SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM
January 21st 2021
09.00 - 09.20
Welcome and introduction - M.Bassetti (Italy)
SYMPOSIUM: ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP (AMS): TODAY AND TOMORROW
Moderator: F.Menichetti (Italy)
09.20 - 09.40
  • Global epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance - S. Stefani (Italy)
09.40 - 10.00
  • Worldwide AMS programs at the time of Covid 19 - A. Brink (South Africa)
10.20 - 10.40
  • Avantages and disadvantages of AMS approaches - M.V. Villegas (Colombia)
10.40 - 11.00
  • Antifungal Stewardship - E. Bouza (Spain)
ROUND TABLE: GENERAL RULES OF ANTIMICROBIAL USE IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS
Moderator: T. Calandra (Switzerland)
11.00 - 11.10
  • Risk stratification in empirical treatment - P. Montravers (France)
11.10 - 11.20
  • The importance of an appropriate empirical treatment - J.F. Timsit (France)
11.20 - 11.30
  • PK/PK rules - F. Pea (Italy)
11.30 - 11.40
  • Role of new antimicrobials - D.P. Nicolau (Usa)
11.40 - 11.50
  • Role of old antibiotics - G. Dimopoulos (Greece)
11.50 - 12.00
  • Discussion
SYMPOSIUM: GRAM-NEGATIVE INFECTIONS AND ADEQUATE TREATMENT
Moderator: A. Soriano (Spain)
12.00 - 12.15
  • ESBL and AmpC - Y. Carmeli (Isreal)
12.15 - 12.30
  • CRE - F. Menichetti (Italy)
12.30 - 12.45
  • P. aeruginosa - S. Kani (Lebanon)
12.45 - 13.00
  • A. baumannii - P.L. Viale (Italy)
13.00 - 14.00
BREAK
SYMPOSIUM: FUNGAL INFECTIONS IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS AND HEMATOLOGICAL PATIENTS
Moderator: P. Munoz (Spain)
14.00 - 14.10
  • Aspergillosis - M. Akova (Turkey)
14.10 - 14.20
  • Invasive candidiasis - T. Calandra (Switzerland)
14.20 - 14.30
  • Rare fungal infection - O.Cornely (Germany)
14.30 - 14.40
  • Profilaxis of fungal infection in haemathologic patients - M. Mikulska (Italy)
14.40 - 14.50
  • Empirical and preempotive therapy in haemathologic patients - L. Pagano (Italy)
14.50 - 15.00
  • Discussion
SYMPOSIUM: UPDATE AND PERSPECTIVES ON DIAGNOSIS, PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL AND THERAPEUTIC ASPECTS OF COVID – 19
Moderator: Mark Wilcox (UK)
15.00 - 15.15
  • Vaccine for Covid-19: Actual and future perspectives - G. Rezza (Italy)
15.15 - 15.30
  • Progress in diagnosis of SARS-Cov 2 - M. Clementi (Italy)
15.30 - 15.45
  • Update on clinical aspects of Covid 19 - C. Tascini (Italy)
15.45 - 16.00
  • Role of antivirals - M. Bassetti (Italy)
16.00 - 16.15
  • Role of corticosteroids and other antinflammatory agents - M. Kollef (Usa)
16.15 - 16.30
  • Role of Monoclonal Antibodies - G. Silvestri (Usa)
16.30 - 16.45
  • Role of ventilation - P. Pelosi (Italy)
16.45 - 17.00
  • Discussion
LECTURES
Moderator: O. Cornely (Germany)
17.00 - 17.30
MRSA superinfection in Covid 19 patients - C. Tascini (Italy)
17.30 - 18.00
Progression in diagnostics in the management of infections - G. Rossolini (Italy)
18.00 - 18.30
Antibiotic treatment of ABSSSI and its complications - M. Dryden(UK)
January 22nd 2021
SYMPOSIUM: THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS IN SEVERE HOSPITAL INFECTIONS DUE TO RESISTANT MICROORGANISMS
Moderator: E. Bouza (Spain)
09.00 - 09.30
  • Covid 19 pandemia influenced the epidemiology of MDR microorganisms? - Soriano (Spain)
09.30 - 10.00
  • Sepsis - M. Tumbarello (Italy)
10.00 - 10.30
  • HAP and VAP - D.P. Nicolau (USA)
10.30 - 11.00
  • Discussion
ROUND TABLE: OVERVIEW OF NEXT GENERATION ANTINFECTIVES AND PLACE IN THERAPY
Moderator: M. Bassetti (Italy)
11.00 - 11.10
  • New antibiotics for Gram positive - J. Garau (Spain)
11.10 - 11.20
  • New agents against C. difficile - M. Wilcox (UK)
11.20 - 11.30
  • New beta lactam/beta lactamase inhibitors - A.F. Shorr (Usa)
11.30 - 11.40
  • New antibiotics for CAP - A. Torres (Spain)
11.40 - 11.50
  • New cephalosporins - M. Bassetti (Italy)
11.50 - 12.00
  • New antifungals - P. Munoz (Spain)
12.00 - 12.40
  • Discussion
12.40 - 13.40
BREAK
13.40 - 14.10
LECTURE: HOW TO TREAT MDR GRAM-NEGATIVE INFECTIONS
Moderator: G. Dimopolous (Greece), M. Bassetti (Italy)
ROUND TABLE: PNEUMONIA: HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE ALPHABET SOUP?
Moderator: F. Timsit (France)
14.10 - 14.20
  • CAP - A.Torres (Spain)
14.20 - 14.30
  • HAP - G. Poulakou (Greece)
14.30 - 14.40
  • vHAP - F. De Rosa (Italy)
14.40 - 14.50
  • VAP - J. A. Paiva (Portugal)
14.50 - 15.10
  • Discussion
SYMPOSIUM: DIFFICULT TO TREAT INFECTIONS (ABDOMINAL, ENDOCARDITIS, PROSTHETIC)
Moderator: P. Montravers (France)
15.10 - 15.25
  • Abdominal infections - D. Eckmann (UK)
15.25 - 15.40
  • Necrotizing fasciitis - G. Dimopoulos (Greece)
15.40 - 15.55
  • Endocarditis - M. Falcone (Italy)
15.55 - 16.10
  • Meningitis and other CNS infections - N. Petrosillo (Italy)
16.10 - 16.25
  • Candidemia and invasive candidiasis - A. Vena (Italy)
16.25 - 16.40
  • Discussion
16.40 - 17.00
CONCLUSION AND TAKE HOME MESSAGES
M. Bassetti (Italy), D.P. Nicolau (Usa)
 

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