NordTick 2020

Dato for siste oppdatering av artikkelen Oppdatert February 12, 2020

On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to announce that the third NordTick conference will take place at Strand Hotel Fevik, May 5-7 2020.

 

NordTick is the largest conference on ticks and tick-borne diseases in the Nordic countries. The conference is held every other year and is a conference for biologists, veterinarians, clinicians and other researchers in the field. The conference is also open to other interested parties. NordTick aims to build and spread scientific knowledge and promote national and international research on ticks and tick-borne diseases. As with previous NordTick conferences, the three days will be a mix of up-to-date lectures, scientific presentations and networking.

Programme for NordTick

Keynote speakers

Hein Sprong, from the Dutch National Institute of Public Health and Environment.

“Ecology and epidemiology of tick-borne diseases in the Netherlands”

Cornelia Silaghi, Professor for Infectology, Friedrich-Loefller-Institut, Federal Research Institute of Animal Health, Greifswald Isle of Riems, Germany.

“Tick-borne zoonotic infections in Europe – present and future”

Atle Mysterud, Professor at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, at the University of Oslo, Norway.

“Tick biology, ecology and interplay with pathogenic microorganisms”

Klaus-Peter Hunfeld, Director of the Institute for Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology & Infection Control, Northwest Medical Center, Medical Faculty, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

“Laboratory diagnostics of tick-borne pathogens in humans”

About the venue

Strand Hotel Fevik is a nice seaside resort, located in Fevik between the towns of Grimstad and Arendal in Southern Norway, 45 km from the port of Kristiansand. From the town of Kristiansand or from Kjevik Airport Kristiansand it takes approximately 30 minutes to get there by car. It will be possible to book a place on a shuttle bus to and/or from the airport/hotel in the registration form. If you prefer taxi tranportation from the airport, we can give information about recommended taxi companies and prices.

Registration

Do you want to attend NordTick 2020? Please register here. The registration fee (including lunch and coffee breaks) is 4000 NOK. Young scientists and PhD candidates will get a discounted registration fee of 2000 NOK that includes lunch, coffee brakes AND a 3 course dinner Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Accommodation in single room including breakfast is 895.- NOK per night, and in double room including breakfast is NOK 550.- per person per night.

We hope to see you in Fevik May 5-7 2020!