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🌐 JEV Global Network Symposium: Uniting for a JEV-Free Future 

Join us on December 2, 2023, for a landmark international event, “JEV Global Network: Uniting for a JEV-Free Future,” hosted by Fondation Pasteur Japon in collaboration with the National Institute of Infectious Diseases and the Embassy of France to Japan. This symposium aims to foster a global alliance against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) by bringing together experts, researchers, students, and the public in a collective effort to eradicate this significant health challenge. Please find the details below:

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/K94r8XcdTo7iMXFRA

Event Overview: 

  • Date: December 2, 2023 (Saturday) 
  • Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
  • Venue: Nihonbashi Life Science HUB (Nihonbashi Muromachi, 1-5-5, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022. 8F., Muromachi Chibagin Mitsui Building) 
  • Host: Fondation Pasteur Japon 
  • Co-Hosts: National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Embassy of France to Japan
  • Language: English


  • Lectures on country-specific situations (3 hours / Open to public)
    • Australia / India: Recent outbreaks
    • Japan: History of JE
    • Cambodia / Korea: Updates regarding the status of JE
  • Roundtable discussion (2 hours / Closed session)

Event Speakers:

  • Australia – Dr. Gregor Divine (Associate Professor, Mosquito Control Laboratory, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia): “The emergence of Japanese Encephalitis in Australia: Climate, One Health and Public Health” – 30 min
  • India – Dr. Nimesh Gupta (Chief, Vaccine Immunology Laboratory, National Institute of Immunology of India): “Japanese encephalitis in India: Current Status and Future Prospects” – 30 min
  • Cambodia – Dr. Sebastien Boyer (Head of Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge): “Japanese Encephalitis in Cambodia: Highlight on the vectors” – 30 min
  • Korea – Dr. Dimitri Lavillette (Chief Scientific Officer, Institut Pasteur Korea): “Identification of drug targets to develop antivirals against flaviviruses” – 30 min
  • Japan – Dr. Satoru Arai (Senior Researcher, National Institute of Infectious Diseases), Dr. Kiyosu Taniguchi (Director, Mie National Hospital) – 20 min each

This symposium offers a unique platform for knowledge exchange, featuring insights into recent outbreaks, vaccine research, historical perspectives, and experiences from Cambodia and Korea. Be a part of this critical initiative toward a JEV-free future.