The framework programme of EMOP XIV

August 26, 2024 (Monday)

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16.30 – 18.30

Opening Ceremony, Opening Talk

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19.00 – 22.00

Welcome party

Registration from 14.00 to 19.00

August 27, 2024 (Tuesday)

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09.00– 09.45

Plenary lecture

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10.00 – 18.00

Parallel sessions / symposiums / workshops and poster presentations
including lunch and coffee breaks

Conference office open from 8.30 to 18.00

August 28, 2024 (Wednesday)

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09.00– 09.45

Plenary lecture

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10.00 – 18.00

Parallel sessions / symposiums / workshops and poster presentations
including lunch and coffee breaks
EFP General Assembly

Conference office open from 8.30 to 18.00

August 29, 2024 (Thursday)

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09.00– 09.45

Plenary lecture

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10.00 – 18.00

Parallel sessions / symposiums / workshops and poster presentations
including lunch and coffee breaks
Young Scientist Award Session

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Gala Dinner

Conference office open from 8.30 to 18.00

August 30, 2024 (Friday)

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09.00– 11.45

Parallel sessions / symposiums including coffee break

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12.00– 12.45

Closing Talk

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12.45– 13.45

Closing ceremony
(incl. awards, announcement of EMOP XV host)

Optional tours of Lower Silesia (weekend)

Plenary Speakers

Robert Poulin

University of Otago, New Zealand

Laura Rinaldi

University of Napoli Federico II, Italy

Lucy Robertson

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Michael Stear

La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Colin Sutherland

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Grzegorz Węgrzyn

University of Gdańsk

Proposed Sessions

  • Alien and invasive host species and parasites
  • Biology and ecology of ectoparasites
  • Developmental biology, ultrastructure and morphology of parasites
  • Ecology and biology of helminths
  • Emerging parasitoses and zoonoses in Europe – questions about the future
  • Epidemiology of vector-borne diseases
  • Fish parasitology
  • Food and waterborne parasitology / FAWPAR Journal Plenary Session
  • Host-parasite interactions (with microbiome relationship)
  • Human and animal schistosomes
  • Immunological aspects of host-parasite interactions (immunopathology and allergy)
  • Multidisciplinary malaria research
  • Neuroparasitology
  • New insights in helminth taxonomy and phylogeny
  • New insights into toxoplasmosis epidemiology
  • Novel perspectives for treatment and drug resistance
  • Opportunistic parasite infections
  • Paleoparasitology
  • Parasite infections in companion animals
  • Parasite infections in livestock and their control
  • Parasite omics
  • Parasites of aquatic systems (including free-living amoeba)
  • Parasites of wildlife
  • Parasitology in multi-disciplinary projects /grants
  • Parasitology research from One Health perspective
  • Rare, unusual and spurious parasitic infection
  • Recent trends in the epidemiology of leishmaniasis in Europe
  • VARIA

Proposed Symposiums

  • Artificial intelligence and digital health: multidisciplinary examination of potential applications in geospatial analysis
  • MOTT Symposium
  • Wild living ruminants hosting wild and domesticated parasites
  • Parasites and Vectors in a Warming World: predicting and preparing for future scenarios (open to PrePAre4VBD project members)

Workshops

  • Cryptosporidium typing
  • Scientific writing and finding the best journal for papers on Medical Parasitology

Debates

  • Climate changes vs. vector-borne diseases
  • Multi-disciplinarity in current parasitology
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