PROGRAM (last update on 26 May 2014)
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08:20-16:30
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WEDNESDAY 14 JANUARY 2015
07.00-08.00
Registration
08.00-08.15
Opening ceremony
Mr. Phan Wannamethee
Mr. Phan Wannamethee
Secretary General, Thai Red Cross Society
08.15-08.30
The First Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren Memorial Lecture
Professor Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, MD
Professor Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, MD
Director of TRCARC, SEARCH and HIV-NAT, Bangkok, Thailand
Professor David A Cooper
Professor David A. Cooper, MD
Director of The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Professor Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
Professor Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Professor Julio Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Professor Julio Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Director of IDC and Physician Program Director for HIV/AIDS PHC, Vancouver, Canada
08.30-11.00 :: Chairperson: Professor David A. Cooper, MD
08.30-09.00
Treatment as prevention: Approaches to maximize impact (Professor Joep Lange and Ms.Jacqueline van Tongeren)
Professor Julio Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Professor Julio Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Director of IDC and Physician Program Director for HIV/AIDS PHC, Vancouver, Canada
09.00-09.30
HIV prevalence and incidence in Asia: Evidence-based strategies to curb the epidemic
Professor Frits van Griensven, PhD, MPH
Professor Frits van Griensven, PhD, MPH
Senior Adviser for HIV Prevention, HIV-NAT, Bangkok, Thailand
09.30-10.00
HIV and aging: What clinicians should not miss?
Professor Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
Professor Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Break
10.30-11.00
Linkage and retention in HIV care: Time to think outside the box
Ying-Ru Lo, MD
Ying-Ru Lo, MD
HIV/AIDS and STI Unit, Western Pacific Regional Office, World Health Organization, Manila, Philippines
11.00-12.00
The Great Debate
Starting ART regardless of CD4 count is feasible in Southeast Asia
Moderator:
Annette Sohn, MD
Annette Sohn, MD
Director, TREAT Asia; Vice President amfAR, Bangkok
Debaters
Pro:
Professor Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, MD
Professor Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, MD
Director of TRCARC, SEARCH and HIV-NAT, Bangkok, Thailand
Professor Julio Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Professor Julio Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Director of IDC and Physician Program Director for HIV/AIDS PHC, Vancouver, Canada
Con:
Professor Sean Emery, PhD
Professor Sean Emery, PhD
Program Head of the Therapeutics and Vaccine Research, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Professor Somnuek Sungkanuparph, MD
Professor Somnuek Sungkanuparph, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
12.00-13.30
Satellite Lunch Symposium by ViiV
13.30-16.30
WORKSHOP
Ballroom:
Complications/Opportunistic Infections Workshop Day 1
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Moderators:
  • Opass Putcharoen, MD, MSc
  • Iskandar Azwa, MD
Case 1: Dyslipidemia: Statin or Fibrate for CVD prevention?
Professor Piyamitr Sritara, MD
Case 2: HIV and Cancer
Professor Ploenchan Chetchotsakd, MD
Case 3: Bone health and Vitamin D
Professor Peter Reiss, MD,PhD
Case 4: Approach to proteinuria in HIV patients
Professor Kearkiat Praditpornsilpa, MD
Case 5: Acute HIV: Is it worth treating?
Eugene Kroon, MD
Meeting room 1-2:
Hepatitis C HIV Co-infection workshop: Treatment update, challenges and the unmet need
Moderators:
  • Gail Matthews , MD, PhD
  • Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD
Epidemiology of HCV in Asia
Nicolas Durier, MD
Assessment of liver fibrosis.
Salyavit Chittmittraprap, MD
New HCV drugs in the pipeline
Gail Matthews , MD, PhD
Update on treatment of HIV and HCV: Asian versus non Asian context
TBA
Panel discussion: Challenges and the unmet need for treatment of HCV in HIV infected patients
Meeting room 3-4:
Pediatric
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Moderators
  • Associate Professor Chitsanu Pancharoen, MD
  • Torsak Bunupuradah, MD
  • Wasana Prasitsuebsai, MD
Highlights from pediatric HIV meetings in 2013
Linda Aurpibul, MD, MPH
Pediatric Functional Cure: is it achievable in Asia?
Associate Professor Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
What can we do for adolescents who are failing second-line HAART?
Professor Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, MD
Implementing WHO recommendations on PMTCT
Ying-Ru Lo, MD
Transition to adult care
Wasana Prasitsuebsai, MD
THURSDAY JANUARY 15, 2015
08.30-10.00 :: Chairperson: Professor Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD
08.30-09.00
Adult HIV treatment guidelines: What’s new?
