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INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR VECTOR CONTROL

– Progress in the Global Vector Control Response (GVCR) –

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Programme

 

Tuesday 11 June
  Topic Chair Speaker
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome and opening Willem Takken John Reeder
09:30 - 10:00 Keynote lecture 1   Steve Lindsay
10:00 - 10:30 Keynote lecture 2   Louise Fresco (Chair WUR Executive Board)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee / Tea break
11:00 - 12:30 Session 1: Intersectoral actions John Reeder  
  Example 1 - Malaria   Clifford Mutero
  Example 2 - Dengue   Pattamaporn Kittayapong 
  Example 3 - Filariasis   Jonathan King
  Summary and future steps    
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Session 2: IVM in Practice Sander Koenraadt  
  1 - IVM avant la lettre: Malaysia and Indonesia   Anne Wilson
  2 - Solarmal: malaria control by mass trapping   Alex Hiscox
  3 - Larval control   Sander Koenraadt
  4 - Control of malaria and dengue in Sri Lanka – path to elimination   Henk vdBerg
  5 - Advances of IVM in China   Qiung Liu
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee / Tea break
16:00 - 17:30 Session 3: Insecticides Hilary Ranson  
  1 - Malaria    Immo Kleinschmidt
  2 - Dengue   Tom Scott
  3 - Behavioural change   Fredros Okumu
  4 - Management strategies   Hilary Ranson
17:30 - 18:00 Synthesis: lessons learnt for advancement of GVCR Steve Lindsay  
19:00 - 22:00 Congress dinner

 

Wednesday 12 June
  Topic Chair Speaker
08:30 - 10:30 Session 4: Innovative strategies Matt Thomas  
  1 - Biological control   Norbert Becker
  2 - RIDL   Marc Benedict
  3 - World Mosquito Program (Wolbachia)   Peter Ryan
  4 - Population replacement / homing / gene drive   Andrea Crisanti
  5 - Push-pull and ATSB   Sarah Moore
  Discussion: uptake of innovative strategies    
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee / Tea break
11:00 - 14:30

GVCR Workshop: solutions for case studies

Note: lunch will be served during the workshop!

Led by WHO Conference participants will be divided across various groups and discuss solutions for meeting the GVCR goals
14:30 - 16:30 Interactive poster session   Posters on view, poster authors present for explanation and questioning
16:30 - 18:00 Session 5: Social aspects of IVM Raman Velayudhan  
  1 - Diffusion of knowledge and uptake of novel technologies   Erwin Bulte
  2 - Majete Malaria Control & the Hunger Project   Michèle van Vugt 
  3 - DaresSalaam malaria control project   Prosper Chaki
  4 - Urban filariasis   Melissa Parker
  5 - Arbovirus outbreaks   Christoph Boete
18:00 - 18:30 Workshop rapporteur meeting   Rapporteurs to prepare GVCR workshop session for Thursday
Evening Free

 

Thursday 13 June
  Topic Chair Speaker
08:30 - 10:00 Presentation & discussion of case studies Willem Takken GVCR Working groups: short feedback of outcomes
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee / Tea break
10:30 - 12:00 Session 6: how do we measure GVCR progress? Sander Koenraadt, Rajpal Yadav  
  1 - Epidemiological outcomes   Teun Bousema
  2 - Vector elimination   Margareth Capurro 
  3 - Funding mechanisms   Dan Strickmann
  4 - Capacity building   Steve Lindsay
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:30 Session 7: Scaling up, conclusions and follow up Raman Velayudhan & Steve Lindsay  
  1 - Regulatory issues of implementing GVCR   Marion Law
  2 - Intersectoral collaboration   Robert Bos
  3 - Role of WHO   Raman Velayudhan
14:30 Closing and farewell   Sander Koenraadt
16:00 The way forward to public health vector control   Willem Takken
17:00 Farewell reception