Program

PROGRAM

*Program information to come soon.

Types of Sessions:

PLENARY LECTURES

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. 

SYMPOSIA SESSIONS

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.

EARLY CAREER TRACK SESSIONS

Developed to maximize career development of trainees and early career clinicians and researchers from around the globe.  

MEET-THE-EXPERT 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.

DEBATES

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

ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS

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.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

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 present and discuss their work. Poster abstracts will be published on ISID’s webpage and as a special supplement to the International Journal of Infectious Diseases (IJID).

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOPS

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