Scientific Program

ICEID's rich scientific program is made up of a variety educational formats including plenary sessions, panel sessions, poster sessions and tours, and oral presentations.

 

ICEID 2015 plenary session topics include:

  • Global expansion of chikungunya
  • Exotic and non-traditional pets
  • Update on hemorrhagic fevers
  • Climate change
  • Antimicrobial resistance (international issues)
  • Reemergence of vaccine preventable diseases
  • Global trade and emerging infectious diseases
  • Intersection of chronic diseases and infectious diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Global health security agenda
  • Novel issues in HIV/AIDS control
  • Dengue
  • Challenges in prevention of healthcare-associated infections
  • Infectious diseases in popular culture (cinema)
  • Increasing understanding of the microbiome
  • Malaria
  • Use of bioinformatics and big data in public health
  • Global water and sanitation
  • Advanced molecular detection (AMD)
  • MERS
  • 20 years of accomplishments of Emerging Infections Program (EIP)
  • Emerging zoonoses (rats and bats)
  • Influenza
  • Polio

 

ICEID 2015 panel session topics include:

  • Advanced molecular detection (AMD)
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Use of bioinformatics and big data in public health
  • Integration of public health and primary care and infectious disease clinicians
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Communications
  • Infections from contaminated pharmaceuticals or counterfeit medications
  • Emergence and pathogenesis of coronaviruses
  • Culture independent diagnostics and their impact on public health functions*
  • Ebola
  • Emerging foodborne issues
  • Emerging fungal diseases
  • Emerging pathogens and opportunistic infections among immunocompromised hosts
  • Emerging tick-borne diseases
  • Diseases on the verge of eradication
  • Global health security
  • “Global Tour of EIDs” (presented by editors of the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal and ProMed)
  • Healthcare-associated infections
  • Infectious diseases in humanitarian (disaster) settings (climate change, special populations, unaccompanied children)
  • Influenza
  • Moving from early detection to prediction of outbreaks
  • Global expansion of mosquito-borne diseases
  • One Health
  • Pathogen discovery and investigation of new syndromes
  • Public policy involvement in infectious diseases
  • Rabies
  • Current issues in sexually transmitted diseases
  • Social determinants of emerging infectious diseases
  • Sentinel populations for surveillance (human and animal)
  • New data systems/platforms for surveillance
  • Global issues concerning vaccine preventable diseases
  • New vector control strategies
  • Global water and sanitation challenges and opportunities

 

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