ESCMID Conference on Escherichia coli: An Old Friend with New Tidings
20 - 22 November 2013, Barcelona, Spain
All conference materials (slides, webcasts) can be found in the ESCMID Online Lecture Library
Participants attending this workshop will learn about the pathogenesis, clinical aspects and treatment of the infections caused by Escherichia coli. In addition, an update on the current mechanisms of resistance to different antimicrobial agents and the transference of resistant determinants in E. coli will be presented.
Call for Abstracts
- Abstracts may be submitted only by email to the Scientific Secretariat before 1st October 2013.
- All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English using UK English spelling.
- Abstracts must contain original material neither published nor presented elsewhere prior to 20 November 2013.
- Please structure your abstract using the following headings:
- The abstract text may not be longer than 2,500 characters, including spaces. Tables, charts and other graphics are permitted and must be in JPG or GIF format and of high resolution.
- Authors will be notified of acceptance by 1st November 2013 by email.
Esther Koplowitz Centre (Esteve Auditorium)
Rosselló Street, 149-153
The conference is targeted to approximately 100 participants including microbiologists, basic research scientists, infectious disease physicians and epidemiologists.
Please download the registration form (see link on the right) and return it to the conference secretariat.
- Before and on 20 September 2013: EUR 300
- After 20 September 2013: EUR 400
- Before and on 20 September 2013: EUR 500
- After 20 September 2013: EUR 600
The registration fee includes the scientific sessions, printed conference material, lunches and coffee breaks, but not travel and accommodation costs.
ESCMID Attendance Grants
ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants preferentially for ESCMID “young scientist members”. The grant covers the registration fee, but not travel or accommodation costs. Please submit your application before 20 September 2013 online on this website (follow the link on the right). Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 4 October 2013.
Please note that attendance grant application does not include registration for the course. Please register separately with the form supplied on the right.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
|15.15||Biofilm of E.coli (Ute Römling, Stockholm, SE)|
|15.45||Pathogenesis of neonatal sepsis by E.coli (Sara Soto, Barcelona, ES)|
|16.15||Virulence of uropathogenic E.coli (James R. Johnson, Minneapolis, US)|
|17.15||Pathogenesis of intestinal infections (James B. Kaper, Baltimore, US)|
|17.45||Transfer of E.coli isolated from animals to humans (Carmen Torres, Logroño, ES)|
|18.15 - 19.30||Oral Communications|
Thursday, 21 November 2013
|08.30||Pathogenecity islands (Ulrich Dobrindt, Würzburg, DE)|
|09.00||Vaccines (Ann-Mari Svennerholm, Gothenburg, SE)|
|09.30||Worldwide resistance in E. coli (Rafael Cantón, Madrid, ES)|
|10.00||Quinolone resistance in E. coli (Jordi Vila, Barcelona, ES)|
|11.00||E. coli strains producing extended-spectrum ß-lactamases (Luis Martínez-Martínez, Santander, ES)|
|11.30||Is AMPC-producing E. coli an increasing problem? (Christian Giske, Stockolm, SE)|
|12.00||Carbapenemase-producing E. coli (Thierry Naas, Paris, FR)|
|12.30||Role of efflux pumps in antimicrobial resistance of E. coli (Len Almaral, Szeged, HU)|
|13.00 - 15.00||Lunch|
|15.00||Genetic elements carrying resistant determinants in E. coli (Alessandra Carattoli, Rome, IT)|
|Clinical Aspects I|
|15.30||E. coli and inflammatory bowel diseases (Margarita Martínez, Girona, ES)|
|16.00||Infections by EHEC: to treat or not to treat? (Martin Nitschke, Lübeck, DE)|
|16.30 - 18.00||Oral Communications|
Friday, 22 November 2013
|Clinical Aspects II|
|09.00||E. coli as cause of diarrhea in low-income countries (Ignasio Mandomando, Manhiça, MZ)|
|09.30||Urinary tract infection by E. coli: what is new? (Antonia Andreu, Barcelona, ES)|
|10.00||How to treat infections caused by multidrug resistant E. coli (Jesús Rodriguez-Baño, Seville, ES)|
|11.00||Plasticity of the genome of E. coli: Can we define specific pathotypes? (Fernando Baquero, Madrid, ES)|
|12.00||Delivery of Certificates|