Navigation Links
2010 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases
Date:6/9/2010

Journalists are invited to attend and cover the 2010 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID), to be held July 11-14, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting is being organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Society for Microbiology, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, the Association of Public Health Laboratories and the World Health Organization.

The International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases was first convened in 1998; ICEID 2010 marks its seventh occurrence. The conference brings together public health professionals to encourage the exchange of scientific and public health information on global emerging infectious disease issues. The program will include plenary and panel sessions with invited speakers as well as oral and poster presentations on emerging infections.

Major subjects to be covered include:

  • Pandemic flu H1N1: lessons learned, prevention and future treatment
  • One Health and the human/animal/environmental interface and the role of the global animal trade
  • Vaccines: the new, the old and striving for disease eradication in a constantly changing world
  • Emerging foodborne issues: outbreaks, causes and risks
  • Antimicrobial resistance and community control efforts
  • Climate change, ecology and disease emergence
  • Chronic infections and cancer

The conference will begin with opening keynote addresses by CDC Director Thomas Frieden, Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and Keiji Fukuda, Special Advisor to the World Health Organization at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 11 and conclude at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14.

Comprehensive media facilities will be available for the ICEID. The press center will be located in the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Programs, abstracts, news releases and information about daily press activities will be available. A limited number of complimentary press registrations will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Preliminary program and hotel information are currently available online at http://www.iceid.org/.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jim Sliwa
jsliwa@asmusa.org
202-942-9297
American Society for Microbiology
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Momentum builds after 4th International Symposium on Pet Contraception
2. Bird book with ties to Philadelphia natural history museum wins international award
3. International panel recommends redirecting the world community toward sustainable growth
4. BIO-key(R) International Invited to Speak at Annual SafeTrace(R) User Group Meeting
5. LungPoint system results presented at American Thoracic Society 2010 International Conference
6. 700 international researchers gather for Great Lakes Research Conference
7. International Osteoporosis Foundation honors longtime associate
8. Virginia Tech mathematician wins international award
9. BIO-key(R) International Invited to Speak at Annual SafeTrace(R) User Group Meeting
10. DNA barcoding exposes fake ferns in international plant trade
11. Tyco International To Pursue Spin-Off of Electrical & Metal Products Business
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/20/2016)... 2016 A market that just keeps on ... the explosion in genomics knowledge. Learn all about it ... range of dynamic trends are pushing market growth and ... - pharmacogenomics - pathogen evolution - next generation sequencing ... greater understanding of the role of genetic material in ...
(Date:1/15/2016)... Puerto Rico , Jan. 15, 2016 ... big and small to find new ways to ensure ... culture. iOS and Android ... based on biometrics, transforming it into a hardware authorization ... that users swipe their fingerprint on their KodeKey enabled ...
(Date:1/11/2016)... 2016  higi, the leading retail and omni-channel community ... web and mobile, today announced it has closed ... investors. --> --> ... innovate higi,s health platform – its network of ... including expanding services and programs to retail partners ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... for more than 150 years, continues today to pursue the highest level of ... of analytical instruments: the AR9 Refractometer and the AR5 Refractometer. Accurate, reliable ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... cell treatment clinic in Quito, Ecuador. The new facility will provide advanced protocols ... patients from around the world. , The new GSCG clinic is headed ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Early-career researchers from Indonesia , ... Uganda and Yemen honored ... Indonesia , Nepal , ... are being honored for their accomplishments in nutrition, psychiatry, biotechnology, ... young women scientists who are pursuing careers in agriculture, biology and medicine ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016 NX Prenatal Inc., ... proprietary NeXosome® technology for early warning of adverse ... most recent study by Dr. Thomas McElrath ... Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine,s (SMFM) annual meeting held ... th , 2016.  The presentation reported initial positive ...
Breaking Biology Technology: