There will be 12 Meet the Expert Sessions offered early in the morning on Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, 2012 between 07:15-08:10. The sessions will cover 12 different topics and will be chaired and presented by two senior paediatric infectious disease experts. The number of participants will be limited to a maximum of 50-70 per session.
The "Meet the Expert Sessions" will provide participants the opportunity to be updated about the topic of interest in a highly interactive manner. The key learning facts and open issues of the topic of interest will be presented by the moderators. Participants are invited to actively prepare for the sessions.
Participation is included in the registration fees, however pre-registration onsite is mandatory as each session is limited. Tickets will be available on the day preceding each session at the registration desk and will be given a "first come first serve basis".
MEET THE EXPERT SESSIONS
Thursday, May 10, 2012, 07:15-08:10
|Is Antibiotic Treatment Required for Acute Otitis Media?
||Olli Ruuskanen, Finland and Paola Marchisio, Italy|
|Management of Periodic Fever in Children
||Marco Gattorno, Italy and Johannes Liese, Germany|
|Prevention and Treatment of Catheter- Associated Infections
||Susan Coffin, USA and Elpidoforos Mantadakis, Greece |
||Vana Papaevangelou, Greece and Surash Boppana, USA |
|Group A Streptococcal Diseases
||Androulla Efstratiou, UK and Edward L. Kaplan, USA|
|Atypical Mycobacterial Infections
||Vas Novelli, UK and Emmanouil Galanakis, Greece |
Friday, May 11, 2012, 07:15-08:10
|Current Management Algorithms of Urinary Tract Infections in Infants
||Kjell Tullus, UK and Shai Ashkenazi, Israel|
||Heiki Peltola, Finland and Sheldon Kaplan, USA|
|Vaccination in Special Hosts
||Vana Spoulou, Greece and Andrew Cant, UK|
|Problems in Prevention and Treatment of Influenza
||Ad Osterhaus, Netherlands and Susanna Esposito, Italy|
|Toxoplasmosis: Treating in Pregnancy and Infancy
||Jose G. Montoya, USA and Christoph Rudin, Switzerland|
|Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescence; HIV HBV HCV and Prevention of Onward Transmission
||Vasileia Konte, Greece and Caroline Foster, UK|