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ESCMID Panorama

13th ESCMID Summer School

5 – 12 July 2014, Sigtuna, Sweden

Organised by the ESCMID Education Subcommittee

Summer School Directors
  • Emmi Andersson, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tibor Pál, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

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Educational Material

Presentations from the Summer School 2014 are available in the Online Lecture Library

Summer School Programme

Saturday, 5 July 2014
12.00Registration
17.00Welcome address. Emmi Andersson
17.30Current challenges in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology.
Gunnar Kahlmeter
18.15Clostridium difficile – an old foe in new clothes: pathogenicity, diagnostics & epidemiology. Torbjörn Norén
19.00Welcome reception
Sunday, 6 July 2014
Multidrug-resistant bacteria
08.30Laboratory detection and screening of ESBL and carbapenemase-producing organisms. Patrice Nordmann
09.15MIC interpretation in daily practice. Gunnar Kahlmeter
10.00Coffee break
10.30Pro-Con: Beyond vancomycin: treatment alternatives of MDR Gram-positive infections. Anna Skiada & Evelina Tacconelli
Moderator: Jesús Rodríguez Baño
11.15The basics of PK/PD. Christian Giske
12.00Treatment options of MDR Gram-negatives. Jesús Rodríguez Baño
12.45Lunch break
13.45Student presentations (01-08). Facilitated by Inga Fröding
15.45Coffee break
16.15Small Group Tutorials:
Group A: Jesús Rodríguez Baño
Group B: Tibor Pál
Group C: Sibel Ascioglu
Group D: Anna Skiada
Monday, 7 July 2014
Hepatitis B/C and HIV
08.30Laboratory methods to guide hepatitis B/C treatment. Emmi Andersson
09.15Update on hepatitis C treatment. Karin Lindahl
10.00Coffee break
10.30Diagnosis and laboratory follow-up of HIV infections. Jan Albert
11.15How and when to treat HIV? Jean-Michel Molina
12.00Student presentations (09-12). Facilitated by Jenny Stenkvist
13.00Lunch break
14.00Student presentations (13-20). Facilitated by Jenny Stenkvist
16.00Coffee break
16.15Small Group Tutorials:
Group A: Tibor Pál
Group B: Jesús Rodríguez Baño
Group C: Anna Skiada
Group D: Sibel Ascioglu
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
Epidemiology and infection control
08.30Strains, types, clones and infection control. Tibor Pál
09.15Pro-Con: Screen whom, where, when and how? Infection control of MDR pathogens. Evelina Tacconelli & Jesús Rodríguez Baño
Moderator: Tibor Pál
10.00Antibiotic stewardship: how to implement theory in daily practice.
Evelina Tacconelli
10.45Coffee break
11.15Student presentations (21-24). Facilitated by Peter Bergman
12.15Lunch break
13.30Afternoon excursion with subsequent BBQ dinner at the venue
Wednesday, 9 July 2014
Emerging infections
08.30Flu, birdflu, swineflu: an update. Sibel Ascioglu
09.15Update on the diagnosis of Lyme disease. Eva Ruzic Sabljic
10.00Coffee break
10.30Tick-borne encephalitis in Europe. Sara Gredmark Russ
11.15Vaccination to prevent pandemic flu: lessons to be learned?
Åke Örtqvist
12.00Student presentations (25-28). Facilitated by Caroline Rönnberg
13.00Lunch break
14.00Student presentations (29-36). Facilitated by Caroline Rönnberg
16.00Coffee break
16.15Small Group Tutorials:
Group A: Anna Skiada
Group B: Sibel Ascioglu
Group C: Tibor Pál
Group D: Jesús Rodríguez Baño
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Infections of the immunocompromised
08.30Laboratory diagnosis and susceptibility testing in fungal infections.
Cornelia Lass-Flörl
09.15Pro-Con: Preemptive prophylaxis or treatment of fungal infections in the immunocompromised patient. Sibel Ascioglu & Anna Skiada
Moderator: Murat Akova
10.00Coffee break
10.30Viral infections in haematology patients. Per Ljungman
11.15Parasitic infections of immunocompromised patients. Peter Chiodini
12.00Student presentations (37-40). Facilitated by Murat Akova
13.00Lunch break
14.00Student presentations (41-48). Facilitated by Murat Akova
16.00Coffee break
16.15Small Group Tutorials:
Group A: Sibel Ascioglu
Group B: Anna Skiada
Group C: Jesús Rodríguez Baño
Group D: Tibor Pál
Friday, 11 July 2014
Tuberculosis, career development
08.30Laboratory diagnosis of MDR TB. Pontus Juréen
09.15Challenges in treating MDR TB. Christoph Lange
10.00Coffee break
10.30Presenting your data: how to make a great slideshow. Murat Akova
11.15Writing grant proposals and papers. Jesús Rodríguez Baño
12.00Student presentations (49-52). Facilitated by Tibor Pál
13.00Lunch break
14.00Student presentations (53-60). Facilitated by Tibor Pál
16.00Coffee break
16.15Summer School evaluation and closing words of the Summer School
directors as well as group picture. Emmi Andersson & Tibor Pál
19.00Farewell dinner
Saturday, 12 July 2014
Departures


Interactive Sessions

Pro-Contra Sessions
  • Beyond vancomycin: treatment alternatives of MDR Gram-positive infections. Anna Skiada & Evelina Tacconelli
    Moderator: Jesús Rodríguez Baño
  • Screen whom, where, when and how? Infection control of MDR pathogens. Evelina Tacconelli & Jesús Rodríguez Baño
    Moderator: Tibor Pál
  • Preemptive prophylaxis or treatment of fungal infections in the immunocompromised patient. Sibel Ascioglu & Anna Skiada
    Moderator: Murat Akova
Small Group Tutorials

The audience will split into small groups of 12-15 people for highly interactive work moderated by an experienced facilitator.

Topics:

  • Go by MIC or go by mechanisms in extended beta-lactam treatment susceptibility. Jesus Rodríguez-Baño
  • Congenital infections: diagnosis and management. Tibor Pál
  • Outbreak investigation and control. Sibel Ascioglu
  • Difficult/interesting cases in the community. Anna Skiada
Faculty for Plenary Sessions
  • Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
  • Jan Albert, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Emmi Andersson, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sibel Ascioglu, Ankara, Turkey
  • Peter Chiodini, London, United Kingdom
  • Christian Giske, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sara Gredmark Russ, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Pontus Juréen, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Gunnar Kahlmeter, Växjö, Sweden
  • Christoph Lange, Borstel, Germany
  • Cornelia Lass-Flörl, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Karin Lindahl, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Per Ljungman, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jean-Michel Molina, Paris, France
  • Patrice Nordmann, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Torbjörn Norén, Örebro, Sweden
  • Åke Örtqvist, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tibor Pál, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • Jesús Rodríguez Baño, Seville, Spain
  • Eva Ruzic Sabljic, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Evelina Tacconelli, Tübingen, Germany

 

Faculty for Interactive Sessions
  • Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
  • Sibel Ascioglu, Ankara, Turkey
  • Tibor Pál, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • Jesús Rodríguez Baño, Seville, Spain
  • Anna Skiada, Athens, Greece
  • Evelina Tacconelli, Tübingen, Germany

 

Facilitators for Student Case Presentation Sessions
  • Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
  • Peter Bergman, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Inga Fröding, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tibor Pál, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • Caroline Rönnberg, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jenny Stenkvist, Stockholm, Sweden
Last update: 12 September 2014

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