CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Luis Manuel Madeira de CARVALHO, DVM, PhD
Assoc. Prof. with Habilitation of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Lisbon, Portugal
President of the General Assembly of the National Observatorium on Leishmaniosis
Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Parasitology
Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Hydatid Disease
Member of ESCCAP
Olgica DJURKOVIC-DJAKOVIC, MD, PhD
Professor of Research
National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis
Centre of Excellence for Food- and Vector-borne Zoonoses
Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade
President of the Serbian Society of Parasitology


Róbert FARKAS, DVM, PhD, DSc, Dipl. EVPC
Full Professor of Parasitology
Head of Department of Parasitology and Zoology
Vice Dean for Education of Faculty of Veterinary Science "Szent István" University, Budapest, Hungary


Claudio GENCHI, DVM, PhD
Full Professor of Parasitic Diseases
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
Honorary Membership American Heart-worm Society
Member of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC)
Member of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP)
Member of the Italian Society of Veterinary Sciences
Editor of the Veterinary Parasitology
Olga Maria Guerreiro de MATOS, MD, PhD
Assoc. Prof. with Habilitation at Insituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical Lisbon (IHMT), Portugal
Universidade Nova de Lisbon (UNL)
Group of Opportunistic Protozoa/HIV and other Protozoa
Unit of Medical Parasitology
Centre for Malaria and Other Tropical Diseases (CMDT)
Hervé PELLOUX, MD, PhD
Full professor of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Grenoble University Hospital and Medicine Faculty, France
Head of the Parasitology-Mycology department of Grenoble University Hospital, France
Member of the research team Host-Pathogen Interactions and Immunity to Infection, IAB Institute INSERM/CNRS/UGA, Grenoble
Medical member of the Directory Board of the Grenoble University Hospital
Vice Dean for Research, Medicine Faculty Grenoble
Member of the French Society of Parasitology
Member of the Board of the European Study Group on Clinical Parasitology of the ESCMID



Kurt PFISTER, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC
Full Professor of Parasitology
Head of Institute of Comparative Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Christelle Pomares, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Parasitology – Mycology Laboratory
University Hospital Nice
Inserm 1065 C3M, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Member of the French Society of Parasitology
Member of the French Association of Parasitology and Mycology Professors