Program

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21 November

OPENING

07.30h UTC 

Los Angeles-8h, Chicago-6h, Mexico City -6h, New York-5h, Panama -5h, Ouagadougou +0h, London +0h, Madrid +1h, Paris +1h, Rome +1h, Amsterdam +1h, Berlin +1h, Abuja +1h, Bucharest +2h, Helsinki +2, Cape Town +2h, Addis Ababa +3h, Nairobi +3h, Riyadh +3h, Tiblisi +4h, Abu Dhabi +4h, New Delhi +5.30h, Jakarta +7h, Beijing +8h, Tokyo +9h, Sydney +11h

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Massimo Sartelli (Italy)

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW ) 2022

Diriba Mosissa (Antimicrobial Stewardship and Awareness Unit, Division of Antimicrobial Resistance, WHO)

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The importance of a multidisciplinary approach in preventing and treating infections in healthcare

Silvio Brusaferro (Italian National Institute of Health)

Infection prevention and management: why it’s so hard to really change our behavior

Maria Luisa Moro (Italian Multidisciplinary Society for the Prevention of Infections in Healthcare Organizations)

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Education and training in antimicrobial stewardship

Dilip Nathwani (Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Partnership Hub)

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SESSION 1

APPROPRIATE USE OF ANTIBIOTICS AND UNCONVENTIONAL THERAPY

08.45h UTC

Moderated by

Leonardo Pagani (Italy)

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Why prudent use of antibiotics

Pierre Tattevin (Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics)

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Defining the impact of antibiotics on the intestinal microbiota to optimize antibiotic usage

Etienne Ruppe (France)

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Phage therapy for multi-drug resistant Infections: certainties and controversies

Mariagrazia Di Luca (Italy)

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How to improve antibiotic awareness

Francesca Chiara (Antimicrobial Stewardship Project, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy)

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Invited to comment

Maria Elena Cocuz (Romania), Rahul Kamble (India)

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OPENING SESSION

THE GLOBAL BURDEN OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

10.15h UTC

Moderated by Fausto Catena (Italy)

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One health approach to tackling antimicrobial resistance

Sujith J. Chandy (ReAct Asia Pacific, India)

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The overlooked pandemic of antimicrobial resistance

Geetanjali Kapoor (Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy)

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Global priority research agenda on antimicrobial resistance in the human health sector

Silvia Bertagnolio (Control and Response Strategies Unit, Department of Control, Surveillance and Prevention of Antimicrobial Resistance, WHO)

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The European Union’s vision for antimicrobial resistance

John F. Ryan (Public health, country knowledge, crisis management, DG SANTE, European Commission, European Union)

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INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS

SESSION 2

11:30h UTC

Moderated by

Vishal Shelat (Singapore)

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Classifications for intra-abdominal infections

Matti Tolonen (Finland)

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How to diagnose intra-abdominal infections

Sanjay Marwah (India)

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Prognostic scores for intra-abdominal infections. Can they be used in clinical practice?

Fikri Abu-Zidan (United Arab Emirates)

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Invited to comment

Syed Muhammad Ali (Qatar), Gia Tomadze (Giorgia), Igor A. Kryvoruchko (Ukraine)

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12.45 h UTC

Research in surgical infections: obstacles and opportunities (from APPAC I to APPAC III)

Paulina Salminen (Finland)

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INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS

SESSION 3

13.05h UTC

Moderated by

Luca Ansaloni (Italy)

Source control in intra-abdominal infections

Federico Coccolini (Italy)

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Peritoneal swabs: when and how

Andreas Hecker (Germany)

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Microbiological tests in the era of antimicrobial resistance

Warren Lowman (South Africa)

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Invited to comment

Ibrahima Sall (Senegal), Andee Dzulkarnaen Zakaria (Malaysia)

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INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS

SESSION 4

14:20h UTC

Moderated by

Boris Sakakushev (Bulgaria)

