Eighth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, IMED 2021.


Eighth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, IMED 2021.



MOOD’s partner, the Internation Society for Infectious Disease, is organizing an international conference -IMED 2021, that will be held virtually from November 4-6, 2021. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to allow global participation, IMED 2021 is once again sharing breakthroughs in the emerging diseases community with leading scientists, clinicians, policymakers, veterinarians, and ecologists. Given IMED’s One Health focus, content aims at discussing how to detect, monitor, understand, prevent, and respond to outbreaks of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and toxic exposures across all species and regions of the world.

MOOD participation

In contribution to the IMED 2021, MOOD is participating with 1 oral presentation: “Co-circulation of SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern Alpha and Gamma in Italy“, by MOOD partners Paola Stefanelli, Filippo Trentini, Giorgio Guzzetta, Mattia Manica , Valentina Marziano, Martina Del Manso, Xanthi Andrianou, Marco Ajelli, Gianni Rezza, Silvio Brusaferro, and Stefano Merler.

In addition, Mathieu Roche (CIRAD, France) is contributing with his talk Mining Online and Social Media to Analyze Epidemic Periods” to the Scientific Session 01 on day 1: The Impact of Media and Politics on Outbreak Preparedness and Contro, available starting at 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM CET I midnight – 01:00 AM EST.

IMED 2021 will feature more than 300 ePosters across all areas of interest to registered IMED 2021 attendees. ePoster presentations will be available to registered attendees only and include audio/video presentation options for presenting authors.

Title: Authors:
How to improve the Epidemic Intelligence Practices in Public / Veterinary Health Agencies: the MOOD’s way R Lancelot, F Bouyer, A Binot-Herder, C Ruault, E Arsevska, C Hautefeuille, C. Proietti, T Kwan-Tat, C Trévennec, A Mercier, C Dupuy, T Lefrançois, T Dub, J Sane, H Makela, W Van Bortel, E Van Kleef, A Rizzoli, L Busani, W Wint, M Teisseire, M Roche, B Martins, V Colizza, M Gilbert, J Artois, S Dellicour, C Poletto, C Marsboom, T Hengl, I Wheeler
Spatial Opinion Mining from COVID-19 Twitter Data SYED Mehtab Alam, Rémy DECOUPES, Elena ARSEVSKA, Mathieu ROCHE, Maguelonne TEISSEIRE
Social Network Data and Epidemiological Intelligence: A Case Study of Avian Influenza SCHAEFFER Camille, INTERDONATO Roberto, LANCELOT Renaud, Mathieu ROCHE, Maguelonne TEISSEIRE
Predicting rodent population dynamics as early warning for zoonotic disease transmission Giovanni Marini, Annapaola Rizzoli, Valentina Tagliapietra
Understanding Outbreak Data Dissemination In Event Based Surveillance Systems. Application On Avian Influenza Using PADI-web B. Boudoua et al.
West Nile Virus in Africa: Current Epidemiological Situation and Knowledge Gaps Giulia Mencattelli, Marie Henriette Dior Ndione, Roberto Rosà, Giovanni Marini, Cheikh Tidiane Diagne, Moussa Moise Diagne, Gamou Fall, Ousmane Faye, Mawlouth Diallo, Oumar Faye, Giovanni Savini, Annapaola Rizzoli
Mathematical modelling of COVID-19: a systematic review and quality assessment in the early epidemic response phase Ines Dhaoui, Wim Van Bortel, Elena Arsevska, Claire Hautefeuille, Sara Tablado Alonso, Esther van Kleef

More information:

Scientific program: https://imed.isid.org/scientific-program/

Pre-recorded sessions will be made live every evening at midnight EST for registered/paid attendees and can be viewed any time during the conference period and will be available for 3 months after the conclusion of the conference. Q&A periods will not be live and questions can be sent to presenters which will be answered via email.

The event is finished.


Nov 04 - 06 2021


All Day




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