• To provide to infectious disease specialists, clinical microbiologists, intensive care physicians, emergency department physicians and paediatricians an updated overview of all aspects of sepsis, from pathophysiology to management.

• To give participants the opportunity to have state-of-the-art, new insights and scientific exchanges on sepsis diagnosis and treatment, including:

· Current views on the pathogenesis of sepsis

· Usefulness of biomarkers in sepsis

· New developments in the diagnosis of sepsis

· The new “Surviving Sepsis Guidelines” update

· Novel antibiotics and optimal dosing in sepsis

· Novel adjunctive immunotherapies

· The sepsis research agenda for the coming decade

• To give participants the opportunity to have small scale insightful discussions with the leaders in the field.
30 – 50 graduate and postgraduate students, infectious diseases specialists, clinical microbiologists, intensive care doctors and other specialties interested in all aspects of sepsis.
Matteo Bassetti, Udine, Italy
Thierry Calandra, Lausanne, Switzerland
Winfried V. Kern, Freiburg, Germany
Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain
Willem Joost Wiersinga, Amsterdam, Netherlands
ESCMID PK/PD of Anti-Infectives Study Group - EPASG
ESCMID Study Group for Bloodstream Infections and Sepsis - ESGBIS
ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Critically Ill Patients - ESGCIP
European Sepsis Academy

The organizers of the course will apply for European CME accreditation through EACCME.

Speakers


Matteo Bassetti, Udine, Italy
Stijn I. Blot, Ghent, Belgium
Marc J.M. Bonten, Utrecht, Netherlands
Thierry Calandra, Lausanne, Switzerland
Evelien de Jong, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Christian Eckmann, Hannover, Germany
Miquel Ekkelenkamp, Utrecht, Netherlands
Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis, Athens, Greece
Jesus Gonzales, Madrid, Spain
Marcel Levi, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Johan Willem Mouton, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Kavi M. Ramjeet, La Balme-les-Grottes, France
Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain
Thierry Roger, Epalinges, Switzerland
Christopher Seymour, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Mervyn Singer, London, United Kingdom
Jean-Francois Timsit, Paris, France
Tom van der Poll, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Willem Joost Wiersinga, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Contact Person (Scientific Programme)

Willem Joost Wiersinga
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Experimental Molecular Medicine
Meibergdreef 9
Room G2-130
1105 AZ Amsterdam
Netherlands
+31 20 566 9111
+31 20 697 7192
w.j.wiersinga@amc.uva.nl

Administrative Secretariat

Laurian Jongejan
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Experimental Molecular Medicine
Meibergdreef 9
Room KO-130
1105 AZ Amsterdam
Netherlands
+31 20 566 6819
+31 20 697 7192
l.zuidmeer@amc.uva.nl

Venue Info

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Venue Details
de Rode Hoed
Keizersgracht 102, 1015 CV Amsterdam
Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 638 5606
Fax: +31 20 625 4452
Email: info@rodehoed.nl
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Thursday, 1 June 2017

13:30 - 14:00
Opening comments and learning objectives
Speaker(s): Willem Joost Wiersinga
14:30 - 16:30
The burden of sepsis
Chairperson(s): Mervyn Singer
14:30 - 15:00
What is sepsis? New definitions
Speaker(s): Mervyn Singer
15:00 - 15:30
The epidemiology of sepsis
Speaker(s): Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis
15:30 - 16:00
The emergence of bloodstream infections due to multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
16:00 - 16:30
Round table discussion with speakers
Chairperson(s): Thierry Calandra
Chairperson(s): Jordi Rello
Chairperson(s): Tom van der Poll
Chairperson(s): Willem Joost Wiersinga
16:30 - 17:00
Tea break
17:00 - 19:30
The pathogenesis of sepsis
Chairperson(s): Tom van der Poll
17:00 - 17:30
The host response in sepsis
Speaker(s): Tom van der Poll
17:30 - 18:00
What makes the host susceptible to sepsis?
Speaker(s): Thierry Roger
18:00 - 18:30
The coagulation system in sepsis
Speaker(s): Marcel Levi
18:30 - 19:00
The new "Surviving Sepsis Campaign" guidelines 2017: a summary
Speaker(s): Mervyn Singer
19:00 - 19:30
The emergence of bloodstream infections due to multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Speaker(s): Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis
19:00 - 22:00
Drinks and dinner at restaurant Lieve, Amsterdam

Friday, 2 June 2017

08:30 - 10:30
Diagnosis of sepsis
Chairperson(s): Willem Joost Wiersinga
08:30 - 09:00
Novel developments in rapid bedside tests for pathogen detection
Speaker(s): Kavi M. Ramjeet
09:00 - 09:30
Biomarkers in sepsis: an overview
Speaker(s): Tom van der Poll
09:30 - 10:00
The pro’s and con’s of the use of procalcitonin in sepsis
Speaker(s): Evelien de Jong
10:00 - 10:30
A teaser for the next session: difficult cases in sepsis management
Speaker(s): Christopher Seymour
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00
Management of sepsis part I (basic principles)
Chairperson(s): Jordi Rello
11:00 - 11:30
Antibiotic therapy for sepsis: the basics
Speaker(s): Miquel Ekkelenkamp
11:30 - 12:00
Optimal antibiotic dosing strategies in sepsis
Speaker(s): Johan Willem Mouton
12:00 - 12:30
Adjunctive immunotherapies for patients with sepsis: it is time for personalized medicine
Speaker(s): Jordi Rello
12:30 - 13:00
The gut microbiota in sepsis
Speaker(s): Willem Joost Wiersinga
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Management of sepsis part II (organ- and host-specific)
Chairperson(s): Christian Eckmann
14:00 - 14:30
Novel antibiotics for sepsis
Speaker(s): Miquel Ekkelenkamp
14:30 - 15:00
Source control in intra-abdominal sepsis
Speaker(s): Christian Eckmann
15:00 - 15:30
Novel trial design in sepsis
Speaker(s): Christopher Seymour
15:30 - 22:00
Social event: sepsis sailing surprise including drinks and dinner (Ijsselmeer)

Saturday, 3 June 2017

09:30 - 11:30
Management of sepsis part III (pathogen-specific)
Chairperson(s): Matteo Bassetti
09:30 - 10:00
Sepsis and the challenges in antimicrobial resistance
Speaker(s): Marc J.M. Bonten
10:00 - 10:30
Empiric and definitive antifungal therapy in sepsis
Speaker(s): Matteo Bassetti
10:30 - 11:00
De-escalation in sepsis
Speaker(s): Jean-Francois Timsit
11:00 - 11:30
Tea break
11:30 - 13:30
The road ahead
Chairperson(s): Marc J.M. Bonten
11:30 - 12:00
Stem cell treatment strategies in sepsis
Speaker(s): Jesus Gonzales
12:00 - 12:30
The actual and future role of the nurse in the management of sepsis
Speaker(s): Stijn I. Blot
12:30 - 13:00
The road ahead: key question in sepsis research (representatives of the European Sepsis Academy)
13:00 - 13:30
Round table discussion and closure
Chairperson(s): Matteo Bassetti
Chairperson(s): Jordi Rello
Chairperson(s): Tom van der Poll
Chairperson(s): Willem Joost Wiersinga

01-May-2017
550
600
The registration fee includes lunches, tea/coffee breaks, dinner, teaching materials and social activities. Travel and accommodation are not included. Numerous choices of accommodation in all price ranges are available in the immediate vicinity of the course venue.
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