We are looking forward to the Annual Scientific Meeting on 22 June 2023 in Utrecht. Will you join us?

Are we ready for the next pandemic? 


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With keynotes from:

  • Prof. Mark Woolhouse (University of Edinburgh) - Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and what to expect next time
  • Dr. Bieneke Bron (Wageningen University & Research) - The winners and losers of a changing bioeconomy: prevention, poop, productivity and pathogens
  • Prof. Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC) & Prof. Marc Bonten (UMC Utrecht) - Preparing for disease X: key lessons from the pandemic 
  • Dr. Patricia Bruijning-Verhagen (UMC Utrecht) & DR. Inge Wouters (Utrecht University) - Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV 2 virus: insights from various environments
  • Prof. Marijn de Bruin (RadboudUMC | RIVM) - Behavioural and social sciences for Pandemic Preparedness

Also in the programme, we will hear from PhDs about their research during the pitches, and there is ample time for networking. 



Date: Thursday 22 June 2023
Time: 10.00 -18.15 (Registration from 9.30 hrs)
Location: Geertekerk, Geertekerkhof 23, 3511 XC Utrecht


Organising committee

This Scientific Meeting is organised by the NCOH Executive Board:

  • Prof. Lidwien Smit, Utrecht University (host)
  • Prof. Marc Bonten, University Medical Center Utrecht (host)
  • Prof. Constance Schultsz, Amsterdam UMC
  • Prof. Marion Koopmans, Erasmus Medical Center
  • Dr. Jutta de Vries, Leiden University Medical Center
  • Prof. Nathanial Martin, Leiden University 
  • Prof. Ronald van Rij, Radboudumc
  • Prof. Annemarie Rebel, Wageningen University & Research 
  • Prof. Bert Poolman, University of Groningen
  • Dr. Arjen van de Giessen, RIVM

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