Manifestation of interest for participation in the workshop “How to use surveillance tools for an effective control" (Local Organizers: Antonios Michaelakis)
The aim of the workshop is the creation and production of 2 thematic videos on AIMs surveillance and control. Specifically, the first video will focus on the standard operational procedures (SOPs) for ovitrap field management and aims to provide a useful resource for public health officers and entomologists with limited experience in this subject, and will be develop in collaboration with the AIMSurv project (https://www.aedescost.eu/sites/default/files/2020-07/AIMCOSTPressRelease_AIMSurv29072020.pdf). The second video will focus on AIM’s breeding site identification and management for AIM’s control in urban areas. In addition to a version for public health officers and entomologists with limited experience on this subject, a second version for the general public will be also produced.
AIM-COST Action offers the opportunity for 4 young researchers (i.e. MSc/PhD students or ECIs) involved in AIMSurv or AIM’s monitoring and control to participate to the workshop as a hands-on training opportunity. Travel expenses and accommodation in Athens will be covered by AIM-COST for selected applicants.
Candidates will be selected by the scientific committee based on their CV and a motivation letter in English and not exceeding 250 words. Priority will be given to applicants from Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITCs). Gender balance and geographical heterogeneity will be also taken into account.
Scientific Committee: Alessandra della Torre, Filiz Gunay, Angeliki Martinou, Jolyon Medlock, Antonios Michaelakis, Dusan Petric, Francis Schaffner.