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The ongoing threat of antimicrobial resistance in Gram-negative bacteria

Jesús Rodríguez Baño (Spain)

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Principles of antibiotic therapy in patients with intra-abdominal infections

Pierluigi Viale (Italy)

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Optimal duration of antibiotic therapy for intra-abdominal infections

Robert Sawyer (USA)

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Invited to comment

Tadeja Pintar (Slovenia), Sumita Agarwal Jain (India)

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INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS

SESSION 5

15:35h UTC

Moderated by

Raul Coimbra (USA)

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Invasive candidiasis in patients with intra-abdominal infections. When and how to treat intra-abdominal candidiasis

Philippe Montravers (France)

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Management of intra-abdominal infections in critically ill patients

Therese Duane (USA)

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Principles of antibiotic therapy in critically ill patients

Jan J De Waele (Belgium)

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Invited to comment

Samir Delibegovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Adrien Hodonou (Benin)

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16:50h UTC

The role of surgeons in preventing and treating infections in surgery

E. Patchen Dellinger (USA)

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INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS

SESSION 5

17:15h UTC

Moderated by

Mauro Podda (Italy)

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The management of intra-abdominal infections and sepsis in elderly critically ill patients: defining the line between utility and futility.

Massimo Antonelli (Italy)

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Relaparotomy strategy. When and how.

Marja Boermeester (The Netherlands)

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Damage control surgery strategy in patients with severe intra-abdominal infections.

Andrew Kirkpatrick (Canada)

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Invited to comment

Alibrahim Yahya (Libia), Carlos Augusto Gomes (Brazil)

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ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP

SESSION 6

18:30h UTC

Moderated by Fabio Tumietto (Italy) 

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Core components of global antimicrobial stewardship programs

Debra Goff (USA)

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in resource-poor settings

Abdoul Salam Ouédraogo (Burkina Faso)

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COVID-19 and antimicrobial stewardship lessons learned best practices and future implications

Alfredo Ponce-de-Leon (Mexico)

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Measurement of Performance in Antimicrobial Stewardship

Majdi N Al-Hasan (USA) 

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Invited to comment

Ana Belén Araúz (Panama), Abdul-Wahab Omo-ope Ettu (Nigeria)

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20:00h UTC

Together we can impact millions of people. Achieving better health outcomes for vulnerable populations and communities through collaborative research

Tanya Zakrison (USA)

CLOSING

20.20h UTC

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22 November

07.30h UTC 

Los Angeles-8h, Chicago-6h, Mexico City -6h, New York-5h, Panama -5h, Ouagadougou +0h, London +0h, Madrid +1h, Paris +1h, Rome +1h, Amsterdam +1h, Berlin +1h, Abuja +1h, Bucharest +2h, Helsinki +2, Cape Town +2h, Addis Ababa +3h, Nairobi +3h, Riyadh +3h, Tiblisi +4h, Abu Dhabi +4h, New Delhi +5.30h, Jakarta +7h, Beijing +8h, Tokyo +9h, Sydney +11h

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First of all: let’s clean our hands

Ermira Tartari (Malta- Switzerland) 

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ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP

SESSION 7

07:50h UTC

Moderated by Sameer Dhingra (India)

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Actions and future strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance in healthcare

Yonghong Xiao (China)

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Difficult-to-treat-resistant bacteria in clinical practice. Which options

Matteo Bassetti (Italy)

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Good practices for the surveillance and control of antimicrobial resistance

Alessandro Cassini (Switzerland)

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Invited to comment

Garima Kapoor (India), Olivia Waworuntu (Indonesia)

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ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP

SESSION 8

09.05h UTC

Moderated by Faryal Khamis (Oman)

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Antimicrobial stewardship. Who are the stakeholders and how to engage them

Mushira Abdulaziz Enani (Saudi Arabia)

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Healthcare workers’ education and training in antimicrobial stewardship

Harumi Gomi (Japan)

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Applying antibiotic stewardship in Surgery

