5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

9–14 June 2019 • Hong Kong

Congress Details


Organisational Remarks

The University of Hong Kong
University Campus
Hong Kong

9–14 June 2019

Tong Zhang
Conference Chair
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Honorary Professor, School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong

Keiji Fukuda
Conference Co-Chair
Professor, Director
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong

Tong Zhang (Chair, The University of Hong Kong)
Keiji Fukuda (Co-Chair, The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Paul K.S. Lam (City U. of Hong Kong)
Prof. Xiao-yan Li (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Benjamin J Cowling (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Kenneth M.Y. Leung (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Xiang-dong Li (Poly U. of Hong Kong)
Prof. Kaimin Shih (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Frederick Lee (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Ai-xin Yan (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Olivia Chan (The University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Anthony Ng (WYNG foundation)
Dr. Bing Li (Tsinghua University)
Dr. Ken Ng (Health Department, Hong Kong Government)

James M. Tiedje (USA)
University Distinguished Professor and Director
The Center for Microbial Ecology
Michigan State University

Michael S. Gilmore (USA)
Sir William Osler Professor and Director
Department of Ophthalmology (Microbiology and Immunobiology)
Infectious Disease Institute
Harvard University

Kornelia Smalla (Germany)

Professor and Acting Head

Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics

Julius Kühn Institute

Technical University of Braunschweig

Joakim Larsson (Sweden)

Professor and Director

Department of Infectious Disease

Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research
University of Gothenburg

Yongguan Zhu (China)
Director General
Institute of Urban Environment
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Edward Topp (Canada)
Principal Research Scientist
London Research and Development Centre
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Keiji Fukuda 
Clinical Professor and Director
Division of Community Medicine and Public Health Practice
The University of Hong Kong

Gerry Wright (Canada)
Professor and Director
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research
McMaster University

Amy Pruden (USA)
W. Thomas Rice Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Virginia Tech

William Gaze (UK)
Associate Professor
Environment and Sustainability Institute
University of Exeter

Michael Gillings (Australia)
Department of Biological Sciences
Macquarie University

Min Yang (China)
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences
Chinese Academy of Science

Pedro J. Alvarez (USA)
Department Chair & George R. Brown Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rice University

Changjun Cha (Korea)
Department of Biotechnology, College of Natural Science
Chung-Ang University

Pascal Simonet (France)
CNRS Research Director
University of Lyon

Celia M. Manaia (Portugal)
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
The Portuguese Catholic University 

Barth Smets (Denmark) 
Department of Environmental Engineering
Technical University of Denmark

Marko Virta (Finland)
Principal Investigator
Department of Microbiology
University of Helsinki, Finland

Gianluca Corno (Italy)
Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Institute of Ecosystem Study Verbania

Fiona Walsh (Ireland)
Department of Biology
National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Renata C. Picao (Brazil)
Professor (Associate)
Instituto de Microbiologia Professor Paulo de Góes (IMPPG)
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Shaikh Ziauddin Ahammad (India)
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Elizabeth M.H. Wellington (UK) 
School of Life Sciences
University of Warwick

Bing Li (China) 
Associate professor
Division of Energy & Environment
Graduate School at Shenzhen Tsinghua University

Yoichi Kamagata (Japan)
Department of Bioproduction Research Institute
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

Tong Zhang (Chair)
Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

Eddie Cytryn (Israel)
Research Scientist
Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center

Martin J. Blaser (USA)
Muriel and George Singer Professor of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology
Director, Human Microbiome Program
New York University

Satoru Suzuki (Japan)
Ehime University

David Graham (UK)
School of Engineering, Newcastle University

Baoli Zhu (China)
Institute of Microbiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences

The deadline for abstract submission is 1 February 2019.
Accepted abstracts will be included as oral presentation or posters in the programme.

The official conference language is English.

The conference will be accompanied by a specialized industrial exhibition. All interested companies are welcome to contact us via edar@conventus.de for being part of the exhibition.

Registration, General Information
Vicky Fung

Abstract Management
Nadia Al-Hamadi
Tel. +49 3641 31 16-315