35TH IUSTI EUROPE CONGRESS PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

(Based on the fact that the Congress will be held in a Hybrid format, some sessions/lectures will take place online. The Organizing Committee will provide more detailed information later)

 

 

Sept 29, 2022

11.00 – 17.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
IUSTI PRE-COURSE (ONLINE)
Chairs: Prof Angelika Stary (Austria), Dr Marco Cusini (Italy)

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17.30 – 18.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Opening ceremony:
Dr Joseph Kobakhidze (Georgia) – Congress Co-President
Prof George Galdava (Georgia) – Congress Co-President
Dr. Claudia Heller-Vitouch (Austria) – IUSTI Regional Director
Prof. George-Sorin Tiplica (Romania) – IUSTI-E Chair

 

18.30 – 19.15  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Opening Keynote/Plenary Lecture # 1
Dr Teodora Wi (WHO, Switzerland)
Global STI: What’s next

 

19.30 – 21.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Welcome Reception/Social Event

 

 

Sept 30, 2022

10.00 – 11.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Clinical Cases Presentation

 

11.00 – 12.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Session A – BASHH (British Association for Sexual Health and HIV) Symposium
Topic, Chairs + Speaker X 3-4 to be nominated by BASHH

 

12.30 – 13.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Coffee Break and Poster Viewing

 

13.00 – 13.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Plenary Lecture # 2
Prof Khalil Ghanem (USA)
Syphilis 2020’s Drivers, Challenges, and Management

 

13.30 – 14.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Plenary Lecture # 3
Dr Patrick Horner (UK)
My Life with Urethritis

 

14.00 – 14.30 (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Plenary Lecture # 4
Prof Georg Stary (Austria)
Understanding the Immune Response to HPVI

 

14.30 – 15.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Lunch and Poster Viewing

 

15.00 – 17.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Session B –  Syphilis, contemporary approach
Chairs: Prof Nicolas Dupin (France) and Prof Stephan Lautenschlager (Switzerland)


Nicolas Dupin (France)
Neurosyphilis

Stephan Lautenschlager (Switzerland)
Syphilis: Special cases and special conditions

Philipp Bosshard (Switzerland)
Laboratory diagnosis of syphilis: what is the Gold-Standard?

Melanie Taylor (USA)
Congenital syphilis

 

17.00 – 19.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Session C – HPV in XXI Centure
Chairs:  Prof Mihael Skerlev (Croatia)  and Arne Wikström (Sweden)


Electra Nikolaidou (Greece)
Global burden of disease

Suzana Ljubojevic (Croatia)
Oncologic aspects of HPV in men"

Mihael Skerlev (Croatia)
Prophylaxis and HPV in children

Arne Wikström (Sweden)
Home-based treatment of HPV-induced lesions 

Claudia Heller Vitouch (Austria)
Office-based treatment: When is this used and which are the best methods?

 

 

Oct. 01, 2022

10.00 – 11.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Clinical Cases Presentation

 

11.00 – 12.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Session D – Genital Dermatology by the EADV
Chairs: Prof George Sorin Tiplica (Romania) and EADV Nominee
Speakers X 3-4

 

12.30 – 13.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Cofee Break and Poster Viewing

 

13.00 – 13.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Plenary Lecture # 5
Prof Deniz Gokengin (Turkey)
Delivering HIV Care in Central and Eastern Europe 

 

13.30 – 14.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Plenary Lecture # 6
Prof Catherine Mercer (UK)
What drives people to our Clinics? - Behaviour, attitudes, alcohol, drugs or nonchalance

 

14.00 – 14.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Plenary Lecture # 7
Prof Björn Herrmann (Sweden) and Dr John Saunders (UK)
Screening for Infection  -  Pro's and Con's 

 

14.30 – 16.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Lunch and Poster Viewing

 

16.00 – 18.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Session E – Future Perspective
Chairs: Prof Henry de Vries (The Netherlands) and Dr Marti Vall-Mayans (Spain)


Lorenzo Giacani (USA)
Advances in a vaccine for syphilis

Jeffrey Klausner (USA)
The promises of doxy PrEP and PEP

Mitzy Gafos (UK)
HIV PrEP for women

Maurine Murtagh (Switzerland)
STI POCT landscape in 2022

 

18.00 – 18.30  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Closing Plenary # 8
Dr John White (UK) and Prof Chris Kenyon (Belgium)
What we have learnt

 

18.00 – 19.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Closing Ceremony

 

20.00 – 23.00  (GET/Georgian Standart Time, UTC/GMT +4)
Networking Event