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Autumn Scientific Meeting 2012

27th Autumn Meeting 2012

30thNov - 1st December 2012

Our Autumn Meeting this year will again take place in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

The meeting will start with the BMS Symposium on the Friday evening which will be followed by the Society Dinner in the Royal Irish Yacht Club.

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM SPONSORED BY BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB
MARTELLO SUITE, Royal Marine Hotel

18.00

Registration

18.30

Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Prof. Fiona Mulcahy
Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine
GUIDE Clinic, St. James's Hospital, Dublin
18.45

“Clinical Guidance to tender and the London tender - Key aspects - incorporating challenges with long term HAART and co morbidities”

Dr. Simon Barton
Clinical Director and Consultant Physician
HIV/Genitourinary Medicine Directorate
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London

19.30

Questions & Answers

19.45

DEBATE:
Motion: Ireland should adopt "Test and Treat for HIV"


FOR: Dr. Fiona Lyons
Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, GUIDE Clinic
St. James's Hospital, Dublin


AGAINST: Dr. Carol Emerson
Consultant in HIV/GUM Medicine
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

20.30
Challenge from floor
Final sum up by speakers
Vote by audience
20.45

Closing Remarks

Meeting Close

Followed by Reception and SSSTDI Annual Dinner in the Royal Irish Yacht Club, which is located close to the Hotel

AUTUMN SCIENTIFIC MEETING
ROYAL MARINE HOTEL, DUN LAOGHAIRE, CO. DUBLIN

 
Chair: Carmel Kelly
South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust, Belfast

Saturday 1st December 2012

9.15

SSSTDI Annual General Meeting

9.45

“Challenges in Managing Health Care Worker living with HIV”

Dr. Emma McCarty
Consultant, Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
10.15
High prevalence of asymptomatic STIs in HIV-infected Men who have Sex with Men: strategies to improve screening
S Keaveney * C Sadlier, S O’Dea, S Delamere, C Bergin
* Graduate-Entry Medical School, University of Limerick
10.30
First cases of Cefotaxime resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the West of Ireland
G Moloney* , C Coleman, C Carroll, P Cremin, U Ni Riain, M Cormican, C Fleming
* Dept. of Infectious Diseases, University College Hospital Galway
10.45
Why has the syphilis epidemic persisted in the HSE-East (Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare)? Some answers from the 2011 enhanced surveillance data, since the introduction of syphilis on CIDR (Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting).
P Downes * E McArdle, O Ennis, F Cooney, M Fitzgerald
* Department of Public Health, Dr. Steeven's Hospital, Dublin 8
11:00

COFFEE (kindly sponsored by Janssen)

 
Chair: Dr. Susan Clarke
GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin
11:30

“Sexual Dynamics”

Dr. Sevgi Aral
Science Division of STD Prevention
Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia

12.15
National Guidelines for the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV across Europe - how do they differ between countries?
K Aebi-Popp * F Mulcahy, C Rudin, I Hoesli, A Gingelmaier, F Lyons, C Thorne
* GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8
12.30
An unusual presentation of Hip Pain
T Wazir , E Walker, S Quah, M McHenry, J Boylan
Dept. of Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
12.45
Mother knows best or does she?
Colm O’Mahony
Department of GUM and HIV, Countess of Chester Foundation Trust Hospital. Chester.
13:00

LUNCH (kindly sponsored by Gilead Science)

 
Chair: Dr. Carol Emerson
Dept. HIV/Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
14:00

“Extra-genital oncogenic potential of HPV”

Prof. Terry Jones
Prof. of Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine
Royal Liverpool University Hospital

14.45

“Chlamydia Screening in Ireland: Pilot Study”

Dr. Diarmuid O’Donovan
Senior Lecturer Social & Preventive Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway
Director of Public Health, Health Service Executive West, Galway

15:15

COFFEE (kindly sponsored by Janssen)

15.30
Access to Post Exposure Prophylaxis Following Sexual Exposure for Men who have Sex with Men in an Irish Healthcare Setting
K McFaul * D Rowley, S Clarke
* GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin
15.45

“Sexual Health 2.0”

Dr. Anatole Menon-Johansson
Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine
Kings College London
16.30

Closing Remarks

Presentation of Catherine O'Connor Prize
Dr. Grainne Courtney
President SSSTDI

Meeting close
Society for the Study of Sexually Transitted Diseases in Ireland