External events coming up

The Science Museum’s exhibit on “Superbugs: the Fight for our Lives”, advised by AMR Centre members, is on-going.

23 May 2018, 8:30 – 17:00, Geneva. International Global Health and AMR Workshop, World Federation of Public Health Associations. A one-day intensive training course, consisting of interactive presentations, discussions and practical problem exercises engaging in lively and productive discussions and contributions from all professionals engaged in antimicrobial resistance. Entrance is FREE but registration is mandatory online

22–25 June 2018. 5th International OneHealth Conference. The 5th International One Health Congress is the world’s premier conference for the worldwide One Health community. Join the congress organizers, Prof. Ab Osterhaus and Prof. John Mackenzie, and One Health advocates from all over the globe in Saskatoon for four days of lectures, debates, workshops and symposia. Online abstract submission closed.

16–21 September 2018. AMR in Bacterial Pathogens course; Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya. The aim of this course is to address some of these challenges by improving the knowledge and skills of individuals interested in antimicrobial resistance in bacterial pathogens in Africa. Application deadline 20 April 2018.

23–28 September 2018. Medicine Quality and Public Health Conference; Oxford, UK. The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) is organising the first-ever dedicated academic conference on Medicine Quality & Public Health that will bring together people from a diversity of sectors working in this field. It will bring together people from sectors such as: public health, national regulatory authorities, pharmacy, biomedical, chemistry, law, ethics, cultural and social sciences, the pharmaceutical industry, international organisations, NGOs, national procurement centres, and internet and pharmaceutical forensics. The deadline for registration is 31 August 2018, with early bird rates until 16 April. The final date for abstract submission is 1 June 2018.

26–28 November 2018. EFFORT against antimicrobial resistance. The European EFFORT consortium will hold the International Conference “Antimicrobial Resistance in the Food Chain – From Science to Policy”. Please save the dates!

Previous events

17 January 2018. ‘Social Science, AMR and Diagnostics in Global Health’ Public Lecture at Edinburgh University by Dr. Clare Chandler. Register now for lecture, launch of http://www.diadev.eu , and networking lunch.

29 January – 3 February 2018. Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC), Bangkok, Thailand. Themed ‘Making the World Safe from the Threats of Emerging Infectious Diseases’ the programme will focus on antimicrobial resistance and zoonotic diseases.

30 January 2018. The Changing Markets Foundation are co-hosting an event at the European Parliament with the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) on ‘Tackling Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and Antimicrobial Resistance in Europe‘.

31 January 2018. Parliament Event; The Global Superbug Crisis. Featuring Dame Sally Davies, Lord Jim O’Neill, Dr Thomas Van Boeckel, Dr James Tibenderana and Dr Clare Chandler, this event will discuss the emerging global crisis of antimicrobial resistance.

19 February 2018. Soil: Exploring Tiny Things. ASCUS Lab, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh

21 February 2018. Innovation in the Microbiome by Innovation Forum London. B5 Auditorium, Franklin-Wilkins Building, London

6 March 2018. 2018 Jephcott Lecture – Professor Dame Sally Davies: the global challenge of drug resistant infections. Royal Society of Medicine

7–8 March 2018. Meeting of the Transatlantic Taskforce on AMR.

12–13 March 2018. BSAC Spring Conference 2018 – Progressing AMR: The trinity of prevention, preservation & promotion. Abstract submissions will close on the 12 January for oral and 16 February 2018 for posters.

19–20 March 2018. EFFORT: Metagenomics workshop. EFFORT Partners under the lead of DTU are offering a training course on the use of metagenomics for AMR surveillance. The training will consist of two components, starting with an online course followed by a workshop. Registration closed.

19–21 March 2018. Challenges and new concepts in antibiotics research Institut Pasteur – Paris – organised under the umbrella of the LabEx project “Integrated Biology of Infectious Diseases” (IBEID) directed by Pascale Cossart and Philippe Sansonetti. Abstract submission are closed.

27 March 2018. ‘Making open antimicrobial resistance (AMR) data happen‘, workshop by The Open Data Institute, Wellcome Trust, London

28 March 2018. Biopollution: Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment. This one-day symposium organised by the Environmental Chemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry explores the chemistry and biochemistry of antimicrobial resistance in the environment, the policy relating to it and its effects on human health. The 2018 ECG Distinguished Guest Lecture will be provided by Professor Joakim Larsson (University of Gothenburg). You can register for the event on the RSC website. Registration closed.