Scientific progam

The conference will consist of scientific sessions covering different aspects in the area. All participants are encouraged to submit contributions to the conference, either for oral presentation or poster. There will be key note lectures, short oral presentations and posters. 

Please note that the program is under development. Changes may occur.

13 June 2022

10:00 - 12:45

Registration open

11:30 - 12:45

Drop in lunch

12.45 - 12:55

Welcome address,  Nina Mevold, Director of Sørlandet Hospital Trust and music by Haraldsguttene

12:55 - 13:35

Key Note 1: Atle Mysterud, Tick-host biology and interplay with pathogenic microorganisms

3:35 - 16:30

Session 1: Tick biology, ecology and interplay with pathogenic microorganisms


Oral presentations, followed by coffee break


More detailed program for the afternoon session will be posted.



17:00

Bus departure to the social activies (pre-booked)


20:30

Dinner at the hotel

14 June 2022

08.30 - 09:10

Key Note 2: Cornelia Silaghi, Tick-borne infections in animals in N. Europe, zoonotic aspects – present & future

09:10

Conference photo session

09:20 - 12:45

Session 2 : Ecology, epidemiology & molecular biology of tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBE)

10:00 - 12:45

Oral presentations, followed by coffee break


More detailed program for the morning's  session will be posted.

12.45 - 13.45

Lunch at the hotel

13.45 - 14.25

Key Note 3: Hein Sprong, Ecology and epidemiology of tick-borne diseases in the Netherlands

15:25 - 15:30

Session 3:  Ecology, epidemiology and diagnostics of other potential pathogens: e.g. Anaplasma, Rickettsia, Neoehrlichia & Babesia

15:30 - 16:30

Poster presentations and coffee break

16:30 - 17:30

Public lecture:  Karin Hultin Jäderlund, Ticks & pets



18:45 - 19:30

Greetings from "Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases", 10th + year anniversary. Invited speaker: Olaf Kahl



19:30 - 

Congress dinner

15 June 2022

08.30 - 09.10

Key Note 4: Klaus-Peter Hunfeld; Laboratory diagnostics of tick-borne pathogens

09:10 - 11:55

Session 4: Ecology, epidemiology and diagnostics of Borrelia


Oral presentations, followed by coffee break


More detailed program for the morning's  session will be posted.

11:55

Closing remarks, pictorial review and information about NordTick 2024

12:05

Lunch and departure