Zika Virus Conference to be Held in Washington DC This March

Emergency Preparedness Leaders, ZIKV Experts, National and Local Vector Control Officials, Healthcare Providers, and Public and Private sector Partners Access Best Practices and Latest Research to Improve Preparedness and Response Efforts.

WASHINGTON--()--The 2nd Int’l Zika Virus Conference bring together Zika Virus experts, tribal, local, state, federal and other leaders in the field to share best practices and current research with delegates from around the country. Priority will be placed on identifying the responsibilities of various stakeholders in order to improve global communication coordination and collaboration. The IZIKVC will be held at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, March 29-30 and will be followed by an all-day hands-on workshops on the 31st.

Each day of the conference will offer a wide range of topics including:

 

 

Preparing Community Strategies

Local Partnership and Participation

Emergency Response and Hospital/Healthcare Coordination

Prevention Education Efforts and Risk Communication

Panel Discussions include:

 

 

Mosquito Vector Surveillance and Control

Health Department Response

Zika Prevention, Community Engagement and Cultural Equity

Community Strategies/Partnership

Establishment and Implementation of A Scalable Vector borne Disease Response Plan at the Local Level

Mosquito response/State Level

Defending Susceptible Communities from Spread of ArboViruses

Mitigating Public Health Vulnerabilities

Over 20 breakout sessions will be offered addressing a wide range of issues, including:

 

 

Breakout: Diagnostic Platforms

Breakout: Global Outbreak and Response Network (GOARN)

Breakout: Living With Imported Cases of Zika

Breakout: Zika & Politics

Breakout: How to reach out to Latino Communities

Breakout: Recommended Surveillance and Response Actions for Local Agencies Including Vector Control Agencies and Health Departments

Breakout: How do cities combat the Zika Virus

Breakout: Perspectives on Zika and Other Emerging/Re-emerging Infections

Breakout: Learn Message Tools, Skills and Mapping

Presentations:

Those interested in making presentations including Posters related to the Zika Virus or preparedness, please contact our research department by e-mail at info@nordtree.com.

Confirmed Speakers:

For an up to date list of confirmed speakers, please visit:
https://nordtree.com/health/zikv2/speakers/

Registration:

The 2-day event is open to all interested governmental agencies, organizations, and businesses from all countries.

To register:

Call us at (703) 745-5412

For an online registration, please visit:
https://nordtree.com/

And for offline registration, a PDF form can be downloaded by visiting:
https://nordtree.com/health/zikv2/
complete and email or mail to the organizers

Contacts

Nordtree
Conference Contact:
Sara Gonzalez
703-745-5412
or
Media Contact:
Grace Simon
Media Relations
media@nordtree.com

Release Summary

Zika Virus Conference to be Held in Washington DC This March.

Contacts

Nordtree
Conference Contact:
Sara Gonzalez
703-745-5412
or
Media Contact:
Grace Simon
Media Relations
media@nordtree.com