• Title Advances in biology and pathology of free-living amoebae
  • Organizer(s) Hélène Year (Paris Descartes University, France)
  • Keynote Speaker Naveed Ahmed Khan (Sunway university, Malaysia)
  • Title Amebiasis: biology, biochemistry, pathogenesis, and drug development(1)
  • Organizer(s) Tomoyoshi Nozaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker William A Petri (University of Virginia, USA)
  • Title Amebiasis: biology, biochemistry, pathogenesis, and drug development(2)
  • Organizer(s) Tomoyoshi Nozaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Alok Bhattacharya (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)
  • Title Animal models is one that would examine laboratory-based research for understanding schistosomiasis
  • Organizer(s) Malcolm Jones (The University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Keynote Speaker Michael Hsieh (Schistosomiasis Resource Centre, USA)
  • Title Anthelmintic resistance: problems and solutions
  • Organizer(s) Dante Zarlenga (Animal Parasitic Diseases Lab, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker Roger K. Prichard (McGill University, Canada)
  • Biography  
  • Title Anthelmintics, their use and resistance in veterinary parasites
  • Organizer(s) Chaoqun Yao (Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker Ray M. Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)
  • Title Babesiosis: from basic to applied aspects
  • Organizer(s) Xuenan Xuan (National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Ikuo Igarashi (Obihiro University, Japan)
  • Title Control of Livestock Helminths
  • Organizer(s) Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker Jozef Vercruysse (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Biography  
  • Title Cross talk between protozoan parasite and host
  • Organizer(s) Myeong Heon Shin (Yonsei University, Korea)
  • Keynote Speaker Petrus Tang (Chang Gung University, Taiwan)
  • Title Cryptosporidium minisymposium
  • Organizer(s) Guan Zhu (Texas A&M University, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker Boris Striepen (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Biography  
  • Title Current situation of simple synthetic endoperoxides (1)
  • Organizer(s) Hye-Sook Kim (Okayama University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Nobuo Ohta (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
  • Title Current situation of simple synthetic endoperoxides (2)
  • Organizer(s) Kyung-Soo Chang (Catholic University of Pusan, Korea)
  • Keynote Speaker Kyung-Soo Chang (Catholic University of Pusan, Korea)
  • Title Diversity of parasites in wild birds
  • Organizer(s) Jean Mariaux (Natural History Museum of Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Keynote Speaker Tommy Leung (University of New England, Australia)
  • Title Drug Resistance in STH of humans
  • Organizer(s) Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker Luc Coffeng (University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands)
  • Biography  
  • Title Echinococcus and echinococcosis: emerging issues
  • Organizer(s) R.C. Andrew Thompson (Murdoch University, Australia)
  • Keynote Speaker Emily Jenkins (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
  • Title Geospatial health: challenges and opportunities in parasitology
  • Organizer(s) Laura Rinaldi (UNINA, Italy)
  • Keynote Speaker Archie Clements (ANU College of Medicine, Australia)
  • Title Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan (2)
  • Organizer(s) Hongjuan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)
  • Keynote Speaker Xing-Quan Zhu (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
  • Biography  
  • Title Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan (3)
  • Organizer(s) Hongjuan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)
  • Keynote Speaker Jon Patrick Boyle (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Title Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan(1)
  • Organizer(s) Hong-Juan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)
  • Keynote Speaker Qijun Chen (Shenyang Agricultural University, China)
  • Title Host-toxoplasma immunoparasitological interaction
  • Organizer(s) Masahiro Yamamoto (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Ichtyoparasitology
  • Organizer(s) Roman Kuchta (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Immunopathogenesis of amebiasis
  • Organizer(s) Nancy Guillen (Unité d'Analyse d'Images Biologiques, France)
  • Keynote Speaker Hamano shinjiro (Nagasaki University, Japan)
  • Biography  
  • Title L.donovani-induced leishmaniasis: clinical disease, pathology and pathogenesis
  • Organizer(s) Nadira Karunaweera (University of Colombo, Sri-Lanka)
  • Keynote Speaker Shyam Sundar (Hindu University, India)
  • Title Leishmaniasis in dogs and cats: disease, hosts and reservoirs(1)
