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13th ICID - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia- June 19-22, 2008
  Held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Satellite Symposia (Updated 1 April 2008)

The Role of Pneumococcal Vaccination in an Era of Antibiotic Resistance and Pandemic Influenza
Friday, June 20, 2008, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Banquet Hall
Sponsored by Wyeth
  • Impact of PCV7 on Infections Caused by Antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Ron Dagan, ISRAEL
  • Antibiotic Resistance
    Jae-Hoon Song, SOUTH KOREA
  • Is There Still a Need for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics in the PCV Era?
    Ron Dagan, ISRAEL
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Pneumonia
    Keith P. Klugman, USA
  • The Future of Pneumococcal Disease Prevention
    Bernard Fritzell, FRANCE

Update in Emerging Infectious Diseases 2008
Friday, June 20, 2008, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Room 301
Organized by ProMED-mail

  • Viral Diseases
    Tom Yuill, USA
  • Bacterial Diseases
    Larry Lutwick, USA
  • Parasitic Diseases
    Eskild Petersen, DENMARK
  • Zoonotic Diseases
    Arnon Shimshony, ISRAEL
  • Mekong Basin Regional Update (PRO/MBDS)
    Marjorie Pollack, USA
  • Mapping and Data Aggregation on Healthmap
    John Brownstein, USA
  • Plant Disease Update and Why You Should Care
    Dagmar Hanold, AUSTRALIA
Life-threatening Infections in Immunocompromised Patients
Friday, June 20, 2008, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Plenary Theatre
Sponsored by Pfizer
  • Trends & Challenges in the Management of Infection in Immunocompromised Patients in Asia
    Christopher Lee, MALAYSIA
  • Treatment of Aspergillosis: IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Thomas Patterson, USA
  • Early Antifungal Treatment: Rationale & Advantages
    Monica Slavin, AUSTRALIA
Advances in Vaccination: 21st Century Solutions to Age-Old Diseases
Friday, June 20, 2008, 18:00 - 20:00hrs, Banquet Hall
Sponsored by Novartis Vaccines
  • A Fully Liquid Pentavalent Vaccine: Clinical Experiences and Practical Benefits
    Angela Gentile, ARGENTINA
  • From Drift to Shift: Broad Immunity with MF59®-adjuvanted Influenza Vaccines
    Theodore Tsai, USA
  • Comprehensive Protection Against Invasive Meningococcal Disease
    Terry Nolan, AUSTRALIA
Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Recurrent Infection
Saturday, June 21, 2008, 07:15 - 08:45hrs, Room 304 & 305
Sponsored by CSL Bioplasma
Presenting Organization: Asia Pacific Immunoglobulins in Immunology Expert Group
  • Evaluation of humoral immune function in the patient with recurrent infection
    Mimi Tang, AUSTRALIA
  • Controversies in immunoglobulin replacement for immune deficiency
    Mimi Tang, AUSTRALIA
Animals Need Medicine Too
Saturday, June 21, 2008, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Room 304 & 305
Sponsored by IFAH (International Federation for Animal Health)
  • The Responsible Use of Antimicrobials
    Ching Ching Wu, USA
  • The Importance of Antimicrobials to Animal Health and Public Health
    Yong Ho Park, SOUTH KOREA
Advances in the Development of H5N1 Vaccines and Their Role in Pandemic Planning
Saturday, June 21, 2008, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Plenary Theatre
Sponsored by Baxter BioScience, Vaccines
  • Lessons Learned from the Spanish Flu in 1918
    Lance Jennings, NEW ZEALAND
  • What Could be the Role of Pre-pandemic Vaccination in Today’s Preparedness Planning?
    Jonathan Van Tam, UNITED KINGDOM
  • Vero Cell Technology and H5N1 Influenza Vaccines - An Unique Combination
    Noel Barrett, AUSTRIA
  • Clinical Development of H5N1 Vaccines using Different Strains
    Greg Berezuk, USA
Selecting Empiric Antibiotic Therapy in an Era of Multi-Drug Resistance
- Is the Cupboard Really Bare?

Saturday, June 21, 2008, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Banquet Hall
Sponsored by Wyeth
  • Global Resistance Trends and the Potential Impact on Empirical Therapy
    Raul Isturiz, VENEZUELA
  • What's New on the Antimicrobial Horizon?
    Jae-Hoon Song, SOUTH KOREA
  • A Review of Tigecyline: The First Glycylcycline
    Lance R. Peterson, USA
Bridging the Gap: Global Advances in Pediatric Vaccination
Saturday, June 21, 2008, 18:00 - 20:00hrs, Plenary Theatre
Sponsored by GSK
  • From Prompt Infant Protectionwith Infanrix to Routine Pertussis Boosters
  • Optimizing Vaccination Strategy and Control of Varicella 
  • Ready to Conquer Rotavirus Worldwide: A Vaccine with Demonstrated Global Efficacy
  • New Asian Efficacy Data with Rotarix
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