19th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2017
20th Anniversary of HIV-NAT
Welcome to 19th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2017
Let’s Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of HIV-NAT (1996-2016)
Program
Latest update on September 16, 2016
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18, 2017
07.00 - 08.00
Registration
08.00 - 08.30
Phan Wannamethee
Opening ceremony
Mr.Phan Wannamethee
Secretary General, Thai Red Cross Society
08.30 - 09.00
Diane Havlir
Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren Memorial Lecture
Same-day ART: Caution to the Wind?
Professor Diane Havlir, MD
Chief of the HIV/AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital
Professor of medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
  
09.00-09.30
Merlin Robb
Preventative Vaccines for HIV: A New Beginning or the Beginning of the End?
Merlin Robb, MD
Deputy Director (Clinical)
U.S. Military HIV Research Program, MD, USA
  
09.30-10.00
Thanyawee Puthanakit
Eliminate Vertical Transmission: Is it Achievable in Asia?
Associate Professor Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  
Break
10.30-11.00
Nittaya Phanuphak
Test and Treat: What Remains to be Done
Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Chief of SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  
11.00-11.30
Andrew Grulich
How to Implement PrEP Successfully?
Professor Andrew Grulich, MD, PhD
Head and Professor, HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  
11.30-12.00
Benjamin Bavinton
What do gay men need for effective HIV prevention?
Mr. Benjamin Bavinton
Project Leader, Opposites Attract
The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  
12.00-13.00
Satellite Lunch Symposium by ViiV & GSK
13.00-14.30
Symposium 1: Ending AIDS in the region
Annette Sohn
Moderator:
Annette Sohn, MD
Director, TREAT Asia; Vice President amfAR , Bangkok, Thailand
  • Policy & 90-90-90 strategy
    Steve Krauss
    Steve Kraus
    Director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
  • How to reach 90-90-90
    Diane Havlir
    Professor Diane Havlir, MD
    Chief of the HIV/AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital
    Professor of medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Thai national efforts
    Petchsri Sirinirund
    Petchsri Sirinirund, MD
    Consultant, Ministry of Public Health Thailand (MOPH), Nonthaburi, Thailand
  • Role of community workers in implementing the national effort in ending AIDS
    Surang Janyam
    Ms. Surang Janyam, M.Ed
    Director of the Service Workers In Group (SWING) Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand
 
Break
15.00-16.30
  • Ballroom:
    How to implement prevention: Meet the experts
    (interactive e-voting)
    Moderator:
    Stephen J Kerr, PhD
    Head of Biostatistics, HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
    Professor Andrew Grulich, MD, PhD
    Head and Professor, HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Mukta Sharma, PhD, MSc
    Technical Officer HIV TB and STIs, WHO Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
    Mr. Alain Volny Anne, BA
    European AIDS Treatment Group, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Meeting rooms 1-2
    Care: Meet the experts: STI screening and management
    (interactive e-voting)
    Moderator:
    Sivaporn Gatechompol, MD
    Clinical trial physician, HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
    Anupong Chitwarakorn, MD
    President of the Thai Medical Society for the study of STI; Consultant for the Bureau of AIDS and STI, Thailand
    Professor Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, MD
    Head of Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Assistant Professor Chureeratana Bowonwatanuwong, MD
    Internal Medicine Department, Chonburi Hospital, Chonburi, Thailand
16.30-18.00
Meeting rooms 3-4
Panel Discussion on
“Addrssing Stigma and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings”
Moderators:
Professor Suwat Chariyalertsak, MD
RTI representative and Director of Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Kritima Samitpol
Supervisor, Tangerine Transgender Health Clinic, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Global vision, standards and experience; relevance to the region
    Nadia Rasheed
    Team Leader, HIV, Health & Development, Asia-Pacific Bangkok Regional Hub, UNDP, Thailand
  • History of S&D measurement in the region (Thai, Viet Nam and Lao PDR initiatives)
    Suwat Chariyalertsak, MD
    Director of Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Lao Government perspective on rolling the tools and how evidence informed actions in healthcare settings
    Bounpheng Philavong, MD, MPH, PhD
    Director of Centre for HIV/AIDS and STI, Ministry of Health of Lao PDR, Lao PDR
  • Reponding to evidence: Interventions to address stigma in healthcare facilities (Thailand experience)
    Sumet Ongwandee, MD, MS, MPH
    Director of the Bureau of AIDS, TB and STIs, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
  • Community perspective and role in monitoring
    Niwat Suwannapattana
    Secretariat, National Community Advisory Board, Thailand (NCAB), Bangkok, Thailand
  • Thailand strategy for reducing HIV-related S&D
    Taweesap Siraprapasiri, MD, MPH (Epidemiology)
    Acting Senior Advisor in Preventive Medicine (HIV/STI), Director of National AIDS Management Center, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
  • General discussion by audience
  • Concluding remarks by Ravipa Vannakit, Representative from USAID/RDMA
THURSDAY JANUARY 19, 2017
08.30 - 08.55
Jintanat Ananworanich
Acute HIV Infection in Children and Adults: Relevance to HIV Cure
Professor Jintanat Ananworanich, MD, PhD
Associate Director for Therapeutics Research, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, MD, USA, and SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand)
08.55 - 09.20
Nicolas Chomont
HIV Reservoirs and Strategies towards an HIV Cure
Nicolas Chomont, PhD
Centre de Recherche du CHUM (CRCHUM), Montréal, Québec, Canada
  
