Preventing Animal Diseases in Europe

November 19 2019 European Parliament

Role of vaccines in tackling infectious and emerging diseases

An event organised by AnimalhealthEurope and kindly hosted by
Martin Hlaváček MEP & Simone Schmiedtbauer MEP


  • 08:00 Arrival and breakfast
  • 08:30 Welcome and introduction by Simone Schmiedtbauer MEP
  • 08:40 Introduction by the moderator
  • 08:45 Prevention is better than cure: the role of vaccines in preventing and controlling infectious emerging diseases, Roxane Feller, Secretary General AnimalhealthEurope
  • 09:00 Austrian experience on animal health, Max Hörmann, Austrian Chamber of Agriculture
  • 09:10 From encouraging innovation to the availability of animal health tools: the priorities for the new EU mandate 2019-2024, Representative of the European Commission DG SANTE (TBC)
  • 09:25 Getting the foundation right: MEP perspective on what the EU Institutions could do to promote animal health and welfare, Martin Hlaváček MEP
  • 09:35 Q&A exchange of views with panel
  • 09:55 Closing remarks

This event has reached full capacity.