ESCMID is proud to announce that a series of 5 open-access websymposia, which will take place in February and early March, starting on Tuesday, 16 February 2021.

 

Each websymposia will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing on the ESCMID YouTube Channel in the days following the live stream.


The websymposia will be listed below as they are announced and made available for registration.

COVID-19 Treatment


Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 CET


Chairpersons:

 

Evelina Tacconelli (University of Verona, Italy)
Jesús Rodríguez-Baño (Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain)

 

Programme:

TimePresentation TitlePresenterAffiliation
16:00 - 16:30Update on drugs with antiviral activityYazdan YazdanpanahBichat Claude Bernard Hospital and Paris Diderot University, France
16:30 - 17:00Updating the available evidence and prospects for immunomodulators and immunosuppressorsL.P.G. (Lennie) DerdeUMC Utrecht, Netherlands
17:00 - 17:30Updating the available evidence and prospects for treatment and management of ventilated patientsMassimo AntonelliUniversità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
17:30 - 18:00Panel DiscussionAll speakers


Pre-registration is essential and places are limited. Register online using the link below.

Register here.

COVID-19 Vaccines


Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 CET


Chairpersons:


Maurizio Sanguinetti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy)

 

Programme:

TimePresentation TitlePresenterAffiliation
17:00 - 17:30SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. The EMA perspectiveMarco Cavalieri European Medicines Agency (EMA)
17:30 - 18:00Nationwide SARS-CoV-2 vaccination strategy: the case of IsraelKhitam MuhsenSchool of Public Health, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Pre-registration is essential and places are limited. Register online using the link below.

Register here.

COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Stewardship


Thursday, 18 February 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 CET


Chairpersons:


Jeroen Schouten (RadboudUMC, Netherlands) 
Jose Ramon Pano-Pardo (Hospital Clínico Universitario 'Lozano Blesa', Zaragoza, Spain).

 

Programme:

TimePresentation TitlePresenterAffiliation
16:00 - 16:30AMS in COVID times: how important is bacterial co-infection and secondary infection in individuals with coronavirus?Timothy M. RawsonImperial College, London, UK
16:30 - 17:00 AMS in COVID times: how relevant is COVID-associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CAPA) and what should be the treatment algorithm? Paul VerweijRadboudUMC, Netherlands
17:00 - 17:30AMS in COVID times: role for biomarkers/rapid diagnostics to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use in COVID patientsLarissa MayUniversity of California, Davis, USA
17:30 - 18:00Why (and how) COVID-19 experience can help us rebuild antimicrobial stewardship programsCéline PulciniNancy University Hospital, France

 

View the replay on the ESCMID YouTube Channel

COVID-19 Diagnostics


Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 CET


Chairpersons:


Maurizio Sanguinetti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy) 
Jacob Moran-Gilad (Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheeva, Israel).

 

Programme:

TimePresentation TitlePresenterAffiliation
16:00 - 16:30Molecular diagnostics for COVID in the vaccine era Gilbert GreubUniversity Hospital Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland
16:30 - 17:00 COVID serology - before, during and after vaccination Mario PlebaniUniversity of Padova, Italy
17:00 - 17:30Laboratory assessment of SARS-CoV2 immunity Bali PulendranStanford University, USA
17:30 - 18:00Tracking SARS-CoV2 variants through large scale genomicsSharon Peacock

University of Cambridge, UK


View the replay on the ESCMID YouTube Channel