09.20 - 09.45
Serena Spudich
CNS reservoirs: what do we need to know in order to cure HIV?
Serena Spudich, MD
Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine,New Haven, Connecticut USA
  
09.45 - 10.10
Lydie Trautmann
HIV immunopathogenesis: what is important for designing cure strategies?
Lydie Trautmann, PhD
Chief of Cellular Immunology, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, MD, USA
  
10.10-10.40
Sharon Lewin
Strategies in curing people who start ART late
Professor Sharon Lewin, FRACP, PhD
Director at Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, Australia
  
Break
11.05 - 11.30
Irini Sereti
Opportunistic infections and immune activation: implication for cure
Irini Sereti, MD, MHS
National Institutes of Health (NIH)/NIAID, USA
11.30 - 12.00
Gail Henderson
Why would someone join or not join HIV cure research?
Gail Henderson, PhD
Department of Social Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  
12.00 - 13.00
Satellite Lunch Symposium by Gielad & LF Asia
13.30-16.30
WORKSHOP
  • Ballroom:
    Moderators:
    Reshmie Ramautarsing, MD
    Prevention, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Carlo Sacdalan, MD
    SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Adult 1: Comorbidity
    13.00 - 13.30
    Neuro-cognitive function and frailty in people aging with HIV
    Professor Victor Valcour, MD, PhD
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Department of Neurology Consultant for Memory & Aging Center Sandler Neurosciences Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    13.30 - 14.00
    Co- and multimorbidity in people aging with HIV
    Professor Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    14.00 - 14.30
    Drug interaction
    Professor David Burger, PhD
    Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Adult 2: Opportunistic infection and HIV-related complications (atypical presentation)
    14.30 - 15.00
    Fungal infections
    Professor Ploenchan Chetchotsakd, MD
    Faculty of Medicine, KhonKaen University, KhonKaen, Thailand
    15.00 - 15.30
    Bacterial infections
    Associate Professor Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, MD, MHS
    Division of Infectious Diseases. Department of Medicine. Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    15.30 - 16.00
    IRIS
    Irini Sereti, MD, MHS
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)/NIAID, USA
  • Meeting Room 1-2:
    (interactive e-voting)
    13.00 - 14.20
    Pediatrics 1: Asian youth at-risk for HIV: How to implement effective HIV prevention strategies
    Moderators:
    Associate Professor Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    PrEP programs in Thailand
    Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
    Chief of SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    PrEP for adolescents with higher risk for HIV operational and service considerations
    Beena Kuttiparambul, MD
    UNICEF Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
    Case discussion: PrEP in a Thai adolescent at-risk for HIV
    Wipaporn Natalie Songtaweesin, MD
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Case discussion Panel
    Moderators:
    Associate Professor Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Opass Putcharoen, MD
    Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
    Chief of SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Beena Kuttiparambul, MD
    UNICEF Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
    14.20 - 14.45   Coffee break
    14.45 - 16.30
    Pediatrics 2: Improving long-term neurobehavioral outcomes in adolescents with HIV
    Moderators:
    Associate Professor Chitsanu Pancharoen, MD
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Torsak Bunupuradah, MD, PhD
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Cognitive and mental health evaluation and interventions in adolescents with perinatal HIV infection
    Professor Claude Ann Mellins, PhD
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Case discussion: How to manage adolescents with neuropsychological problems
    Experience from the United States
    Warren Ng, MD
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Experience from Thailand
    Torsak Bunupuradah, MD, PhD
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Case discussion Panel
    Moderators:
    Associate Professor Chitsanu Pancharoen, MD
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Warren Ng, MD
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    Kathleen Malee, PhD
    Northwestern University, Illinois USA
    Robert Paul, PhD
    University of Missouri, Missouri, USA
    Paul Thompson, PhD
    University of Southern California, California, USA
    Kulvadee Thongpibul, PsyD
    Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Meeting Room 3:
    13.00 - 16.30
    Laboratory: Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP)
    (interactive e-voting)
    Moderator:
    SasiwimolUbolyam, MSc
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    The Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) workshop describes the standards to be followed by laboratories that perform analysis or evaluation of clinical trial/clinical research samples.
    • Principles of GCLP
    • Implementation and application of GCLP within a clinical research settings
    • Laboratory Quality Management
    • Laboratory Audit
    Philip Cunningham
    Visiting Senior Research Fellow. School, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sasiwimol Ubolyam, MSc
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Apicha Mahanontharit, Msc
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Meeting Room 4:
    13.00 - 16.30
    Satellite Symposium on
    “Harnessing the data revolution for better programming and service delivery”
    Moderator:
    Mr. Taoufik Bakkali
    UNAIDS Asia Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
    An overview of data revolution: How data use can be at service for Fast Tracking the achievement of health outcomes at individual, local, subnational and national levels
    Mr. Taoufik Bakkali
    UNAIDS Asia Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
    CommCare experience for data use at local level (Thailand and other countries)
    Matt Avery, MPH
    Technical Director, FHI 360 LINKAGES, Bangkok, Thailand
    Practical approaches for measuring incidence
    Achara Teerarakul, MD, MSc
    Chief, Strategic Information Section, USCDC Thailand/Southeast Asia Regional Office
    Implementation research for closing the implementation gap in the era of Ending AIDS
    Chomnad Manopaiboon, MSc
    Chief, Prevention for Special populations, Division of Global HIV/TB (DGHT), Thailand/Southeast Asia Regional Office
    Thailand’s efforts for Consolidated Strategic Information tool for smart planning at sub-national level
    Petchsri Sirinirund, MD
    Consultant, Ministry of Public Health Thailand (MOPH), Nonthaburi, Thailand
 
