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Watch: GBADs & DECIDE Seminar Series #2

“The burden of endemic respiratory disease in pigs: developing farm-level tools to monitor pig health and improve disease control” – is the title of the second edition of the GBADs and DECIDE seminar series hosted by Marloes Boeters (UU) and Dr. Fernanda Dórea; which took place on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Watch the recording below: 

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From March 22-24, the DECIDE consortium attended this year’s SVEPM (Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine) conference and annual general meeting in Toulouse, France.  The conference brought together researchers, practitioners, and industry experts from the animal sciences field for a valuable exchange of knowledge and ideas. Among the notable discussions, the attending DECIDE consortium

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Watch: GBADs & DECIDE seminar series #1

On Tuesday, 28 February 2023, DECIDE and GBADs hosted the first session of their joint online seminar series. Under the title “GBADs and DECIDE – exploring the burden of animal diseases and ranking of disease intervention” –  DECIDE project coordinator Gerdien van Schaik (UU) and GBADs Programme director Jonathan Rushton (UoL) presented both projects and

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The third DECIDE (online) General Assembly meeting

Last week, the DECIDE consortium kicked off the new year by holding the third DECIDE (online) General Assembly. The meeting followed a two-tier approach, structuring the DECIDE progress based on the work packages on the one hand, and on the different data groups / pilot implementations on the other. This allowed all project partners to

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Next Events

ISVEE17 | Leipzig, DE

ModAH 2024 | Nantes, FR

IPVS & ESPM 2024 | Leipzig, DE

Recent Events

“Deep mechanistic model: Integrating deep learning and stochastic mechanistic approaches for Bovine Respiratory Diseases diagnosis and epidemiological forecasting” SVEPM | Uppsala SE

“Using data to support day-to-day health management of farmed Atlantic salmon” FSV 2024 | Edinburgh, SCT

“Data to support health management of maricultured salmonids in Scotland” AquaEpi III | 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!