Scientific Program

Symposium 1
09:00 ~ 11:00 Antimicrobial resistance of Gram positive bacteria
Chairperson: Jung Mogg Kim (Korea), David Lye (Singapore)
S1-1 Understanding and overcoming persistent staphylococcal infections
Andrew Edwards, Imperial College London, UK
S1-2 Treating multidrug-resistant S. aureus
Vance Fowler, Duke Department of Medicine, USA
S1-3 New Approaches to the Management of Gram-Positive Infections
Michael Rybak, Wayne State University, USA
S1-4 Biofilm formation and antimicrobial resistance in osteoarticular infection by staphylococci:
Kyung-Hwa Park, Chonnam National University Hospital, Korea
Symposium 2
09:00 ~ 11:00 Emerging infectious diseases/Global health
Chairperson: Chang-Yong Cha (Korea), Hoan Jong Lee (Korea)
S2-1 Vaccines for Aedes mosquito-transmitted Arboviruses
In-Kyu Yoon, International Vaccine Institute
S2-2 New microbes in humans, a new era
Didier Raoult, IHU Mediterranee Infection, France
S2-3 GeoSentinel: a novel surveillance strategy for emerging infectious diseases
David Hamer, Boston University Schools of Public Health and Medicine, USA
S2-4 International travel and spread of infectious diseases
Joon Sup Yeom, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
Symposium 3
09:00 ~ 11:00 Infection Prevention and Control
Chairperson: Myoung-don Oh (Korea), Robin Patel (USA)
S3-1 How can NGS help in nosocomial outbreak investigations?
Stephan Harbarth, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
S3-2 The role of environmental cleaning to reduce MDROs
Anucha Apisarnthannarak, Thammasat University Hospital, Thailand
S3-3 Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae-The ideal and the Real
Jin-Hong Yoo, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, Korea
S3-4 Surveillance of surgical site infection: present and future
Doo Ryeon Chung, Samsung Medical Center, Korea
Plenary Lecture 1
11:10 ~ 11:50 Chairperson: Dennis Dixon (USA), Jun Hee Woo (Korea)
P1-1 Novel digital technologies in the control of infectious diseases
Jae-Hoon Song, Asia Pacific Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Korea
Plenary Lecture 2
11:50 ~ 12:30 Chairperson: Dennis Dixon (USA), Jun Hee Woo (Korea)
P2-1 Paradigm Shift in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
Jae-Joon Yim, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
Symposium 4
16:00 ~ 17:30 Antimicrobial stewardship
Chairperson: Sungmin Kim (Korea), Vance Fowler (USA)
S4-1 Core elements for antimicrobial stewardship and CDC's assessment
Arjun Srinivasan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
S4-2 Management of MRSA bacteremia with antimicrobial stewardship program
Tetsuya Yagi, Nagoya University Hospital, Japan
S4-3 Latest evidence based strategies in antimicrobial stewardship: old drugs, new drugs and less is more
David Lye, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Symposium 5
16:00 ~ 17:30 One health: Human, Animal, and Environment Interfaces in Influenza virus
Chairperson: Youngmee Jee (Korea), Eung Soo Hwang (Korea)
S5-1 One health: Human and Influenza virus interfaces
Woo-Joo Kim, Korea University College of Medicine, Korea
S5-2 One health: Animal and Influenza virus interfaces
Youn-Jeong, Lee, Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Korea
S5-3 One health: the Hong Kong experience with Influenza
Benjamin Cowling, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Symposium 6
16:00 ~ 17:30 Congenital infections
Chairperson: Kyung-Hyo Kim (Korea), Cheng-Hsun Chiu (Chinese Taipei)
S6-1 Updates on Congenital CMV Infection
Yae-Jean Kim, Samsung Medical Center, Korea
S6-2 Approach and Management of Perinatal Herpes Virus Infection
David Kimberlin, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
S6-3 Risk and Consequences of Congenital Zika Virus Infection
Tawee Chotpitayasunondh, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Thailand