Program

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Program at a glance

MONDAY DECEMBER 2nd
16.00 – 18.45 Registration, Poster Set Up Time – all posters to be displayed
Session 1: 18.45 – 20.00 Welcome and Official Opening
18.45 – 18.50 Opening Remarks, A/Prof Merilyn Hibma – Meeting Convenor
18.50 – 19.00 AVS Welcome, Prof Gilda Tachedjian, President, AVS
19.00 – 20.00 Speaker: Ana Fernandez-Sesma
20.15 – 22.30 Welcome Mixer
TUESDAY DECEMBER 3rd
Session 2: 08.30 – 10.00 Viral Epidemiology and Diagnostics
Lead speaker: Allison Imrie
10.00 – 10.30 Morning tea
Session 3: 10.30 – 12.00 Indigenous Virology
Lead speaker: Damian Purcell
12.00 – 13.15 Lunch, Meet the Professors.
Session 4: 13.15 – 15.15 Clinical Virology
Lead speaker: Ed Gane
15.15 – 16.45 Afternoon tea
Session 5: 15.15 – 16:45 Poster viewing (odd numbers attended)
Session 6: 16.45 – 18.15 Viral Immunology
Lead Speaker: Barbara Coulson
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4th
Breakfast session 7:15 – 8.30 – Successfully transitioning from postdoc to lab head
Morning tea 10.30 – 11:00
Session 8: 11.00 – 12.30, Animal and Wildlife Viruses
Lead speaker: Tanja Strive
Lunch 12.30 – 13.30
Session 9: 13.30 – 15.30 Viral Replication and Host Interactions
Lead speaker: Alexander Khromykh 
Afternoon tea 15.30 – 17.00
Session 10: 15.30 – 17.00 Poster viewing (even numbers attended)
Session 11: 17.00 – 18.30 Virus Host Interactions
Lead speaker: Karyn Johnston
Session 12: 18.30–19.30
Speaker: Benjamin tenOever
THURSDAY DECEMBER 5th
Session 13: 08.30 – 10.00 Systems Virology and Viromes
Lead Speaker: Jeremy Barr
Morning Tea 10.00 – 10.30
Session 14: 10.30 – 12.00 Virus Structures, Receptors and Assembly
Lead Speaker: David Jacques
Lunch 12.00 – 13.00
AVS AGM 12.30 – 14.00
Session 15: 14.00 – 15.30 Innate Immunity
Lead Speaker: Kate Stacey
Afternoon Tea 15.30 – 16.00
Session 16: 16.00 – 17.30 Antivirals and Vaccines
Lead Speaker: Lorena Brown
Closing 17.30 – 18.00
Conference Dinner 19.30 – 23.30