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DECIDE Newsletter #1 | October 2023

Welcome to the first issue of the DECIDE newsletter! The newsletter serves as aresource to share recent updates and developments of the DECIDE project, exciting results, milestones and insights into the work within the consortium. This issue includes news on the DECIDE barometer by Jade Bokma (UGent), Miel Hostens (UU) and Bart Pardon (UGent), insights into the collaborations in the project

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Introducing the cattle barometer: DECIDE at EBC and ECVM 2023

Over the past months, the DECIDE cattle group has been introducing the cattle barometer, one of the DECIDE pilot tools, at international conferences around Europe. From August 24-26, Dr. Jade Bokma (UGent) attended the European Buiatrics Congress in Berlin, Germany, followed by the 5th International Conference Of The European College Of Veterinary Microbiology in Bled, Slovenia from September

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Watch: GBADs & DECIDE Seminar Series #3

“Estimations of greenhouse gasses emissions and the welfare burden of animal diseases: Exploring sustainability in livestock production” – is the title of the third edition of the GBADs and DECIDE seminar series hosted by Dr. Beatriz Garcia Morante (IRTA) Armando Rivera Moncada (Université libre de Bruxelles) which took place on Tuesday, September, 2023.   Armando Rivera

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Translating user needs into tools – DECIDE WP5 workshop

What do end-users of data-driven decision-making tools want? What are their needs and how do we translate these into the pilots developed within DECIDE?  Following the last in-person General Assembly meeting held in Copenhagen in June of this year, DECIDE’s work package 5 (WP5) represented by Jasmeet Kaleer, Charlotte Doidge (UoN) and Laura Palczynski (IfA) invited

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Next Events

ISVEE17 | Leipzig, DE

IPVS & ESPM 2024 | Leipzig, DE

Recent Events

Data to support health management of maricultured salmonids in Scotland | New Delhi, IN

“Innovation in Veterinary Medicine – practical approaches to using Big Data” TOPRA Veterinary Medicines Symposium | Portugal, PT

DECIDE workshop on state space models for animal health surveillance | Copenhagen, DK

“GLEAM model and the welfare burden of animal diseases: Exploring sustainability in livestock production” | GBADs & DECIDE Seminar Series, online 

DECIDE General Assembly | Copenhagen, DK

SRA Europe 2023 | Lund, SE

ISSESAH 2023 | Helsinki, FI

The burden of endemic respiratory disease in pigs: developing farm-level tools to monitor pig health and improve disease control | Online Webinar

SVEPM 2023 | Toulouse, FR

EMA Second Veterinary Big Data stakeholder forum | Online
Speakers Prof. Dr. Gerdien van Schaik (UU), and Dr. Miel Hostens (UU). 

VPHI Webinar | Online
“Collecting stakeholder perspectives on animal health and welfare: Needs and challenges related to data use analysis visualisations and sharing”, Dr. Angela Bearth (ETHZ)

HAVBRUK 2022 | Bergen, NO

ECPLF 2022 | Vienna, AUT 

ISVEE 2022 | Halifax, CA
Presentation “The DECIDE project: from surveillance data to decision support for farmers and veterinarians” by Marloes Boeters (UU)

Annette Boerlage (SRUC) and João Afonso (UoL) will also present at ISVEE 2022.

Presentation: DECIDE: towards the development of tools that allow better control of endemic diseases by Beatriz Garcia Morante (IRTA) 

General Assembly | Zurich, CH

British Pig and Poultry Fair | Warwickshire, UK

ICAHS 2022 | Copenhagen, DK

Precision Livestock Farming workshop | Wageningen, NL 
Presentation of DECIDE by Carolina Merca (UCPH)

SOUND control webinar | Virtual
Presentation “The DECIDE project: a data-driven approach for decision support to better manage endemic diseases in cattle, pigs, poultry and salmon” by Gerdien van Schaik (UU). 

General Assembly | Virtual

Cluster meeting for livestock-related projects | Virtual Event organised by the European Research Executive Agency

Kick-off meeting | Virtual

The DECIDE project starts!