David Swayne
Chair ; USDA, USA
Carmen Jungbäck
IABS-EU, Germany
Sjaak de Wit
GD Deventer, European College of Poultry Veterinary Science, The Netherlands
Gounalan Pavade
OIE, France
Madhur Dhingra
FAO, Italy
Sophie Von Dobschuetz
FAO, Italy
Richard Webby
WHO Collaborating Center for Influenza, USA
Les Sims
consultant veterinarian in Asia, Australia
Marisa Peyre
CIRAD, France
Connie Schmellik-Sandage
Ian Brown
David Zeman
Timm Harder
FLI, Germany

Confirmed Speakers - Session / Breakout co-Chairs – Facilitators


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