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  •  Saturday, October 22, 2011 

    6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


    7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

    Two Concurrent Mini-Symposia

    • Infections and Infectious Disease Screening of Immigrants and International Adoptees
    • Lethal Gastrointestinal Infections

    11 Concurrent Meet-the-Professor Sessions

    • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Successes and Barriers
    • Controversies with Contact Precautions
    • Hepatitis B
    • HIV Resistance Testing for the Clinician
    • Infection Prevention Strategies in the Transplant Patient
    • Laboratory Capabilities in Resource-Limited Settings
    • Preventing Varicella Virus Infections: A Fresh Look At Zoster and Varicella Vaccines in Clinical Practice
    • Secondary Prophylaxis in Immunosuppressed Stem Cell Transplant Recipients with a History of Invasive Mold Infection
    • Sepsis: Not Turning the Corner, What to Do When the Patients Don't Get Better
    • Top Papers in Antimicrobial Pharmacotherapy
    • Urinary Tract Infections: New Insights and Strategies

    8 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.


    8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

    Interactive Session

    • Approach to Clinical Syndromes in the Transplant Patient

    Four Concurrent Symposia

    • New Recommendations and Updates for Pediatric Immunization
    • SOS: The Rescue from Antibacterial Resistance?
    • State-of-the-Art in HIV
    • The Changing Face of Endocarditis

    9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.


    10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


    10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Interactive Session

    • Thorny Cases in Infection Control

    Five Concurrent Symposia

    • Great Debates in Mycology
    • Improving HIV Care: Access, Reform and the National AIDS Strategy
    • Improved Vaccination Strategies for Control of Pertussis
    • Management of Difficult Infections in the Late Post-Transplant Period
    • Neutralizing Antibodies for Viruses

    Three Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions

    (to be finalized after the abstract submission deadline)

    11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    Lunch, Poster Sessions, and Poster Discussion Rounds

    (to be finalized after the abstract submission deadline)

    1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

    Interactive Session

    • Hepatitis C in Practice

    Five Concurrent Symposia

    • Blood Cultures 2011 – Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going
    • Emerging Issues in Travel Medicine
    • Global HIV Update: Focus on Prevention
    • Immunity in Tuberculosis
    • Open Waters: Dangers of Water in Health Care Delivery

    Three Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions

    (to be finalized after the abstract submission deadline)

    3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


    3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

    Joseph E. Smadel Lecture 

    • The Media and Infectious Diseases
      WILLIAM SCHAFFNER, MD, FIDSA; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

    4:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    Edward H. Kass Lecture

    • The Science of Vaccines: Research, Subjectivity or Speculation
      LARRY PICKERING, MD, FIDSA; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

    5 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.



    5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

    Interactive Session

    • Clinical Interactive

    Four Concurrent Symposia

    • Close to the Bone: Recent Advances in Hard Tissue Infection
    • From Pathogenesis to Clinical Aspects of Infections Caused by Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria
    • Pneumococcal Disease
    • Viruses: Bedside to Bench

    Late Breaker Oral Abstract Session

    (to be finalized after the abstract submission deadline)

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