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Scientific, Human Health, Husbandry, and Socio-Economic Aspects of Antibacterial Resistance: Time to Act

 

28 June 2017

14.00-18.00 hours

 

Venue: Room A3E-2, European Parliament, Brussels

 

Co-hosted and co-chaired by:

Ms Adina-Ioana Vălean (EPP, Rom), Chair, ENVI

Mr Pavel Poc (S&D, Cz), Vice Chair, ENVI

Mr Fredrick Federley (ALDE, Sw), ALDE Coordinator, ITRE

 

Co-organised by:

PA International Foundation

 

  14:00   Welcome by conference hosts Ms Adina-Ioana Vălean, Mr Pavel Poc and Mr Fredrick Federley
       
  14:15   ABR can strike anyone of us - Testimonials on video, by Manchester Science Partnerships, introduced by Ms Susan Fallon, Vice Chair of MRSA Action UK
       
  14:25   Keynote address by Dr Marc Sprenger, Director of the AMR Secretariat of the World Health Organisation (WHO)
       
  14:35  

Keynote address by Dr Sarah Cahill, Food Safety Officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

       
  14:45  

Keynote address by Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan, Director and Senior Fellow of the US Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Harvard MEGA-PLATE bacterial evolution video

       
  14:55   Keynote address by Dr Thomas Van Boeckel, Postdoctoral fellow, ETH Zürich, Institute of Integrative Biology
       
  15:05   Keynote address by Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety - PowerPoint Presentation
       
  15:15   Questions and answers session
       
  16:00   Keynote address by Prof Dr Zhang Junmin, Director, and Prof Dr Chen Jilan, Deputy Director, Institute of Animal Sciences at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
       
  16:15   Keynote address by Ms Nathalie Moll, Director-General, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)
       
  16:25   Video presentation by Prof. Jack Heinemann, Lecturer in Genetics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
       
  16:30   Keynote address by Mr Diederik Standaert, Head of Management Office, DG Animal, Plant and Nutrition, Belgian Health Ministry, and Former Belgian National Representative to the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed
       
  16:40   Keynote address by a representative of the Animal Feed industry, Mr Knut Nesse, Chief Executive Officer of Nutreco
       
  16:50   Keynote address by Mr Michael Kuhn, Assistant Secretary General and Advisor for Ecology & Sustainability and Education, Culture and Youth policy of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community (COMECE)
       
  17:00   Keynote address by Dr Hannah Maslen, Deputy Director Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, University of Oxford
       
  17:10   Panel Discussion with Members of the European Parliament   
       
  17:45   Guidance on Next Steps and Closing Remarks by Ms Adina-Ioana Vălean, Mr Pavel Poc and Mr Fredrick Federley