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SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019

Sunday 13 Oct

08:00

Meet the expert sessions

M06 Hematology - hematopic stem cell HST

Nikolai Klimko, FECMM, Russia & Tony Pagliuca, United Kingdom

M07 Molecular diagnostics

Maurizio Sanguinetti, Italy & Dieter Buchheidt, FECMM, Germany

M08 Surgery / transplantation

Patricia Munoz, Spain & Paolo Grossi, Italy

M09 Neonates

Thomas Walsh, FECMM, USA

M10 Meet Mr. and Mrs. Fungus

Cornelia Lass-Flörl, FECMM, Austria

08:50

Plenary session 4 - Top 10 papers in Mycology

PS4.1 - The clinical and translational perspective

Don Sheppard, Canada

PS4.2 - The microbiology perspective

Katrien Lagrou, FECMM, Belgium

ECMM Academy and Excellence Centers: A story of success

09:50

ECMM Academy

Katrien Lagrou, FECMM, Belgium

09:55

ECMM Excellence Centers

Cornelia Lass-Flörl, FECMM, Austria

10:00

Coffee break

10:30

Plenary session 5 - ICU - candida infections / Breaking news from Hematology and ICU

PS5.1 Peritonitis

PS5.2 Are the new management strategies useful?

Arnaldo Colombo, FECMM, Brazil

PS5.3 CNS infections

Anna Candoni, Italy

PS5.4 CMV and aspergillosis in HSCT patients

Johan Maertens, FECMM, Belgium

11:30

Poster session 2

12:30

Lunch

12:30

Sponsored Integrated Symposium 4

14:15

Parallel Symposia 15-19

Symposium 15 Aspergillis in ICU

14:15

S15.1 Influenza

Joost Wauters, Belgium

S15.2 Invasive aspergillosis in patients with underlying liver cirrhosis

Juergen Prattes, Austria

S15.3 Renal failure

Riina Richardson Rautema, FECMM, United Kingdom

Free Papers

Symposium 16 Derma

14:15

S16.1 Malassezia infections. Too insignificant to mention?

S16.2 Is resistance a problem for dermatophytosis?

Pietro Nenhoff, Germany

S16.3 Phaeohyphomycosis

S16.4 Blastomycosis

Ilan Schwarz, Canada

Free papers

Symposium 17 HIV associated crypto meningitis

14:15

S17.1 Screening in low-resource area.

Elvis Temfack, Cameroon

S17.2 Current therapeutic strategies.

Olivier Lortholary, France

S17.3 Towards having antifungal drugs in low-resource area.

Angela Loyse, United Kingdom

S17.4 Early versus delayed antiretroviral treatment in HIV-positive people with cryptococcal meningitis

Tihana Bicanic, FECMM, United Kingdom

S17.5 Current and future clinical trials on HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis

Tom Harrison, United Kingdom

Symposium 18 Antifungal stewardship in the era of resistance

14:15

Symposium 19 Pneumocystis

14:15

S19.1 Diagnosis

Alexandre Alanio, FECMM, France

S19.2 Pneumocystosis and HIV

Joseph Kovacs, US

S19.3 Pneumocystosis in non-HIV patients

S19.4 Pneumocystosis in neonates

Enrique Calderon, Spain

15:45

Coffee break

16:15

Parallel Symposia 20-24

Symposium 20 Candida auris

16:15

S20.1 In resource limited countries

Anuradha Chowdhary, FECMM, India

S20.2 In US

S20.3 Outbreak control

Javier Peman, Spain

Free papers

Symposium 21 Immunotherapy for opportunistic fungal infections

16:15

S21.1 CAR-T cells, NK cells

Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, FECMM, USA

S21.2 WBC transfusions

Livio Pagano, FECMM, Italy

S21.3 Cytokines

George Chamilos, Greece

Free papers

Symposium 22 NGS and mycobiota

16:15

S22.1 Bacterial-Fungal Interactions at the Airway Mucosa and Implications for Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Emily Cope, USA

S22.2 Respiratory Mycobiome – A Clinical Perspective

Robert Krause, FECMM, Austria

S22.3 Characterization of indoor dust microbiota in homes of asthma and non asthma patients

Jean-Pierre Gangneux, FECMM, France

S22.4 Understanding the role of the gut mycobiome in health and diseas

Maria Vehreschild, FECMM, Germany

Free papers

Symposium 23 The funny life of C. albicans in the oral tract

16:15

S23.1 Within-Host Genomic Diversity of Candida albicans in Healthy Carriers.

S23.2 Rapid phenotypic and genotypic diversification after exposure to the oral host niche in Candida albicans

S23.3 Modulation of the Fungal-Host Interaction by the Intra-Species Diversity of C. albicans

S23.4 Intestial Th17 drives airway inflammation in ABPA

Petra Bacher, Germany

Free papers

Symposium 24 Fungal Neglected Tropical Diseases

16:15

S24.1 Mycetome

Wendy van de Sande, FECMM, the Netherlands

S24.2 Chromoblastomycosis

Flavio de Queiroz-Telles, FECMM, Brazil

S24.3 Sporotrichosis

Leila Lopes Bezerra, Brazil

Free papers

18:00

Ben De Pauw Lectures (EORTC)

19:30

Congress dinner