ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases

  • 19-23 Jun 2021
  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Canada

International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD 2022)

  • 21-25 Jun 2022
  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Canada

Description

The ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases covers topics such as:

  • Pneumococcal Ecology
    • Serotype replacement: evidence, impact, regional variations
    • ​Carriage / colonisation
    • Microbiome
    • Vaccine-driven serotype and genotype changes
    • Biofilms
    • Clinical implications of microbiota findings
    • The relationships between carriage / disease and between carriage / transmission
    • Nasopharyngeal microbial ecology
    • Pneumococcal and viral interactions
    • Viruses and influence of nasal microbiome on colonisation and infection
    • Phase variation​
    • Antibiotic resistance: biology and molecular mechanisms
  • Burden of Pneumococcal Disease​
    • Impact of PCV in developing countries
    • ​​​Global epidemiology post-PCV
    • Pre-PCV introduction surveillance
    • Paediatric disease post-PCV
    • HIV and pneumococcus
    • Improving outcome in sepsis and meningitis
    • Co-infections and pneumococcus
    • Non-pulmonary disease: pleura, meningitis, cardiac involvement etc
    • Pathophysiology of pneumococcal disease
    • Antimicrobial resistance: epidemiology and regional variation
    • Non-vaccine interventions for prevention of pneumococcal disease​
    • How should we target vulnerable groups with effective vaccination strategies?
  • ​Bacterial Genomics
    • Genome-wide pneumococcal analyses
    • Vaccine driven serotype/genotype changes
    • How genomic data contribute to disease protection/spread etc
    • Genomic epidemiology
    • Epigenetics
    • Comparative genomics
    • Functional genomics
    • Pneumococcal biology and evolution
    • GWAS
    • Antimicrobial resistance
    • New sequencing technologies
    • RNAseq / transcriptomics
    • Databases / data analyses​
  • ​Ongoing Challenge of Pneumonia
    • Improving outcome in clinical pneumonia
    • Impact of PCV on pneumonia
    • Pneumonia in children
    • Pneumonia endpoints
    • Management of disease
    • Diagnostics
    • PERCH
    • Treatment of disease
    • Environmental contributory factors (smoking, pollution, nutrition)​
  • The Unique Challenge of Pneumococcal Disease in Adults
    • Vaccine use in adults
    • Pneumococcal disease in adults
    • Diagnostics
    • NCD`s and the pneumococcus: implications of changes in NCD epidemiology eg. the rise of diabetes and obesity
    • Meningitis
    • Pneumonia in adults​
    • HIV​
  • Mechanisms Underlying Host Susceptibility to Disease
    • Genetic susceptibility to colonisation
    • Genetic susceptibility to disease
    • Host pathogen interactions
    • Disparities in susceptibility to pneumococcal disease
    • Specific immune responses to vaccines and disease
    • Other contributing factors like smoke, viruses and nutrition
    • Investigation for primary immunodeficiency ​
  • New Pneumococcal Vaccines​​
    • Alternative vaccines to PCV10/13 including proteins, new PCVs
    • Alternative vaccine strategies / adjuvants / immunomodulation
    • Vaccine aimed to reduce transmission rather than protect recipients directly
    • Novel vaccine targets and immune mechanisms
    • Practicalities and ethics of getting new vaccines and antigens to the clinic
    • Licensing / how to do a trial with a new vaccine
    • Vaccine safety

The ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases brings together clinicians, scientists, public health, industry and policy experts, academics and students from Asia and around the world.

The next ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases will be held in Toronto, Canada on 19-23 Jun 2021.

Venue

  • Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, Canada

More Details

Prices:
10-800 US Dollar
Exhibition:
No exhibition
Organizer:
ISPPD Association, Kenes International
Websites:
(19-23 Jun 2021)
(21-25 Jun 2022)

Prices are for evaluation only.

Future Events

  • ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases - 19-23 Jun 2021, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada (363)
  • International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD 2022) - 21-25 Jun 2022, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada (1134)

Past Events

  • 11th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD 2018) - 15-19 Apr 2018, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Melbourne, Australia (14970)

Important

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