Pre-Congress Symposia

Accepted Pre-Congress Symposia

  • Accelerating development and implementation of point-of-care tests for sexually transmitted infections: Challenges, achievements, and way forward – Igor Toskin
  • BS21 Network: Behavioural surveillance for HIV and STIs in the 21st century – Lisa McDaid
  • Highlights of selected topics from the Canadian STI guidelines – Ameeta Singh
  • Innovative platforms and interventions against gonorrhea – Jo-Anne Dillon & IUSTI-Canada
  • Phase specific strategies for STI and HIV control redux: Resurgence, concentrations, networks, key populations, and magic bullets – Sevgi Aral & James Blanchard
  • Preparing sexual health services for antimicrobial resistance bacteria: A global perspective – Katy Turner
  • Proteomics – Leonard Foster
  • Sexually transmitted infection vaccines: Opportunities for research, development and implementation – Gina Ogilvie
  • Shaking the trees: Optimizing treatment and antimicrobial stewardship for STIs – Arlene C. Seña
  • The global challenges and opportunities of STIs in pregnancy – Jeffrey Klausner
  • Ibero-American Network on Gay Men, others MSM and Trans Studies (RIGHT) and the Latin American Men Who Have Sex With Men Internet Survey (LAMIS) – Valeria Stuardo Ávila
  • The next frontier of treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections: Expedited partner therapy use in heterosexuals, adolescents, men who have sex with men, and transgender Women – Okeoma Mmeje
  • The resurgence of syphilis – what have we learnt and how can we respond? – David Lewis
  • The role of brief behavioural interventions in a combination prevention approach to sexually transmitted infections, including HIV – Igor Toskin
  • Understanding the costs and benefits of sexual health services and interventions: A guide for clinicians and researchers – Louise Jackson
  • Understanding variability and improving reproducibility of genital microbiome research – Jen Balkus

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