25th

INTERNATIONAL
SYMPOSIUM ON
INFECTIONS IN THE
CRITICALLY ILL
PATIENT

BARCELONA – SPAIN
13th-14th FEBRUARY
2020

About Us

Welcome to the
25th International Symposium on Infections in the Critically Ill Patient

The aim of this two-day symposium is to review current concepts, technology and present advances in infections in critically ill patients.
Sepsis, Pulmonary Infections, Basic Research, Pulmonary Infections Treatmentand Prophylaxis Therapy of severe infections will be the topics of the main sessions presented by experts who will review and update the new advances on infections in the critically ill patient. At the end of each session a Clinical Controversy, Pannel Discussion or Case Report Discussion will be organized.

Organized by

Antonio Artigas, MD

Corporación Sanitaria Universitaria Parc Taulí, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Autonomous University of Barcelona
Sabadell, Spain

Jean Carlet, MD

World Alliance Against
Antibiotic Resistance (WAAAR)
France

Ricard Ferrer, MD, MD

Intestive Care Medicine Department, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital. Barcelona, Spain

Michael Niederman, MD

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College,
USA

Antoni Torres, MD

Pulmonology Department, Clinic Hospital of Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias,
Barcelona, Spain

Advisory board

M. Antonelli, MD
Rome, Italy

E. Bouza, MD
Madrid, Spain

T. Calandra, MD
Lausanne, Switzerland

J. Chastre, MD
Paris, France

R. Ferrer, MD
Barcelona, Spain

J. Garnacho, MD
Sevilla, Spain

H. Gerlach, MD
Berlin, Germany

C. Martin, MD
Marseille, France

I. Martin-Loeches, MD
Dublin, Ireland

J. Pugin, MD
Geneva, Switzerland

M. Schultz, MD
Bangkok, Thailand

J.L. Teboul, MD
Paris, France

J.A. Paiva, MD
Porto, Portugal

T. Welte, MD
Hannover, Germany

Speakers

M. Antonelli, MD
Massimo Antonelli, MD
University Professor, Head of the Dept of Anesthesiology Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS
Rome, Italy
Jesús Bermejo, MD
Jesús Bermejo, MD
Principal investigator, Group for Biomedical Research in Sepsis (BioSepsis)
Hospital Universitario Río Hortega de Valladolid & Instituto de Investigación BIomédica de Salamanca (IBSAL)
Salamanca, Spain
Thierri Calandra. MD
Thierri Calandra, MD
Professor of medicine and Head of the Infectious Diseases Service
University Hospital in Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Jean Chastre, MD
Jean Chastre, MD
Consulting Professor of Medicine
Réanimation Médicale de l’Hôpital Universitaire Pitié Salpêtrière
Paris, France
Laia Fernández, MD
Laia Fernández, MD
Coordinator of the “Translational research laboratory for advanced microbiology diagnosis and pathogen-host response in respiratory infections”
Empresa Ciberes-IDIBAPS
Barcelona, Spain
Ricard Ferrer, MD
Intestive Care Medicine Department
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain
José Garnacho, MD
Intensive Care clinical Unit.
Virgen Macarena University Hospital
Seville, Spain
Raquel Guillamat, MD
Raquel Guillamat, MD
Investigadora postdoctoral
Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention (IPEK)- LMU- Munich, Germany
Sabadell, Spain
John Laffey, MD
John Laffey, MD
Professor of Anesthesia and Consultant in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
School of Medicine of the National University of Ireland and Galway University Hospitals.
Galway, Ireland
Ignacio Martín- Loeches, MD
Vice-Director, Research lead.
Intensive Care Medicine & National Burns Unit
St James's University Hospital.
Senior Clinical Lecturer Trinity Centre for Health Sciences
HRB-Welcome Trust St James's Hospital
Dublin, Ireland
Michael Niederman, MD
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, USA
Jose Artur Paiva, MD
Jose Artur Paiva, MD
Internal and Intensive Care Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine
Centro Hospitalar Sao Joao and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Porto, Portugal
Pedro Povoa, MD
Director of the Polyvalent Intensive Care Unit
Hospital de São Francisco Xavier, CHLO
Lisboa, Portugal
Marcus Schultz, MD
Professor
Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Mahidol University
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jean-François Timsit, MD
Jean-François Timsit, MD
Head of the Medical and infectious diseases ICU
Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard
Paris, France
Antonio Artigas, MD
Corporación Sanitaria Universitaria Parc Taulí, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Autonomous University of Barcelona. Intensive Care Department, University Hospital Sagrado-Corazón - General de Cataluña, Quirón Salud.
Sabadell, Spain
Emilio Bouza, MD
Chief Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department
Full Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Madrid, Spain
Jean Carlet, MD
World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance (WAAAR)
Paris, France
D. De Backer, MD
Brussels, Belgium
Miguel Ferrer, MD
Senior Consultant Physician, Respiratory Intensive and Intermediate Care Unit.
Hospital Clínic of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
Bruno François, MD
Bruno François, MD
Intensive Care medicine and Anaesthesiology
University Hospital of Limoges
Limoges, France
Herwig Gerlach, MD
Director of the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Management
Vivantes Klinikum Neukoelln Hospital
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Olfa Hamzaoui, MD
O. Hamzaoui, MD
Surgical and Medical ICU
Antoine Béclère Hospital,
Paris, France
Claude Martin, MD
Head of anesthesia, ICU and Trauma Center Department
Nord University Hospital
Marseille, France
Xavier Monnet, MD
Xavier Monnet, MD
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Bicêtre Hospital
Paris, France
Saad Nseir, MD
Saad Nseir, MD
Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Critical Care physician
University Hospital of Lille
Lille, France
Peter Pickkers, MD
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Jerome Pugin, MD
Jerome Pugin, MD
Head of the Intensive Care Division, Laboratory of Research of Intensive Care, and Center for Clinical Research of the University Hospitals of Geneva
Gèneve, Switzerland
Jean-Louis Teboul, MD
Professor of Therapeutics and Critical Care Medicine
Bicetre hospital, APHP, University Paris-Saclay
Paris, France
Antoni Torres, MD
Pulmonology Department
Clinic Hospital of Barcelona, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias
Barcelona, Spain
Jean-Louis Vincent, MD
Jean-Louis Vincent, MD
Professor and Intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care
Université Libre de Bruxelles and Erasme University Hospital
Brussels, Belgium

