A Message of Thanks to Participants in the ICOPHAI 2017 Conference

The 2017 ICOPHAI Organizing Committee thanks all who contributed to making the 4th Congress a great success. The primary goals of this conference were to stimulate interactions between scientists from various geographic regions and disciplines working in the areas of health, agriculture and environment; Exchange scientific information on infectious disease risk factors, antimicrobial resistant issues, current technological advances in diagnosis, vaccine development, as well as the limitations and gaps in knowledge on pathogens at the animal-human-environment-plant interface. To the attendees, we appreciate you for taking the time and effort to join us in Doha, Qatar this past week and we hope that you found the conference informative and worthwhile. We also thank you for your participation, and sharing of your ideas and expertise and were delighted to meet you all.

A special thanks to our sponsors and organizing partners for their generosity and support: Qatar University (QU), Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), the Qatar Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), Weill Cornell School of Medicine- Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), University of Montreal (UOM), Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB), the University of Gondar (UOG), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty Center, Phytobiotics, SolerCool Technologies, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and The Ohio State University (OSU). None of this would have been possible without your involvement.

In order to make next congress even more successful we request that you fill out a post-conference survey which you will receive via email.   We value your feedback and thank you in advance for your comments and suggestions.  We assure you that each will be given consideration so that future conferences and events will be even more of a success. We wish you all the best and hope that you continue to be engaged with ICOPHAI.  Stay tuned for upcoming events by visiting icophai.org. and connecting with us on twitter (@icophaiorg), and Facebook (@icophai). We look forward to seeing you at the next gathering in 2019.