2012 Annual Meeting at AHVLA

 

Evening at the Warren Lodge Hotel. Photo: Staffan Tamm.

 

CoVetLab Meeting – 24th & 25th May

Date

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th May 2012

Time

13:00 Start

Venue

Old Library, Weybourne Building, AHVLA Weybridge

Documents

  1. Terms of reference regarding Club5 lobbying for common research ideas.
  2. Preliminary draft for common research priorities (extracted from the lists from SVA, AHVLA, ANSES and DTU Vet).
  3. Joint lobby document horizon 2020 Covetlab 2012
  4. Copenhagen Research Forum
  5. CoVetLab Joint Research Proposals 2012. Summary of evaluations CoVetLab Research Committee 2012.
  6. Tackling Societal Challenges - implementing Horizon 2020
  7. Horizon 2020 - Proposal for research area
     

Programme – Thursday 24 May

Time

Itinerary

Host

13:00

Arrival & Lunch

 

14:00

Welcome

Andrew Soldan

14:10

Introduction to AHVLA

Kath Webster

Final Reports: 15mn + 5mn discussion

Final and intermediate reports

14:30

Whole Genome PCR Scanning Characterization of C. burnetii: an approach to indentify molecular and virulence markers

Karim Sidi-Boumedine, Anses

 

14:50

In vitro test for BoNT/C and /D: the combination of synaptosomes and endopeptidase activity as an animal free alternative for mouse bioassay

Jan Langeveld, CVI

Written Final Reports

15:10

Improving diagnostics for safer surveillance of porcine brucellosis

DTU

Consideration of written intermediate reports

15:20

Harmonisation & implementation of RT-PCR assays for EAV

CVI

15:30

Implementation & harmonisation of a molecular diagnostic tool for EIA

Anses

15:40

Multiple detections of epizootic and zoonotic pathogens in ticks. Development of low density DNA microarrays used as new epidemiologic investigative tools

Anses

15:50

Tea Break

 

16:15

Cooperative refining of the BioChip microarray into a routine investigative tool to address emerging viral diseases

Bhudipa Choudhury, AHVLA

16:25

Discussion on advantages/disadvantages of arrays vs deep sequencing

Andrew Soldan

16:40

General discussion on the Collaborative research works

Karin Artursson/Johan Bongers

17:00

Round table discussion on surveillance & research on SBV

Kath Webster

17:15

Mutual Assistance SLA

Andre Bianchi

17:30

Taxi’s to Warren Lodge Hotel, Shepperton

 

19:30

Dinner in the Coach House, Warren Lodge Hotel

 

 

Programme – Friday 25 May

Time

Itinerary

Host

09:00

Consideration of research proposals for 2012/13

Karin Artursson/Johan Bongers

09:40

Horizon 2020

Kristian Møller

10:00

Formaldehyde fumigation replacement – is there a way forward?

Andrew Soldan

10:10

Talk on the VetBact virtual laboratory

A preview of the virtual laboratory is available here.

Login: club5

Password: covet5

Staffan Tamm

10:30

Coffee Break

 

11:00

Discussion on further opportunities to expand the present co-operation.

Andrew Soldan

11:30

Round table discussion on recent changes/important developments in each institute/country – Structure, research & surveillance. CVI presentation.

 

12:30

Summary of meeting & action plans

 

Next Meeting

Andrew Soldan

13:00

Lunch & finish