Professor Ploenchan Chetchotsakd, MD
Professor Ploenchan Chetchotsakd, MD
Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
09.00-09.30
Antiretroviral treatment failure: A new paradigm in patient management
Professor David A. Cooper, MD
Professor David A. Cooper, MD
Director of The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
09.30-10.00
Best practices for managing tuberculosis and cryptococcosis in resource-limited settings
Professor Somnuek Sungkanuparph, MD
Professor Somnuek Sungkanuparph, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Break
10.30-12.00 :: Chairperson: Professor Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, MD
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
11.00-11.30
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
Petchsri Sirinirund, MD
Petchsri Sirinirund, MD
Consultant, Ministry of Public Health Thailand (MOPH)
12.00-13.30
Satellite Lunch Symposium by Gilead
13.30-16.30
WORKSHOP
Ballroom:
ART in special groups Workshop Day 2
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Moderators:
  • Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD
  • Donn Colby, MD
Case 1: Weight loss and shortness of breath in an HIV patient
Professor Somnuek Sungkanuparph, MD
Case 2: Substance abuse
Donn Colby, MD, MPH, FACP
Case 3: Drug interactions in HIV and HCV co-infection
Professor David Burger, PhD
Case 4: Depression in HIV infected patients
Assistant Professor Chureeratana Bowonwatanuwong, MD
Case 5: Abnormal liver enzymes in non viral hepatitis
Associate Professor Sombat Treeprasertsuk MD, MSC
Meeting room 2-3:
Sexual Health Cases
(Interactive e-voting case studies)
Moderators:
  • Nadia Kancheva Landolt, MD, PhD
  • Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Case 1: The use of hormonal contraception and other highly effective contraceptive methods in HIV-positive women
Nadia Kancheva Landolt, MD, PhD
Case 2: Menopause and HIV: clinical considerations and management
Pongrak Boonyanurak, MD
Case 3: Approach to STI management in HIV
Anupong Chitwarakorn, MD
Case 4: Safe-sex practices in HIV-serodiscordant couples
Professor Suwat Chariyalertsak, MD
Case 5: Sexual health issues for HIV-positive MSM and transgender women
Professor Frits van Griensven, PhD, MPH
Meeting room 4:
Laboratory Workshop Ready for AEC?: Preparation of International Laboratory Standard
Moderators:
Apicha Mahanontharit, MSc
CAP Accreditation Preparation
Sasiwimol Ubolyam, MSc
Australian Standard : NATA
Philip Cunningham, PhD
Priority lists for preparation to get accreditation
  • Philip Cunningham
  • Sasiwimol Ubolyam
  • Apicha Mahanontharit
Q&A
  • Philip Cunningham
  • Sasiwimol Ubolyam
  • Apicha Mahanontharit
FRIDAY JANUARY 16, 2015
08.30-10.00 :: Chairperson: Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD
08.30-09.00
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
09.00-09.30
Test and treat for hepatitis C infection: Time to act?
Gail Matthews, MD, PhD
Gail Matthews, MD, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
09.30-10.00
Finding a cure for HIV: What can Asia do?
Professor Sharon Lewin, FRACP, PhD
Professor Sharon Lewin, FRACP, PhD
Director, Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, Australia
Break
10.30-12.00 :: Chairperson: Professor Sean Emery, PhD
10.30-11.00
Practical use of antiretrovirals
Professor Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD
Professor Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD
Deputy Director of HIVNAT and The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center, and Professor of Medicine, Chulalangkorn Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
11.00-11.30
Pharmacology of new antiretrovirals and new ways of using old drugs
Professor David Burger, PhD
Professor David Burger, PhD
Radboud Institute for Health Sciences (RIHS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11.30-12.00
HIV reproductive health: Conception and contraception
Associate Professor Surasith Chaithongwongwatthana, MD
Associate Professor Surasith Chaithongwongwatthana, MD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
12.00-13.30
Satellite Lunch Symposium by MSD
13.30-15.00 :: Chairperson: Professor David Burger, PhD
13.30-14.00
HIV Vaccine: what’s new?
Professor Anthony Kelleher, MD, PhD
Professor Anthony Kelleher, MD, PhD
Head, Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
14.00-14.30
Effect of Stigma on HIV treatment uptake, retention and care
Associate Professor Stephen Kerr
Associate Professor Stephen Kerr
HIV-NAT, TRCARC, Bangkok, Thailand
14.30-15.00
When and how to implement PrEP in resource-limited settings?
Professor Suwat Chariyalertsak, MD
Professor Suwat Chariyalertsak, MD
Director, Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand