SVEPM 2013 in Madrid (Spain)

21 February 2013

The next Annual Meeting of the Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and preventive Medicine will be held 20 - 22 March 2013, at the Illustrious Official College of Physicians of Madrid.

The conference will retain the usual popular format, including a number of inspiring workshops and two invited plenary lectures to open and close the scientific programme.

The conference will start on March 20th at 13:30 and close on March 22th 13:15. Workshops will be held on March 20th from 9:00 to 12:00.


  • Opening Plenary Lecture – Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno, University Complutense of Madrid: “The Spanish experience on the control and eradication of infectious diseases: from the old to the current system”
  • Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Disease Transmission/Control
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Syndromic Surveillance
  • Open Session
  • Observational Studies
  • Farmer´s Perceptions and Disease Control
  • Methods
  • The Gareth Davies Lecture - Professor Andreas Hensel, President of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin. Dioxins, EHEC and strawberries: “Risk assessment and risk communication in practice”


  • Data mining and machine learning: What’s their relevance to a veterinary epidemiologist?
  • Conducting an epidemiological investigation during a multicountry infectious disease outbreak
  • Introduction to several methods for detecting temporal anomalies in epidemiological surveillance
  • Basic epidemiological concepts
  • The economics of animal health impact assessment
  • One health on the move

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