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A Guide to Affiliated Events at IDWeek

All Satellite Symposia, Presentation Theaters, Open Educational Galleries and Learning Lounges preceding and following the official IDWeek program are independently organized and executed.  IDWeek does not endorse or support the programming of any Symposium, Presentation Theater, Open Educational Gallery or Learning Lounge. A printed guide to these events will be available in the attendee meeting bag.

Please click on the title of an event to learn more or contact the event organizer. Learning Lounges will take place in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, 100 Aisle. All other events will be held in the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.

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Wednesday, October 2
Thursday, October 3
Friday, October 4
Saturday, October 5

Wednesday, October 2

7 – 9 a.m. Managing Second-Line Antiretroviral Failure and Beyond: Evolving Strategies for Success 
Satellite Symposium supported by: Theratechnolgies Inc. (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Liberty Salon I+J+K+L) 
7 – 9 a.m. Community and Healthcare Associated C. difficile: Prevention and Management of Recurrent Disease
Satellite Symposium supported by: Merck & Co., Inc. (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon A+B+C+D)
9 – 11 a.m. Rapid Diagnostics, Antibiotic Stewardship, and Improved Patient Care: Sepsis and Gastroenteritis
Satellite Symposium supported by: BioFire Diagnostics, LLC (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon E+F+G+H)
9 – 11 a.m. Managing Today’s Complex HIV Patient
Satellite Symposium supported by: ViiV Healthcare (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Liberty Salon M+N+O+P)
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Great Debates in HIV Care
Satellite Symposium supported by: Merck & Co., Inc.  (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Liberty Salon I+J+K+L) 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Managing Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease: A Virtual Reality Tour of Its Pathogenesis and Treatment
Satellite Symposium supported by: Insmed, Inc. (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon A+B+C+D)
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Influenza: Addressing the Burden through New Therapeutic Options
Satellite Symposium supported by: Genentech  (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Liberty Salon I+J+K+L) 
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Meeting the Challenges in HABP/VABP: A Time to Maximize Outcomes in Gram-Negative Resistance
Satellite Symposium supported by: Merck & Co., Inc. (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon A+B+C+D)

Thursday, October 3

10:15 – 11 a.m. HIV Prevention: A Case-Based Discussion
Learning Lounge supported by: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
10:15 – 11 a.m. Optimizing Antimicrobial Stewardship by Combining Multiplex PCR and Biomarker Results
Learning Lounge supported by: bioMèrieux Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
11:15 a.m. – noon Proficia®, an innovative platform for prevention and treatment of Infectious Diseases
Learning Lounge supported by: Medicago, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
11:15 a.m. – noon HIV Drug Resistance in Today’s Clinical Practice
Learning Lounge supported by: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
12:15 – 1 p.m. The Role of the ID Physician, Pharmacist, and Allergist in Penicillin Allergy and Skin Testing
Learning Lounge supported by: ALK (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
12:15 – 1 p.m. Maximize Economic of Value of Branded Antibiotics in the Hospital- Focus on Vabomere and Orbactiv
Learning Lounge supported by: Melinta Therapeutics (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
1:15 – 2 p.m. ID Insights: The Burden of Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-negative Pathogens
Learning Lounge supported by: Shionogi Pharmaceuticals (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Achieving Rapid Phenotypic Susceptibility Implementation: Framework Perspectives from the Micro Lab and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Learning Lounge supported by: Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
7 – 9 p.m. Hot Topics in HIV Management: Challenging Clinical Cases Featuring Wheel of Knowledge
Satellite Symposium supported by: ViiV Healthcare (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Liberty Salon I+J+K+L) 
7 – 9 p.m. Addressing the Challenges of Multidrug Resistance and Complicated UTIs: Clinical Conundrums
Satellite Symposium supported by: Nabriva Therapeutics plc (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon A+B+C+D)

Friday, October 4

10:15 -11 a.m. Diagnosing and Predicting Infections using the Karius Test
Learning Lounge supported by: Karius, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
10:15 -11 a.m. A Treatment Option for Adult Patients With Refractory Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Lung Disease
Learning Lounge supported by: Insmed, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
11:15 a.m. – noon Cross-reactivity among the penicillins. Does the beta-lactam ring rule them all?
Learning Lounge supported by: ALK (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
11:15 a.m. – noon Addressing Pneumococcal Disease in Adults With Diabetes
Learning Lounge supported by: Merck & Co., Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
12:15 – 1 p.m. Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness: What Influences it and Why is it so Hard to Measure?
Learning Lounge supported by: Medicago (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
12:15 – 1 p.m. AVYCAZ® (ceftazidime and avibactam): Clinical data across three phase III trials
Learning Lounge supported by: Allergan (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Long-Term Efficacy and Resistance Results With Fewer Antiretrovirals
Learning Lounge supported by: ViiV Healthcare (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
1:15 – 2 p.m. TB Can Happen Anywhere: The Faces of TB
Learning Lounge supported by: Oxford Immunotec (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
6 – 8 p.m. Mitigating the Risk of Cytomegalovirus Infection in the Transplantation Setting – Game On!
Satellite Symposium supported by: Merck & Co., Inc. (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Liberty Salon I+J+K+L) 
6 – 8 p.m. Microbiota Restoration for Reduction of Recurrent C. difficile Infection – Understanding the Human Gut Microbiota
Satellite Symposium supported by: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon A+B+C+D)

Saturday, October 5

10:15 -11 a.m. The BioFire BCID2 Panel: A Look into Clinical Performance Data
Learning Lounge supported by: BioFire Diagnostics, LLC (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
10:15 – 11 a.m. Combining Laboratory and Antimicrobial Stewardship to Create a Better Patient Care Pathway for Diagnosis of Bloodstream Infections
Learning Lounge supported by: GenMark Diagnostics (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
11:15 a.m. – noon BIOMÉRIEUX EPISEQ® CS; A New Epidemiology Service to Help Hospitals Manage Outbreaks
Learning Lounge supported by: bioMèrieux Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
11:15 a.m. – noon Influenza: Beyond Acute Respiratory Disease – Assessment of Flu-Related Cardiovascular Complications and Sanofi Pasteur’s Commitment to the Future of Influenza Prevention 
Learning Lounge supported by: Sanofi Pasteur (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
12:15 – 1 p.m. CRESEMBA® (isavuconazonium sulfate): Clinical Overview and Case Study
Learning Lounge supported by: Astellas Pharma US., Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
12:15 – 1 p.m. HIV Prevention: A Case-Based Discussion
Learning Lounge supported by: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Revealing opportunities for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Clinical Practice Using Rapid Diagnostics for Respiratory and Bloodstream Infections
Learning Lounge supported by: GenMark Diagnostics (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 1)
1:15 – 2 p.m. “Explify®, a novel metagenomics-based testing platform enables identification of pathogens conventional tests may miss.”
Learning Lounge supported by: IDbyDNA (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A, Aisle 100, Learning Lounge 2)
7 – 9 p.m. Committed to Patients with Serious Bacterial Infections: Nabriva Therapeutics Anti-Infective Scientific Exchange and Reception
Open Educational Gallery supported by: Nabriva Therapeutics plc (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Independence Salon A+B+C+D)

 

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