International Symposium Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance, 14-16 September 2017

ISAAR is the most representative international meeting on antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases in the Asia-Pacific region, which has been hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation for Infectious Diseases (APFID) since 1997. ICIC has been hosted by the Korean Society of Infectious Diseases (KSID) and 11 domestic academic societies since 2013 to strengthen multidisciplinary collaboration on infectious disease both domestically and internationally .

At 20th anniversary of ISAAR in 2017, APFID and KSID will co-host the first joint meeting of ISAAR and ICIC to provide a new insight into various issues on infectious diseases and AMR. ISAAR & ICIC 2017 will provide a variety of programs on important recent topics such as the current major issues in infectious diseases and AMR, new antibiotics and vaccines, infection control, and emerging infectious diseases. The joint meeting will expand the scope of programs and topics encompassing microbiology, clinical infectious diseases, epidemiology, genomic medicine, biotech development, and international policies and strategies to combat infectious disease threats. Many academic societies in the Asian region will join the meeting as supporting societies and pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and biotech companies will also be a part of the joint meeting.

Please click here to go to the ISAAR 2017 website. 

Singapore International Infectious Disease Conference, 24-26 August 2017

After the successful inaugural conference in 2015, SIIDC returns on 24th to 26th August 2017. Themed Changing Paradigms in Infectious Diseases SIIDC 2017 will bring together a plethora of knowledge of clinical and scientific topics from zoonotic to vector-borne diseases, respiratory infections, current and emerging pathogens, and innovation in research and development of infectious diseases. The conference aims to address current gaps, new challenges, and research breakthroughs through a compelling line-up of presentations from renowned and leading speakers in their fields.

Please click here to go to the SIIDC 2017 website. 

15th International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology Programme

IUMS Congresses 2017 is organised by Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (SSMB). Over the span of 5 days, it brings together three congresses; 15th International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology15th International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology and 17th International Congress of Virology.

Please click here to be directed to the IUMS 2017 website. 

SIDS Annual Practice Update 2017

The next SIDS Annual Practice Update (APU) will be held on 11 March 2017 at the Lecture Theatre, Toh Kian Chui Annex of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Novena Campus). 

For this instalment of the APU, there will be 2 sessions aimed at Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Residents preparing for the In-Training Examinations. Topics covered include:

Soft Tissue Infections
Respiratory and Cardiovascular Infections
HIV Medicine
Neurologic Infections
Travel Medicine
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Speakers at the APU are all experts in their fields, and presentations are aimed at preparing participants for confident practice in ID on the wards, in clinics and in the exams. 

Please click here for more information on registration.