The Saudi Conference of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology is the only annual meeting in the Kingdom and is designed to meet the needs of health professionals; particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, infection control practitioner and pharmacists, specializing in infectious diseases. Through the participation of a well-known and expert international and national speakers.

SCHEDULE


  • 07 Feb
    day 1
  • 08 Feb
    day 2
  • 09 Feb
    day 3
  • Key Note Lecture
  • HIV & Immunocompromised
  • Adult & Pediatric ID
  • Infection Control & CSSD
Key Note Lecture
06:45 - 08:30 - Registration

08:30 - 08:45 - Session One
Opening Remarks      Dr. Mohammed Qutub

Introduction to the 11th meeting of the SSMMIS.      Dr. Ghassan Wali

Society Speech.      Dr. Huda Bukharie

Chairperson :
Dr. Huda Bukharie      Dr. Tariq Al Azraqi

08:45 – 09:15 Dr. Abdullah Alhokail
HIV in Saudi Arabia: lessons from three decades

09:20 – 09:50 Dr. Tariq Madani
Zika virus: can we see it at home?
09:55 – 10:25 Dr. Basem Alraddadi
5 years of MERS-CoV in the kingdom

10:30- 11:00 Dr. Mohammed Alhazmi
Update on the Malaria vaccine
11:00 – 11:15
Break Time
Plenary Session: Great Debate in Infectious Diseases
11:15 – 12:15      Dr. Tariq Madani      Dr. Mohammed Al Hazmi
MRSA Bacteremia                  Vancomycin Vs Daptomycin

12:15 – 13:30
Prayer & Lunch
Poster Abstract Session
HIV & Immunocompromised
13:30–14:30 Dr. Ali Alghamdi
Transplant ID: what are the tools and training.
Chairperson: Dr. Ghassan Wali
14:30 – 14:45
Break Time
14:45 – 15:45 Dr. Sara Shalhoub
My leukemic patient has pulmonary infiltrates.
Chairperson: Dr. Ghassan Wali
15:45 – 16:00
Competition Question for: HIV & Immunocompromised-day-One.
Chairperson: Dr. Ghassan Wali
Adult & Pediatric ID
13:30–14:30 Dr. Muna Almaslamani
Bread and butter of ID.
Chairperson: Dr. Souad Almuthree
14:30 – 14:45
Break Time
14:45 – 15:45 Dr. Huda Bukharie
Infective endocarditis: update on the guidelines.
Chairperson: Dr. Souad Almuthree
15:45 – 16:00
Competition Question for: General ID & Pediatric Day-One.
Chairperson: Dr. Souad Almuthree
Infection Control & CSSD
13:30–14:30 Dr. Anoud Jeffery
Role of Environment in Hospital Outbreak.
Chairperson: Dr. Maha Alalawi
14:30 – 14:45
Break Time
14:45 – 15:45 Mr. Assaf Almalki
Single Use Medical Devices, Reuse or Not to Reuse.
Chairperson: Dr. Maha Alalawi
15:45 – 16:00
Competition Question for: Infection Control & CSSD Day-One.
Chairperson: Dr. Maha Alalawi
  • HIV & Immunocompromised
  • Adult & Pediatric ID
  • Microbiology
HIV & Immunocompromised
08:30 - 09:00 Dr. Ghassan Wali
Meet-the-expert: Challenging HIV cases and how I solved them.
Chairperson: Dr. Sara Shalhoub

09:05 – 09:35 Dr. Graeme Moyle ( Gilead).
My patient want to switch his ART medications! Case-based discussion.
Chairperson: Dr. Sara Shalhoub

09:40- 10:10 Dr. Graeme Moyle ( Gilead).
Co-morbidities and HIV management Managing the aging HIV patient
Chairperson: Dr. Sara Shalhoub

10:10 – 10:40 Dr. Batool Mahammed
HIV prevention in 2017
Chairperson: Dr. Sara Shalhoub
10:40 – 11:00
Break Time.
11:00– 11:30 Dr. Michael Mansour
Biomarkers and transplant.
Chairperson: Dr. Reem Almaghrabi
11:35 – 12:05 Dr. Awad Alomari
Candedenia:remove the line or keep it?.
Chairperson: Dr. Reem Almaghrabi
12:10 – 12:40 Dr. Mona Aldabbagh
Title: Case-based management of herpes viruses
Chairperson: Dr. Reem Almaghrabi
12:40 – 14:00
Prayer & Lunch
Poster Abstract Session
14:00 – 15:00 Dr. Hail Al Abdely
Practice guidelines of aspergillosis.
Chairperson: Dr. Ghassan Wali
15:00 – 15:15
Break Time.
15:15 – 16:15 Dr. Abdulhakeem Althagafi
Why you should choose ID as your career.
Chairperson: Dr. Ghassan Wali
16:15 – 16:30
Competition Question for: HIV & Immunocompromised Day-Two
Adult & Pediatric ID
08:30 - 09:00 Dr. Ali Omrani
Meet-the- expert Clinical cases in MDR gram negative infections.
Chairperson: Dr. Adel Alothman

