Session IV: Resilience to long term FAST crises. The importance of preparedness and planning to help ensure animal welfare, supply chain and business continuity in prolonged emergency responses.

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Hourly Schedule

17 December

10:50 - 11:00
Dr. Germán Cáceres
an introduction by the Chair
11:00 - 11:20
Dr. F. Reviriego | DG for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission
Improving business continuity in Europe - the regulatory and policy challenges.
11:20 - 11:40
Dr. J. Vaarten | Executive Director Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)
Tackling FAST diseases through a public-private partnership.
11:40 - 11:50
Dr. R. García | Former president of the Association of Government Veterinarians (UK)
Veterinary services wellbeing ̶ a key element of resilient FAST crises.
11:50 - 12:00
Dr. M.G. Garner | Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Comparing surveillance approaches to support regaining free status after a foot and mouth disease outbreak.
12:00 - 12:10
T. Marschik | PhD Student University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
The epidemiological and economic impact of a potential outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Austria.
12:10 - 12:20
María de la Puente Arévalo | European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD)
Supporting preparedness to times of crisis
12:20 - 12:50
Germán Cáceres, Corissa Miller and María de la Puente
Round table
15:00 - 15:20
A. Meyer and Dr. C. Faverjon | Ausvet Europe
Compartmentalization as a tool for improved resilience to TADs introduction: a case study.
15:20 - 15:40
Dr. A. Murray | California Department of Food and Agriculture
Implementing Continuity of Business plans: Lessons learnt.
15:40 - 15:50
Dr. A.Rivera | Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Veterinary Public Health (PANAFTOSA-PAHO/WHO)
Control of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Colombia 2017-2018, lessons learned.
15:50 - 16:00
Dr. G. Savioli | Veterinary Officer Swiss Armed Forces
A methodology to estimate indirect costs associated with a possible outbreak of TADs in Switzerland.
16:00 - 16:10
Dr. D. Bickett-Weddle | Associate Director Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH). Iowa State University
Secure food supply planning in the U.S.-continuity of business during a transboundary livestock disease outbreak.
16:10 - 16:2016:20
Dr. K. Mintiens | The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD)
Impact of on-farm biosecurity level in pig herds on the spread and control of foot and mouth disease.
16:20 - 16:50
Germán Cáceres Bouda Ahmadi and María de la Puente Arévalo
Round table
17:00 - 17:15
Dr. F. Rosso | Deputy Executive Secretary. European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD)
Dr E. Brocchi | Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia Romagna (IZSLER)
A multiplex lateral flow device for on-field identification and serotyping of FMD virus
Dr. K. Sumption | Chief Veterinary Officer FAO, Executive Secretary EuFMD
End of Session Remarks
Dr. F. Rosso
Conclusion and upcoming events


Apr 01 2023


11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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