Research & Projects

ESCMID Panorama

Scientific Programme

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

12:00-14:00

Registration

14:00-15:30

Plenary session: Bioinformatics Tools for Genomic Epidemiology

15:30-16:15

Opening Session

16:15-17:00

Keynote: Origins of diversity in microbial genomes

Speaker: Edward J Feil

17:00-17:30

Coffee break

17:30-18:15

Keynote: Real world epidemiology meets the genome information

Speaker: Jennifer Gardy

18:15-19:00

Keynote: Signals of time and descent in microbial genomes

Speaker: Caroline Colijn

18:15-19:00

Opening Reception

Thursday, 10 March 2016

8:30-10:00

Plenary session: Genomics and adaptation to the host and man-made environments

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-12:00

Plenary session: Epidemiology and Public Health – Outbreaks

12:00-14:30

Lunch and Poster Session I

14:30-15:30

Industry Session: Sponsored Talks by Applied Maths and Biomérieux

15:30-17:00

Plenary session: Food , Zoonotic and Environmental Microbial Risks

17:00-17:30

Coffee break

17:30-19:00

Plenary session: Novel Diagnostics and Typing methodologies

Friday, 11 March 2016

8:30-10:00

Plenary session: Microbial Population Genomics

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-12:00

Plenary session: Antimicrobial resistance and Mobile Genetic Elements

12:00-13:30

Lunch and Poster Session I

13:30-14:30

Discussion session: Genomic Epidemiology Ontologies

14:30-15:30

Discussion session: Need for universal nomenclatures for strain/lineage identification

15:30-17:00

Plenary session: Epidemiology and Public Health : Surveillance

17:00-17:30

Coffee break

17:30-19:00

Plenary session: Late Breaker Abstracts session

Saturday, 12 March 2016

8:30-10:00

Plenary session: Molecular epidemiology and Public Health

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-11:15

Keynote: Rapid evolutionary forces: the importance of mobile genetic elements

Speaker: Fernando de la Cruz

11:15-12:00

Keynote: Disruptive technologies in infectious disease epidemiology: the future

Speaker: Nick Loman

12:00-12:30

Closing Session

12:30-13:30

Beer Break sponsored by Applied Maths