Scientific Symposium on antimicrobial resistance: a challenge for public health, animal health and the environment

Last updated on 14-5-2024 by Cassandre Dugailliez

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 09:00 to 12:00

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We are excited to invite you to this upcoming scientific symposium in Brussels which will focus on antimicrobial use and resistance in animals and the impact on public health, animal health and the environment. Sciensano has the honour of participating to the organisation of this symposium in collaboration with AMCRA, FASFC, FAMHP, FPS Health, Food chain safety and Environment. 

The keynote lecture will be given by Jean-Yves Madec, Scientific Director of the antimicrobial resistance topic at the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), with a presentation entitled “How to monitor AMR in diseased animals ? The example of the French Resapath network”.

The program will be completed by oral presentations selected among abstracts received before May 20th, 2024. 


You can attend the event on site (Pacheco Center) or online (Zoom).

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Call for abstracts

We welcome abstracts on the following topics (not exhaustive list): antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in animals (mechanisms, spread, ….), antimicrobial stewardship in animals, prevention and control of antimicrobial resistant organisms, impact on public health, animal health and welfare and environment, vaccination, alternatives (pre-, pro- and synbiotics, phages, bacteriocins, …), …

Abstract submission

To submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation, use this template PDF icon this template Please submit your abstract in English.

Abstract submission is possible until May 20th, 2024.

Your abstract should not exceed 1 page (A4) length and should be sent as a .pdf form to the e-mail address

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13 Boulevard Pachéco
1000 Bruxelles


Free but registration is required


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