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Time Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
0700 – 1000 Registration
1000 – 1030 Opening Ceremony
1030 – 1100 Keynote / Plenary 1: COVID-19 Prof Cao Bin, China
1100 – 1130 Keynote / Plenary 2: Advances in Influenza Therapeutics Prof Frederick Hayden, United States of America
1130 – 1200 Satellite Symposium: The glimpse of glistening solutions for MDRO infections in Asia
Supported by Pfizer
Satellite Symposium
Supported by GSK
Satellite Symposium
Supported by BD
1200 – 1230
1230 – 1430 Concurrent Symposia 1
Rapid Diagnostics
Concurrent Symposia 2
Hot Topics in Microbiology
Concurrent Symposia 3
MERS CoV, Avian Influenza and
Other Respiratory Viruses
1230 – 1300 From Answers in Days to Answers in Minutes
Prof Robin Patel, United States of America
Utility of typing Carbapenemases
Prof David Paterson, Australia
Emerging Adenovirus Threats:
Vaccine and Antiviral Interventions

Prof Gregory Gray, United States of America
1300 – 1330 Rapid Diagnosis for Bacterial Resistance
Prof Yohei Doi, Japan
Advances in Laboratory Mycology
Prof Arunaloke Chakrabarti, India
Novel Influenza Viruses
Prof Kanta Subbarao, Australia
1330 – 1400 Rapid Diagnosis: Where Engineering
meets Infectious Diseases

Prof Jackie Y. Ying, Singapore
What is the role of Classical Virology?
Prof Malik Peiris, Hong Kong SAR
Community MERS CoV: Clinical Aspects and Diagnosis
Prof Ziad Memish, Saudi Arabia
1400 – 1430 Rabbit: Randomised Trial of
Rapid Diagnosis in Bacteraemia

Dr Shawn Vasoo, Singapore
Topic title coming soon!
Prof Andreas Voss, Netherlands
Nosocomial MERS CoV and Hospital Response
Prof Doo Ryeon Chung, Republic of Korea
1430 – 1630 Concurrent Symposia 4
Hot Topics in Infection Control
Concurrent Symposia 5
One Health In Infectious Diseases
Concurrent Symposia 6
Transplant Infectious Diseases
1430 – 1500 WHO role Infection Prevention and Control
Prof Wing Hong Seto, Hong Kong SAR
Topic title coming soon!
Prof Malik Peiris, Hong Kong SAR
Role of Prophylaxis in the Era of Amr
Prof Tan Ban Hock, Singapore
1500 – 1530 Myths in Infection Prevention and Control
Prof Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Thailand
One Health Amr And Human Health
A/Prof Direk Limmathurotsakul, Thailand
Antifungal Stewardship
Prof Monica Slavin, Australia
1530 – 1600 Evidence based MRSA Control
Prof Yee Chun Chen, Taiwan
One Health Amr in the Environment*
A/Prof Karina Gin, Singapore
Parasitology in Transplantation
Dr Siriorn Watchanaranan, Thailand
1600 – 1630 Update in Sterilisation
A/Prof Moi Lin Ling, Singapore
Mitigating Future Pandemics:
New Threats and Strategies to Consider
Prof Gregory Gray, United States of America
Viral Hepatitis In Transplantation
Prof Vincent Cheng, Hong Kong SAR
1630 – 1700 Teabreak / Exhibitors’ Product Showcase
1700 – 1730 Keynote / Plenary 3: Innovation in AMS Prof Alison Holmes, United Kingdom
1730 – 1800 Keynote / Plenary 4: Bat Viruses and the Next Outbreak Prof Linfa Wang, Singapore
1800 – 1930 Public Health Response on COVID Paediatric ID
Public Health Response in Singapore
A/Prof Vernon Lee, Singapore
Syndromic Testing
Prof Cheng Hsun Chiu, Taiwan
Public Health Response in Taiwan
Dr Yi-Chun (Philip) Lo, Taiwan
Hand Food And Mouth Diseases
Dr Mong How Ooi, Malaysia
Public Health Response in New Zealand
Speaker coming soon!