FRIDAY JANUARY 20, 2017
08.30 - 10.00
Symposium 2: Translating research into practice and policy
Praphan Phanuphak
Moderator:
Professor Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Director of the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Recent HIV clinical researches and their potential clinical applications
    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
  • Recent basic HIV research and their potential clinical applications
    Anthony Kelleher
    Professor Anthony Kelleher, PhD, FRACP, PRCPA
    Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Translating research into policy
    Frank Cobelens
    Professor Frank Cobelens, MD, MSc, PhD
    Academic Medical Center and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Community perspectives on research in relation to policy and practice
    Udom Likhitwonnawut
    Udom Likhitwonnawut, BPA
    CAB Member of the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
 
Break
10.30 - 12.00
Symposium 3: ART in real life practice
How to start   |   How to switch: intolerability   |   How to switch: failure
(Interactive e-voting)
Opass Putcharoen
Moderator and case presentation:
Opass Putcharoen, MD, MSc
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 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
  • Peter Reiss
    Professor Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Juergen Rockstroh
    Professor Juergen Rockstroh, MD
    Head of HIV Outpatient Clinic, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
12.00 - 13.00
Satellite Lunch Symposium by Vela Diagnostics
13.00 - 14.30
Symposium 4: TB: Find me faster and treat me better
Kiat Ruxrungtham
Moderator:
Professor Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD
Vice President for Research and Innovation, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Ending TB, global perspective
    Frank Cobelens
    Professor Frank Cobelens, MD, MSc, PhD
    Academic Medical Center and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • New Diagnosis and latent TB Management
    Charoen Chuchottaworn
    Charoen Chuchottaworn, MD
    Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Chest Disease Institute, Nonthaburi, Thailand

  • New Drugs and Treatment Strategies
    Nicholas Paton
    Professor Nicholas Paton, MD, FRCP
    National University of Singapore (NUS), National University, Singapore
  • Community role in ending TB
    RD Marte
    Rodelyn D Marte, BA
    Executive Director, APCASO
 
Break
15.00 - 16.30
Symposium 5: Ending Viral Hepatitis
(Interactive e-voting)
Regional effort in ending Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Anchalee Avihingsanon
Moderator & Speaker:
Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD
Senior Clinical Trial Physician, HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Ending Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
    Sharon Lewin
    Professor Sharon Lewin, FRACP, PhD
    Director at Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, Australia
  • Ending Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
    Juergen Rockstroh
    Professor Juergen Rockstroh, MD
    Head of HIV Outpatient Clinic, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  • Access to medicines and ending HBV and HCV
    Giten Khwairakpam
    Giten Khwairakpam, MSW
    Project Manager for Community and Policy, TREAT Asia