Program:  IUMS Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance. Havana, Cuba – November 14-16, 2013

Thursday, November 14

7:45-8:25 AM            Registration

8:30-8:45 AM            Greetings and Introduction: Dr. Stephen Lerner, Dr. Maria G. Guzman and Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

8:45-9:45 AM            Antimicrobial Resistance as an Important Global Problem: Dr. Stuart Levy

9:45-10:25 AM          Antimicrobial Resistance of Klebsiella and Acinetobacter in Cuba: A Lesson To Learn: Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

10:25-10:40 AM        Discussion

10:40 - 11.00 AM Break

11:00-11:30 AM        Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A Paradigm of Antimicrobial Resistance: Lic. Daniel Salazar.

11:30-11:45 AM        Discussion

11.45 AM-12:20 PM             MRSA: A Hospital and Community Problem in Cuba: Lic. Gilda Toraño, IPK

12:20-12:35   Discussion

12:35-1:35 PM          Lunch

1:35-2:15 PM            From Phenotyping to Genotyping of Enterococci in Cuba; Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

2:15-2:35PM             Discussion

2:35-3:05PM             Antimicrobial Resistance in a Tertiary Care Hospital: Dr. Fidel Espinosa

3.05- 4.10PM            Sexually Transmitted Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance: (N. gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasmas and Ureaplasmas)

4.10-4:30PM             Discussion

 

Friday, November 15

8:30-8:50 AM            Bacterial Enteropathogens: Antimicrobial Resistance Problems in Cuba: Dr. Adalberto Aguila

8:50-9: 05 AM           Discussion

9:05-9:25 AM            Mechanisms of Resistance of Vibrio cholerae

9:25-9:35 AM            Discussion

9:35 -10:05 AM         Carbapenemases: A Last Frontier for Beta-Lactams?: Dr. Giuseppe Cornaglia

10: 05-10:25 AM Discussion

10:25-10:45 AM Break

10.45-11:30 AM Beta-Lactamases and Inhibitors: Dr. Robert Bonomo

11:30-11:50 AM        Discussion

11:50- 12:15 AM       Resurrection of Old Drugs for MDR Gram-Negative Bacteria: Colistin: Bonomo

12:15-12:35 PM        Discussion

12:35- 12:50 PM Resurrection of Old Drugs for MDR Gram-Negative Bacteria: Fosfomycin: Lerner

12:50-1:05 PM          Discussion

1:05-2:05 PM            Lunch

2:05-2:50 PM            Resistance to Fluoroquinolones: Dr. George Jacoby

2:50-3:05 PM            Discussion

3:05-3:35 PM            Cuban Surveillance of Drug Resistance in TB: Lemus

3:35-3:50 PM            Discussion

3:50-4:10 PM            Veterinary Use of Antibiotics in Cuba. Dr. Emigdio Lemes.

4:10-4:25 PM            Discussion

 

Saturday, November 16

8:30-9:55 AM            Panel Discussion. Mechanisms of Fungal Resistanc. Chair: Dr. Jose Vazquez

8:30-9:05 AM            Mechanisms of Fungal Resistance, Clinical Consequences, and Newer Antifungal Agents: Dr. Vazquez

9:05-9:45 AM            National Surveillance of Fungal Pathogens in Cuba: (Dr. Illnait, Dr. Martinez, Lic Monrroy , Lic Perurena)

9:45-9:55 AM            Discussion

9:55-10:35 AM          What Can We Do About Resistance?: Antibiotic Stewardship: Vazquez

10:35-10:50   Discussion

10:50-11:10 AM        Break

11:10-11:35 AM        What Can We Do About Resistance?: Education about Antibiotic Resistance in the Community: Lerner

11:35-12:10 PM        New Drugs on the Horizon: Lerner

12:10-12:25 PM        Barriers to the Development of New Antimicrobial Agents and Efforts to Overcome Them: Levy

12:25-12:35 PM        Discussion

12:35-1:35 PM          Lunch

1:35-2:10 PM            APUA Cuba, Its Role in the Control and Rational Use of Antibiotics: Morejon

2.10-2:30PM APUA Award

2:30-3:00 PM            Closing Activity

Havana, Cuba – November 14-16, 2013

 

Thursday, November 14

7:45-8:25 AM            Registration

8:30-8:45 AM            Greetings and Introduction: Dr. Stephen Lerner, Dr. Maria G. Guzman and Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

 

8:45-9:45 AM            Antimicrobial Resistance as an Important Global Problem: Dr. Stuart Levy

 

9:45-10:25 AM          Antimicrobial Resistance of Klebsiella and Acinetobacter in Cuba: A Lesson To Learn: Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

 

10:25-10:40 AM        Discussion

 

10:40 - 11.00 AM      Break

 

11:00-11:30 AM        Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A Paradigm of Antimicrobial Resistance: Lic. Daniel Salazar.

