DAY 1 : MONDAY 29 JANUARY 2018
09:00-17:30 Side Meetings
DAY 2 : TUESDAY 30 JANUARY 2018
09:00-17:30 Side Meetings
DAY 3 : WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY 2018
06:30-18:00 Field Trip
DAY 4 : THURSDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2018
09:00-10:30 Opening Session & Keynote Address
Opening Session by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Keynote Address


  • Prince Mahidol Award Laureate 2017

  • Prince Mahidol Award Laureate 2017

  • Joanne Liu, International President, Médecins Sans Frontières, Switzerland (TBC)

  • Rajiv Shah, President, The Rockefeller Foundation, USA (TBC)
10:30-11:00 BREAK
11:00-12:30
Plenary Session 0: Vision 2100: Re-Imagining the End Game for the End of the Pandemic Era More details
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:30
Plenary Session 1: Leadership Needed for Managing Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century More details
14:30-16:30
Parallel Session 1.1: Lessons Learned in Managing Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) More details
Parallel Session 1.2: Strategic Information and the Evolution of Emerging Infectious Diseases: Lessons from the Past and New Opportunities More details
Parallel Session 1.3: Safeguarding Medicines in the Era of AMR: What Do We Know? What Works? More details
Parallel Session 1.4: Financing Pandemic Preparedness: Where is the Money? More details
Parallel Session 1.5: One Health on the Move: Nomadic Communities More details
16:30-17:00 BREAK
17:00-18:00
Plenary Session 2: Futures of Partnerships for a Safer World More details
DAY 5 : FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018
08:30-09:30
Plenary Session 3: Managing Emerging Infectious Disease and AMR Risk across the Livestock Revolution More details
09:30-10:00 BREAK
10:00-12:00
Parallel Session 2.1: Beyond MERS and Zika: Are we Prepared for the Next Big Epidemic? More details
Parallel Session 2.2: AMR: Addressing Excessive and Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics More details
Parallel Session 2.3: Dealing with an Inter-Connected World: Partnerships for Preparedness, Detection and Response during High Visibility Events More details
Parallel Session 2.4: Changing Dynamics: Emerging Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance in an Era of Expanding Global Human Population Growth and Movement More details
Parallel Session 2.5: Reducing the Gap: Addressing Neglected Disease; Neglected Populations More details
12:00-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-15:00
Parallel Session 3.1: To be updated More details
Parallel Session 3.2: Lessons Learned from a One Health Approach to AMR More details
Parallel Session 3.3: Climate Change and Emerging Diseases: The Importance of Resilient Societies More details
Parallel Session 3.4: Shifting Landscapes – Real and Figurative: Understanding How Altered Land Use is Driving Disease Emergence More details
Parallel Session 3.5: Policy Coherence: Effective Partnerships for Global Health More details
15:00-15:30 BREAK
15:30-17:30
Parallel Session 4.1: Moving Forward and Outward: Progress in Implementation of Global Frameworks and Initiatives More details
Parallel Session 4.2: Multi-sectoral Partnerships for Action on AMR More details
Parallel Session 4.3: Community Systems: the Bedrock of Responses to EID and AMR More details
Parallel Session 4.4: Finding the Win-Win Solutions for Better Health from Better Food Systems More details
Parallel Session 4.5: Bringing Solutions into Focus: Harnessing the Power of an Economic Lens More details
18:00-20:30 Welcome Dinner

Welcome Speech by
  • Minister, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
  • President, Mahidol University, Thailand
Dinner Speech by Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA (TBC)
DAY 6 : SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY 2018
09.00-09.30 Closing Session
• Speech by Margaret Chan, Former Director General, World Health Organization, Switzerland (TBC)
09.30-10.30 Synthesis: Summary, Conclusion & Recommendations
10.30-11.00 Statement
11.00-12.00 Closing Performance
12.00-13.30 LUNCH
14:00-16:30 International Organizing Committee (IOC) Meeting for PMAC 2018/2019