Epidemiology Workshop

Workshop on implementation of epidemiology in improving farmed aquatic animal health

Can Tho University, Vietnam. 8-10th December 2012

This workshop was linked to the International Fisheries Symposium (IFS) which ran at Can Tho from 6-8th December 2012 and was organised by ASEM Aquaculture Platform Partners. 

Programme Outline

Saturday 8th DecemberField visit with IFS participants to freshwater or brackishwater production systems in Vietnam
Sunday 9th DecemberOpening of workshop followed by presentations and discussions from European and Asian scientists to share experience and discuss areas of mutual interest and concern
 Monday 10th DecemberWorking groups to produce draft outlines of potential collaborative research projects with identified partners, work programmes and where possible, funding organisations

Workshop participants

Workshop Participants

Programme details

Sunday 9th December 2012

8.30am Welcome to the workshop and CanTho University (Dr. Vu Ngoc Ut, Vice Dean, College of Aquaculture and Fisheries, CTU)
8.40am Introduction to the project and WP5.  Brief outline of the aim of the workshop (John Bostock, IOA, Stirling University U.K.)
9.00am Presentations
09.00-09.30 Prof. Kenton Morgan (Liverpool University, U.K.) - Implementation of epidemiology in improving farmed aquatic animal health
09.30-10.00 Dr. Darren Green (IOA, Stirling University, U.K.) - Contact network modelling for targeted surveillance
10.00-10.30 Coffee & Tea Break
10.30-11.00  Dr. Edgar Brun & Dr Saraya Tavornpanich (Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway) - Classifying infectious status in aquatic animal farms: factors to be considered
11.00-11.30  Dr Ed Leano (NACA, Thailand) - Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific and Asia Regional Aquatic Animal Health Programme
11.30-12.00 Ms Jaree Polchana (IAAHRI, Thailand) - Survey of Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus and extra small virus in Thailand
12.00-13.00pm Lunch
13.00-13.30 Participant short presentations
13.30-14.00 Project priority identification
14.00–14.30 Coffee & Tea Break
14.30–16.00 Group work on project definitions
16.00–17.00 Plenary presentations and discussions

Group dinner   

Monday 10th December 2012

8.30am Welcome coffee & tea and overview of tasks and approaches for the day (J Bostock)
9.00 – 10.30 Presentation and discussion of zoonosis proposal
10.30-11.00 Coffee & Tea Break
11.00-12.00 Group work on specific proposals
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 continue with the group discussion
14.30-15.00 Coffee & Tea Break
15.00 – 17.00 reform workshop and discuss the various proposals
identify roles that each participants has to play to try to secure funding for the research proposals

Outputs from the workshop will be made available here as soon as possible (see below).

John Bostock,
Jan 13, 2013, 12:18 PM
John Bostock,
Jan 21, 2013, 12:54 PM
John Bostock,
Jan 21, 2013, 12:53 PM
John Bostock,
Jan 21, 2013, 12:54 PM
John Bostock,
Jan 21, 2013, 12:53 PM
John Bostock,
Jan 21, 2013, 12:55 PM