The program of the 16th European Meeting on HIV & Hepatitis - Treatment Strategies & Antiviral Drug Resistance is being developed. Below please find the preliminary program.

Session 4 - Clinical Management of PLWHXX


9:00Opening of the Meeting
9:15The role of the human microbiome on HIV infection
Roger Paredes, MD, PhD, Irsi Caixa Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
 Session 1 - The future of the epidemic in Europe
9:45The HIV epidemic in CEE countries
Oana Sandulescu, MD, PhD, Carol Davila Univ Med Pharm, Bucharest, Romania
10:15HIV transmission in the migrant population
Dimitrios Paraskevis, PhD, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
10:45How would the epidemic evolve in the future?
David van de Vijver, PharmD, PhD, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
11:30Coffee break
 Special session 
 Session 2
14:00A new wild-type in the era of transmitted drug resistance
Kristof Theys, PhD, University of Leuven, Belgium
14:30Abstract-driven presentation
14:45Abstract-driven presentation
15:00Abstract-driven presentation
15:15Coffee Break
 Session 3 - The roll-out of PrEP
15:45The current status of PrEP in Europe
Matthias Wienold
16:15Influence of resistance in the future
Richard Harrigan, MD, PhD, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, Canada
16:45Risk compensation in STDs
Jade Ghosn, MD, Hopital Hotel Dieu, Lyon, France
17:30Guided poster tour 1: Epidemiology/transmission
18:00Welcome Reception & Poster Viewing

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018

 Session 4 
9:00Abstract-driven presentation
9:15Abstract-driven presentation
9:30Abstract-driven presentation
9:45Abstract-driven presentation
10:00Abstract-driven presentation
10:30Guided poster tour 2: Clinical Management of PLWH
11:00Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
 Special session - Antiretroviral management: looking towards the horizon
 11:45Clinical trial data 3 vs 2 drug regimens
Andrea de Luca, MD, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
 12:00Longer term expectations around resistance
Carlo Perno, MD, PhD, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
 12:15Implications for clinical practice
Jonathan Schapiro, MD, National Hemophilia Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
 12:30Panel discussion
Andrea de Luca, MD, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
 Session 5 - Round Table Discussion: Bringing the next generation sequencing to the clinic
13:45New technologies reaching the clinic
Martin Daeumer, MSc, Institute of Immunology and Genetics, Kaiserlautern, Germany


Novel simplified bioinformatics for NGS data analysis
Marc Noguera-Julian, PhD, irsiCaixa Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
 14:45Roundtable discussion
Martin Daeumer, MSc, Institute of Immunology and Genetics, Kaiserlautern, Germany
Marc Noguera-Julian, PhD, irsiCaixa Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Richard Harrigan, PhD, MD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Francesca Ceccherini-Silberstein, PhD, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
15:15Coffee Break
 Session 6 - Management of Viral Hepatitis
15:45Management of Hepatitis C therapy failures - Virological perspective
Francesca Ceccherini - Silbersteini, PhD, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
16:15Management of Hepatitis C therapy failures - Clinical perspective
Sanjay Bhagani, BSc FRCP, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom
16:45Acute hepatitis A to E, Diagnosis and Management
Thomas Berg, MD, University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
17:15Abstract-driven presentation
18:00End of Program day 2

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018

 Session 7 - What's in the pipeline? Presentations by scientists from the industry 
Romina Quercia, MD, PhD, United Kingdom
8:45Merck (MSD)
Kathleen Squires, MD, USA
Kirsten White, PhD, USA
9:15Theratechnologies / TaiMed Biologics
Brinda Emu, MD, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Jean-Marc Steens, MD, France
10:15Guided poster tour 3: Hepatitis-related abstracts
10:45Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
 Session 8 - Therapy strategies in 2019 and beyond
11:30Reduced drug regimens
Andrea De Luca, MD, University of Siena, Italy
12:00What is the place of monoclonal antibodies in the clinic
Julià Blanco, PhD, IrsiCaixa Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
13:00Closure of the workshop
 Invited Speakers