mordecai

Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

Talk Title: Global Change and the Ecology of Vector-Borne Disease

Elaine O. Nsoesie

Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Panel Discussion: Big Data for Pandemic Response: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Responsibilities

Adebola Olayinka

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria

Chair: COVID-19, Ebola, Lassa Fever and More – Application of Genomics in Epidemic Surveillance and Response

Walter A. Orenstein

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Plenary Discussion: COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children – A Global Discussion

Miguel O’Ryan

Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Plenary Moderator: COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children – A Global Discussion

Sakulrat Pattamakaew

PODD Centre, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Panel Discussion: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

Malik Peiris

Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Talk Title: Mers-CoV

Eskild Petersen

Aarhus University, Institute for Clinical Medicine, Denmark

Talk Title: The Role of International Travel and Border Restrictions in Managing the Spread of Outbreaks

Alexandra L. Phelan

Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security, Washington, DC, USA

Panel Discussion: Big Data for Pandemic Response: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Responsibilities

Pham Duc Phuc

Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN), Vietnam

Panel Discussion: Transforming One Health Education During the Pandemic

Marjorie Pollack

ProMED Deputy Editor, USA

Chair: COVID-19 – How Far Have We Come, and Where Do We Go?

Gustav Praekelt

Praekelt Group, Johannesburg, South Africa

Panel Discussion: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

David Relman

Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

Panel Moderator: Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Mathieu Roche

CIRAD, France

Talk Title: Mining Online and Social Media to Analyze Epidemic Periods

Razitasham Safii

Malaysia One Health University Network (MyOHUN), Malaysia

Panel Discussion: Transforming One Health Education During the Pandemic

Balbir Singh

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

Talk Title: Changes in the Epidemiology of Zoonotic Malaria in Southeast Asia

Mark Smolinski

Ending Pandemics, San Francisco, California, USA

Panel Moderator: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

Agus Suwandono

One Health University Network (INDOHUN), Indonesia

Panel Discussion: Transforming One Health Education During the Pandemic

Channé Suy

inSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Panel Discussion: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

Paul Anantharajah Tambyah

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Chair: The Next Pandemic – A Look into the Future

Juan Pablo Torres

 Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Plenary Discussion: COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children – A Global Discussion

Lin-fa Wang

Programme in Emerging Infectious Disease, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Plenary Talk Title: Viruses in Bats and Potential Spillover to Animals and Humans

Chadia Wannous

Towards a Safer World Network (TASW), Sweden

Chair: Impact of Climate Change and Human Migration on Parasitic Infections

Terdsak Yano

Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Panel Discussion: Participatory Surveillance: How Communities are Finding and Responding to Outbreaks Faster

Lee Le Ye

Department of Neonatology, NUHS & Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, Singapore

Plenary Discussion: COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children – A Global Discussion

Tom Yuill

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Chair: One Health in Action