2023 AGM

The UK-ICN annual general meeting takes place in autumn every year, providing a unique cross-disciplinary networking opportunity. Each meeting hosts topics aligned with the UK-ICN Research Themes:

One Health and Zoonoses  **  Surveillance: Detection and Characterisation  **  Countermeasures and Interventions

        Behaviour and Social Policy **  SARS-CoV-3 and the Future

 2023 UK-ICN Annual General Meeting

Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljulbjana, Slovenia

This year’s annual general meeting will be preceded by a one-day data-driven workshop focused on coronaviruses at multiple scales. 

Both the pre-meeting workshop and AGM will be hosted at the Institute of Microbiology and Immunity at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Pre-meeting Big Data Workshop – Coronaviruses at Multiple Scales: Molecules to Population (Sponsored by Zoetis)

Wednesday 13th September, 2023


A data-driven workshop giving an overview of coronavirus research at multiple scales – “Molecules to Population”. This meeting will focus on discussions around the current challenges around big data, how to utilise existing information and the future of big data in an era of artificial intelligence and machine learning. We are inviting abstract submissions for oral presenters to showcase their big data coronavirus research and/or development of big data workflows and pipelines. This could include (but is not limited to) behavioural data, epidemiological studies and diagnostic data. The workshop will not feature any posters.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Arnab Pain, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

 Professor Blaž Zupan, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr Laura Merson, University of Oxford, UK

Dr John Hardham, Zoetis, USA

Abstract Submission and Registration are now closed.
Recordings will be published on our YouTube Channel.


2023 UK-ICN Annual General Meeting

Thursday 14th – Friday 15th September, 2023


Our annual general meeting follows a standard scientific meeting format with session topics aligned to the five UK-ICN research themes. We are inviting abstract submissions with the view to include a mixture of experienced and early career researcher presenters throughout the program. The format of presentations offered will include oral and poster presentations. Registration deadline: Friday 1st September 2023.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Alemka Markotić, University Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Zagrab, Croatia – Social policy in Croatia during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Professor Diana Bell, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom 

Professor Tessa Lambe, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Professor Miles Carroll, University of Oxford, United Kingdom 

Professor Wim van der Poel, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Professor Calum Semple, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Ms Felicity Benee, Public Health Wales, United Kingdom

Abstract Submission and Registration are now closed.
Recordings will be published on our YouTube Channel.

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