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Autumn Scientific Meeting 2017

32nd AUTUMN MEETING
24th - 25th November 2017

Our Autumn meeting will again take place in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Please note the date in your diary.

Further information will be available on this website in due course.

The SSSTDI meeting will start with the BMS Symposium on Friday lunch time which will be followed by the Society Dinner in the adjacent Royal St George Yacht club. The SSSTDI Meeting finishes Saturday lunchtime.

Registration includes subsidised accommodation on the Friday night in the Royal Marine Hotel.

Enquiries to: admin@ssstdi.ie

Friday 24th November 2017

13:30

Registration

Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches
14:00

SSSTDI Annual General Meeting and Opening Address, Dr Say Quah, President SSSTDI

Session 1 Chairs: TBC

14:15

Abstract 1: "Pooling of Extra Genital Site NAAT Testing in MSM Attending an Urban GUM Clinic"

A Lynam, Y Lynagh, M Kelleher, F Lyons, B Crowley, S Surah
14:30

Abstract 2: "Point of Care Rapid HIV testing in a nurse led clinic, uptake and acceptability"

S O’Dea, C O Sullivan, A Shanley, D Caixeta, S Clarke
14:45

Abstract 3: "Are abnormal cervical smear results prompting HIV testing? Reducing missed opportunities for HIV diagnosis"

H Sherrey, SJ Megarity, S Quah
15:00

Abstract 4: "Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine Uptake at the Gay Men’s Health Service "

P Duggan, S O’Dea, C O Sullivan, H Deane, S Clarke
15:15

Abstract 5: "Validation of HIV testing on Oral Swab and Dry Blood Spot samples to facilitate greater community based testing and detection"

N Lynn, G Kelly, C O’Neill, C Fitzroy, S O’Dea, P Holden, C De Gascún, A Loy, F Lyons
15:30

Tea/Coffee

Session 2 Chairs: TBC

16:00

PLENARY: SH:24 Delivering Sex and Reproductive Health Services through a Digital Platform

Dr Gillian Holdsworth
Director SH:24
16:45

Abstract 6: "Home Sexual Health Screening—A Glance at our First Nine Months"

D Rowley, S Delamere, L Giffney, R Ryan, P Foley
17:00

Abstract 7: "An Audit and Review of a Nurse-Led Clinic for newly diagnosed HIV+ Patients at the GUIDE Clinic"

G Farrell, S Murphy, G Nagel, S Clarke
17:15

Abstract 8: "Decreasing condom use in HIV infected women and its impact on obstetric events "

A Hachfeld , A Atkinson, A Calmy, B Martinez de Tejada, B Hasse, P Paioni, CR Kahlert, N Boillat-Blanco, M Stoeckle, K Aebi-Popp and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study
17:30

Abstract 9: "Rectal STIs in Women"

A Hollywood, D Rowley, G Kelly, Y Lynagh, B Crowley, F Mulcahy, F Lyons, S Surah
 

 

Sponsored SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

18:00

Tea/Coffee/Biscuits

18:15

New Data from IAS & EACS 2017 – Latest dolutegravir▼ clinical data & learnings from the Positive Perspectives Survey

Ms Els Hollanders
(ViiV Healthcare) will present a selection of the latest dolutegravir▼ (DTG) clinical data

Mr Adam Stubbs
(ViiV Healthcare) will share the results of the Positive Perspectives Survey – an international patient survey of over 1,000 patients exploring their opinions on healthcare, stigma and treatment satisfaction.
19:15

Close

 

 

SSSTDI Society Dinner

20:30

Royal St George Yacht Club

Saturday 25th November 2017

Session 3 Chairs: TBC

09:30

Abstract 10: "The evolving role of ribavirin in HCV treatment; efficacy and safety for management of HCV mono- and HIV/HCV co-infected patients "

M Kelly, M Coghlan, C Bannan, G Farrell, M Broderick, C Murray, G Melanophy, C Bergin
09:45

Abstract 11: "Are young MSM presenting in a timely manner to prevent risk?"

H Sherrey, C Emerson
10:00

Abstract 12: "High level azithromycin resistant (HL-AziR) gonorrhoea infections in Ireland 2011 – 2017"

A Colgan, G Cullen, D Igoe
 

 

Sponsored SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

10:15

HIV Continuum of Care: reaching 90-90-90

Prof Magnus Gisslen, Consultant in Infectious Diseases
Sahlgrenska Hospital Sweden
10:15

HIV Continuum of Care: how is Ireland doing?

Dr Helen Tuite, , Consultant in infectious Diseases
University Hospital Galway
11:30

Tea/Coffee/Biscuits

Session 4 Chair: Dr Derek Freedman

12:15

PLENARY: “Male Genital Lichen Sclerosus – from Dysparunia to Penile Cancer”

Prof Chris Bunker, Consultant Dermatologist
University College Hospitals, London
13:15

Closing remarks and prize giving

13:30

Lunch

End of Meeting
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