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09h00 - 13h00

Day 1: June 23, 2022

Workshop 1 : La biosécurité dans les élevages avicoles (FAO)

14h30 - 17h00

Workshop 2 : Vaccin et vaccination en aviculture (APR&D multithématique 2020 et AMPA)

17h00 - 18h00

Opening ceremony


Welcome reception

Registration / from 8h30 AM – 18h PM

Day 2: June 24, 2022

Session I

8h30 - 9h00

Keynote 1: The future of poultry production in Africa and challenges (Besbes Badi FAO)

9h00 - 9h30

Keynote 2: Public health issues related to poultry and poultry products (Mohamed Hafez, Germany)

9h30 - 10h00

Keynote 3: Low pathogenic avian Influenza H9N2 in North and West Africa (Mohammed El Houadfi, Morocco)

10h00 - 10h30

Coffee Break

10h30 - 11h45

Oral presentation

10h30 - 10h45

Low pathogenic avian influenza H9N2 viruses in sub-Saharan Africa: a concern for animal and human health (Maxime Fusade-Boyer, France)

10h45 - 11h00

Avian Influenza H9N2 Viruses in Morocco, 2018–2019 (Fatima-Zohra Sikht, Morocco)

11h00 - 11h15

Evaluation of the efficacy and the cross-antigenicity of a new H9N2 vaccine assessed by HI-test against recent AIV H9N2 antigens (Andrea Delvecchio, France)

11h15 - 11h30

Vaccination against avian influenza H9N2: Evaluation of the effectiveness of a booster vaccination in broiler chickens reared beyond 45 days of age (Khadija Khataby, Morocco)

11h30 - 11h45

Evaluation of the effectiveness of a four-dose vaccination regime with H9N2 in commercial broiler-breeder flocks (Wael ElfeiL, Egypt)

12h00 – 13h00

Symposium 1 (Boehringer Ingelheim)

13h00 – 14h30


Session II

14h30 - 15h00

Keynote 4: Global Situation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and Vaccination as a Control Tool (David Swayne, USA)

15h00 - 15h30

Keynote 5: Highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIV) in Egypt and factors related to failure eradication strategies (Hussein Aly. Hussein Ahmed, Egypt)

15h30 - 16h45

Oral presentation

15h30 - 15h45

Experimental Infection of Clades (H5N1) and (H5N8) of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Infection in Commercial broilers (Hesham Sultan, Egypt)

15h45 - 16h00

Evolution of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus in Poultry, Togo, 2018 (Maxime Fusade-Boyer, France)

16h00 - 16h15

The application of CRISPR/Cas9 in the development of viral vectored vaccines against avian influenza (Pengxiang Chang, UK)

16h15 - 16h30

Mapping antigenic diversity to investigate putative antigenic residues of H5 avian influenza viruses (Rebecca Daines, UK)

16h30 - 16h45

Risk Mapping for HPAI in Morocco, Improving detection and surveillance (Kenza Ait El Kadi, Morocco)

16h45 - 17h00

Coffee Break

17h00 - 18h00

Symposium 2 ( Biopharma)

18h00 - 19h00

Symposium 3 (MSD)

Day 3: June 25, 2022

Session III

08h30 - 09h00

Keynote 6: Targeted antigen delivery vaccines, a new approach for potent immunity in chickens (Munir Iqbal, UK)

9h00 - 9h30

Keynote 7: Infectious bronchitis virus: Worldwide issue and control strategies (Mattia Cecchinato, Italy)

9h30 - 10h00

Keynote 8: Fowl adenoviruses: emerging threats to poultry health (Michael Hess, Austria)

10h00 - 10h30

Avian Pathology Lecture: Newcastle disease situation in Africa and control strategies (Ismaila Shittu, Nigeria, sponsored by Houghton Trust)

10h30- 11H00

Coffee Break

11h00 – 12h00

Oral Communications

11h00 – 11h15

Epidemiology and Molecular evolution of avian infectious bronchitis virus in Morocco between 2010-2022 (Siham Fellahi, Morocco)

11h15 – 11h30

A comprehensive view of the infectious bursal disease virus epidemiological landscape in Africa (Legnardi Matteo, Itlay)

11h30 – 11h45

Comparison of traditional spray and new gel administration of infectious bronchitis field hatchery vaccination (László Kőrösi, Hangry)

11h45 – 12h00

A Protective Mucosal Vaccine Against Infectious Bronchitis Virus (Adel M. Talaat, USA)

12h00 – 13h00

Symposium 4 (ELONCO, Amcovet)

13h00 – 14h30


Session IV

14h30 - 15h00

Keynote 9: Epidemiology and control of Infectious bursal disease in intensive poultry production (Nicolas Eteradossi, France)

15h00 - 15h30

Keynote 10: Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae in the poultry sector: where to start for a better management of these pathogens (Salvatore Catania, Italy)

15h30 - 16h00

Keynote 11: Parasite diseases in different poultry production systems (Michael Hess, Austria)

16h00 - 16h30

Keynote 12: Managing poultry in hot climate: Organic trace minerals help mitigate impact of heat stress in poultry (Khaled QASEM, Zinpro, Pays Bas)

16h30 - 17h00

Coffee Break

17h00 - 18h15

Oral Communications

17h00 - 17h15

First report of avian gyrovirus – 2 from a diseased chicken, Nigeria (Ismaila Shittu, Nigeria)

17h15 - 17h30

Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale isolated over a 20 years’ period show similar antimicrobial susceptibility (Claudia Hess, Austria)

17h30 - 17h45

Prevalence of Salmonella Enteritidis in table egg contents in Moroccan formal and informal sector (Fatima Zahra. El Ftouhy, Morocco)

17h45 - 18h00

First Detection of Sutterella spp. in broiler liver and breast (Sophia Derqaoui, Morocco)

18h00 - 19h00

Closing ceremony

21h00 - 00h00

Gala Diner