Scientific Program

Symposium 7
09:00 ~ 11:00 Current controversies in infection control
S7-1 Knowledge gaps in hand hygiene monitoring and efficacy
Stephan Harbarth, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
S7-2 Fight against healthcare-borne flavivirus named HCV
Eun Ju Choo, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Korea
S7-3 Active surveillance based on MDR gram-negative pathogens?
Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Thammasat University Hospital, Thailand
S7-4 Ten-year experience of KONIS
Young Hwa Choi, Ajou University Hospital, Korea
Symposium 8
09:00 ~ 11:00 Current controversies in fungal infections
S8-1 Diagnosis of fungal infections: current status
Jong Hee Shin, Chonnam National University School of Medicine, Korea
S8-2 The newest treatment strategies for candidemia
Thomas Patterson, UT Health San Antonio, USA
S8-3 Epidemiology and approach to management to invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis
Sharon Chen, University of Sydney, Australia
S8-4 Endemic fungal infection in the Asia-Pacific region (in the context of altered immunity)
Louis Chai, National University Health System, Singapore
Symposium 9
09:00 ~ 11:00 Current controversies in HIV infection
S9-1 Preexposure prophylaxis: from science to implementation
Rossana Ditangco, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines
S9-2 Broadly neutralizing antibody for treatment and prevention of HIV infection
Shuzo Matsushita, Center for AIDS Research/ Kumamoto University, Japan
S9-3 Genome editing using programmable nucleases including CRISPR-Cas
Hyongbum Kim, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
S9-4 Achievability of HIV treatment as prevention
Shui Shan Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Plenary Lecture 3
11:10 ~ 11:50 Infection prevention and control: what's new?
Stephan Harbarth, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
Plenary Lecture 4
11:50 ~ 12:30 Rapid diagnostics for infectious diseases: a solution to combat antimicrobial resistance
Robin Patel, Mayo Clinic, USA
Oral Presentation 3
14:00 ~ 15:00 (7 minutes presentation & 3 minutes Q&A)
O3-OI01 Structural and Functional Characterization of a Unique Hypothetical Protein (WP_003901628.1) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A Computational Approach
Reaz Uddin, Pakistan
O3-OI02 The safety of substitution of antiretroviral regimen in nonclinical trial settings in Asian countries
In Young Jung, Korea
O3-OI03 Characteristics of HIV-TB infection in a middle TB burden country
Yan Ting Chua, Singapore
Dewa Ayu Putri Sri Masyeni, Indonesia
O3-OI05 Safety and tolerability of intrathecal liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) in HIV infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis
Gerardo Alvarez-Uria, India
O3-OI06 Non-Aspergillus Invasive Mold Infections in Patients with Hematologic Diseases: 6-year Review of a Single Tertiary Hospital
Hyeonjeong Lee, Korea
Oral Presentation 4
14:00 ~ 15:00 (7 minutes presentation & 3 minutes Q&A)
OO4-CM01 Reporting of Gram Stains Using Digital Imaging : A New Era In Microbiology
Partha De, Singapore
O4-CM02 Rapid identification of drug resistance and genomic mutational analysis of Multidrug Resistance tuberculosis isolates by a reverse hybridization assay
Anand Kumar Maurya, India
Yklym Bolmammedov, Turkmenistan
O4-CM04 Study on the prevalence of pharyngeal gonorrhea in Korean male urethritis patients and molecular characterization
Hyukmin Lee, Korea
O4-CM05 Opportunistic Vaginal Infections Implicated in the Risk for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Charlene Africa, South Africa
O4-CM06 Influence of Antibiotic Consumption on Incidence of Clostridium difficile Infection in a Tertiary Hospital in Korea, 2009-2013
Bongyoung Kim, Korea
Plenary Lecture 5
15:10 ~ 15:50 Tissue injury pathophysiology of severe sepsis
Jaroslaw Zmijewski, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Symposium 10
16:00 ~ 17:30 Molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases
S10-1 Epidemiology of extensively-resistant Gram-negative in Mainland China
Wang Hui, Peking University People's Hospital, PR China
S10-2 Improving the diagnosis and management of serious infection using rapid point-of-care metagenomic sequencing
Justin O'Grady, University of East Anglia, UK
S10-3 NGS for infectious disease diagnosis and surveillance
Robin Patel, Mayo Clinic, USA
Symposium 11
16:00 ~ 17:30 Management of sepsis
S11-1 Protein Synthesis Enzymes as Primary Defense System against Infection
Sunghoon Kim, Seoul National University / Medicinal Bioconvergence Research Center, Korea
S11-2 Resuscitation in sepsis: reexamining the paradigm
Jung-Hyun Choi, Incheon St Mary's Hosp. The Catholic University of Korea, Korea
S11-3 New therapeutic targets for sepsis: better late than never
Jaroslaw Zmijewski, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Symposium 12
16:00 ~ 17:30 Antimicrobial stewardship program
S12-1 The role of Behavioural Sciences in Antibiotic Stewardship
Victor Lim, International Medical University, Malaysia
S12-2 Impact of ASP program on reducing AMR in the hospitals
David Lye, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
S12-3 Computer decision support and surveillance systems for ASP
Jacob Lee, Hallym University Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Korea