NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting

22 June 2023, Geertekerk, Utrecht

Are we ready for the next pandemic?


Moderators: Marc Bonten (UMC Utrecht) and Lidwien Smit (Utrecht University)


9:30 Registration
10:00 Welcome - Marc Bonten

Update from NCOH Executive Board - Annemarie Rebel (Wageningen University & Research)


Preparing for disease X: key lessons from the pandemic - 
Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC) & Marc Bonten (UMC Utrecht)


Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV 2 virus: insights from various environments - Patricia Bruijning-Verhagen (UMC Utrecht) & Inge Wouters (Utrecht University)

11:15 Update from Young NCOH - by Remy Muts (UMC Utrecht)

PhD Pitches (round 1)

Moderated by Lidwien Smit

11:45 The winners and losers of a changing bioeconomy: prevention, poop, productivity and pathogens - Bieneke Bron (Wageningen University & Research)
12:15 Lunch break

PhD Pitches (round 2)

Moderated by Lidwien Smit

14:00 Behavioural and social sciences for Pandemic Preparedness – Marijn de Bruin (Radboudumc and RIVM) 

PhD Pitches (round 3)

Moderated by Lidwien Smit

14:45 Tea Break

Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and what to expect next time - Prof. Mark Woolhouse (University of Edinburgh) -

16:05 Pitch awards ceremony - Lidwien Smit
16:20 Wrap up - Marc Bonten
16:30 Speed date - moderated by Young NCOH
17:00 Drinks and small bites
18:15 End