Recorded Events

Throughout CEZD's development we have hosted multiple webinars and events, as well as supporting other networks with their online webinars.

Below is a chronological listing of the events we have hosted.

These events can also be found on our YouTube Channel

February 25, 2021

Joint Rapid Qualitative Risk Assessments: SARS-CoV2 and Animals

On February 25, 2021 the CEZD hosted a webinar in which Drs Sharon Calvin and Andrea Osborn presented the methodology and results of joint rapid qualitative risk assessments conducted for SARS-CoV2 and animals.

Joint rapid qualitative risk assessments were undertaken for Companion Animals, Livestock and Farmed Mink using the methodology from the tripartite collaboration of the FAO/OIE/WHO

This process was also the subject of a blog post by the Government of Canada.

The risk assessments supported the work of a collaborative One Health working group lead by the Public Health Agency of Canada; this collaboration and its sub groups developed of guidance for veterinarians on COVID and animals; a specific farmed mink guidance document and surveillance guidelines for farmed mink


January 28, 2021

Adenovirus in North American Cervids

On January 28, 2021 The CEZD monthly call was dedicated to a discussion of the emergence of adenovirus hemorrhagic disease in North American Cervids.

Link to Blog Post

Part 1: Dr Helen Schwantje and Dr Glenna McGregor on Adenoviral Hemorrhagic Disease in Black Tailed Deer in British Columbia.

Part 2: Dr Jennifer Davies Presents Adenoviral Hemorrhagic Disease in a Farmed Elk Calf in Alberta

Part 3: Dr Leslie Willis Woods Presents Adenovirus Hemorrhagic Disease of Deer in California

Part 4: Multiple presentations from members of the Wildlife Health Working Group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

April - October 2020

INKY Webinar Series

2020 was the year that the COVID pandemic prevented the INKY network from holding their face to face conference. 

CEZD supported INKY in the delivery of 16 webinars of some of the presentations that would have been delivered at their 74th annual conference. 

The recordings can all be found on INKY's YouTube Channel.


Topics included: 

Dr Arinjay Banerjee: Racing Time: Uncovering Clues to Understanding SARS-CoV-2 (CoVID19)

Dr. Adam Hering: The management of Psoroptes mites in British Columbian Big Horn Sheep

Dr. Jasmine Dhillon: Instability of food security in the North: The risks of endemic zoonoses

Dr. Janna Shurer: Snakebites in Rwanda: Anti-venom availability and patient management

Ms. Grace Nichol: Knowledge, attitudes & practices of Canadian veterinarians to pet Lyme disease

Dr Robbin Lindsay: The Asian Long-horned Tick: Why do we even care?

Dr Robbin Lindsay: Know thy enemy: Tips for identifying the most common tick species in Canada

Ms. Natalie Bell: Sequencing of environmental influenza A samples from the human-animal interface

Dr Ryan Brook: Modelling and Mitigating at the Wild Pig-Livestock Interface in Canada

Mr Kevin Kuchinski: Recovering wild bird flu genomes: Outbreak prevention & pandemic preparedness

Dr Nadine Vogt:  Raccoons & the epidemiology of zoonoses in Canada

Dr Sarah Robinson: Detection of zoonotic pathogens carried by urban Norway rats in Canada

Dr Robert Adamski: CoVID & Wildlife: Unforeseen Effects… does this affect wildlife rehabilitation?

June 21, 2018

One Health Surveillance Network Evaluation


Dr Simon Ruegg presents: Network Evaluation of One Health: A Systems Approach for better Integration of Interdisciplinary Knowledge.

One Health (OH) is promoted as an approach for health challenges arising from the intertwined spheres of humans, animals and the ecosystems constituting their environment. The EU COST funded “Network for Evaluation of One Health (NEOH)” identified characteristic features of OH initiatives and developed an evaluation framework with tools to assess these characteristics systematically.

March 21, 2018

Wildlife Health Intelligence Platform - Session 2


The following presentation was given by Dr. Jane Parmley from the University of Guelph and Dr. Michele Anholt from the University of Calgary on one of the key initiatives of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative.

This was the second session as a follow-up to the first meeting which was held in late 2017.

November 23, 2017

Wildlife Health Intelligence Platform - Session 1


The following presentation was given by Dr. Jane Parmley from the University of Guelph and Dr. Michele Anholt from the University of Calgary on one of the key initiatives of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative.

This was the first of two sessions and a follow-up to the first meeting was later held in early 2018.

September 28, 2017

Climate Change Hazards Information Portal

On September 28, 2017 CEZD hosted Risk Sciences International to present their Climate Change Hazards Information Portal.
Risk Sciences International is an Ottawa-based company specializing in risk management consulting.

CCHIP is a web-based tool that helps empower organizations of all sizes and capacities to integrate climate change impacts into their planning and design decisions to help protect private and public infrastructure, resources and public health.

July 17, 2017

GIS Based Multicriteria Analysis


On July 17th, 2017, Dr Raju Gautam from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency presented the following: A GIS-based multi-criteria analysis to inform the design of risk-based surveillance for finfish diseases: an example using Whirling Disease.