The 8th International Symposium on Emerging Viral Diseases (First Announcement)

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The 8th International Symposium on Emerging Viral Diseases

October 20-22, 2018

Wuhan, China

(First Announcement)

 

Emerging viral diseases pose a great threat to global public health, and become hotspots and key topics in life science and medical research. Aiming to foster global research exchanges and collaborations in the field of virology, the 8th International Symposium on Emerging Viral Diseases (ISEVD) will be held on October 20-22, 2018 in Wuhan. This symposium gathers reports on outstanding scientific achievements in a variety of research fields including emerging viral pathogens, viral-host interaction, antiviral immunity and arboviruses. It will specially organize invited talks, panel discussions and academic posters to present the latest developments in the related areas, and to explore the frontiers of emerging viral diseases. This symposium will provide global researchers an open, high-quality communication platform for exchanging the state-of-art research and developments, and for strengthening collaborations and communications.

 

We warmly welcome domestic and international scholars, researchers and graduate students to participate this symposium. We look forward to meeting you at Wuhan in October!

 

【1】    Venue

Optics Valley Kingdom Plaza Wuhan

Address: No.1 Wujiawan, Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei, China

 

【2】    Host and Organizers

Host:

Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Organizers:

State Key Laboratory of Virology, WIV, CAS

Hubei & Wuhan Society for Microbiology

 

Key Laboratory of Special Pathogens and Biosafety, CAS

 

Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, WIV, CAS

 

Virologica Sinica

【3】    Chairs

Xi ZHOU

Professor

WIV, CAS

Peng ZHOU

Professor

WIV, CAS

 

【4】    Scientific Organizing Committee

Xinwen CHEN

Professor

WIV, CAS

Gengfu XIAO

Professor

WIV, CAS

Yanyi WANG

Professor

WIV, CAS

Zhengli SHI

Professor

WIV, CAS

Hongping WEI

Professor

WIV, CAS

Bo ZHANG

Professor

WIV, CAS

Linfa WANG

Professor

Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Ke LAN

Professor

Wuhan University

Mingzhou CHEN

Professor

Wuhan University

Fang LIU

Professor

Wuhan University

Huan LIU

Deputy Director

Scientific Research Planning Department, WIV, CAS

 

5Symposium Agenda

October 20th, 2018: Registration

October 21st to 22nd, 2018: Presentations and discussions

 

6Session Topics

① Emerging Viral Pathogens

② Viral-host Interaction

③ Antiviral Immunity

④Arboviruses

 

7Speakers (tentative)

Keynote Speakers

l  Ralph Baric (The University of North Carolina, USA)

l  Hualan CHEN (Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)

l  Shibo JIANG (Fudan University, China)

l  Peiyong SHI (University of Texas Medical Branch, USA)

l  Hongbing SHU (Wuhan University, China)

l  Linfa WANG (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)

l  Kwok-Yung YUEN (The University of Hong Kong, China)

 

Invited Speakers

l  Christopher Basler (Georgia State University, USA)

l  Dennis Bente (University of Texas Medical Branch, USA)

l  Sonja Best (Rocky Mountain Laboratories, USA)

l  Herve Bourhy (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)

l  Horvat Branka (University Claude Bernard Lyon, France)

l  Christopher Broder (Uniformed Services University, USA)

l  Mingzhou CHEN (Wuhan University, China)

l  Gong CHENG (Tsinghua University, China)

l  Peter Daszak (Ecohealth Alliance, USA)

l  Dimiter Dimitrov (National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA)

l  Ana Fernandez-Sesma (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)

l  Adolfo Garcia-Sastre (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)

l  Meriadeg Ar Gouilh (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)

l  Bart Haagmans (Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands)

l  Zhihong HU (Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS, China)

l  Ke LAN (Wuhan University, China)

l  Suresh Mahalingam (National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia)

l  Balaji Manicassamy (University of Chicago, USA)

l  Andres Merits (University of Tartu, Estonia)

l  Vincent Munster (Rocky Mountain Laboratories, USA)

l  Boris Matija Peterlin (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

l  Chengfeng QIN (Academy of Military Medical Sciences, China)

l  Xiangguo QIU (University of Manitoba, Canada)

l  Lujun RONG (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

l  Erica Ollmann Saphire (The Scripps Research Institute, USA)

l  Tony Schountz (Colorado State University, USA)

l  Yi SHI (Institute of Microbiology, CAS, China)

l  Zhengli SHI (Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS, China)

l  Astrid Vabret (Normandie Universite, France)

l  Yanyi WANG (Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS, China)

l  Xi ZHOU (Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS, China)

 

8Registration

Registration Fees:

 

Regular registration from

April 30 to October 19, 2018

Onsite registration

October 20, 2018

Students

RMB 900

RMB 900

 

Academic

RMB 1200

RMB 1200

 

Industry

RMB 2000

RMB 2000

 

 

The registration fee includes:

l  Access to all sessions

l  Meals as indicated in the symposium program

l  Symposium materials

 

Registration fees do not include accommodation. The Online Registration Deadline is October19, 2018. To register for the symposium, please click on the link: http://www.hbxier.com/ice_web/guest2.asp

 

The registration fees can be paid by:

l  Bank transfer (please contact the symposium secretariat for account information)

l  Onsite payment

 

9Abstract / Poster Submission

Registrants are invited to submit an abstract for consideration for oral presentation (20 minute), short talk (3 minute) or poster presentation. All abstracts will be submitted in English. Organizing committee will evaluate the submitted abstracts. Selected abstracts will be invited to give oral presentation, short report or poster presentation.

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for abstract is August 31st, 2018. You shall register for the meeting prior to submitting an abstract. Abstracts will not be considered from anyone who has not also registered.

For submitting an abstract, please click on the link:

http://www.hbxier.com/ice_web/guest.asp

Please download the sample abstract document (in Microsoft Word) on the website, which shall be used for formatting purposes. Please upload your abstract based on the sample document, choose your preferred report presentation (oral presentation, short talk and poster presentation; multiple choices), and clarify your recommend reasons (less than 200 words) according to the instruction.

 

10Contact Us

ISEVD Symposium Secretariat

Ms. Han ZHANG

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071

zhanghan@wh.iov.cn

Tel: +86-27-87197115

 

Dr. Ben HU

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071

huben@wh.iov.cn

Tel: +86-27-87197311

 

Ms. Lei ZHANG

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071

zhanglei@wh.iov.cn

Tel: +86-27-87198536

 

Symposium Website

http://www.whiov.ac.cn/isevd//