OIE – CIC Joint International Meeting on early detection and prevention of African Swine Fever (ASF)
and other animal health issues at the wildlife-livestock-human interface
OIE, Paris 30 June -1 July 2014
PROGRAMME

 
Recommendations  
 
Theme
Speaker
PPT
OIE General presentation and objectives
Bernard Vallat, Director General, OIE
CIC General presentation and objectives
Tamás Marghescu, Director-General, CIC
 
I. ASF Situation, impact and measures

 
ASF – Disease characteristics and epidemiology
José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno, OIE Reference Laboratory Madrid, Spain
Surveillance and early detection in wildlife followed by dissemination of information through WAHIS
Paula Caceres, Head, OIE Animal Health Information Department
ASF – OIE International
Standards Dietrich Rassow, OIE Scientific and Technical Department
FAO activities on ASF – focus on wild boar
Sergei Khomenko, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO
ASF in Europe: Situation in the Russian Federation and consequences
Evgeny Nepoklonov, CVO Russia, OIE Delegate
ASF in Europe: Situation in the Caucasus and other Eastern European countries
Kazimieras Lukauskas, OIE Regional Representative in Moscow
ASF in Europe: Situation in the EU and EU measures incl. Guidelines on surveillance and control of ASF in feral pigs
Francesco Berlingieri, Unit for Animal Health - DG Health and Consumers, EC
Experience on wildlife role on ASF in Africa
Mary Louise Penrith, Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria, South Africa
 
II. Surveillance and other animal health issues at the wildlife-livestock-human interface

 
Presentation of a film on “Diseases of large game”
ASF and wildlife from a European perspective
Yves Lecocq , Senior Policy Advisor, Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU (FACE)
ASF – Diagnostic challenges
Linda Dixon, OIE Reference Laboratory, Pirbright, U.K.
Risks and impact related to wild boars depopulation
Jean Hars and Sophie Rossi Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS), France
Practical surveillance and early detection in wildlife – example from Germany
Julia Blicke, Germany
Practical surveillance and early detection in wildlife – example from France (SAGIR)
Marc Artois, OIE Working Group on Wildlife Diseases
ASF Surveillance measures in wild and feral pigs in Lithuania
Marius Masiulis, Lithuania
 
III. Cooperation between hunters and Veterinary Services

 

ASF in Europe: Cooperation between hunters and veterinary authorities in Russia
Viacheslav Kiriyakulov, CIC Russia, Vice President of Russian Association of Hunters and Fishermen
Challenges of practical cooperation between Wildlife Conservation Bodies and Veterinary Services
Philippe Chardonnet – Director, International Foundation for the management of Fauna (IGF)
Role of hunters in surveillance and early detection systems in wildlife
Torsten Mörner, OIE Working Group on Wildlife Diseases