Scientific Program

Scientific Program

The International Scientific Committee is planning a diverse and interesting program for you. As part of the program, we will have a scale of different educational and scientific sessions addressing your needs as a professional in pediatric infectious diseases that will provide you with take-home value.

To learn more about what to expect in Manila, have a look at the Scientific Program.

For a better view of the program at a glance use the zoom option in the pdf.

Detailed guidelines for presenters can be found here.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

NAPOLEON GONZALEZ WORLD LECTURE

  • LESSONS LEARNED FROM AFRICA – Elizabeth Molyneux (Malawi/UK)

SPECIAL LECTURE

  • ELIMINATION OF MOTHER-TO-CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV: LESSONS LEARNED FROM SUCCESS IN THAILAND – Usa Thisyakorn (Thailand)

WSPID SYMPOSIA

  • Innovation in Infectious Diseases
  • Dengue: A Global Threat
  • Pertussis Symposium
  • Emerging ID Challenges in the Five Continents
  • Controversies in HIV
  • Pneumococcal Symposium
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship into the 2020s
  • Malaria in Pregnant Women and Children
  • ID in the Immunocompromised
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Pediatric Fungal Infections: Something New?
  • Controversies in Pneumonia
  • Debates in Diarrheal Disease
  • Tropical Diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emerging Issues and Controversies on Group A Streptococcus and S Aureus Infections in Children
  • Vaccines and Immunization: What Pediatricians Need to Know
  • ‘Hot’ papers in the field of Pediatric Infectiouse Diseases 2017-2019

WSPID INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIA

  • Interactive Symposium on Challenging Cases
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Low-Resource Settings

MEET THE PROFESSOR SESSIONS

  • CNS Infections
  • Bone Infections
  • Otitis Media
  • Clinical Research and Life Balance
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Meningitis
  • Haemophilus influenzae
  • Maternal immunization
  • Ebola

WORKSHOPS

WSPID Research Workshop (by invitation only)

  • INTRODUCTION, OVERVIEW AND GOALS – Andi L. Shane (USA) and Salvacion R. Gatchalian, (Philippines)
  • INTRODUCTION FROM THE LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE – Salvacion R. Gatchalian (Philippines)
  • FROM CLINICAL QUESTION TO RESEARCH QUESTION – Maria Liza Antoinette M. Gonzales (Philippines)
  • INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH COLLABORATIONSDavid Burgner (Australia)
  • PUBLISHING YOUR RESEARCHNigel Curtis (Australia)
  • ETHICS IN RESEARCHJacinto Blas V. Mantaring III (Philippines)
  • FINDING FUNDING AND KEY PARTS OF A RESEARCH BUDGETAnna Lena Lopez (Philippines)
  • WRITING A SUCCESSFUL GRANT APPLICATIONRosemarie Arciaga (Philippines)

WSPID Workshop 1 – Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Improving Clinical Indications, avoiding Pitfalls

Chairs – Juan Pablo Torres (Chile) and Daniel Jarovsky (Brazil)

Moderator – Jaime Santos (Philippines)

  • IMMUNOLOGIC TESTS FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASESDaniel Jarovsky (Brazil)
  • NUCLEIC ACID-BASED IDENTIFICATION METHODSJuan Pablo Torres (Chile)
  • RAPID NON-NUCLEIC ACID-BASED IDENTIFICATION METHODSFátima Gimenez (Philippines)

WSPID Workshop 2 – Migration and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Chairs – Lilly Verhagen (The Netherlands) and Rosemary Olivero (USA)

  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE INFECTIOUS DISEASE IMPLICATIONS OF VENEZUELA’S MIGRATION CRISIS Jacobus de Waard (Venezuela)
  • INFECTIOUS DISEASE IMPLICATIONS IN REFUGEE AND MIGRANT CHILDREN
  • WORLD CAFE