Scientific Program

A. Artigas, MD (Sabadell, Spain)
J. Carlet, MD (Paris, France)
R. Ferrer, MD (Barcelona, Spain)
M. Niederman, MD (New York, USA)
A. Torres, MD (Barcelona, Spain)

Moderators:
A. Artigas, MD (Sabadell, Spain)
H. Gerlach, MD (Berlin, Germany)

J.L. Vincent, M (Brussels, Belgium)

M. Antonelli, MD (Rome, Italy)

R. Ferrer, MD (Barcelona, Spain)

H. Gerlach, MD (Berlin, Germany)

Moderators:
J.L. Teboul, MD (Paris, France)
D. De Backer, MD (Brussels, Belgium)

O. Hamzaoui, MD (Paris, France)

A. Artigas, MD (Sabadell, Spain)

C. Martin, MD (Marselle, France)

Moderator: A. Artigas, MD (Sabadell, Spain)
Pro: J.L. Teboul, MD (Paris, France)
Con: C. Martin, MD (Marselle, France)

13:30

Moderators:
R. Ferrer, MD (Barcelona, Spain)
M. Schultz, MD (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

J.L. Vincent, MD (Brussels, Belgium)

T. Calandra, MD (Lausanne, Switzerland)

P. Povoa, MD (Lisboa, Portugal)

Moderators:
T. Calandra, MD (Lausanne, Switzerland)
R. Guillamat, MD (Sabadell, Spain)

J. Bermejo (Salamanca, Spain)

P. Pickkers, MD (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

J. Laffey, MD (Galway, Ireland)

Moderators:
A. Torres, MD (Barcelona, Spain)
J. Chastre, MD (Paris, France)

M. Ferrer, MD (Barcelona, Spain)

M. Schultz, MD (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

S. Nseir, MD (Lille, France)

L. Fernández, MD (Barcelona, Spain)

M. Niederman, MD (New York, USA)

Moderator: I. Martin-Loeches, MD (Dublin, Ireland)
Pro: R. Ferrer, MD (Barcelona, Spain)
Con: J.F. Timsit, MD (Paris, France)

Moderators:
M. Ferrer, MD (Barcelona, Spain)
P. Povoa, MD (Lisboa, Portugal)

J. Chastre, MD (Paris, France)

E. Bouza, MD (Madrid, Spain)

J. Pugin, MD (Genève, Switzerland)

13:10

Moderators:
M. Niederman, MD (New York, USA)
J. Carlet, MD (Paris, France)

B. François, MD (Limoges, France)

J.F. Timsit, MD (Paris, France)

T. Calandra, MD (Lausanne, Switzerland)

A. Torres, MD (Barcelona, Spain)

J. Carlet, MD (Paris, France)

Registration

Please fill the registration form (type or block capital letters) and mail it or fax it directly to the Symposium Technical Secretariat.

Registration fees

Prior to 31-12-2019 After 31-12-2019
Members 350 € 400 €
Not Members 450 € 500 €
Residents* 200 € 250 €

*A letter signed by the Institution responsible is requred to get this fee.

Registration form

Please fill the registration form (type or block capital letters) and mail it or fax it directly to the Symposium Technical Secretariat (info.infections@mccann.es):

 

Ciutat de Granada 123
08018 Barcelona, SPAIN.
Tel. +34 932 52 04 00
info.infections@mccann.es
www.infections-online.es

Abstracts

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Rules governing
submission of abstracts

The submission of abstracts for the 25th International Symposium on
Infections in the Critically Ill Patient implies acceptance of the
following rules:

1

Abstracts must be submitted via e-mail to the address
info.infections@mccann.es

2

All communications should be written in English.

3

The deadline for the submission or correction of abstracts is on Monday, 29th November, 2019

4

It is mandatory that the Abstract presenter is registered
to attend the Symposium for the final acceptation of abstracts

5

Abstracts will be anonymously evaluated by the
Scientific Committee

6

Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters.

7

The deadline for the communication of acceptance is Monday,
16th December 2019

8

All the accepted abstracts will be published.

Rules governing
submission of abstracts

Please follow the steps indicated on the website.

 

 

1

Summaries should be no longer than 5.000 characters and will
include: a brief introduction, objectives, method, results and
conclusions. You may include one or two tables or figures which it
considers relevant.

2

The title should be written in capital letters and no longer than
20 words

3

Authors: It must include the author and coauthors, name, surname
and hospital. The first author will be the contact person with the
Technical Secretariat

4

It is allowed the same authors in multiple abstracts.

For any queries or further information,
please contact the Technical Secretariat:

info.infections@mccann.es

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General Information

Dates: February, 13th-14th, 2020

Contact

Conference Center
Paraninfo – Faculty of Medicine
Casanova Street, 143
08036 Barcelona (Spain)

 

Symposium Technical Secretariat
McCann
Ciutat de Granada 123
08018 Barcelona, SPAIN.
Tel. +34 932 52 04 00
info.infections@mccann.es
www.infections-online.es

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