Conference programme

programme

ESCAIDE 2018 – provisional programme
(as of 16 August 2018)

Download the detailed overview of the parallel sessions on oral and poster presentations:

Time

Day 1, Wednesday 21 November 2018

Day 2, Thursday 22 November 2018

Day 3, Friday 23 November 2018

8:15 -

Registration & coffee

Registration

Registration

9:00-10:30

Welcome (09:00- 09:15)

Plenary A

Keynote address: “New diseases in the ‘Old World’’: Perspectives on pathogen emergence and capacity to respond in Africa and beyond”

 

Dr. John Nkengasong, The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Ethiopia

Prof. Dr. Christian Drosten, Institute of Virology, Campus Charité Mitte, Germany

 

Chair: Prof. Mike Catchpole (ECDC)

Plenary session C: “What have we overlooked in the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Europe?”

 

Prof. Dame Sally C Davies, Chief Medical Officer, United Kingdom

Dr. Michael A. Borg, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

 

Chairs: Prof. Bojana Beović (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) and Dr. Chris Barbara (Mater Dei Hospital, Malta)

Plenary session D: “Respondent driven sampling for communicable disease control”

 

Dr. Mart Stein, Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands

Dr. Lisa G. Johnston, Independent Consultant, Spain

 

Chairs: Dr. Aura Timen (Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment) and Dr. Fehminaz Temel (Public Health Institute of Turkey)

10:30-11:00

Poster mingle & refreshments

Poster mingle & refreshments

Poster mingle & refreshments

11:00-12:40

Parallel sessions

1. Healthcare-associated infections

2. Emerging and vector-borne diseases (1) 

3. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (1): microbiology and whole genome sequencing

Parallel sessions

7. Cholera

8. Food- and water-borne diseases  and zoonoses (3): outbreaks

9. Vaccine-preventable diseases (2): vaccine effectiveness

Parallel sessions

16. HIV, sexually transmitted infections and viral hepatitis (2):  surveillance, screening & intervention

17. Influenza and other respiratory viruses (1):  epidemiology and surveillance

18. Late breakers

12:40 -14:30

Lunch / Career compass

Lunch / EAN General Assembly

Lunch / Eurosurveillance seminar

14:30-15:30

Parallel sessions

4. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (2): epidemiology and surveillance 1

5. International health and migration  

6. Vaccine-preventable diseases (1):  epidemiology and surveillance

Parallel sessions

10. Vaccine-preventable diseases (3):  developments and methods

11. HIV, sexually transmitted infections and viral hepatitis (1): epidemiology and surveillance

12. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (4): epidemiology and surveillance 2

Parallel sessions

19.   Vaccine- preventable diseases (5): preparedness

20. Influenza and other respiratory viruses (2): vaccination

21. Emerging and vector-borne diseases (2)

15:40-16:40

Moderated poster session

1. Antimicrobial resistance  and  healthcare-associated infections: Intervention and assessment

2. Emerging and vector-borne diseases (1)

3. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (1):  Epidemiology- Salmonellosis

4. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (2): Surveillance

5.  Influenza, TB and other respiratory viruses (1):  Surveillance, Incidence and Burden

6.  Sexually transmitted infections (1): Chlamydia, Syphilis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae

7.  Zoonosis

8.  Vaccine- preventable diseases (1):  Implementation and modelling

Moderated poster session

9. Antimicrobial resistance (Epidemiology and Surveillance)

10. Emerging and vector-borne diseases (2): International health

11. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (3):  Hepatitis and viral infection

12. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses ( 4):  Epidemiology and Outbreaks 1

13. Healthcare-associated infections (1): Epidemiology and Surveillance

14. Sexually transmitted infections (2), HIV and Viral Hepatitis: Surveillance

15. Influenza, TB and other respiratory viruses (2):  Vaccination and interventions

16. Vaccine- preventable diseases (2):  Epidemiology and Surveillance

Moderated poster session

17.  Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (5): Epidemiology and Outbreaks 2

18. Food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses (6): Surveillance systems

19. Healthcare-associated infections (2): Surveillance 2

20. Sexually transmitted infections (3): Intervention

21. Vaccine- preventable diseases (3): Burden of disease

22. Vaccine- preventable diseases (4):  Vaccine effectiveness

23. Policy  approaches and evaluation

24. Late breakers

 

16:40-17:00

Poster mingle & refreshments

Poster mingle & refreshments

Poster mingle & refreshments

17:00-18:30

Plenary session B: “Sequencing for Public Health; the four S’s (sensing, surveillance, source attribution, and sharing)”

 

Prof. Nicholas J. Loman, Birmingham University, United Kingdom

TBC

 

Chairs: Dr. Osamah Hamouda (Robert Koch Institute, Germany), Amrish Baidjoe (Imperial College London, UK ), Dr. João André Carriço  (Medical University of Lisbon, Portugal)

 

 

Parallel sessions

13. Antimicrobial resistance

14. Tuberculosis

15. Vaccine- preventable diseases (4): vaccine uptake and coverage

Plenary session E: “Intercontinental response to emerging health threats: capacity and coordination”

 

Dr. Nada Ghosn, Ministry of Public Health, Lebanon

Dr. Teresa Zakaria, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, Switzerland

 

Chairs: Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove (WHO), Dr. Marion Muehlen (ECDC) and Prof. Karl Ekdahl (ECDC)

 

Reception  (18:45- 21:00)

BarCamp (18:45- 20:00)

Closing Ceremony and EAN prizes award (18:30- 18:40)

 

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