What: The International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED) 2013 will convene leading scientists, clinicians and policy makers in Vienna, Austria in February of 2013 to present new knowledge and breakthroughs and discuss how to discover, detect, understand, prevent and respond to outbreaks of emerging pathogens. Organized by the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), this meeting has become a fixture for those whose work deals with threats from infectious agents.
IMED draws together human and veterinary health specialists and serves as a true One Health forum where those working in diverse specialties and regions can meet, discuss, present and challenge one another with findings and new ideas. Relevant and compelling topics such as social media and data mining, novel laboratory methods, rapid point-of-care diagnostics, public health, risk communication and political and societal responses to outbreaks will all be featured at IMED 2013.
Who: The target audience of IMED 2013 is ProMED-mail subscribers, physicians, veterinarians and other health care workers, public health leaders, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, journalists and other interested persons.
When: February 15 - 18, 2013
Where: Hilton Hotel, Vienna, Austria
- December 1, 2012 - Abstract Submission Deadline
Learn more: Visit the IMED 2013 website for more information and meeting updates.