1930 – 2000 Satellite Dinner
Supported by Pfizer
Satellite Dinner
Supported by A Menarini
2000 – 2030
Time Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
0700 – 1000 Registration
0900 – 0930 Meet the Experts / Breakfast Symposium: Current status of ESBL – producing bacterial infections by Japanese Society for Chemotherapy
by Japanese Society for Chemotherapy
Meet the Experts / Breakfast
Symposium
Meet the Experts / Breakfast
Symposium
0930 – 1000
1000 – 1030 Keynote / Plenary 5: Assessing the Value of New Diagnostics Prof Robin Patel, United States of America
1030 – 1100 Keynote / Plenary 6: The Promise of MRNA Vaccine Speaker coming soon!
1100 – 1130 Teabreak / Exhibitors’ Product Showcase
1130 – 1330 Concurrent Symposia 7
Clinical Implications of Microbiome
Concurrent Symposia 8
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Concurrent Symposia 9
Mycology
1130 – 1200 Fungal Microbiome In Lung Diseases
Dr Sanjay Chotirmall, Singapore
Viral Hepatitis Co-Infections
Prof Sharon Lewin, Australia
New Risk Factors for Invasive Aspergillosis
Prof Monica Slavin, Australia
1200 – 1230 Implications of Environmental Microbiome
A/Prof Niranjan Nagarajan, Singapore
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis HIV
Prof Andrew Grulich, Australia
Pre-Emptive Antifungal in Febrile Neutropenia
Prof Yee Chun Chen, Taiwan
1230 – 1300 Utility of Metagenomics in Clinical Infectious Diseases
Prof Siew Chien Ng, Hong Kong SAR
New Haart
Prof Kiat Ruxrungtham, Thailand
Candida Auris
Prof Arunaloke Chakrabarthi, India
1300 – 1330 Next Generation Sequencing: First Diagnostic One-stop Shop in Clinical Microbiology
Prof John Rossen, Netherlands
HIV Decriminalisation
Prof Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Malaysia
Updates on Fungal Diagnostics
Dr Tan Yen Ee, Singapore
1330 – 1430 Satellite Symposium: The evolutional and emerging issues for optimizing invasive mould infections management in Asia
Supported by Pfizer
Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
Supported by A Menarini
1330 – 1400
1400 – 1430
1430 – 1630 Concurrent Symposia 10
Hot Topics in Antimicrobial Stewardship
Concurrent Symposia 11
Malaria
Concurrent Symposia 12
Vector Borne Infections
1430 – 1500 Implementation barriers in antimicrobial stewardship in the US
Dr Arjun Srinivasan, United States of America
Plasmodium Vivax
A/Prof Tsin Wen Yeo, Singapore
Ticks and Fleas
Dr MacKenzie L. Kwak, Singapore
1500 – 1530 ASP in Paediatrics
Prof Cheng-Hsun Chiu, Taiwan
Plasmodium Knowlesi
Dr Timothy William, Malaysia
Chikungunya and Zika
A/Prof Lisa Ng, Singapore
1530 – 1600 Does ASP Work?
Prof Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Thailand
Immune Response and Malaria
Prof Laurent Renia, Singapore
Dengue
Prof Eng Eong Ooi, Singapore
1600 – 1630 Advancing the integration AMS and infection prevention
Prof Alison Holmes, United Kingdom
Drug Resistance and Malaria
Prof Nicholas Day, Thailand
Arboviruses in Asia
Dr Sherry Moi, Japan
1630 – 1700 Teabreak / Exhibitors’ Product Showcase
1700 – 1730 Keynote / Plenary 7: Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts Prof Tan Ban Hock, Singapore
1730 – 1800 Keynote / Plenary 8 HIV Cure: Are We Any Nearer? Prof Sharon Lewin, Australia
1800 – 1900 Oral Presentation 1 Viral Hepatitis
Hepatitis B Cure
Prof Seng Gee Lim, Singapore
Hepatitis C Elimination
Prof Margaret Hellard, Australia
1900 – 2000 Satellite Dinner Satellite Symposium: COVID 19 Treatment Satellite Dinner
1930 – 1930 Topic title coming soon!
Prof Peter Horby, United Kingdom
1930 – 2000 Topic title coming soon!
