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© 2019 International Society for Infectious Diseases

PROGRAM

 

SESSION FORMATS

 

Invited lectures given by the most renowned and experienced experts in their fields. The plenary speakers address fundamental challenges in infectious diseases and give deep insights into a certain field of research, policy or clinical infectious diseases, highlight open questions and discuss strategies that need to be addressed in the future. 

PLENARY LECTURES

Developed to maximize career development of trainees and early career clinicians and researchers from around the globe. The track is under development by ISID's Emerging Leaders in Infectious Diseases.

EARLY CAREER TRACK SESSIONS

Presentations of two-sides to controversies in the infectious disease field.

DEBATES

Reserved for abstract submitters presenting novel findings, methods or study techniques relevant to move the field of infectious diseases forward. Poster presentations are organized based on topics and presenting authors are expected to be present for discussion of their work. At the last ICID, more than 900 posters were accepted. Poster abstracts will be published ISID's webpage and as a special supplement to the International Journal on Infectious Diseases (IJID).

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Explore the most pressing challenges in prevention, management, and investigation of infectious diseases relevant to the region and beyond. From lectures to round-table discussions to master classes - session formats will ensure that up-to-date content is delivered in a way that encourages discussion and audience participation.

SYMPOSIA SESSIONS

Explore small, interactive sessions that give participants the opportunity to discuss relevant topics with leading experts in a more personal setting. Topics range from innovative teaching or research tools to interactive sessions on how to publish one's work to discussing advances in the field and state-of-the-art management of infectious diseases.

MEET-THE-EXPERT SESSIONS

Reserved for the best submitted abstracts in different categories. Around 3% of submitted abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. Each oral abstract session is assigned a chairperson who announces the presenters, keeps track of the time and moderates a brief discussion after each presentation.

ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS

Offer in-depth, small group learning about select important infectious diseases topics.

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOPS