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One Health Events - Courtesy the One Health Academy July 7, 2014 - Monday, July 07, 2014

Provided to the One Health Initiative website by the One Health Academy


Important One Health Events…

From all of us at One Health Academy, we want to thank all of you that made it to events the past few months. We have had a terrific turnout and appreciate the continued support. Your continued support is what fosters the mentorship and interaction of the One Health Academy.


There are two upcoming events around One Health.


- The Department of Homeland Security is having a talk this Friday, July 11th, on Value Based Approach to Emergency Preparedness. You can attend in person or by webinar, see here.


- UC Davis is hosting a One Health Symposium on Sunday, August 24th. You can attend in person or remotely and CE and CME credits are available for the full day event. Click here for more info.




Stay tuned as we fill our schedule for the Fall. The dates for the Fall meetings are on the left.

If you have any ideas for speakers or questions/concerns, don't hesitate to e-mail onehealthacademy@gmail.com.
To find out more about our speakers and our events go to our website at www.OneHealthAcademy.org.
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ASID Zoonoses 2014 Conference - Brisbane, Australia - July 25-26, 2014 - Sunday, December 15, 2013

ASID Zoonoses 2014 Conference

25-26 July 2014

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Brisbane, Australia

Website: www.asid.net.au/meetings/zoonoses-2014


The theme for the 2014 conference is: "Zoonoses in a Changing World: Two Professions, One Health" and sessions scheduled (subject to change at this preliminary stage) include: Antimicrobial Resistance; Parasites and Pets; Impact of globalisation, livestock and agricultural practices (including aquaculture); Travel, Ecotourism and Emerging Zoonoses; New Technologies for studying Zoonoses; Arthropod-borne diseases in Australia; and Animals as Sentinels. Prof. Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate veterinarian and medical researcher, has graciously agreed to present the plenary session.

This meeting is anticipated to attract a mix of infectious disease physicians and trainees, veterinary officers and veterinarians, microbiologists, laboratory scientists, public health physicians, researchers, policy officers, travel and tropical medicine specialists, epidemiologists, nurses and program managers and other health care professionals.

Note: Dr. Doherty is a member of the One Health Initiative Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php.


63rd Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association - Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) July 27 through August 1, 2014 - Friday, December 13, 2013

63rd Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association

Tamaya Hyatt Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA)

Located on tribal lands of Santa Ana Pueblo Dates: July 27 through August 1, 2014


Public Health Professionals and Students Encouraged to Submit Abstracts for the 2014 Wildlife Disease Association (WDA) Conference

 SEE: http://www.wildlifedisease.org/wda/CONFERENCES/AnnualInternationalConference.aspx   

 The WDA is seeking abstract submissions for both oral presentations and posters from professionals and students from within the field of public health and epidemiology.

Health of wildlife, domestic animals, humans, and their environments (One Health), has been a focus of the WDA for more than 50 years. For the first time, this year’s conference is being co-sponsored by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians and will feature unique opportunities for inter-disciplinary interaction and dialogue. The conference theme is “One Health: Transitioning from Theory to Practice”.


The 2014 International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association will be held at the Tamaya Resort at Santa Ana Pueblo, near Bernalillo, New Mexico, USA from July 27th-Aug 1st 2014. Anticipated focus sessions will include One Health in practice, zoonotic diseases of the American Southwest, and the impact of human development on wildlife health and environmental health. We encourage submission of contributed papers and posters on these topics as well as new findings in other areas of One Health, wildlife disease, public health and environmental health.


Please see link below for more information regarding student awards competition and application instructions:

Submissions by students are encouraged for featured student sessions and awards competition.

Examples of recent WDA publications with a One Health focus include:



Jennifer N. Hogan, Woutrina A. Miller, Michael R. Cranfield, Jan Ramer, James Hassell, Jean Bosco Noheri, Patricia A. Conrad, and Kirsten V. K. Gilardi.



Stacey A. Bosch, Karl Musgrave and David Wong



Marie-Marie Olive, Steven M. Goodman and Jean-Marc Reynes



Christine K. Ellis, Darin S. Carroll, Ryan R. Lash, A. Townsend Peterson, Inger K. Damon, Jean Malekani and Pierre Formenty

Deadline for abstract submission: Friday, March 28, 2014.

This deadline is for submissions of abstracts for both oral presentations and posters. Deadlines for student competition submissions are variable depending on specific award. For all abstracts, an email stating we have received your submission will be sent within 5 working days of receipt. Notification of acceptance will be sent to authors by May 5, 2014.


For the complete Call for Abstracts, please see: http://www.wildlifedisease.org/wda/CONFERENCES/AnnualInternationalConference/CallForAbstracts

One Health Symposium, UC Davis, August 24, 2014 - Thursday, December 12, 2013

University of California (UC) Davis One Health Insitute

One Health Symposium - August 24, 2014


Where Humans, Animals and Environment Intersect

The Center for Continuing Professional Education and Students for One Health are proud to present UC Davis' first annual One Health CE Symposium. Highlighting the wide clinical and research applications of One Health, the event will feature talks on infectious disease, comparative medicine, international outreach, and more. The event is open to students, faculty, clients, and the general public.  For those who are not able to join us in Davis, we are offering remote access via webinar.

Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
Time: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis Campus
Register: Online or via mail
CE Credit: Up to 8 hours of CE credit will be offered to participating veterinarians.
CME Credit: The University of California, Davis Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be used by multidisciplinary team members.

  • Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis, Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurse: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
  • Physician Assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.
  • Psychologist: This educational activity is recognized by the California Board of Psychology as meeting the continuing education requirements toward license renewal for California psychologist (self-reporting required).
  • Sonographer/Vascular Technician: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM meets the requirements of the Accepted Continuing Education Evaluation Model System (AACEEMS) Checklist of the American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography (ARDMS).

Lecture Descriptions
Interested Sponsors


Provided by:


Matthew Blake, COO

UC Davis One Health Institute

1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive

VM3B, Ground Floor

Davis, Ca 95616

(530) 754-9032 desk

(530) 304-4871 mobile

One Health International Conference 2014, 5-6 September 2014, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka - Wednesday, December 11, 2013

One Health International Conference 2014, 5-6 September 2014, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


Announcement and Call for Abstracts


We are pleased to invite you to the “One Health International Conference 2014”, which will be held at the University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, on 5-6 September, 2014.


 This event is jointly organized by the University of Peradeniya and University of California Davis, USA.


We welcome researchers, professionals and students in the field of One Health from all over the world who wish to share knowledge on human, animal and environmental interactions. We especially encourage young scientists and graduate students to attend this conference.


For more information and abstract submission please visit http://www.pdn.ac.lk/ic/ohic/  


Important dates:

„« Deadline for submission of abstracts – April 30th 2014

„« Notification of acceptance of abstracts – June 1st 2014

„« Deadline for early registration - July 1st 2014

„« Period for regular registration - August 15th to September 5th 2014

„« Symposium dates - September 5th and 6th 2014

„« Pre-conference workshops – September 3rd 2014


Key note speakers:

Prof.Jiro Arikawa (University of Hokkaido)


Prof. Patricia Conrad (University of California Davis)


Dr. Paul Dargan (King’s College)


Prof. Andrew Dawson (University of Sydney)


Prof. Geoff Isbister (The University of Newcastle)


Prof. Stig Halvard Jørgensen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)


Prof. Calvin Lee (University of Hong Kong)


Prof. Malik Peiris (University of Hong Kong)


Prof. Tudor Silva (University of Peradeniya) http://www.saarcculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=310  

Prof. Michael Wilkes (University of California Davis)


World Association for History of Veterinary Medicine in London, September 2014 (“The History of One Health is a key theme”) - Tuesday, January 15, 2013

World Association for History of Veterinary Medicine in London, September 2014


“The History of One Health is a key theme”




Call for papers:

The World Association for the History of Veterinary History will be meeting at Imperial College London, 10-13 September 2014.

The call for papers is now open. The two conference themes are ‘the history of One Health’, and ‘war, animals and the veterinary profession.’ Papers and posters are invited on these and other topics relating to the history of animal health and veterinary medicine. Please submit an abstract using the form at www.veterinaryhistorylondon.com . The deadline is 31 Jan 2014.

Our keynote speakers are:

Professor Donald Frederick Smith, Professor of Surgery and Dean Emeritus, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine: ‘The Three Parts of One Health’

Dr Hilda Kean, Ruskin College, Oxford: ‘Animals in wartime Britain: The Home Front’

This is the first time that this meeting has been held in the UK. Typically, it attracts delegates from over 20 countries, who span the disciplines of veterinary medicine, human medicine, science, history and archaeology. Ten student bursaries of up to £250 each are available. Please see the website for details.

This meeting is generously sponsored by: The Wellcome Trust, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Knowledge, Society for the Social History of Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Kings College London, University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies





Please see more detail at www.veterinaryhistorylondon.com


Provided by:


Dr. Abibail Woods

Reader in the History of Human and Animal Health,

Department of History,

Room C8B, East Wing, Strand Building,

Kings College London,


London WC2R 2LS

0207 848 7564


Abigail Woods is a historian of science, technology and medicine. She trained in Cambridge and Manchester, and spent 8 years at Imperial College London before joining the department in 2013. Reflecting her earlier career as a veterinary surgeon, her research focusses on the history of animal health and agriculture in modern Britain, the evolution of veterinary medicine, and its interconnections with human medicine. She is currently leading a 5-year Wellcome Trust-funded programme of research on ‘One medicine? Investigating human and animal disease, c1850-2014’ “


3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RESPONSIBLE USE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN ANIMALS - Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 29 September - 1 October 2014 - Sunday, January 13, 2013



Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 29 September - 1 October 2014

For all information, please visit the conference website.


SEE: http://nieuwsbriefsoftware.mailexpert.nl/new/en_send_preview_iframe2.aspx?SID=4&SiteID=12970&NewsletterID=396529

International Symposium for One Health Research - November 22-23, 2014 - Friday, January 11, 2013

International Symposium for One Health Research

Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

November 22-23, 2014


Please see: http://onehealth.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1

3rd One Health Summit POSTPONED to early summer 2015...see July 4, 2014 Message - Sunday, January 06, 2013



… 3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014 cannot be held between 05 and 08 October 2014

 postponed TO early summer 2015.


As soon as known, the new dates and location will be communicated to you and interested partners and ensuing notifications and invitations letters will be dispatched.

We would like to express our sincere thanks for your interest and commitment and would be glad if you join us again in 2015.

For any further information, questions and reimbursements of registration fees please contact onehealth@grforum.org.

We apologize for any inconveniences caused by this postponement and are looking forward to welcome you in 2015.


Thank you for your understanding.


In the name of the organizing committee.

Walter J. Ammann
Chairman and President

3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014

Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
Promenade 35
CH-7270 Davos Platz

Phone: +41 (0)81 4141600
Fax: +41 (0)81 4141610

3rd One Health Summit 2014 to be held from 5 - 8 October (Davos, Switzerland)

See http://onehealth.grforum.org/home/?L=

The 3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014 which will be held from October 5-8, 2014 at the Davos Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland.

The 3rd GRF One Health Summit will further develop and strengthen the One Health paradigm and its global movement. In particular this 3rd global gathering will focus on the added value of a global One Health approach and a stronger involvement of the private sector and policy.

The registration and call for abstracts will open in January 2014.

Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
Promenade 35
CH-7270 Davos Platz


Note: The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team is an endorsing partner: http://onehealth.grforum.org/partnership/endorsing-partners/?L=


One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team:

Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH

Joint Conference: German Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2014 and 7th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses - Berlin, Germany, October 16 - 17, 2014 - Saturday, January 05, 2013

Joint Conference:  German Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2014 and 7th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses

Abstract submission

We take great pleasure in inviting you to join us for the Joint Conference: German Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2014 and 7th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses, which will take place in Berlin, Germany, October 16-17, 2014.

Events in the last year have shown us that we are still very vulnerable to sudden outbreaks of previously unknown zoonotic pathogens such as the new coronavirus causing the Middle Eastern Respiratory syndrome (MERS). 

We encourage you to join us in Berlin to benefit from a stimulating and challenging scientific program and to experience the attractions of a major international city and European capital of diverse cultures. 

For complete information please see www.zoonoses2014.com


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