Heleni Giamarellou (Greece)

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Invited to comment

Natalia Dirani (Lebanon), Afreenish Amir (Pakistan)

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NON-NECROTIZING SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS

SESSION 9

10:20h UTC

Moderated by

Massimo Chiarugi (Pisa)

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Appropriate treatment of superficial infections (impetigo, erysipelas and cellulitis, and superficial abscesses)

Marco Falcone (Italy)

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Appropriate treatment of complex abscesses (perianal and perirectal, and abscesses in intravenous drug injection sites)

Vladimir Khokha (Belarus)

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The management of mesh infection

Ines Rubio-Perez (Spain)

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Invited to comment

Yunfeng Cui (China), Gabriel Rodrigues (Oman)

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SURGICAL INFECTIONS AROUND THE WORLD

SESSION 10

11.35h UTC

Moderated by

Timothy Craig Hardcastle (South Africa)

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Prevention and management of surgical infections in Africa

Alain Chichom Mefire (Cameroon)

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Prevention and management of surgical infections in Asia

Vikas Manchanda (India)

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Prevention and management of surgical infections in South America

Helmut Segovia Lohse (Paraguay)

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Improving surgical outcomes through collaborative projects ( training) worldwide. Why and how

Kebebe Bekele (Ethiopia)

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Invited to comment

Suman Baral (Nepal), Varut Lohsiriwat (Thailand)

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NECROTIZING SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS

SESSION 11

13:05h UTC

Moderated by

Marjolen Blussé van Oud-Alblas (The Netherlands)

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Classification and principles of treatment of necrotizing infections

Addison K May (USA)

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Pathophysiology of necrotizing infections

Jan Ulrych (Czech Republic)

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Diagnosis of necrotizing infections

Belinda De Simone (France)

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Invited to comment

Oussema Baraket (Tunisia), Vladimir Khokha (Belarus)

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NECROTIZING SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS

SESSION 12

14:20h UTC

Moderated by

Miklosh Bala (Israel)

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Source control of necrotizing infections

Gabriele Sganga (Italy)

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Antibiotic therapy for necrotizing infections

Jeffrey M. Tessier (USA)

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Fournier’s gangrene

George Gkiokas (Greece)

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Invited to comment

Wagih Ghnnam (Egypt), Agron Dogjani (Albania)

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HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

SESSION 13

15:35h UTC

Moderated by

Lillian S. Kao (USA)

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Epidemiological aspects of healthcare-associated infections

Sonja Hansen (Germany)

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Surgical site infections. Prevention and management

Kemal Rasa (Turkey)

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Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis

Deborah McNamara (Ireland)

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Post-caesarian surgical site infections

Anthony Wanyoro (Kenya)

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Invited to comment

Dzemail S Detanac (Serbia), Arda Isik (Turkey), Diana Chebet (Kenya)

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HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS

SESSION 14

17:05h UTC

Moderated by Daniela Pasero (Italy)

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Infection prevention and control in ICU patients

Paulo Mergulhão (Portugal)

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Ventilator-associated pneumonia

Ignacio Martin-Loeches (Ireland)

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Catheter-associated bloodstream infection

Jean-Francois Timsit (France)

Invited to comment

Buon Kim Tan (France)

HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

SESSION 15

18:20h UTC

Moderated by

Miguel Cainzos (Spain)

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Clostridioides Difficile infection in surgical patients

Joseph D Forrester (USA)

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Healthcare-associated infections as patient safety indicators.

Carlo Benzoni (UK)

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed infection prevention and control in healthcare

Constantinos Tsioutis (Cyprus)

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How to implement infection prevention and control across the surgical pathway

Leonardo Pagani (Italy)

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Invited to comment

Peter K Kim (USA), Ionut Negoi (Romania)

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19:50h UTC

A global strategy for the management of surgical infections

Jennifer Rickard (USA)

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FINAL REMARKS

20:10h UTC

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CLOSING

20.20h UTC