Tentative Schedule for Scientific Program

SaturdayJuly 13, 2019

SundayJuly 14, 2019

  • 08:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 1 - Phase Specific Strategies for STI and HIV Control Redux: Resurgence, Concentrations, Networks, Key Populations, and Magic Bullets

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Sevgi Aral and James Blanchard

    Speaker(s):

    Talk 1. Phase-Specific Strategies for HIV and STI Control: Conceptual Development
    - Sevgi Aral, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

    Talk 2. Background and Progress in Phase-specific Strategies
    - Judy Wasserheit, University of Washington, USA 

    Talk 3. Emerging Research Methods and Collaborations to Improve Program Design and Implementation
    - Geoff Garnett, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

    Talk 4. Appraising Epidemic Phases and Transmission Dynamics – Insights from Epidemiology and Mathematical Modeling
    - Sharmistha Mishra, University of Toronto, Canada

    Talk 5. Rethinking Approaches for Focusing Programs Based on Risk
    - Stefan Baral, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Talk 6. Art-based Prevention: Observations on the Pathway from Efficacy to Effectiveness
    - Myron Cohen, University of North Carolina, USA

    Talk 7. How Can We Improve Resource Allocation and Management in the Changing Global HIV Landscape?
    - David Wilson, World Bank, USA

    Talk 8. HIV and STI Prevention Program Design: Back to the Basics
    - James Blanchard, University of Manitoba, Canada

    Talk 9. Challenges in the Implementation of New Interventions for HIV/STI
    - Helen Ward, Imperial College London, UK

    Talk 10. Phase Shifts in HIV and STI Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Programs and Science
    - Richard Hayes, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

    Talk 11. Round Table Discussion - Phase Specific Strategies and Future Priorities for Program Science

  • 08:00 - 12:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 2: The Global Challenges and Opportunities of STIs in Pregnancy

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by University of California Los Angeles

    To be Confirmed
  • 08:00 - 12:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 3 - Understanding Variability and Improving the Reproducibility of Genital Microbiome Research

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Jen Balkus

    To be Confirmed
  • 08:00 - 12:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 4 - Shaking the Trees: Optimizing Treatment and Antimicrobial Stewardship for STIs

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Arlene C. Seña

    To be Confirmed
  • 08:00 - 12:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 5 - The Resurgence of Syphilis: What Have We Learned and How Can We Respond?

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by David Lewis and Gwenda Hughes

    Speaker(s):

    Talk 1. Syphilis: A Historical Overview
    - David Lewis, University of Sydney, Australia

    Talk 2. Keynote Lecture: Pathogenesis and Natural History of Syphilis
    - Sheila Lukehart, University of Washington, USA

    Talk 3. The Application of Modern Technologies to the Goal of Syphilis Elimination
    - Caroline Cameron, University of Victoria, Canada

    Talk 4. What Can We Learn about Syphilis from Whole Genome Sequencing of Global Treponema pallidum Strains
    - Nick Thompson, Sanger Institute, UK

    Talk 5. Syphilis in the Context of HIV Co-infection
    - Khalil Ghanem, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Talk 6. Syphilis, the Great Imitator: Unusual Case Presentations of Syphilis in Adults
    - Somesh Gupta, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

    Talk 7. Recent Trends in Syphilis in Women and Congenital Syphilis in Developed Countries: A Changing Epidemiology?
    - Gwenda Hughes, Public Health England, UK

    Talk 8. Drivers and Determinants for the Rising Incidence of Syphilis in Men-Who-Have-Sex-with-Men
    - Kyle Bernstein, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

    Talk 9. Responding to Syphilis in China: The Importance of Key Populations
    - Xiang-Sheng Chen, National Center for STD Control, China

    Talk 10. Syphilis Control Efforts and Public Health Policy: Global Perspectives
    - Francis Ndowa, Skin & GU Medicine Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe

  • 08:00 - 12:00

  • 08:00 - 12:00

  • 08:00 - 12:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 8 - 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

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Okeoma Mmeje

    Speaker(s):

    Talk 1. Overview of Expedited Partner Therapy
    - Okeoma Mmeje, University of Michigan, USA

    Talk 2. Expedited Partner Therapy Use in Heterosexuals
    - Jenell Coleman, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Talk 3. Expedited Partner Therapy Use in Adolescents & School-Based Clinics
    - Nicole Speck, University of Michigan, USA

    Talk 4. Support for Expedited Partner Therapy Use in Men Who Have Sex with Men & Transgender Women
    - Kristi Gamarel, University of Michigan, USA
    - Raha Richardson, University of Michigan, USA

