TENTATIVE TIMETABLE

Thursday, February 13, 2020

 

17:00  Registration opens at the Mariott at Metro Center

18:00  Meet & Greet

Friday, February 14, 2020

08:00  Registration, poster viewing and visit the exhibition

09:00 - 11:00  SESSION 1 - FLAVIVIRUSES INTERACTION

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE:

FRIEND OR FOE: ANTIBODY RESPONSES TO DENGUE AND ZIKA VIRUS INFECTIONS

Eva Harris, Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA

THE CONTRIBUTION OF ZIKA EPIDEMIC TO FLAVIVIRUSES RESEARCH (IMPROVING DIAGNOSIS, NON-MOSQUITOES TRANSMISSION, VIRAL TERATOGENY)

TBA

PAPERS ACCEPTED FROM ABSTRACTS

TBA

 

11:00 Coffee, poster viewing and visit the exhibition    

 

11:30 - 13:00  SESSION 2  - EPIDEMIOLOGY

AEDES TRANSMITTED DISEASES - BEYOND FLAVIVIRUSES

Duane J. Gubler, Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

THE CHANGING EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AEDES RELATED INFECTIONS

TBA

YELLOW FEVER IN SOUTH AMERICA

TBA

AEDES-BORNE INFECTIONS IN THE GULF COUNTRIES

Eskild Petersen, Tropical Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
& Department of Infectious Diseases, The Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Friday, February 14, 2020

 

11:30 - 13:00 SESSION 2  - EPIDEMIOLOGY CONT.

DEBATE:

SHOULD WE (CONTINUE) SCREENING FOR ZIKA IN PREGNANT WOMEN (LOCAL, TRAVELERS)

TBA

 

PAPERS ACCEPTED FROM ABSTRACTS

TBA

 

13:00 - 15:00  COMPANY SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

TBA

 

15:00 - 17:00 SESSION 3  - VACCINES

KEYNOTE LECTURE:

DENGUE VACCINES UPDATE

TBA

 

DENGUE VACCINE

TBA

 

ZIKA VACCINE

TBA

                

ZIKA HYPER IMMUNE GLOBULIN

TBA

ANTI-ZIKA VIRUS HYPER-IMMUNE IGGS IN MICE MODEL

Yuval Sagiv, Kamada, Israel

 

PAPERS ACCEPTED FROM ABSTRACTS

TBA

Saturday, February 15, 2020

 

09:00 - 11:00  SESSION 4 - AEDES ENTOMOLOGY AND CONTROL

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE:

PREDICTING THE FUTURE DISTRIBUTION OF AEDES MOSQUITOES AND RELATED VIRUSES

Moritz KraemerDepartment of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

WOLBACHIA-INFECTED MOSQUITOES - WHERE WE ARE

TBA

 

THE SPECTRUM OF VIRUSES CAPABLE TO INFECT AEDES

TBA

 

THE INTERACTION OF THE VIRUS AND ITS HOST

TBA

NEW PESTICIDE FORMULATIONSAGAINST MOSQUITO LARVAE WITH LOWER TOXICITYAND WITHOUT REDUCTION OF EFFICACY

TBA

 

11:00  Coffee, poster viewing and visit the exhibition

 

11:30 - 13:00 SESSION 5 - CLINICAL ASPECTS

KEYNOTE LECTURE:

ZIKA-LONG TERM FOLLOW UP ON ZIKA-INFECTED INFANTS

TBA

 

ALPHAVIRUSES ARTHROPATHY

Lin ChenDirector, Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA

DENV SEXUAL TRANSMISSION

Martin P. Grobusch, Chair, Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine; Head, Center for Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Division of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

DENGUE IN TRAVELERS, GEOSENTINEL DATA

TBA

 

DEBATE: DENGUE - ADE & THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SECOND INFECTION

Pro: TBA

Con: Eli Schwartz, The Center for Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

 

13:00 - 15:00  COMPANY SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM

TBA

 

15:00 - 17:00  SESSION 6 - DIAGNOSIS & LABORATORY ASPECTS

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE:   

SEVERE DENGUE-HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Scott Halstead, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA

 

THE ANTIBODIES ENHANCEMENT PHENOMENA IN THE LAB

Tomer Hertz, Israel

DIAGNOSIS OF ZIKA VIRUS IN ISRAELI TRAVELERS – CAN WE SAFELY GET PREGNANT?

Yaniv Lustig, Israel


MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS AND SURVEILLANCE OF DENGUEVIRUSES

John WA Rossen, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infection Prevention, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands 

DENGUE RAPID TEST FOR POTENTIAL DENGUE VACCINE RECIPIENTS

TBA

PAPERS ACCEPTED FROM ABSTRACTS

TBA

Sunday, February 16, 2020

 

09:00 - 11:00  SESSION 7 - VIROLOGY - BASIC ASPECTS

YELLOW FEVER VACCINE-FRACTIONAL DOSE

Annelies Wilder Smith, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Consultant, WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research

 

YELLOW FEVER VACCINE-FRACTIONAL DOSE: FIELD EVALUATION

TBA

 

YELLOW FEVER IN BRAZIL – MOLECULAR ANALYSIS

TBA 

 

WHY IS THERE NO YELLOW FEVER IN ASIA?

TBA 

 

PAPERS ACCEPTED FROM ABSTRACTS

TBA

11:30 - 13:00  SESSION 8 -  CONCLUSION: LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING FARWARD

THE CONTRIBUTION OF ZIKA EPIDEMIC TO FLAVIVIRUSES RESEARCH (IMPROVING DIAGNOSIS, NON-MOSQUITOES TRANSMISSION, VIRAL TERATOGENY)

TBA

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