Framework Programme

09.09.2019 Monday
10.00-11.30 Opening Ceremony of the 25th Congress of the Polish Parasitological Society
11.30-12.00 coffee break
12.00-13.30 Plenary session 1
      Chair: E. Gołąb, M. Doligalska, J. Bień-Kalinowska
      Honorary Members:
      Professor Bożena Moskwa, “Trichinella spp.: from parasite to patient”
      Professor Vasyl V. Tkach, “Germs within worms: transmission biology and diversity of Neorickettsia bacteria”
      Invited Speaker:
      Professor Arvid Uggla, “Toxoplasma and Neospora – similar but different”
13.30-14.30 lunch
14.45-17.00 The General Meeting of the Polish Parasitological Society
19.00   Gala Jubilee

10.09.2019 Tuesday
9.00-10.30   Plenary session 2
      Chair: T. Graczyk, B. Conn
      Invited Speaker:
      Professor Simone M. Caccio, “Comparative genomics of Cryptosporidium”
      Prof. Jerzy M. Behnke, “The enigmatic species status of nematodes of the genus Syphacia in voles on the British Isles.”
      Prof. Edward Siński, “Human babesiosis: an emerging tick-born disease”
10.30-11.00 coffee break
11.00-14.00 The Young Researchers’ Competition
11.00-13.30 Session 1
       Chair: A. Uggla, T. Cencek
       Animal parasitoses
Session 2
Chair: T. Graczyk, M. Paul
Public health, hazard of zoonotic and anthropogenic parasitoses
13.30-14.30  lunch
14.30-16.30 Session 3
      Chair: A.Bajer, J. Stańczak
The „One Health” concept: protection of human and animal health including impact of the environment

Session 4
Chair: S. Caccio, B. Moskwa
Modern technologies and methods in parasitology

18.00   Surprise trip

11.09.2019 Wednesday
9.00-10.00   Plenary session 3
      Chair: S. Caccio, J. Behnke
      Invited Speaker:
      Professor David Bruce Conn, “From Poland to around the globe: increasing surveillance for parasite vectors”
      Professor Thaddeus Graczyk, “Where the challenges meet the opportunities: the future of parasitology”
10.00-11.00 „Ask the Editor” – special session organized by Springer Nature
11.00-11.30 coffee break

11.30-13.30 Sesion 5
      Chair: E. Gołąb, B. Szostakowska
Diagnostics of parasitic diseases in medicine and veterinary practice  

Session 6
Chair: M. Doligalska, M. Vitale
Prevention of human and animal parasitoses

13.30-14.30 lunch

14.30-16.30 Session 7
      Chair: K. Solarz, I. Králová-Hromadová
Consequences of climate change and globalization on the spread of parasitic diseases

Session 8
Chair: V. Tkach, W. Piasecki
Taxonomy, biology and ecology of parasites

19.00    Gala Dinner

12.09.2019 Thursday
10.00-11.20 Session 9
      Chair: M. Kołodziej-Sobocińska, J. Hildebrand

11.30-12.00 Closing Ceremony of the 25th Congress of the Polish Parasitological Society

12.00    Farewell coffee