PROGRAM (last update on 26 May 2014)
TUESDAY 14 JANUARY 2015 - Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Training
08:20-16:30
Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Training - more information
WEDNESDAY 14 JANUARY 2015
07.00-08.00
Registration
08.00-08.30
Opening ceremony
Mr. Phan Wannamethee
Mr. Phan Wannamethee
Secretary General, Thai Red Cross Society
08.30-09.00
HIV prevalence and incidence in Asia: Evidence-based strategies to curb the epidemic
09.00-09.30
Early HIV detection: Bridging the gap between people-at-risk, technology and testing programs
Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Program Coordinator, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center, Bangkok, Thailand
09.30-10.00
Finding a cure for HIV: What can Asia do?
Break
10.30-11.00
Linkage and retention in HIV care: Time to think outside the box
11.00-11.30
The latest in PMTCT and Pediatric treatment guidelines
Associate Professor Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
Associate Professor Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
HIV-NAT and the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
11.30-12.00
Coordinating public policies for ending AIDS: the experience from Thailand
12.00-13.30
Satellite Lunch Symposium
13.30-16.30
WORKSHOP
Ballroom:
Complications/Opportunistic Infections Workshop Day 1
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Meeting room 1-2:
Hepatitis C HIV Co-infection workshop: Treatment update, challenges and the unmet need
Meeting room 3-4:
Pediatric
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
THURSDAY JANUARY 15, 2015
08.30-09.00
Adult HIV treatment guidelines: What’s new?
09.00-09.30
Antiretroviral treatment failure: A new paradigm in patient management
09.30-10.00
Best practices for managing tuberculosis and cryptococcosis in resource-limited settings
Break
10.30-11.00
Task shifting Strategies : How to make it work for Asia
Tanya C. Do, MN, NP
Tanya C. Do, MN, NP
Nurse Practitioner, HIV-NAT, TRCARC, Bangkok, Thailand
11.00-12.00
The Great Debate
Expanding ART to all patients with CD4<500 is feasible in Southeast Asia
12.00-13.30
Satellite Lunch Symposium
13.30-16.30
WORKSHOP
Ballroom:
ART in special groups Workshop Day 2
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Meeting room 2-3:
Sexual Health Cases
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Meeting room 4:
Laboratory Workshop Ready for AEC?: Preparation of International Laboratory Standard
FRIDAY JANUARY 16, 2015
08.30-09.00
Test and treat for hepatitis C infection: Time to act?
09.00-09.30
HIV reproductive health: Conception and contraception
09.30-10.00
HIV and aging: What clinicians should not miss?
Break
10.30-11.00
Stigma on uptake, retention and HIV care
Associate Professor Stephen Kerr
Associate Professor Stephen Kerr
HIV-NAT, TRCARC, Bangkok, Thailand
11.00-11.30
Practical use of antiretrovirals
11.30-12.00
Pharmacology of new antiretrovirals and new ways of using old drugs
Professor David Burger, PhD
Professor David Burger, PhD
Nijmegen Institute for Infection, Inflammation and Immunity (N4i), Department of Pharmacy, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
12.00-13.30
Lunch
13.30-14.00
HIV Vaccine: what’s new?
14.00-14.30
Treatment as prevention: Approaches to maximize impact
14.30-15.00
When and how to implement PrEP in resource-limited settings?