Sponsored Sessions

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science & Security presents:

Urban Pandemic Preparedness: a Breakfast Roundtable Discussion

Our world is both increasingly urban and globalized – providing undeniable benefits, but also rendering our society increasingly susceptible to infectious disease outbreaks. This session will focus on a research agenda for improving urban pandemic preparedness, highlight current research, and conclude with a call for chapters in a forthcoming volume on case studies of urban pandemic preparedness.

Time: 20 June 2019, 7:00 am - 7:50 am
Venue: International Convention Centre Sydney, Room C2.1
Registration: required for planning purposes; Register Here to secure your place
Enquiries: Matt Boyce, Email: Matt.Boyce@georgetown.edu


NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence, Integrated Systems for Epidemic Response (ISER) presents:

Breakfast Epidemic Insights: smallpox and monkeypox

Time: 20 June 2019, 7:00 am - 8:20 am
Venue: International Convention Centre Sydney, Room C2.3
Free breakfast seminar – registration essential, Register Here to secure your place
Enquiries: Elizabeth Kpozehouen, Email: e.kpozehouen@unsw.edu.au


Program

7.00am Registration table opens
7.15am Introduction. Professor Martyn Kirk: Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellow, Australia (Chair)
7.20am Re-emergence of smallpox – prevention, treatment and response. A/ Professor David Heslop, Associate professor, SPHCM, UNSW and Senior Medical Adviser for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Medicine, Australian Defence Force.
7.40am Monkeypox risk factors and disease control efforts. Ms Olubunmi Ojo, Director (Disease Surveillance), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Abuja Nigeria
8.00am Smallpox vaccine stockpiling and bio-preparedness. Mr Jesper Elsgaard, Senior Director, Global Governmental Affairs, Bavarian Nordic A/S.
8.20am Closing. Professor Martyn Kirk

Chair: Professor Martyn Kirk: Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellow, Australia

Sponsor: Bavarian Nordic