  • Organizer(s) Gad Baneth (Hebrew University, Israel)
  • Keynote Speaker Christine Petersen (University of Iowa, USA)
  • Title Leishmaniasis in dogs and cats: disease, hosts and reservoirs(2)
  • Organizer(s) Gad Baneth (Hebrew University, Israel)
  • Keynote Speaker Laia Solano Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
  • Biography  
  • Title Malaria genetics
  • Organizer(s) Qijun Chen (Shenyang Agricultural University, China)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Malaria vaccine: novel vaccine candidate discovery
  • Organizer(s) Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Joao Aguiar (Naval Medical Research Center, USA)
  • Title Malaria: understanding host cell biology
  • Organizer(s) Peter Preizer (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • Keynote Speaker Matt Marti (University of Glasgow, UK)
  • Title Multiple points of interventions for neglected zoonotic helminths (1)
  • Organizer(s) Maria Vang Johansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Keynote Speaker Banchop Sripa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
  • Title Multiple points of interventions for neglected zoonotic helminths (2)
  • Organizer(s) Maria Vang Johansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Keynote Speaker Sarah Gabriel (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Title New complexion of human babesiosis
  • Organizer(s) Atsuko Saito-Ito (Hyogo University of Health Sciences, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title New developments in diagnostics for emerging human and animal diseases
  • Organizer(s) Momar Ndao and Malcolm Jones
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Non-human primate malaria: as models for investigating human disease
  • Organizer(s) Bruce Russell (University of Otago, New Zealand)
  • Keynote Speaker Georges Snounou
  • Title Omics approaches in animal protozoan parasites
  • Organizer(s) Ikuo Igarashi (Obihiro University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Carlos Suarez (Washington State University, USA)
  • Title Operational research to accelerate malaria elimination
  • Organizer(s) Jun Cao (Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China)
  • Keynote Speaker Rabindra R. Abeyasinghe (World Health Organization)
  • Title Paleoparasitology
  • Organizer(s) Reinhard Karl (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Parasites and wildlife
  • Organizer(s) R.C. Andrew Thompson (Murdoch University, Australia)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Pathogen-insect vector interactions
  • Organizer(s) Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena (Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA)
  • Keynote Speaker George K. Christophides (Imperial College London, UK)
  • Title Pig helminth infections as models for human infections: applications and limitations
  • Organizer(s) Stig Milan Thamsborg (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Keynote Speaker Andrew R. Williams (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Biography  
  • Title Proteases of parasitic organisms
  • Organizer(s) Byoung-kuk Na (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Recent advances in acanthamoeba research
  • Organizer(s) Julia Walochnik (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Recent advances in tick biology
  • Organizer(s) Shin-ichiro Kawazu (Obihiro University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Glen Scoles (US Department of Agriculture, USA)
  • Title The genome biology of parasites
  • Organizer(s) Shiroh Iwanaga (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Shiroh Iwanaga (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
  • Title The identification of new protective antigens and correlates of protection against malaria
  • Organizer(s) Laurent Renia (Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore)
  • Keynote Speaker James Beeson (Burnett Institute, Australia)
  • Title Towards malaria eradication: innovations and community engagement
  • Organizer(s) Akira Kaneko (Osaka City University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Toxocara: the enigmatic parasite
  • Organizer(s) Celia Holland (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
  • Keynote Speaker TBD
  • Title Toxoplasma: past and beyond
  • Organizer(s) Hirotaka Kanuka (Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Yasuhiro Takashima (Gifu University, Japan)
  • Title Toxoplasmosis and mental disorders
  • Organizer(s) Olgica Djurkovic Djakovic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
  • Keynote Speaker Fabrizio Bruchi (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Biography  
  • Title Vivax malaria vaccines
  • Organizer(s) Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)
  • Keynote Speaker Anjali Yadava (Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, USA)