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DECIDE General Assembly meeting in Zurich

After an online consortium meeting at the beginning of this year, the DECIDE consortium was finally able to meet up for its first in-person general assembly in Zurich, Switzerland. Bringing together around 50 people, the meeting took place from June 7-8, 2022 and was kindly hosted by our project partner ETH Zürich. Project coordinator Gerdien

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DECIDE at the ICAHS 2022 conference in Copenhagen

It has been a while since the DECIDE project team was able to meet fellow scientists and stakeholders in person – but with life picking back up, on-site meetings & conferences did too. Accordingly, members of the DECIDE consortium started to present the project at events in front of real people instead of computer screens.

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Marking the DECIDE Kick-off!

12 July 2021 Today marked the Kick-off of DECIDE H2020, which brings together 19 partners from 11 European countries to address non-EU-regulated contagious animal diseases through data-driven control and prioritisation. In the next 5 years, this consortium will aim to tackle a lack of information on the prevalence and burden of these diseases in cattle, pigs,

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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!