4TH INTERNATIONAL BIRD FLU SUMMIT (4TH bfs)

Venue: Washington DC

Location: WA, District Of Columbia, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 07, 2007 End Date/Time: Mar 08, 2007
Registration Date: Mar 01, 2007
Early Registration Date: Jan 19, 2007
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Description

Topics Include:
 Country Report & Situations Update
 Surveillance and Data Management
 Preparing Communities Strategies; Local Partnership and Participation
 Delivery of Vaccine and Antiviral Medication
 Emergency Response and Hospital/Health Care Coordination
 Poultry Farms: The Frontline Fight Against Avian Flu
 Benefit-risk Assessment: Public Health, Industry and Regulatory Perspectives
 Prevention Education Efforts and Risk Communication
 Command, Control and Management
 Emergency Response Management
 Business-Based Planning
 School-Based Planning
 Community-Based Planning

Previous Speakers Include:
• Dr. David Nabarro CBE FRCP, UN System Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza, United Nations Development Program
• Dr. Wenqing Zhang, Project Leader, Influenza Virological Surveillance and Vaccine Viruses, Global Influenza Programme - WHO/CDS/CSR, Department of Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, WHO, Switzerland
• Dr. Roberta Andraghetti, Medical Officer, Epidemic Preparedness & Response, WHO, Switzerland
• Dr Bernardus Ganter, Regional Adviser - Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Denmark
• Koos van der Velden, Chairman, European Influenza Surveillance Scheme, The Netherlands
• Alex Thiermann, President, Terrestrial Animal Health Code Commission, World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
• Robert Zitz, Deputy Under Secretary for Preparedness, Office of the Undersecretary for Preparedness, US Department of Homeland Security
• Lynn Lawry MD,MSPH,MSC, Director, Evidence-Based Research, International Medical Corps
• Jordi Serratosa, Scientific Coordinator of the panel of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, European Food Safety Authority
• Dr. David Reddy, Global Influenza Task Force Leader, Roche
• Mr. Tom Serio, Director of Global Business Continuity Management, Office Depot
• Brent Woodworth, Head - IBM Crisis Response Team
• Nancy V. Roche, Ph.D., IBM Project Checkmate Program Manager, IBM Corporation
• Dr. Sardikin Giriputro, Hospital Head, Sulianto Saroso Hospital, Indonesia
• Dr. Huseyin Avni Sahin, Chief Physician, Van Yuzuncu Yil Research Hospital, Turkey
• Dr. Hussein Mansour, Agricultural Minister Plenipotentiary & Head Of The Agricultural Office, Embassy of The Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt
• Dr. Brit Oiulfstad, Medical Epidemiologist, Acute Communicable Disease Control, LA County Department of Health Services

Invited attendees are coming from:
 Public Health Departments/Universities from both the US and Europe as well as the state level and from other cities/counties,
 International Government Agencies,
 Foreign Health ministries from more than 200 countries,
 Non-Profit/NGO and International Relief Organizations,
 International Health/ Regional Organizations,
 Private Health Providers and responders from hospitals and organizations from across the nation as well as overseas,
 Top pharmaceutical companies, research facilities & laboratories,
 Other industries such as chemical solutions, IT solutions, insurance, etc.

Venue

Jefferson Davis Highway
WA
United States
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Additional Information

To give you an idea of what to expect, you may visit the website of the previous bird flu summit organized by New-Fields: • The 3rd International Bird Flu Summit, November 14-15, 2006 Hotel Crowne Plaza Geneva Switzerland http://www.new-fields.com/birdflu3/index.asp • The 2nd International Bird Flu Summit, June 28-29, 2006 Hyatt Regency Crystal City Arlington, Virginia U.S.A. http://www.new-fields.com/birdflu2/agenda.asp • The 1st International Bird Flu Summit, February 27-28, 2006 Hyatt Regency Crystal City Arlington, Virginia U.S.A. http://www.new-fields.com/birdflu/agenda.htm To confirm participation, kindly fill out the attached Attendee Registration Form* and fax it back ATTENTION: CRISTINA GOMEZ at (202) 478-2989. If you need further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to work with you for a successful participation in this global effort to fight this threatening disease. Thank you.

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