    Talk 5. Implications for Expedited Partner Therapy Use in Men Who Have Sex with Men
    - Julia Schillinger, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

     

  • 13:00 - 15:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 9 - Highlights of Selected Topics from the Canadian STI Guidelines

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Ameeta Singh

    Chair(s):

    Max Chernesky, McMaster University, Canada
    Margaret Gale-Rowe, PHAC, Canada

    Speaker(s):

    Talk 1. Mycoplasma genitalium
    - Annie-Claude Labbe, Université de Montréal, Canada

    Talk 2. Gonorrhea: Approach to Management in the Setting of Rising Antimicrobial Resistance
    - Ameeta Singh, University of Alberta, Canada

    Talk 3. Prenatal Screening for STBBIs
    - Mark Yudin, University of Toronto, Canada

  • 15:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 10 - IUSTI Canada Symposium: Innovative Platforms and Interventions Against Gonorrhoea

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Jo-Anne Dillon & IUSTI-Canada

    To be Confirmed
  • 13:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 11 - Proteomics

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Leonard Foster

    Speakers:

    Talk 1. Metaproteomics for Discovering Mechanisms and Biomarkers in the Vaginal Microbiome
    - Adam Burgener, University of Manitoba, Canada

    Talk 2. Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials Using Proteomics
    - Speaker To Be Decided

    Talk 3. When and How to Bring in Proteomics
    - Leonard Foster, UBC, Canada

    Talk 4. Practical Considerations for Moving Proteomic Tests into the Clinic
    - Angela Fung, Clinical Chemist, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada

  • 13:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 12: Sexually Transmitted Infection Vaccines - Opportunities for Research, Development and Implementation

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by the Sexually Transmitted Infections Vaccine Consortium, based in British Columbia (STRIVE-BC)

    Speaker(s):

    Opening Remarks
    - Troy Grennan & Monika Naus, University of British Columbia & the BC Centre for Disease Control, Canada

    Talk 1. The Current Landscape of STI Vaccines
    - Carolyn Deal, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA

    Talk 2. STI Vaccine Roadmap
    - Sami Gottlieb, World Health Organization, Switzerland

    Talk 3. Will the World Accept STI Vaccines? Lessons from the HPV Vaccine
    - Simon Dobson, University of British Columbia, Canada

    Talk 4. STI Vaccine Development Updates: Current Science and Future Directions
    - Syphilis: Caroline Cameron, University of Victoria, Canada
    - Gonorrhea: Rino Rappuoli, GSK Vaccines, Italy
    - Chlamydia: TBC
    - HSV: Anna Wald, University of Washington, USA

    Talk 5. Priority Setting for Future Science & Research (Panel Discussion) 
    - Moderated by: Scott Lamontagne, University of Washington, USA
    - Caroline Cameron, University of Victoria, Canada
    - Carolyn Deal, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
    - Charu Kaushic, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canada
    - Rino Rappuoli, GSK Vaccines, Italy

    Talk 6. Implementation Challenges in Public Health (Panel Discussion) 
    - Moderated by: Scott Lamontagne, University of Washington, USA
    - Sami Gottlieb, World Health Organization, Switzerland
    - Bonnie Henry, Government of British Columbia, Canada
    - Manish Sadarangani, Vaccine Evaluation Centre, Canada

    Closing Remarks
    - Manish Sadarangani, Vaccine Evaluation Centre, Canada and Gina Ogilvie, School of Population and Public Health (SPPH), Canada

  • 13:00 - 17:00

  • 13:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 14 - Preparing Sexual Health Services for Antimicrobial Resistance Bacteria: A Global Perspective

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Katy Turner

    To be Confirmed
  • 13:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 15 - Understanding the Costs and Benefits of Sexual Health Services and Interventions: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Louise Jackson

    To be Confirmed
  • 13:00 - 17:00

    Pre-Congress Symposium 16 - BS21 Network: Behavioural Surveillance for HIV and STIs in the 21st Century

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Organized by Lisa McDaid

    Chair(s): 

    Lisa McDaid, University of Glasgow, UK

    Speaker(s): 

    Talk 1. Introduction to Contemporary Behavioural Surveillance
    - Lisa McDaid, University of Glasgow, UK
    - Nathan Lachowsky, University of Victoria, Canada

    Talk 2. The Current State of Behavioural Surveillance (Panel Discussion) 
    - Nathan Lachowsky, University of Victoria, Canada
    - Patrick Sullivan, Emory University, USA
    - Benjamin Bavinton, Kirby Institute, Australia
    - Peter Saxton, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    - Jamie Frankis, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

