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FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER 2019

Friday 11 Oct

09:00

ECMM council meeting

12:30

Welcome address

12:45

Plenary Session 1 - Tropical

PS1.1 Histoplasmosis

Matthieu Nacher, France

PS 1.2 Emergomycosis

Nelesh Govender, FECMM, South Africa

Parallel Symposia 1-4

Symposium 1 Water quality (mis-)management – an opportunity for fungal contamination

13:45

S01.1 Fungal Contaminants in Drinking Water Regulation? A Tale of Ecology, Exposure, Purification and Clinical Relevance

Monica Novak Babič, Slovenia

S01.2 Hospital environment: water supply and containment of aerosolised fungal particles. How far must we go in times of antimicrobial resistance?

Raquel Sabino, FECMM, Portugal

S01.3 Potential transmission pathways of clinically relevant fungi in indoor swimming pool facilities.

Ciska Schets, the Netherlands

Free papers

Symposium 2 Pneumocystis jirovecii, an airborne transmissible and human derived ascomycete showing strong pulmonary tropism

13:45

S02.1 Pneumocystis jirovecii: an obligate parasite of human lungs with unique camouflage and sex strategies

Philippe Hauser, Switzerland

S02.2 High-throughput methodologies in molecular epidemiology of Pneumocystis jirovecii

Olga Matos, Portugal

S02.3 Airborne acquisition and transmission of Pneumocystis jirovecii: an update

Gilles Nevez, France

Free papers

Symposium 3 Mucormycosis

13:45

S03.1 Hospital related mucormycosis

Anna Skiada, Greece

S03.2 Presentation from Ramstein airbase

S03.3 The new treatment of mucormycosis

Livio Pagano, FECMM, Italy

S03.4 Clinical features associated to fungal speci

Dea Garcia Hermoso, France

S03.5 Molecular diagnosis

Laurence Millon, France

S03.6 Management of Mucormycosis in Low and Middle Income Countries

Arunaloke Chakrabarti, FECMM, India

Symposium 4 MSG symposium (Trial Design in Clinical Mycology: Innovative Approaches)

13:45

S04.1 Candidiasis

Bart-Jan Kullberg, the Netherlands

S04.2 Endemic Mycoses

George Thompson, USA

S04.3 Cryptococcosis

David Boulware, USA

S04.4 Aspergillosis and other molds

Tom Patterson, USA

15:30

Sponsored Diagnostic Symposium

16:30

Time to switch rooms

16:45

Sponsored Integrated Symposium 1

18:30

E. Drouhet lecture (ECMM)

Jean-Paul Latgé, France

19:00

Welcome reception