Dr H. Clifford Lane, United States of America
Time Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
0700 – 1000 Registration
0900 – 0930 Meet the Experts / Breakfast
Symposium
Meet the Experts / Breakfast
Symposium
Meet the Experts / Breakfast Symposium:
Management of COVID-19 in Japan by Japanese Society for Chemotherapy
by Japanese Society for Chemotherapy
0930 – 1000
1000 – 1030 Keynote / Plenary 9: Global And Local Challenges In AMR Prof Ramanan Laxminarayan, United States of America
1030 – 1100 Keynote / Plenary 10: New Antibiotics Prof David Paterson, Australia
1100 – 1130 Teabreak / Exhibitors’ Product Showcase
1130 – 1330 Concurrent Symposia 13
Amr Human Health
Concurrent Symposia 14
Tuberculosis and Mycobacteria
Concurrent Symposia 15
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring / PK PD
1130 – 1200 Treatment of XDR And PDR Gram Negative Bacteria
Prof Po Ren Hsueh, Taiwan
Corticosteroid in Tuberculosis
Prof Guy Thwaites, Vietnam
Optimising PK PD For Antimalarials
Prof Nicholas Day, Thailand
1200 – 1230 Control of XDR Acinetobacter Baumannii
Prof Vincent Cheng, Hong Kong SAR
Immunomodulation in Tuberculosis
Dr Catherine Ong, Singapore
TDM in Antifungals
Prof Deborah JE Marriott, Australia
1230 – 1300 Role of Surveillance in Combating AMR
Prof Jae Hoon Song, Republic of Korea
MDR TB in Singapore
A/Prof Cynthia Chee, Singapore
TDM in Beta-Lactams
Prof Jason Roberts, Australia
1300 – 1330 Epidemiology and Transmission of Carbapenem-Resistant Hypervirulent Klebsiella Pneumoniae
Prof Hui Wang, China
Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria In Asia
Prof Po Ren Hsueh, Taiwan
TDM in Sepsis
Prof Jeffrey Lipman, Australia
1330 – 1430 Satellite Symposium: The effective management of infections in community
Supported by Pfizer
Satellite Symposium: Immune Response to COVID Satellite Symposium
1330 – 1400 Topic title coming soon!
A/Prof Lisa Ng, Singapore
1400 – 1430 Topic title coming soon!
Dr Antonio Bertoletti, Singapore
1430 – 1630 Concurrent Symposia 16
Utility of Genome Sequencing
Concurrent Symposia 17
SARS COV2 in Singapore
Concurrent Symposia 18
Vaccines
1430 – 1500 Genomic Sequencing in Bacteria
Prof Yohei Doi, Japan
Role of National Centre in Emerging Infections
Prof Leo Yee Sin, Singapore
Novel Strategies Influenza Vaccination
Dr Barnaby Young, Singapore
1500 – 1530 Genomic Sequencing in MERS CoV
Dr Waleed Abdurhman Al-Jabr, Saudi Arabia
How SARS COV2 evolves
Dr Sebastian Maurer-Stroh, Singapore
Vaccines for Flaviviruses
Prof Annelies Wilder-Smith, United Kingdom
1530 – 1600 Genomic Sequencing in Infection Control
Prof John Rossen, Netherlands
Infection control in SARS COV2
Dr Kalisvar Marimuthu, Singapore
Rotavirus Vaccine Rollout
Prof Gagandeep Kang, India
1600 – 1630 Advances in Genomic Sequencing
A/Prof Niranjan Nagarajan, Singapore
COVID Diagnostic
Dr Shawn Vasoo, Singapore
Poliomyelitis Endgame or Measles Resurgence
Prof David Heymann, United Kingdom
1630 – 1700 Teabreak / Exhibitors’ Product Showcase
1700 – 1730 Closing Ceremony
1730 – 1800 Presentation Of Awards:
1. Best Oral And Poster Presenters, 2. SIDS Institut Mérieux Young Investigator Award, 3. APCCMI Institut Mérieux Young Investigator Award
1800 – 1830

Note:
Programme is updated as of 21 April 2021
The programme may be subject to change without prior notice.
*Speaker pending confirmation