    Talk 3. Changing HIV Epidemics and Representativeness of Behavioural Surveillance Research (Panel Discussion) 
    - Peter Saxton, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    - Nathan Lachowsky, University of Victoria, Canada
    - Jamie Frankis, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

    Talk 4. Why do We Still Need Behavioural Surveillance in the Age of Biomedical HIV Prevention? (Panel Discussion) 
    - Benjamin Bavinton, Kirby Institute, Australia
    - Jamie Frankis, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    - Patrick Sullivan, Emory University, USA

    Talk 5. Neglected Populations and Regions (Panel Discussion) 
    - Jacqueline Gahagan, Dalhousie University, Canada
    - Tyrone Curtis, University College London, UK
    - Harlan Pruden, BC Centre for Disease Control, Canada

    Talk 6. Biobehavioural Surveillance: The Challenges of Biological Sampling (Panel Discussion) 
    - Patrick Sullivan, Emory University, USA
    - Jamie Frankis, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    - John Kim, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canada

    Talk 7. Community Engagement in Behavioural Surveillance Research (Panel Discussion) 
    - David Brennan, University of Toronto, Canada
    - Jeff Morgan, CBRC - Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health, Canada
    - Lisa McDaid, University of Glasgow, UK

    Talk 8. Application of Theoretical Models to Periodic Behavioural Surveillance and What Is Missed If You Do Not Have One (Panel Discussion) 
    - Paul Flowers, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    - Kiffer Card, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • 17:30 - 18:00

    Welcome Ceremony

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 18:00 - 19:00

    Opening Keynote Lecture - 2019 ISSTDR Prestigious Lecture: Bacterial STI Vaccines - Eternal Dream or Future Reality?

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Rino Rappuoli, GSK Vaccines, Italy

MondayJuly 15, 2019

  • 07:00 - 08:00

    Clinical Case Series

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 07:00 - 08:00

    ASTDA Young Investigator Mentor-Mentee Breakfast Session

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 08:15 - 08:50

    Plenary 1 - The Role of Genomics in the Diagnosis and Management of STIs

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Helena Seth-Smith, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

  • 08:50 - 09:25

    Plenary 2 - Identification and Management of Complicated Syphilis

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Christina Marra, University of Washington, USA

  • 09:25 - 10:00

    Plenary 3 - Engaging Indigenous Communities in Health Programs

    Location: TBD, Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building

    Speaker(s):

    Charlotte Loppie, University of Victoria, Canada

  • 10:15 - 10:45

    Coffee Break

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 1 - Program Science/Implementation Science Methods: Moving Beyond the Traditional RCT

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Theoretical Overview on Methods Including RCTs and Other Potential Methodologies- Advantages and Disadvantages 
    - Isolde Birdthistle, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK 

    Talk 2. Pop ART- Applying RCTs to the Real World - Opportunities and Challenges Faced in Implementing and Evaluating Large Scale RCTs 
    - Richard Hayes, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

    Talk 3. Using Multiple Data Sources for Programme Evaluation: Integration of Program Monitoring Data with Other Research Studies
    - Banadakoppa Ramesh, University of Manitoba, Canada

    Talk 4. Evaluating Complex Public Health Issue Violence - Understanding and Measuring Violence and Evaluating Violence Interventions- Lessons from STRIVE
    - Lori Heise, Johns Hopkins University, USA

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 2 - Sexual Health at the Intersection of Substance Use and Social Inequality

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Latino MSM and Latina Transgender Women Drinking in New York
    - Speaker TBD

    Talk 2. The North American Overdose Crisis: How Structural Violence, Prohibition, and Stigma Have Paralyzed Our Response
    - Mark Tyndall, BC Centre for Disease Control, Canada

    Talk 3. To be confirmed

    Talk 4. Chemsex and New STI/HIV Diagnoses Among Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Attending Sexual Health Clinics
    - Aseel Hegazi, St George's University Hospital Foundation Trust, UK

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 3 - Epidemiological Aspects of STI Transmission in MSM

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Impact of HIV PrEP on Risk Compensation and STI Epidemiology – What Does the Evidence Show?
    - Helen Ward, Imperial College London, UK

    Talk 2. The Role of Oral-Anal Transmission in Persistence of Chlamydial Infection - Henry de Vries, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Talk 3. Sexual Transmission of N. meningitidis in MSM and Implications for Public Health
    - Anna McNulty, Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Australia

    Talk 4. Hepatitis C in HIV-Negative MSM – A Growing Concern?
    - Axel J. Schmidt, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 4 - The Impact of Advances in Diagnostic Technology on Policy, Program and Practice (ISSTDR SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM)

