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DAY 1 - THURSDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2016

The University Club of Western Australia Theatre Auditorium unless otherwise indicated


07:00am - 07:55am (0:55)


Registration (Lower Colonnade)


08:00am - 08:45am (0:45)


Welcome to Country, opening remarks, and application live polling run through


08:50am - 09:20am (0:30)

Chair: A/Prof Peter Richmond


Melioidosis in children: latest evidence of diagnostics and treatment in Australia and rest of the world

> Prof Bart Currie, AUSTRALIA


09:25am - 09:55am (0:30)


Pertussis vaccination strategies: to boost or not to boost? Evidence of timing of maternal and infant vaccinations

> Prof Kathryn Edwards, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


10:00am - 10:30am (0:30)


Coffee and tea break (Ground Floor Terrace)


10:35am - 11:05am (0:30)

Chair: Dr Philip Britton


Adenovirus and human herpesvirus infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients: prevention and treatment update

> A/Prof Julia Clark, AUSTRALIA


11:10am - 12:10pm (1:00)


Infectious Disease Case Rounds 1

> Prof Nigel Curtis, AUSTRALIA

> Prof Adam Finn, UNITED KINGDOM


12:15pm - 01:00pm (0:45)


Lunch (Ground Floor Terrace)


01:05pm - 01:35pm (0:30)

Chair: Dr Asha Bowen


A clinicians guide to optimising antimicrobial therapy using therapeutic drug monitoring and Bayesian forecasting

> Dr Amanda Gwee, AUSTRALIA


01:40pm - 02:10am (0:30)


Severe malaria in children: which species cause it and how is it best treated?

> Prof Nicholas Anstey, AUSTRALIA


02:15pm - 02:45pm (0:30)


A capsular group B meningococcal immunisation programme in infants: cost-effectiveness, effectiveness and policy

> Prof Andrew Pollard, UNITED KINGDOM


02:50pm - 03:20pm (0:30)


Coffee and tea break (Ground Floor Terrace)


03:25pm - 03:55pm (0:30)

Chair: Dr Lesley Voss


Influenza: are we prepared for the next pandemic?

> Prof Benjamin Cowling, HONG KONG


04:00pm - 05:00pm (1:00)


Hypothetical: Management of antibiotic resistant microbes

> Dr Tom Snelling, AUSTRALIA

> Prof Jonathan Carapetis, AUSTRALIA


06:30pm


Dinner at Acqua Viva on the Swan (Broadway, Nedlands)

DAY 2 - FRIDAY, 2 DECEMBER 2016

The University Club of Western Australia Theatre Auditorium unless otherwise indicated


08:00am - 08:30am (0:30)

Chair: Prof Nigel Curtis


Oseltamivir: does it work in children?

> Dr Christopher Blyth, AUSTRALIA


08:35am - 09:05am (0:30)


New diagnostics for norovirus and rotavirus infections: what this means for control of hospital infections

> Prof Kathryn Edwards, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


09:10am - 09:40am (0:30)


Learnings from adult trials for the treatment of antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria in children

> Prof Anton Peleg, AUSTRALIA


09:45am - 10:15am (0:30)


How can we stop bacteria jumping?

> Prof Adam Finn, UNITED KINGDOM


10:20am - 10:50am (0:30)


Coffee and tea break (Ground Floor Terrace)


10:55am - 11:25pm (0:30)

Chair: A/Prof Julia Clark


Management of paediatric multi-drug resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis

> Prof Ben Marais, AUSTRALIA


11:30am - 12:00pm (0:30)


Adjunctive therapy for infection management in premature infants: pentoxifylline and probiotics

> Clin A/Prof Tobias Strunk, AUSTRALIA


12:05pm - 12:35pm (0:30)


The role of adjunctive treatment in severe staphylococcal and streptococcal disease

> Prof Nigel Curtis, AUSTRALIA


12:40pm - 01:25pm (0:45)


Lunch (Ground Floor Terrace)


02:00pm - 02:30pm (0:30)

Chair: Dr Josh Francis


Infectious Disease Case Rounds 2

> Dr Asha Bowen, AUSTRALIA

> Dr Christopher Blyth, AUSTRALIA

> Prof David Burgner, AUSTRALIA


02:35pm - 03:05pm (0:30)


Encephalitis in children: latest evidence of diagnostics

> Prof Cheryl Jones, AUSTRALIA


03:10pm - 03:40pm (0:30)


Coffee and tea break (Ground Floor Terrace)


03:45pm - 04:15pm (0:30)

Chair: A/Prof Peter Richmond


Control of invasive Salmonella disease: is there a role for human challenge models?

> Prof Andrew Pollard, UNITED KINGDOM


04:20pm - 04:50pm (0:30)


P. vivaxP. falciparum or P. knowlesi? How to diagnose and treat malaria in children living or returning from endemic areas?

> Prof Nicholas Anstey, AUSTRALIA


05:00pm - 05:30pm (0:30)


Skin sores and scabies

> Prof Jonathan Carapetis, AUSTRALIA


05:30pm


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