Timeline Schedule

Session 1: Official Opening:

Opening : Welcome : What is VICH, history and objectives : What does the OIE see as the benefits of the VICH to OIE members

09:00

Coffee Break

09:45

Session 2: Keynote Addresses

The contribution of VICH to the global One Health Approach – focus on Antimicrobial Resistance : What does an Outreach Forum member see as the benefits of VICH : Training benefits gained by Outreach Forum membersellus.

10:15

Lunch

11:30

Session 3: Implementing VICH guidelines

VICH Members : VICH Observer : VICH Outreach Forum countries/regions - Possible regulatory obstacles and perspectives in adopting VICH guidelines in VICH Outreach Forum countries/regions and how to overcome them.

13:00

Session 4 : Voice of Industry

Stimulating Innovation : Regulatory Convergence : Animal Health Product availability and accessibility

14:00

Coffee Break

15:15

Session 5: Existing VICH Guidelines – hot topics

Registration of antimicrobial Veterinary Medicinal Products – VICH Guideline 27 : Waiver of Target Animal Batch Safety Test : VICH and the 3Rs

15:45

Session 6: New VICH Guidelines

Residue studies in aquatic species and honey : Climatic Zone III/VI Stability : Combination products

09:00

Coffee Break

10:15

Session 7:African regional activities

Regulatory Achievements in South Africa : The Zazibona work sharing experience in the SADC region : Pharmacovigilance - the East Africa electronic system of reporting : Panel discussion

10:45

Buffet Lunch

12:00

Session 8: Global Perspectives

Regulatory perspective on global trends in veterinary biologics : Why global regulatory convergence is important : Mapping global regulatory convergence – a key enabler : Q&A with Session speakers

14:00

Session 9: Finale

The expectations from an African VICH Outreach Forum member : VICH and veterinary medicines availability – improvement of global animal & human health : The Vision for the future

15:30

Registration

16:00

Welcome Cocktails

18:00