 

11:30-11:45 AM        Discussion

 

11.45 AM-12:20 PM   MRSA: A Hospital and Community Problem in Cuba: Lic. Gilda Toraño, IPK

 

12:20-12:35            Discussion

 

12:35-1:35 PM          Lunch

 

1:35-2:15 PM            From Phenotyping to Genotyping of Enterococci in Cuba; Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

 

2:15-2:35PM             Discussion

 

2:35-3:05PM             Antimicrobial Resistance in a Tertiary Care Hospital: Dr. Fidel Espinosa

 

3.05- 4.10PM            Sexually Transmitted Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance: (N. gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasmas and Ureaplasmas)

 

4.10-4:30PM             Discussion

 

 

 

Friday, November 15

 

8:30-8:50 AM            Bacterial Enteropathogens: Antimicrobial Resistance Problems in Cuba: Dr. Adalberto Aguila

 

8:50-9: 05 AM           Discussion

 

9:05-9:25 AM            Mechanisms of Resistance of Vibrio cholerae

 

9:25-9:35 AM            Discussion

 

9:35 -10:05 AM         Carbapenemases: A Last Frontier for Beta-Lactams?: Dr. Giuseppe Cornaglia

 

10: 05-10:25 AM Discussion

 

10:25-10:45 AM Break

 

10.45-11:30 AM Beta-Lactamases and Inhibitors: Dr. Robert Bonomo

 

11:30-11:50 AM        Discussion

 

11:50- 12:15 AM       Resurrection of Old Drugs for MDR Gram-Negative Bacteria: Colistin: Bonomo

 

12:15-12:35 PM        Discussion

 

12:35- 12:50 PM Resurrection of Old Drugs for MDR Gram-Negative Bacteria: Fosfomycin: Lerner

 

12:50-1:05 PM          Discussion

 

1:05-2:05 PM            Lunch

 

2:05-2:50 PM            Resistance to Fluoroquinolones: Dr. George Jacoby

 

2:50-3:05 PM            Discussion

 

3:05-3:35 PM            Cuban Surveillance of Drug Resistance in TB: Lemus

 

3:35-3:50 PM            Discussion

 

3:50-4:10 PM            Veterinary Use of Antibiotics in Cuba. Dr. Emigdio Lemes.

 

4:10-4:25 PM            Discussion

 

 

 

Saturday, November 16

 

8:30-9:55 AM            Panel Discussion. Mechanisms of Fungal Resistance

 

           Chair: Dr. Jose Vazquez

 

8:30-9:05 AM            Mechanisms of Fungal Resistance, Clinical Consequences, and Newer Antifungal Agents: Dr. Vazquez

 

9:05-9:45 AM            National Surveillance of Fungal Pathogens in Cuba: (Dr. Illnait, Dr. Martinez, Lic Monrroy , Lic Perurena)

 

9:45-9:55 AM            Discussion

 

9:55-10:35 AM          What Can We Do About Resistance?: Antibiotic Stewardship: Vazquez

 

10:35-10:50   Discussion

 

10:50-11:10 AM        Break

 

11:10-11:35 AM        What Can We Do About Resistance?: Education about Antibiotic Resistance in the Community: Lerner

 

11:35-12:10 PM        New Drugs on the Horizon: Lerner

 

12:10-12:25 PM        Barriers to the Development of New Antimicrobial Agents and Efforts to Overcome Them: Levy

 

12:25-12:35 PM        Discussion

 

12:35-1:35 PM          Lunch

 

1:35-2:10 PM            APUA Cuba, Its Role in the Control and Rational Use of Antibiotics: Morejon

 

2.10-2:30PM APUA Award

 

2:30-3:00 PM            Closing Activity

 

 

IUMS Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance

Havana, Cuba – November 14-16, 2013

 

Thursday, November 14

7:45-8:25 AM            Registration

8:30-8:45 AM            Greetings and Introduction: Dr. Stephen Lerner, Dr. Maria G. Guzman and Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

8:45-9:45 AM            Antimicrobial Resistance as an Important Global Problem: Dr. Stuart Levy

9:45-10:25 AM          Antimicrobial Resistance of Klebsiella and Acinetobacter in Cuba: A Lesson To Learn: Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

10:25-10:40 AM        Discussion

10:40 - 11.00 AM Break

11:00-11:30 AM        Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A Paradigm of Antimicrobial Resistance: Lic. Daniel Salazar.

11:30-11:45 AM        Discussion

11.45 AM-12:20 PM             MRSA: A Hospital and Community Problem in Cuba: Lic. Gilda Toraño, IPK

12:20-12:35   Discussion

12:35-1:35 PM          Lunch

1:35-2:15 PM            From Phenotyping to Genotyping of Enterococci in Cuba; Dr. Dianelys Quiñones

2:15-2:35PM             Discussion

2:35-3:05PM             Antimicrobial Resistance in a Tertiary Care Hospital: Dr. Fidel Espinosa

3.05- 4.10PM            Sexually Transmitted Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance: (N. gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasmas and Ureaplasmas)

4.10-4:30PM             Discussion

 

Friday, November 15

8:30-8:50 AM            Bacterial Enteropathogens: Antimicrobial Resistance Problems in Cuba: Dr. Adalberto Aguila

8:50-9: 05 AM           Discussion

9:05-9:25 AM            Mechanisms of Resistance of Vibrio cholerae

9:25-9:35 AM            Discussion

9:35 -10:05 AM         Carbapenemases: A Last Frontier for Beta-Lactams?: Dr. Giuseppe Cornaglia

10: 05-10:25 AM Discussion

10:25-10:45 AM Break

10.45-11:30 AM Beta-Lactamases and Inhibitors: Dr. Robert Bonomo

11:30-11:50 AM        Discussion

11:50- 12:15 AM       Resurrection of Old Drugs for MDR Gram-Negative Bacteria: Colistin: Bonomo

12:15-12:35 PM        Discussion

12:35- 12:50 PM Resurrection of Old Drugs for MDR Gram-Negative Bacteria: Fosfomycin: Lerner

12:50-1:05 PM          Discussion

1:05-2:05 PM            Lunch

2:05-2:50 PM            Resistance to Fluoroquinolones: Dr. George Jacoby

2:50-3:05 PM            Discussion

3:05-3:35 PM            Cuban Surveillance of Drug Resistance in TB: Lemus

3:35-3:50 PM            Discussion

3:50-4:10 PM            Veterinary Use of Antibiotics in Cuba. Dr. Emigdio Lemes.

4:10-4:25 PM            Discussion

 

Saturday, November 16

8:30-9:55 AM            Panel Discussion. Mechanisms of Fungal Resistance

           Chair: Dr. Jose Vazquez

8:30-9:05 AM            Mechanisms of Fungal Resistance, Clinical Consequences, and Newer Antifungal Agents: Dr. Vazquez

9:05-9:45 AM            National Surveillance of Fungal Pathogens in Cuba: (Dr. Illnait, Dr. Martinez, Lic Monrroy , Lic Perurena)

9:45-9:55 AM            Discussion

9:55-10:35 AM          What Can We Do About Resistance?: Antibiotic Stewardship: Vazquez

10:35-10:50   Discussion

10:50-11:10 AM        Break

11:10-11:35 AM        What Can We Do About Resistance?: Education about Antibiotic Resistance in the Community: Lerner

11:35-12:10 PM        New Drugs on the Horizon: Lerner

12:10-12:25 PM        Barriers to the Development of New Antimicrobial Agents and Efforts to Overcome Them: Levy

12:25-12:35 PM        Discussion

12:35-1:35 PM          Lunch

1:35-2:10 PM            APUA Cuba, Its Role in the Control and Rational Use of Antibiotics: Morejon

2.10-2:30PM APUA Award

2:30-3:00 PM            Closing Activity