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Workshop: Modelling interactions between climate and livestock pathogen transmission

 
 Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 10:00 -  5:00
     
 

Workshop: Modelling interactions between climate and livestock pathogen transmission

22nd January 2014, 10am-5pm

The Pirbright Institute, Ash Road, Pirbright, Surrey GU24 0NF

10:00 Introduction and purpose of meeting

10:10 Modelling climate variability and change: outputs available for transmission modelling (Fai Fung, Environment Agency)

10:40 Modelling livestock and grassland systems under climate change (Richard Kipling, Aberystwyth)

11:10 Coffee break

11:30 Climate, insect-borne viruses and livestock production (Simon Gubbins, Pirbright Institute)

12:00 Climate, soil-transmitted helminths and livestock production (Naomi Fox, SRUC)

12:30 Predicting the effects of climate change on pathogens (Marie McIntyre, Liverpool University)

13:00 Buffet lunch and poster session

Afternoon: Group discussion

  • Do we know how livestock diseases are likely to respond to climate change?
  • How should we measure the impact of livestock diseases on production?
  • What data and model gaps exist? Which are the most important?

To register, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by January 15th.

 

Location Pirbright Institute, Ash Road, Pirbright, Surrey, UK

Contact Anthony Wilson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)