Satellite Symposia (Updated June 7, 2012)

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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Optimizing Care in the Immunocompromised Host
Sponsored by Pfizer Ltd.
Thursday, June 14, 2012,  12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Boonmee SATHAPATAYAVONGS (Thailand)
  • The Key Challenges and Issues Faced When Treating Invasive Aspergillosis in Immuncompromised Population: Asian Perspective
    Siriorn WATCHARANANAN (Thailand)
  • Managing Fungal Infections in the Immunocompromised Host: From Diagnosis to Treatment
    Jose VAZQUEZ (USA)
  • Q&A and Discussion
  • Closing Remarks
    Boonmee SATHAPATAYAVONGS (Thailand)
The Value of Broad Implementation of Multivalent Vaccines
Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
Thursday, June 14, 2012,  12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Welcome
    Somsak LOLEKHA, (Thailand)
  • Implementation and Impact of RotaTeq
    Helen MARSHALL (Australia)
  • Q&A Panel
    Moderator: Somsak LOLEKHA (Thailand)
  • GARDASIL
    - Importance or Universal Implementation
    Ken ALEXANDER (USA)
    - Impact of Public Vaccination Programs
    Andrew GRULICH (Australia)
  • Q&A Panel
    Moderator: Somsak LOLEKHA (Thailand)
  • Closing Remarks
    Somsak LOLEKHA (Thailand)
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines for Prevention of Paediatric Pneumococcal Infections - New Data, New Opportunities
Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline
Thursday, June 14, 2012,  12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Welcome & Introduction
    Tawee CHOTPITAYASUNONDH (Thailand)
  • The impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive pneumococcal disease and the remaining challenges
    Richard ADEGBOLA (Belgium)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and prevention of pneumonia – What have we learned?
    Shabir MADHI (South Africa)
  • Otitis media in an era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines – New data, evolving perspectives
    Anne VERGISON (Belgium)
  • Questions & Answers
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Friday, June 15, 2012
Managing Infectious Diseases in 2012 and Beyond
Sponsored by MSD
 Friday, June 15, 2012, 12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Introduction by the Moderator
    Terapong TANTAWICHIEN (Thailand)

    ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP. FROM PAPER TO PATIENT BEDSIDE
  • Implementing antimicrobial stewardship in a hospital setting. A novel initiative by MSD
    Ankur GUPTA (India)
  • Experience sharing of setting up an antimicrobial stewardship programme in a hospital
    Vivek NANGIA (India)

  • Management of invasive fungal infections. From guidelines to practice
    Brian Lakelin JONES (United Kingdom)
  • Test and treat - A new approach to prevent HIV transmission
    Charles FARTHING (Hong Kong, P.R. China)
  • Q & A / Closing
Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease: Celebrating the Past with an Eye on the Future
Sponsored by Pfizer
 Friday, June 15, 2012, 12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Opening remarks
    Raul ISTURIZ (Venezuela)
  • Global burden of pneumococcal disease in children and adults: The need for enhanced protection
    Donald LOW (Canada)
  • Around the world with PCV13: From introduction to emerging evidence of effectiveness in children
    Gregg SYLVESTER (USA)
  • Adult pneumococcal disease prevention: The PCV13 clinical data story
    Raul ISTURIZ (Venezuela)
Paediatric Vaccines: Beyond the basics of rotavirus, varicella and pertussis vaccination
Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline
 Friday, June 15, 2012, 12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Welcome and introduction
    Usa THISAYAKORN (Thailand)
  • Human rotavirus story – Impact from various regions
    Miguel O'RYAN (Chile)
  • Varicella vaccination – Moving towards higher protection with two doses
    Roman PRYMULA (Czech Republic)
  • Improving immunisation strategies to help protect against pertussis throughout life 
    Susanna ESPOSITO (Italy)
  • Overall discussion and Q&A
  • Symposium conclusion
    Usa THISAYAKORN (Thailand)
Effective Adult Vaccination: From Science to Implementation
Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
Friday, June 15, 2012, 18:00 - 20:00hrs
  • Welcome/Introduction
    The Importance of Adult Vaccination
    Kurien THOMAS (India)
  • Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccination
    - Global Burden
    - Country Recommendations
    - Long-term Antibody Persistance
    John GRABENSTEIN (USA)
  • From Vaccine to Vaccination: Clinical Implementation
    David WEBER (USA)
  • Q&A Panel
    Moderator: Kurien THOMAS (India)
  • Herpes Zoster - From Pain to Prevention
    Barbara YAWN (USA)
  • Impact of Herpes Zoster Vaccination on Quality of Life
    Myron LEVIN (USA)
  • Q&A Panel
    Moderator: Eddy BRESNITZ
  • Closing Remarks
    Eddy BRESNITZ (USA)
Managing MRSA and Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections: Rationale and Future Approaches
Sponsored by Pfizer Ltd.
Saturday, June 16, 2012, 12:45 - 14:15hrs
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Visanu THAMLIKITKUL (Thailand)
  • The War against MRSA Nosocomial Pneumonia: Have We Won the Battle So Far, or Has It Just Started?
    Michael NIEDERMAN (USA)
  • Patients with Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections: New Insights into Clinical Results and Treatment Practice
    Edward DOMINGUEZ (USA)
  • Q&A and Discussion
  • Closing Remarks
    Visanu THAMLIKITKUL (Thailand)

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