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Resistance-Guided Therapy for M.genitalium: Impact of Diagnostic Resistance Assays on Practice and Policy
    - Catriona Bradshaw, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Australia

    Talk 2. Point of Care and Home Testing Opportunities: Implications for Quality Public Health Practice
    - Patricia Dittus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

    Talk 3. Implementing Molecular Testing to Predict Neisseria gonorrhoeae Susceptibility in Clinical Practice
    - Jeffrey D. Klausner, Fielding School of Public Health, USA

    Talk 4. To be confirmed

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Oral Presentation Session 1

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Oral Presentation Session 2

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Oral Presentation Session 3

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 12:15 - 13:45

    Lunch

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 12:45 - 13:45

    IUSTI World General Assembly

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 13:45 - 14:20

    Plenary 4 - 2019 IUSTI Prestigious Lecture - Revising STI Treatment Guidelines in Times of Rapidly Evolving Antimicrobial Resistant STIs

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Jørgen Jensen, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark

  • 14:20 - 14:55

    Plenary 5 - Priorities for Research and Programmes for Trans Communities

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Tonia Poteat, University of North Carolina, USA

  • 14:55 - 15:30

    Plenary 6 - Mathematical Modelling, a Luxury or a Necessity in STD Control?

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Geoff Garnett, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

  • 15:45 - 16:15

    Coffee Break

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 16:15 - 17:45

    Symposium 5 - Community Engagement, Mobilization and Empowerment

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. To be confirmed

    Talk 2. Mobilising for Health and Rights: A History of Sex Worker Activism in India
    - Smarajit Jana, Sonagachi Research and Training Institute, India

    Talk 3. Mobilization and Empowerment of Sex Workers: Can Self-Help Groups Bring About Sustained Change?
    - Primrose Matambandazo, CeSHHAR, Zimbabwe

    Talk 4. Harnessing the Power of Community Activism for Sexual Health
    - Benedict Bernabe, Red Whistle, Philippines

  • 16:15 - 17:45

    Symposium 6 - Improved Models and Tools for STI infections

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. N. gonorrhoeae in Cervical Explants
    - Daniel Stein, University of Maryland, USA

    Talk 2. T. pallidum in vitro Growth
    - Steven Norris, University of Texas, USA

    Talk 3. Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis and Treponema pallidum Infections in Macaques: Effects on Simian HIV Acquisition
    - Sundaram Ajay Vishwanathan, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

    Talk 4. Pigtailed Macaque Model of STIs
    - Dorothy Patton, University of Washington, USA

  • 16:15 - 17:45

    Symposium 7 - HIV and Syphilis Self-Testing and Self-Collection: Empowerment, Agency and Implementation

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. HIV Self-Testing at the STAR Project
    - Maryam Shahmanesh, London’s Global University, UK

    Talk 2. Syphilis Self-Testing Among Gay Men in China
    - Cheng Wang, Southern Medical University, China

    Talk 3. HPV Self-Collection in Peru
    - Patricia Garcia, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredi, Peru

    Talk 4. Empowerment and Harm Reduction - Self-Testing Among Female Sex Workers
    - Catherine Oldenburg, University of California, USA

  • 16:15 - 17:45

    Oral Presentation Session 4

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 16:15 - 17:45

    Oral Presentation Session 5

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 16:15 - 17:45

    Oral Presentation Session 6

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 17:45 - 19:00

    Poster Viewing Session

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 18:15 - 19:15

    IUSTI-Canada AGM

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

TuesdayJuly 16, 2019

WednesdayJuly 17, 2019

  • 07:00 - 08:00

    Clinical Case Series

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 07:00 - 08:00

    ASTDA Meet the Experts Session

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 08:15 - 08:50

    Plenary 12 - Development of Point-of Care Tests for Detecting Anti-microbial Resistance

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Johan Melendez, Johns Hopkins University, USA

  • 08:50 - 09:25

    Plenary 13 - The Role of Key Population-led Health Services in Addressing the Challenge of STI and HIV

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Rena Janamnuaysook, The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Thailand

  • 09:25 - 10:15

    Debate - Among Men Who Have Sex with Men, Pharyngeal Infection Contributes More to Population Levels of Gonorrhea Transmission Than Urethral Infection, Rectal Infection, or Both?

