Towards Elimination of Schistosomiasis: a paradigm shift  

YAOUNDE, 22 - 23 MARCH 2017 

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 WHEN?

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 -

Thursday, 23rd March 2017

08:00 - 18:00 

Central Time 

WHERE?

Mont Febe Hotel 

Yaoundé, Cameroon 

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Professor Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté

NTD Ambassador

National Coordinator, SCH Control Program

Are you interested in schistosomiasis research and elimination?

This conference is the premier gathering in Cameroon for all stakeholders working to overcome the impact of schistosomiasis. It will bring together scientists, experts, donors, policy makers, non-governmental development organizations and students from all over the world to share and learn from each other's experiences and perspectives. The conference will provide a platform to discuss progress, challenges and strategies in shifting from a morbidity control approach to elimination of schistosomiasis. The structure of the conference consists of plenary presentations, panel-led discussions, group work and poster sessions

REGISTRATION AND FEES 

Thank you for your interest in TES Conference 2017. Please note that attendance to the conference is strictly by registration only. Registration can be done via the online registration form and fees paid on-site. Online registration is now OPEN! 

IMPORTANT DATES

9 JANUARY 2017 

- Registration Opens for ALL

25 FEBRUARY 2017
- Abstract Submission Closes
- Scholarship Application Closes

05 MARCH 2017
- Scholarship notifications issued
- Abstract Notifications issued

19 MARCH 2017
- Registration Closes

 

PROGRAM AND AGENDA 

A comprehensive agenda of the conference will soon be available for all participants. The program incorporates plenary sessions, panel-led discussions, poster sessions and speed networking with experts. Further more, various health aspects relevant to schistosomiasis will also be explored.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

We will be accepting abstracts to be presented at the conference as the goal is to present the best novel research in all areas related to schistosomiasis. Registrants are encouraged to submit scientific abstracts related to their work on schistosomiasis.  All abstract submissions must be made electronically through the online submission form. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS (to be confirmed)

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HOTEL AND TRAVEL 

We look forward to welcoming you to Cameroon for the TES Conference 2017. In order to help with your planning, accommodation has been reserved at the Mont Febe Hotel, the venue of the conference. There are various room options for conference delegates and groups to chose from. In addition, we have provided a list of alternative hotels in close proximity to the conference location. 

SCHOLARSHIP

We are pleased to announce that we are able to offer a limited number of scholarships to Masters and PhD students in the field, to facilitate their participation in the TES Conference 2017. 

OUR SPONSORS (full list coming soon!)