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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)

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


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