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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.

Please click on the title of an event to learn more or contact the event organizer. All events are at the San Diego Convention Center unless otherwise indicated.

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Tuesday, October 3

Wednesday, October 4

Thursday, October 5

Friday, October 6

Saturday, October 7

 Tuesday, October 3

Time Event Information
7 – 9 p.m. Melinta Therapeutics Scientific Gallery
Open Educational Gallery supported by: Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Coronado Room)

Wednesday, October 4

Time Event Information
7 – 8 a.m. T2 Sepsis Solution: The Impact of Direct from Whole Blood Diagnostics on the Management of Bloodstream Infections
Presentation Theater supported by: T2 Biosystems (SDCC Room 9)
7 – 8 a.m. An HIV Prevention Medication: Reducing the Risk of Acquiring HIV-1 Infection
Presentation Theater supported by: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (SDCC Room 10)
9 – 11 a.m. C Difficile and Serious Gram-Negative Infections Caring for Patients in Jeopardy
Satellite Symposia supported by: Merck (SDCC Room 6CF)
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Evaluating Emerging Options for Complicated and Multi-Drug Resistant Infections” Case-Based Considerations
Satellite Symposia supported by: Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Marina Ballroom F   G)
8 – 10 p.m. Serious Bacterial Infections, Multidrug Resistance, and Antibiotic Stewardship: Making Critical Connections to Improve Patient Care
Satellite Symposia supported by: Allergan (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Marina Ballroom D   E)

Thursday, October 5

Time Event Information
10:15 -11 a.m. Decode Your Toughest Cases with Genomic Precision
Learning Lounge supported by: Karius, Inc. (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
10:15 -11 a.m. Social media for YOU: credentialed and verified membership and clinically relevant content within a safe and secure environment.
Learning Lounge supported by: Skipta (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
11:15 a.m. – noon Procalcitonin to Support Antibiotic Stewardship Decisions
Learning Lounge supported by: bioMérieux Inc. and BioFire (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
11:15 a.m. – noon Practical Implementation of a Penicillin Allergy Skin Testing (PAST) Program as an Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative
Learning Lounge supported by: ALK (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
12:15 – 1 p.m. VabomereTM (meropenem and vaborbactam): Introducing a New Antibiotic
Learning Lounge supported by: The Medicines Company (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
12:15 – 1 p.m. How Does the Resistance Profile of an HIV-1 Medication Influence the Choice of Antiretroviral Therapy?
Learning Lounge supported by: ViiV Healthcare (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Leveraging Rapid Molecular Testing to Optimize Management of Infected Wounds
Learning Lounge supported by: CogenDx (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Remember, influenza is different!
Learning Lounge supported by: GlaxoSmithKline (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
6 – 8 p.m. Hot Topics in HIV Management: You Pick the Case
Satellite Symposium supported by: ViiV Healthcare (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Grand Ballroom 1-6)
6 – 8 p.m. Prevention Strategies to Minimize the Clinical Burden of CMV in Transplant Recipients: An ID Update
Satellite Symposium supported by: Merck and Co., Inc. (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Grand Ballroom 8 – 13)

Friday, October 6

Time Event Information
10:15 -11 a.m. Past, Present, and Future: Vaccine Innovations and Adjuvant Science
Learning Lounge supported by: GSK (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
10:15 -11 a.m. Precision Medicine in Infectious Diseases
Learning Lounge supported by: Teqqa, LLC. (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
11:15 a.m. – noon Respiratory and Gastrointestinal PCR Panels: Clinical and Economical Outcomes from Two Different Hospitals
Learning Lounge supported by: bioMérieux Inc. and BioFire (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
11:15 a.m. – noon Penicillin Allergy Testing – a Powerful Tool in Antibiotic Stewardship
Learning Lounge supported by: ALK (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
12:15 – 1 p.m. What Will It Take to Eradicate Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection? The Role of the Microbiome
Learning Lounge supported by: Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
12:15 – 1 p.m. AVYCAZ® (ceftazidime and avibactam) Product Overview
Learning Lounge supported by: Allergan (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
1:15 – 2 p.m. What Will It Take to Eradicate Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection? The Role of the Microbiome
Learning Lounge supported by: Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
1:15 – 2 p.m. A New Development in Antibiotics for the treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Learning Lounge supported by: Melinta Therapeutics (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. CMV in the Transplant Recipient: At the Crossroads of Current Clinical Challenges and Novel Therapeutic Strategies
Satellite Symposium supported by: Shire (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Grand Ballroom 1-6)

Saturday, October 7

Time Event Information
10:15 -11 a.m. QuantiFERON® TB-Gold Plus: Scientific advancements in TB testing using innovative CD8 technology
Learning Lounge supported by: Qiagen (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
10:15 -11 a.m. Herpes Zoster: Issues in Certain Adult Populations
Learning Lounge supported by: Merck (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
11:15 a.m. – noon Diagnosis of Blood Stream Infections: The Faster the Better
Learning Lounge supported by: bioMérieux Inc. and BioFire (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
11:15 a.m. – noon Proactive assessment of inpatient penicillin allergy: Opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship
Learning Lounge supported by: ALK (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
12:15 – 1 p.m. CRESEMBA® (isavuconazonium sulfate): Clinical Overview and Case Study
Learning Lounge supported by: Astellas Pharma US, Inc. (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
12:15 – 1 p.m. An Overview of Pneumococcal Disease, Recommendations and Implementation Strategies in Certain Adults
Learning Lounge supported by: Merck (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Orbactiv (Oritavancin) 3 years later: What have we learned
Learning Lounge supported by: The Medicines Company (Learning Lounge 1, Booth 1019)
1:15 – 2 p.m. Fast Phenotypic Antibiotic Susceptibilities for Patients with Bacteremia:
Clinical Implementation of New Diagnostic Technology in a Large Academic Medical Center

Learning Lounge supported by: Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (Learning Lounge 2, Booth 1035)
6 – 7 p.m. Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea and Current Considerations for Treatment
Presentation Theater supported by: Merck (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Marina Ballroom G)
6 – 7 p.m. Direct from Positive Blood Culture Phenotypic Antibiotic Susceptibilities:
Implications for Stewardship   Future Applications

Presentation Theater supported by: Accelerate Diagnostics (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Marina Ballroom E)

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