THE ASIA PACIFIC HIV CLINICAL FORUM: INTEGRASE INHIBITORS IS COMING TO HONG KONG
ON 26-27 JUNE 2019 PRIOR TO APACC 2019!
This state-of-the-art program provides challenging plenary lectures (in English) followed by ample time for Q&A and debate, stimulating interaction in order to bridge the knowledge gap between experts and the HIV treating community in Asia Pacific region. The program includes clinical case presentations to discuss real life challenges. And there will be plenty of opportunity to interact with key experts in the field during the meeting as well as during the networking dinner!
The HIV CLINICAL FORUM is developed as part of a series of interactive programs that provide independent medical education on emerging topics in HIV. The program features International and regions experts in order to provide HIV clinicians and allied healthcare professionals with updates on the latest developments related to HIV management, providing opportunities for sharing of clinical experience and presenting results from ongoing and completed cohorts/research programs.
WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE 2019
12.25h The impact of antiretroviral drug resistance in Taiwanese HIV-1-infected MSM population between 2015 and 2018
Yen-ju Chen, National Yang-ming University, Taiwan
12.35h Trends of Genotypic Sensitivity Scores of HIV-1 in Taiwan: Potential Application in the Selection of Single-Tablet
Kuan-Yeh Lee, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
Session 2 - Clinical Utility of Integrase Inhibitors
Chairs: Saye Khoo & Grace Lui
14.20h Clinical experience INSTI in Korea
Bumsik Chin, MD - National Medical Center/Center for Infectious Diseases, South Korea
14.40h Clinical experience INSTI in Thailand
Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD - Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
15.00h Transmitted drug resistance to integrase inhibitors is uncommon in both acute and chronic HIV infection in Bangkok
Donn Colby, Thai Red Cross, Thailand
15.10h Starting PrEP during acute HIV infection: what is the risk for antiretroviral drug resistance?
Donn Colby, Thai Red Cross, Thailand
15.20h Dolutegravir plus Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate/ Emtricitabine as HIV post-exposure prophylaxis: efficacy and safety
results from real world study
Chongxi Li, Yunnan Third People's Hospital, China
Session 3 - Drugs to Address Challenging Populations
Chairs: Jonathan Schapiro & Bumsik Chin
16.55h Clinical Utility of INSTIs in patients with multiple co-morbidities
Jun Chen, MD, PhD - Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center, China
17.20h Challenges in caring for HIV-TB coinfected patients
Grace Lui, MBCHB (HONS), FHKCP, FHKAM - The Chinese University of Hong Kong
18.40h Depart for Networking Dinner
THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2019
Session 4 - Next generation of Antiretroviral Treatment Strategies
Chairs: Charles Boucher & Shinichi Oka
Session 1 - Integrase Inhibitors: State of the Art
Chairs: Patrick Li & Kiat Ruxrungtham
Are you doing research on one of the topics below and have data that you would like to share and/or discuss with your colleagues?
Please note that those with accepted abstract will be offered a Conference Participation Grant (guaranteed). The number of available grants is limited.
• Basic Virology
• Pharmacology and Drug interactions
• Reduced Drug Regimens
• Clinical Trials
• Informative case reports
Registration is free of charge for all healthcare practitioners*. A registration fees applies to other individuals.
*Healthcare practitioners are defined as professionals that provide any type of health care service to patients living with HIV. If you are not sure, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the PDF document with the terms & conditions for the CPG application
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Retrospective applications will not be considered.
Applications will be considered until the exhaustion of funds.
VE cannot guarantee awarding the CPG to prospective Grantees until the confirmation of available funds. In the event that sufficient funding for the CPG is not available, Virology Education will not be liable for any expenses or damages incurred by the Prospective Grantee with regards to the CPG Application and/or preparation for the meeting.
Applicants will be notified of the decision by email. Successful applicants will be notified with further instructions.
Conference Participation Grants are non-transferrable.
Virology Education will not be liable for any injury, death, damage, loss, delay, cost, expense, or inconvenience, causes of action claims and suits for property damage, theft of property or personal injury (including death) arising in connection with the CGP and participation in the Conference
Virology Education cannot be held responsible for any incorrect information that is submitted through the CPG application portal.
Virology Education reserves the right to make the final decision regarding all applications, which cannot be disputed.
You are committed to attend the meeting in person. If you fail to do so, you will be charged the full amount of the travel and accommodation costs incurred and will be excluded from applications for future conference participation grants of Virology Education.
The Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum 2019 is supported by an independent educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.
ViiV Healthcare was not involved in the development of content or selection of faculty for this educational activity.
We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay in Hong Kong.
Accommodation for grantees will be arranged at the Harbourview Hotel, conveniently located within walking distance from the meeting venue.
4 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
T: (852) 2911 1358
All participants are requested to wear the badge at all times during the conference to ensure admission to the meeting.
Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be sent by e-mail after the workshop.
Conference materials can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk at the Conference Venue starting 11 AM on 26 June 2019.
The official conference language is English.
This workshop is intended for educational purposes only and aims to offer participants the opportunity to share information. The Organizing Secretariat of this workshop, Virology Education, cannot accept any liability for the scientific content of the sessions or for any claims which may result from the use of information or publications from this workshop. Virology Education disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending the workshop.
Liability and insurance
By registering for the conference participants agree that the organizers do not accept responsibility for medical-, travel- or personal insurance. Participants are advised to take out their own insurance policies.
For rates and conditions, please visit the registration page of this conference.
The meeting will be held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre:
1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai
T: +852 2582 8888
Information on internet access in the venue will follow shortly.
Payment and procedure of on-line registration
Your registration is free of charge for all healthcare practitioners. You will get a confirmation of the registration within two weeks. If you did not receive a confirmation, please contact the organizing secretariat email: email@example.com.
Photographs, audio and video recording
Photographs as well as audio and video recordings are not permitted at the official meeting sessions. Only the official medical writer, appointed by the organization, may make recordings. All presentations, will be posted on the workshop website (under Workshop Materials) as soon as possible after the workshop is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.
The Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum will take place on 26-27 June 2019, prior to the 4rd Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference (APACC) scheduled to take place on 27-29 June 2019 in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit the website.
For any inquiries or questions, please contact Virology Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +31 (0)30 230 7140. You can also contact us by filling out the contact form.
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