IMED 2013: International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, Vienna, 15-18 Fen 2013



It is a pleasure to announce the fourth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, IMED 2013 to be held in Vienna, Austria from 15–18 February 2013. Now established as a fixture for those whose work deals with threats from infectious agents, IMED 2013 will once again bring leading scientists, clinicians and policy makers to Vienna to present new knowledge and breakthroughs and discuss how to discover, detect, understand, prevent and respond to outbreaks of emerging pathogens.

Planned topics:

  • Disease Surveillance, Detection and Reporting and Outbreak Modeling
  • Vectorborne and Zoonotic Diseases
  • Foodborne and Waterborne Infections
  • Infections Related to Travel and Migration of Humans and Animals
  • Animal Reservoirs for Emerging Pathogens
  • Agents of Bioterrorism/Biological Warfare
  • Specific Disease Threats: Pandemic Influenza, Anthrax, C. difficile, Q fever, Rift Valley Fever, West Nile Virus, Schmallenberg Virus, Hemorrhagic Fevers, Bluetongue, Chikungunya, TSEs, Healthcare Associated Infections, and others
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Vaccines and Diagnostics for Emerging Diseases
  • Submitted Abstracts (Oral and Poster)