09:05 – 09:35 Dr. Majda Alattas
Dosing of antibiotics in special populations.
Chairperson: Dr. Adel Alothman

09:40- 10:10 Dr. Reem Almaghrabi
The top 5 ID papers.
Chairperson: Dr. Adel Alothman

10:10- 10:40 Dr. Nawaf Aldajani
Red book update.
Chairperson: Dr. Adel Alothman

10:40 – 11:00
Break Time
11:00 – 11:30 Dr. Mazen Badawi
Updated guidelines of drug-susceptible TB
Chairperson: Dr. Mohammed Alghamidy

11:35– 12:05 Dr. Salim Baharoon
Clinical Cases in sepsis.
Chairperson: Dr. Mohammed Alghamidy

12:10 – 12:40 Dr. Abeer Alshukairi
Bone, Joint and Tissue.
Chairperson: Dr. Mohammed Alghamidy

12:40 – 14:00
Prayer & Lunch Time
Poster Abstract Session
14:00 – 15:00 Dr. Hani Almoalim
How to write your manuscript and get published.
Chairperson: Dr. Awad Alanazi
15:00 – 15:15
Break Time
15:15 – 16:15 Dr. Nezar Bahabri
STD: What is New in 2017
Chairperson: Dr. Awad Alanazi
16:15 – 16:30
Competition Question for: General ID & Pediatric Day-Two.
Microbiology
08:30 - 09:00 Dr. Sana Alshaikh
Meet-the- expert : Challenges in MERS-CoV testing; Could they be avoided?
Chairperson: Dr. Esam Azhar - Dr. Asif Jiman-Fatani

09:05 – 09:35 Dr. Reem Aljindan
Dilemma of phenotypic detection of CRE in clinical microbiology Labs
Chairperson: Dr. Esam Azhar - Dr. Asif Jiman-Fatani
09:40 – 10:10 Dr. Mohammed Qutub
How to Report my Antibiotics Result?
Chairperson: Dr. Esam Azhar - Dr. Asif Jiman-Fatani

10:10– 10:40 Dr. Hani Shukri
Lab Automation System in Microbiology
Chairperson: Dr. Esam Azhar - Dr. Asif Jiman-Fatani
10:40 – 11:00
Break
11:00 – 11:30 Dr. Sameera Aljohani
How to Implement a New Test.
Moderator: Dr. M Qutub
11:35 – 12:40 Dr. Areej Moufti
Root Cause Analysis.
Panelists : Dr. Baha, Abdalhamid - Dr. Hawazen Ismail
Moderator: Dr. M Qutub
12:40 – 14:00
Prayer & Lunch
Poster Abstract Session
14:00 – 15:00 Dr. Mushaira Enani
Title: Antimicrobial Stewardship.
Chairperson: Dr. Maha
15:00 – 15:15
Break
15:15 – 16:15 Dr. Ahmed Alganini
Title: Risk Assessment
Title: Certification in Infection

Control: Barriers & Methods of Improvement
Speaker: Muhammad Halwani
Chairperson: Dr. Maha
16:15 – 16:30
Competition Question for: Microbiology Day-two
09:00 - 11:00

Presenter :

ID Fellows

Panel :
Dr.Ali omrani
Dr. Michael Mansour
Dr. Abdulhakeem Althagafi

Moderator :
Dr. Nezar Bahabri.
Dr. Ghassan Wali

11:10 – 12:00
Presentation of Winner Research Projects &
Winner Prize for the Competition Questions: Day-3

Moderator :
Dr. Nezar Bahabri.

12:00– 12:30
Closing Session : MERS-CoV outbreak at NGHA: what did we learn

Speaker :
Dr. Hanan Balkhy

12:30 – 12:45
Closing Remark

Moderator :
Dr. Nezar Bahabri.


Conference Chairman: Dr. Nezar Bahabri
Chief of the Organizing Committees: Dr. Mohammed Qutub


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