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Conference 2023 Details

Conference 2023 Details

Date and Time:

November 20, 2023 8:00 am - November 21, 2023 - 6:00 pm

Events Location:

Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel,, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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Conference 2023

Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, V.I. Address: 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island 101241, Lagos

The Conference Thematic Areas are as follows:

(1) The potential of Synthetic Biology in revolutionizing modern medicine in Africa with the following sub-themes: 
  • Synthetic biology prospect and challenges in Africa
  • Application of Synthetic biology in healthcare delivery in Africa
  • Addressing Synthetic biology research gap in Africa d. Ethics and Regulations of synthetic biology in Africa
(2) Addressing the challenge of dual use research in Africa with the following subthemes:
  • Bioethics in Africa
  • Ethical/Regulatory Issues specifically for Africa in relation to dual use research
  • Laboratory biosecurity and biosafety
  • International biosecurity Conventions: Biological Weapons Convention and United Nations 1540 Security Council Resolution
(3) Mitigating biological threats in Africa using emerging biotechnology with the following sub-themes: 
  • CRISPR/CAS9 Technology
  • genomics for the management of infectious diseases and epidemics
  • Perspective on Genetically modified Organisms
(4)  Maximizing Bioeconomy in Africa with the following sub-themes: 
  • developing policies and strategies to enhance bioeconomy in Africa
  • maximizing emerging biotechnologies to stimulate industrial and economic growth in Africa
(5) Emerging Infectious Diseases as an accelerating phenomenon with the following subthemes:
  • One Health
  • Emerging infectious disease response in Africa
  • Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR).
  • Clinical trials
  • Infectious disease burden and trends across Africa (Ebola, Lassa, MERS, Yellow Fever,
Pandemic Influenza) (6) Importance of Data in enhancing health security with the following sub-themes: 
  • Data generation and use during health emergencies
  • Understanding the fifth industrial revolution
  • Data ethics and governance
  • Computational biology
  • Artificial Intelligence in healthcare delivery
(7) Biobanking infrastructure, with the following sub-themes:
  • Biobank project across Africa
  • Minimum characteristics to establish a Biobanking for EID (Emerging Infectious Disease) specimens in Africa
  • The economics of biobanking
  • Biobanking Networks (H3Afica, etc.) and societies (ISBER, ESBB, BBMRI, etc.).
(8) The Cultural, Anthropological, Social and Economic Impact of Emerging Infectious  Diseases (CASE), with the following sub-themes:
  • African cultural practices and management of biosecurity threats
  • Community engagement in the fight against emerging infectious diseases
  • Ethics and the management of EIDs in Africa
  • Contextualizing policy approaches and intervention strategies to fit local responses to biosecurity threats in Africa
(9) Other emerging issues with the following sub-themes:
  • Climate change and biosecurity threats in Africa
  • Harnessing the digital revolution and digital platforms to advance biosecurity in Africa
Guidelines for Abstract Submission A 200-300 word electronic abstract must be submitted latest by 30th of June, 2023. Kindly submit your abstract to Specify platform or poster presentation preference. You will be notified of the fate of your submission by 30th of July 2023. Important Dates to note:
  • Abstract submission due: May June 2023.
  • Abstract acceptance notifications: July 30, 2023


The Draft of the Conference Programme for the 9th African Conference on One Health and Biosecurity TO BE UNVEILED SOON... 
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