General Assembly & Symposium on 19 March 2020

General Assembly & Symposium on Antibiotic resistance - its environmental dimension.

Programme

12:00 - 12:45 DMS General Assembly 
Sandwiches are provided for the first 50 attendants 
13:00 Introduction and welcome
Barth Smets, DTU Environment, DK
13:05 Using sewage for global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance  
Frank Aarestrup, DTU Food, DK
13:35 WASH and sanitation options for reducing AMR spread in LMICs  
David Graham, Newcastle University, UK 
14:05 Coffee break
14:35 International Center of Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions: Mission and Activities 
Robert Skov, Statens Serum Institute, DK  
14:55 Occurrence and fate of antimicrobial resistance from sewer to treated water in Europe† 
Barth Smets / Arnaud Dechesne, DTU Environment, DK 
15:25 Characterization of host and mobility potential of the resistance genes across European sewage catchments† 
Søren Sørensen, Copenhagen University, DK 
16:00 - 16:00 - Social mixer - Soft drinks, beer and snacks 

†Outcome of the JPI-AMR project DARWIN (Dynamics of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Urban Water Cycle in Europe) 

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