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Chair(s):

    Kyle Bernstein, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

    Speaker(s):

    For the motion: Kit Fairley, Monash University, Australia

    Against the motion: Hunter Handsfield, University of Washington, USA

  • 10:15 - 10:45

    Coffee Break

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 15 - New Approaches to STI Diagnosis and Prevention

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Proteomics for T. pallidum
    - Chris Kenyon, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium

    Talk 2. CRISPR Diagnostics: Expanding the Nucleic Acid Detection Toolbox by Harnessing Microbial Diversity
    - Jonathan Gootenberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

    Talk 3. Reducing the global burden of infectious diseases through precision infection management (PIM)
    - Ian Lewis, University of Calgary, Canada

    Talk 4. Nanoparticle Delivery of Drugs to Mucosal Surfaces
    - Kim Woodrow, University of Washington, USA

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 16 - Prevention and Care Cascades

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. The Use of Existing Data to Plan HIV Prevention Activities in Zimbabwe
    - Isaac Taramusi, National AIDS Council, Zimbabwe

    Talk 2. Applications of the HIV Prevention Cascade Framework in Evaluating the DREAMS Program
    - Maryam Shahmanesh, London’s Global University, UK

    Talk 3. Application of a Cascade Approach of Guiding Prevention of Congenital Syphilis
    - Patricia Garcia, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru

    Talk 4. Cascades and Other Approaches to Guide PrEP Programming
    - Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, South Africa

     
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 17 - Controversies in Clinical STI Care

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Does Azithromycin Have a Future in the Treatment of Gonorrhoea and Chlamydial Infection?
    - Jane Hocking, University of Melbourne, Australia

    Talk 2. Should Enteric Infections in MSM Always Be Treated?
    - Mark Pakianathan, St George’s University Hospital Foundation Trust, UK

    Talk 3. Do Rectal Bacterial STIs in Women Matter? Who Should We Test and When?
    - Christine Khosropour, University of Washington, USA

    Talk 4. HPV Immunization in MSM: Who Should Be Immunized and Is There a Role for Immunization in Prevention
    - David Templeton, University of Sydney, Australia 

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Symposium 18 - Regional Responses to Global HIV/STI Trends - IUSTI SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. An Update on the Status of HIV/STIs in IUSTI's Five Regions
    - Francis Ndowa, Skin & GU Medicine Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Talk 2. Bridging the Gap - Best Practice Global Examples of Integration of HIV and STI Services
    - Janet Wilson, National Health Service, UK

    Talk 3. Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living with HIV
    - Angelica Espinosa Miranda, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Brazil

    Talk 4. Engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations in HIV/STI Services: Challenges and Opportunities
    - Shailendra Sawleshwarkar, University of Sydney, Australia

  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Oral Presentation Session 13

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Oral Presentation Session 14

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 10:45 - 12:15

    Oral Presentation Session 15

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 12:15 - 13:45

    Lunch

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Symposium 19 - Global Public Health Approaches to Gonorrhea Prevention and the Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Perspectives from North America
    - Karen Schlanger, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

    Talk 2. Perspectives from Brazil and Latin America
    - Adele Schwartz Benzaken, Tropical Medicine Foundation, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

    Talk 3. Perspectives from Thailand and Asia
    - Pachara Sirivongrangson, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

    Talk 4. Perspectives from Europe
    - Otilia Mårdh, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Sweden

  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Symposium 20 - Criminalization, the Law and Sexual Health

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. To be confirmed

    Talk 2. Intersectionality, Criminalisation and Sexual Health
    - Carmen Logie, University of Toronto, Canada

    Talk 3. To be confirmed

    Talk 4. To be confirmed

  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Symposium 21 - Building a Human Infrastructure for STI Prevention: Beyond Community Engagement, Consultation and Advisory Boards

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Talk 1. Youth and Community Based Research
    - Sarah Flicker, York University, Canada

    Talk 2. JHU/USA – Addressing Medical Dis- and Mistrust
    - Errol Fields, Johns Hopkins University, USA

    Talk 3. Authentic and successful community engagement for STI/HIV prevention, screening, and treatment in rural and urban settings
    - Scott Rhodes, University of North Carolina, USA

    Talk 4. To be confirmed

  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Symposium 22 - Late Breaker Symposium

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Oral Presentation Session 16

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Oral Presentation Session 17

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 13:45 - 15:15

    Oral Presentation Session 18

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed
  • 15:15 - 15:45

    Coffee Break

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 15:45 - 16:45

    Closing Keynote Lecture - Making Science Work to Deliver Effective Programmes at Scale

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre

    Speaker(s):

    Charlotte Watts, UK Department of International Development (DFID), UK

  • 16:45 - 18:00

    Closing Ceremony

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • 18:00 - 20:30

    4th Annual Public Health Applications of C. trachomatis Serology (PHACTS) Meeting

    Location: TBD, East Building, Vancouver Convention Centre
    To be Confirmed

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