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International Conference on Livestock, Companion Animals and Wildlife Coronaviruses

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

International Conference on Livestock, Companion Animals and Wildlife Coronaviruses

Welcome to the official website of the International Conference on Livestock, Companion Animals and Wildlife coronaviruses, sponsored by the UK International Coronavirus Network (UK-ICN) and Ceva Animal Health.

This meeting is focused on sharing and discussing recent animal coronavirus research, lessons learnt from human and animal coronaviruses, and addressing knowledge gaps for the future to improve diagnosis and treatment of animal coronavirus infection with a One Health approach. The meeting will be split into three sessions and one workshop spread over 2 days.



Register now to attend in person. Please note, registration will close on 28th April. There will be no on the day registration.

Please note the last day to register is 8th May.


About the Conference

The Venue

The conference will take place at Queen’s University Belfast in Riddell Hall which is located in the Stranmillis area of South Belfast, just a short journey from the City Centre (building 37 on the campus map).


Belfast, Irish Béal Feirste, city, district, and capital of Northern Ireland, is situated on the River Lagan.

There are endless things to do in Belfast, from world-class attractions, historic landmarks, museums, shopping and entertainment venues, to walking, coach, taxi and bike sightseeing tours.

Aims of the UK-ICN

  • To provide a community gateway including a network of networks with the inclusion of UK and international bodies (FAO/OIE/WHO)
  • To facilitate and co-ordinate interations between members, especially at the animal-human-environment interface
  • To foster cross-fertilisation of ideas, providing expert perspectives to identify knowledge gaps
  • Create research opportunities and build and evidence-based road map for one-health
  • Ensure the longevity of coronavirus research after the impetus of SARS-CoV2 has reduced
  • Disseminate and preserve knowledge to better combat future emerging coronaviruses



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