REGISTER
LOG IN
THE AFWG
EDUCATION
MMTN
RESOURCES
RESEARCH
NEWSLETTER SIGN UP

ISHAM Asia 2020

May 7–9, 2020 • Bangkok, Thailand

We are proud to bring you the Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology Asia Fungal Working Group (ISHAM Asia) 2020, which will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 7–9, 2020. ISHAM Asia 2020 is organized by the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM) and the Asia Fungal Working Group (AFWG), an ISHAM working group. 

This is a unique 3-day event that expands the boundaries of medical mycology, bringing you global research and clinical updates and putting them into perspectives for physicians, microbiologists and researchers in the Asia Pacific region.

Take this opportunity to join renowned international and regional experts through 3 days of knowledge and experience exchange and learning in Bangkok.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

International:
       Matteo Bassetti
›       Arunaloke Chakrabarti
›       Yee-Chun Chen

›       David Denning
›       Sharon Chen
›       Tom Chiller
›       Oliver Cornely
›       Michail Lionakis
›       Johan Maertens
›       Francisco Marty
›       Jacques Meis
›       Nitipong Permpalung
›       Donald Sheppard

Regional:
›       Ritesh Agarwal
›       Mitzi Chua

›       Ruoyu Li
›       Lee Lee Low
›       Michiaki Masuda
›       Elisa Miranda

›       Atul Patel
›       Shivaprakash M Rudramurthy

›       Pei-Lun Sun
›       Ban Hock Tan
›       Thuan Tong Tan
›       Retno Wahyuningsih
›       Xiaowen Wang
›       Sadra Widadmi
›       Patrick Woo

National:
       Anucha Apisarnthanarak
›       Methee Chayakulkeeree
›       Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit
›       Wanatpreeya Phongsamart
›       Somnuek Sungkanuparph
›       Kamonlawat Sutthipool
›       Sirion Watcharananan
›       Sureerat Watcharasuwanseree
…and many more

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE 

Thursday, May 7

Pre-congress workshops

AM

Workshops (Parallel sessions)

›       Diagnostic mycology

›       Clinical mycology

Main congress

PM

Plenary session 1

Parallel symposia 1–3 (Parallel sessions)

       ICU

       IFD in febrile neutropenic patients

       Endemic mycoses in Asia countries

Welcome reception

 

 Friday, May 8

AM

Meet-the-expert sessions (Parallel sessions)

›       PK/PD of antifungals

›       Management of fungal infections in HSCT recipients

›       Tinea capitis and cutaneous mucormycosis

Parallel symposia 4–6 (Parallel sessions)

       Mucormycosis

       Solid organ transplantation

       Diagnosis and management of superficial fungal infections

Parallel symposia 7–9 (Parallel sessions)

       Allergy & colonization

       Fungal prophylaxis in the immunocompromised hosts

       Pathogenesis

Poster session 1

 

Sponsored lunch symposium

PM

Parallel symposia 10–12 (Parallel sessions)

›       Antifungal resistance

›       HIV & fungal infections

›       Rare fungal infections

Parallel symposia 13–15 (Parallel sessions)

       Candida auris

       Non-culture-based diagnosis

       Diversity of cutaneous fungal infections

 

 Saturday, May 9

AM

Meet-the-expert sessions (Parallel sessions)

›       Antifungal stewardship

›       Next-generation sequencing and relevance in fungal infections

›       Tropical fungal infections

Mini oral sessions

Plenary session 2

Poster session 2

 

Sponsored lunch symposium

PM

Parallel symposia 16–18 (Parallel sessions)

›       Probiotics, biofilms and vaccines

›       Immune interactions

›       Prevention of fungal infections

Plenary session 3

 

OVERALL FORMAT AND SESSION TYPES

The congress consists of:
       Half-day pre-congress workshops
›       2.5-day main congress, with various session types including:
          »     Plenary
          »      Topical symposia
          »      Meet-the-expert
          »      Challenging clinical cases
          »      Mini oral presentations
          »      Poster presentations

TARGET AUDIENCE

All those involved in the diagnosis and management of fungal disease or research in medical mycology, eg:
      Doctors, trainees and scientists in infectious disease, critical care, transplantation, hemato-oncology and dermatology
›      Clinical and laboratory microbiologists
›      Microbiology/mycology laboratory personnel
›      Scientists and students undertaking research in the related fields

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

We welcome authors to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations. You can share your latest research results or case reports with experts and colleagues in the field of mycology. Abstract submission categories and guidelines will be available soon.

VENUE

Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers
›       Address: 2 Charoen Krung Road Soi 30 (Captain Bush Lane), Siphya, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Thailand
›       Website: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bkksi-royal-orchid-sheraton-hotel-and-towers/

REGISTRATION

Details about registration fees, early bird offers, and discounts for ISHAM and Young ISHAM members coming soon.

SPONSORS

The organizing committee would like to invite sponsors to participate in ISHAM Asia 2020. Please contact the congress secretariat for the sponsorship and exhibitor prospectus, or for a tailored package according to the needs and style of your organization.

For interest or enquiry, please contact: info@afwgonline.com

Download the sponsorship prospectus here:

ISHAM Asia Congress Sponsorship Prospectus Cover

Download

PROMOTIONAL FLYER

You may download our official promotional flyer here:

Download

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
SIGN UP

This field is required. Please enter your email address.
Thank you for signing up for the AFWG newsletter.
You have previously subscribed for AFWG newsletter.