Symosium announcement on Echinococcosis and cysticercosis

Nariaki Nonaka nnonaka at vetmed.hokudai.ac.jp
Thu Jul 9 03:04:47 EST 1998


July 9th, 1998


Invitation to the Symposium
ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATION OF ECHINOCOCCUS


Dear Colleague,

It is my great pleasure to inform you that the symposium entitled
ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATION OF ECHINOCOCCUS will be held in Sapporo from 18th
to 20th of August, 1998 before the 9th ICOPA meeting.  Main topics for
discussion will include taeniid zoonoses such as echinococcosis and
cysticercosis on the aspects of environmental adaptation.

Date:   August 18th to 20th, 1998

Place:  Conference Hall and Centennial Hall, Hokkaido University

Tentative Schedule:
        Aug. 18         13:00               Opening
                            13:30 - 18:00   Symposium I (Conference Hall)

        Aug. 19         9:00-   12:00   Symposium II (Centennial Hall)
                            12:00-             Short tour to Otaru

        Aug. 20         9:00-   17:00   Symposium III (Centennial Hall)
                            17:00               Closing


Several notable speakers did already sign up for this symposium, including
Drs. Vuitton, Houin, Liu, Kachani, Carmona, Sanchez, Malgor, Zehyle and Ooi
who are coming to Sapporo before the 9th ICOPA meeting.  The topic for
presentation is not limited to echinococcosis and cysticercosis.  Any topic
within the theme of the symposium is welcome.
        If you are interested in participating, please contact us by E-mail
as soon as possible.  Funding support for your accommodation in Sapporo is
available.

Sincerely yours,

Masao Kamiya, Professor
Laboratory of Parasitology
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine
Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0818, Japan
Tel: 81-(0)11-706-5198
Fax: 81-(0)11-717-7569
E-mail: kamiya at vetmed.hokudai.ac.jp





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