0800 – 1700 Pre-Congress Workshops
1800 – 1830 Welcome Address and Award Presentations
1830 – 1900 Opening Plenary Lecture 1: SARS & COVID-19
Ling Moi Lin
1900 – 2100 Opening Reception
0700 Registration Opens
0730 – 0815 Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
0815 – 0900 Plenary Lecture 2: COVID-19
0900 – 1030 Symposium 1: Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Surveillance Symposium 2: COVID-19 Symposium 3: Hand Hygiene
Asian Perspective
Chung Doo Ryeon
Global Perspective on Hand Hygiene
Didier Pittet
CDC Perspective
Benjamin J. Park
Practical Issues on Hand Hygiene compliance
Sharon Salmon
WHO Perspective
Benedetta Allegranzi*
Hand Hygiene in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1030 – 1100 Coffee Break / Exhibition
1100 – 1230 Symposium 4: Healthcare Associated Respiratory Diseases Symposium 5: Sterilisation & Disinfection Symposium 6: IPC in Special Settings :ILTC and Home Care
HA Inflenza
Allen Cheng*
Will Guidelines Help
Patricia Ching
State-of-the-art for ambulatory IC
William R. Jarvis
High Level Isolation for Highly Contagious Infections
Leo Yee Sin*
Singapore Perspective on Endoscopy Reprocessing
Sherry Chua
Local Perspective on IPC in ILTCs
High Level Isolation for Highly Contagious Infections Latest Update on Sterilisation & Disinfection
David Weber
Situation of MDRO transmission prevention among hospitals in a middle income country
Akeau Unnahalekhaka
Question and Answer Session Lessons Learnt from an Incident of Incomplete Sterilization in a Large Dental Facility
Chelsia Sim
Question and Answer Session
Question and Answer Session
1230 – 1300 Plenary Lecture 3
1300 – 1400 Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
1400 – 1530 Symposium 7: Multidrug Resistant (MDR) Organisms Symposium 8: Environmental Hygiene Symposium 9: Prevention of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP) / Ventilator-Associated Events
Epidemiology of MDROs in Asia
Po-Ren Hsueh
Building Design and Engineering approaches in Air-Borne Infection Control
Terrence Rohan Chinniah
Strategies for prevention of VAP
Allen Cheng*
Clostridioides Difficile
Thomas Riley
Outbreaks related to the environment
Trish Perl
Controversies in definition of VAP
Stephan Harbarth
Global Containment Efforts for MDROs
Alison Holmes
Controversies in Decontamination
Andreas Voss
Treatment of VAP and AMR
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1530 – 1600 Coffee Break / Exhibition
1600 – 1730 Debate Session 1: Is ventilation important in respiratory viral infections? Symposium 10: Waste Management Symposium 11: Free Paper Presentation
The role of surfaces in the transmission of emerging infectious diseases (MERS, COVID-19, Ebola): Pathogen survival and disinfection
David Weber
Waste Handling for Highly Infectious Pathogens
Waste Management Issues in Low and Middle-income Countries
Namita Jaggi
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1730 – 1830 Council Meeting
0700 Registration Opens
0730 – 0815 Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
0815 – 0900 Plenary Lecture 4
0900 – 1030 Symposium 12: Outbreak Management Symposium 13: IPC Considerations in Building and Renovation Symposium 14: Implementation Science in IP
Lessons Learnt from historical outbreaks
William R. Jarvis
Overview
Glenys Harrington
Behavioral Change
WHO Perspective on outbreak management
Benedetta Allegranzi*
How can patient environment contributed to HAI?
Anucha Apisarnthanarak
Use of Data and Technologies
Eli Perencevich
Local Perspective on outbreaks
Shawn Vasoo*
Local Perspective
Ling Moi Lin
ASP & IC
Andrew Stewardson
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1030 – 1100 Coffee Break / Exhibition
1100 – 1230 Symposium 15: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Region Symposium 16: Microbiological Diagnosis for IPC Symposium 6: IPC in Special Settings :ILTC and Home Care
Malaysia Perspective Role of Public Health Lab in IPC State-of-the-art for ambulatory IC
William R. Jarvis
National Implementation of Surveillance of Antimicrobial Utilization and Antimicrobial Stewardship Role of Laboratory in detection, effective management and control of IPC
Terrence Rohan Chinniah
Local Perspective on IPC in ILTCs
Local Perspective
David Lye
Emerging Carbapenem Resistance – Microbiological Approaches
V Balaji*
Situation of MDRO transmission prevention among hospitals in a middle income country
Akeau Unnahalekhaka
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1230 – 1300 Plenary Lecture 5
1300 – 1400 Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
1400 – 1530 Symposium 18: MRSA & Other Gram Positive Symposium 19: Molecular Typing in IPC Symposium 20: SSI Prevention Strategies
Latest in Preventional and Control of MRSA
Susan Huang
Role of Molecular Typing
Stephan Harbarth
Japanese Perspective
Keita Morikane
Singapore Perspective on MRSA control
Dale Fisher
Molecular Typing in IPC in Singapore
Kalisvar Marimuthu
Using Data to Improve SSI Survelliance
Eli Perencevich
MRSA molecular epidemiology in Asia
Hsu Li Yang*
Molecular epidemiology in outbreaks
Koh Tse Hsien
Local Perspective
Surinder Kaur M S Pada
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1530 – 1600 Coffee Break / Exhibition
1600 – 1730 Debate Session 2 Symposium 21: Paediatric Neonatal IPC Symposium 22: Emerging Fungal Infection
Neonatal IPC Outbreaks of fungal infections
Anucha Apisarnthanarak
IC in Respiratory Pathogens & Paediatric Aspergillus and Indoor Air
Ling Moi Lin
Norovirus and Enteroviruses – Infection Control Challenges Emerging Fungal Infection
Louis Chai
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
0730 Registration Opens
0815 – 0900 Plenary Lecture 6
0900 – 1030 Symposium 23: Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Symposium 24: Vaccine Preventable Diseases in Healthcare Settings Symposium 25: IPC in Haemodialysis, OPAT and Other Ambulatory Settings
Lab in CAUTI Vaccines for Healthcare Workers in Singapore
Sapna Pradip Sadarangani
Practical Ambulatory IPC
Glenys Harrington
Novel Technologies in CAUTI
Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
Emerging Vaccines
Benedetta Allegranzi*
CDC Recommendations on ambulatory IC
Benjamin J. Park
Using Collaborative model to improve practice (Prevention of CAUTI)?
Ng Toon Mae*
National Guidelines on adult vaccination
Helen Oh
Local Perspective on IPC in hemodialysis
Suzie Burford*
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1030 – 1100 Coffee Break / Exhibition
1100 – 1230 Symposium 26: Late Breaker Symposium 27: IP Professional Development Symposium 28: Literature Review
HK Experience
Patricia Ching
Lee Lai Chee
Global Approach to IPC career development
Alison Holmes
Infection control papers for bedtime reading
Kalisvar Marimuthu
Local Experience
Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session Question and Answer Session
1230 – 1300 Closing Ceremony