Scientific Programme

The programme is of interest to clinical investigators from across the globe to review current research and discuss its implications for HIV management strategies. Although there has been steady progress in HIV drug treatment, significant challenges still remain, including persistence of elevated risk of non-AIDS morbidity, with potential for HIV and/or antiretroviral therapy (ART) as causes, paediatric and adolescent care, models of care for the ageing population, and treatment issues throughout less well-resourced parts of Europe and the rest of the world. The Congress is also moving into areas beyond treatment, such as prevention, with time in the programme focussed on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and issues across Europe and beyond. The important role of people living with HIV in treatment decisions and self-management continues to feature, and we look forward to a number of perspectives in the programme from the community.

Sunday 28 October
Monday 29 October
Tuesday 30 October
Wednesday 31 October

Sunday 28 October

12:00–13:30Interactive Case Study Session
In collaboration with the University of Liverpool Drug Interactions website:
www.hiv-druginteractions.org

12.00–12.15HIV pharmacology in 2018
Saye Khoo, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool,
UK

12.15–12.40Case 1: TB co-infection
Marta Boffito, HIV and Sexual Health – Kobler Clinic, Chelsea Westminster
Hospital, London, UK

12.40–13.05Case 2: HIV-HCV and PWIDS
Erica Peters, Brownlee Centre for Infectious Diseases, NHS Greater Glasgow
Clyde, Glasgow, UK

13.05–13.30Case 3: Pregnancy
Presenter: Mas Chaponda, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS
Trust, Liverpool, UK

Discussants:  Fiona Marra, Advanced Pharmacist HIV/HCV, Gartnavel Hospital,
Glasgow, UK
Mohammed Lamorde, Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University,
Kampala, Uganda

13:30–14:30Lunch

14:30–16:00Industry Symposium

16:00–16:30Coffee

16:30–16:40Official Opening
Andrew Phillips, University College London, London, UK

Welcome from Glasgow City
Representative from Glasgow City Council, Glasgow, UK

16:40–16:55In Memory of David Cooper
Remembering a global leader in clinical AIDS research since the beginning
Tribute by: Sean Emery, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia

16:55–17:30Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren Memorial Lecture
Lecture dedicated to Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren in recognition of
their commitment and passion to rid the world of HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS, global health and the Sustainable Development Goals
Kevin M De Cock, CDC Country Office, Nairobi, Kenya

17:30–18:30Keynote Lectures

17:30-18:00Strategies to reduce HIV incidence in Europe
Anastasia Pharris, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC),
Stockholm, Sweden

18:00-18:30PrEP: what’s happening in Europe and the World in general
Sheena McCormack, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK

18:30–19:30Welcome Reception

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Monday 29 October

08:30–10:00Congress Plenary Session

08:30–08:50New ARV drugs and strategies
Alexandra Calmy, HIV/AIDS Unit, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

08:50–09:10The top 10 DDIs in day to day clinical management of HIV
Catia Marzolini, Division of Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology,
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

09:10–09:30Adverse effects of current ARVs: myths and realities
Patrick Mallon, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin

09:30–10:00Discussion

10:00-10:15In Memory of Mark Wainberg
Mark made an enormous contribution to both the basic science and global
politics of the HIV epidemic. He was a president of the International AIDS
Society, received Canada’s highest civilian award and was an extremely active
member of the scientific committee of HIV Glasgow for over 20 years.
Tribute by: Ian Weller, University College London, London, UK

10:15-10:45Coffee

10:45–11:30Lock Lecture
HIV Glasgow is honoured to have been chosen by the Royal College of Physicians
and Surgeons of Glasgow to present the Lock Lecture as part of the Scientific
Programme

10:45-10:50Lock Lecture: introduction
David Galloway, President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow,
Glasgow, UK

10:50-11:30STIs among MSM: new challenges in prevention, diagnosis and treatment
Jean-Michel Molina, Department of Infectious Diseases and University of Paris 7,
St Louis Hospital, Paris, France

11:30–12:45Congress Plenary and Oral Paper

11:30–11:50Retention and re-engagement in care
Fiona Burns, Centre for Sexual Health & HIV Research and Royal Free Hospital,
London, UK

11:50–12:10Ageing successfully with HIV: challenges and goals
Julian Falutz, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

12:10-12:25Oral paper

12:25–12:45Discussion

12:45-14:15Scientific Posters and Lunch

13:00-14:00Poster Discussions Session

14:15–15:30Congress Plenary and Oral Papers

14:15–14:35Eliminating hepatitis C: a public health perspective
Margaret Hellard, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia; and Viral Hepatitis Services,
Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred Hospital Melbourne, Australia 

14:35–14:55HIV and migration: a renewed challenge
Julia Del Amo, National Center for Epidemiology, Institute of Health Carlos III,
Madrid, Spain

14:55–15:10Oral paper

15:10–15:30Discussion

15:30–17:00Challenging Cases in HIV
In collaboration with the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA)

15.30–15.40Welcome and introduction
Carlos del Rio

15.40–16.05Case 1: ART – initiating treatment
Chloe Orkin, Ambrose King Centre, Royal London Hospital, London, UK

16.05–16.30Case 2: PrEP to PEP conversion
Roy M Gulick, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA

16.30–17.00Case 3: ART – treatment failure
Manuel Battegay, Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology,
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Panel:Manuel Battegay
Carlos del Rio
Roy M Gulick
Chloe Orkin
Ian Williams

17:00–17:30Coffee

17:30–19:00Industry Symposium

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Tuesday 30 October

08:30–10:00Industry Symposium

10:00–10:30Coffee

10:30–12:30Congress Plenary Session

10:30–10:50Approaches towards a cure for HIV
Sarah Fidler, Department of GUM and HIV Medicine, Imperial College and
Imperial College NHS Trust, London UK

10:50–11:10HIV cure and cancer immunotherapy: cross-disciplinary research at its best
Steven G Deeks, Department of Medicine, University of California,
San Francisco, CA, USA 

11:10–11:25Oral paper

11:25–11:40Oral paper

11:40–11:55Oral paper

11:55–12:30Discussion

12:30–14:00Scientific Posters and Lunch

12:45–13:45EATG Session 
In collaboration with the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

14:00–15:30#Adolescent Lives Matter
In collaboration with the International AIDS Society (IAS)
Moderators:Yana Panfilova, Student, Academy of Labour, Social Work and
Tourism, Kiev, Ukraine, and HIV activist and founder of Teenergizer,
a youth movement
Linda-Gail Bekker, The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape
Town, Cape Town, South Africa, and Immediate Past-President, IAS

14:00-14:15Living with it – complications of long term HIV
Rashida Ferrand, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, and
Harare, Zimbabwe 

14:15-14:30Taking it – PrEP experiences among adolescent MSM
Sybil Hosek, John Stroger Hospital of Cook Country, Chicago, IL, USA

14:30-14:45Staying with it- novel ways to increase adolescent adherence
Caroline Foster, Imperial College NHS Trust, London, UK

14:45-15:00Dealing with it – mental health and stigma: report from a cohort of YPLHIV
in the Ukraine

Heather Bailey, Population, Policy and Practice Programme, UCL Great Ormond Street
Institute of Child Health, London, UK 

15:00-15:15Adolescent friendly – really?
Mercy Ngulube, Chair, Children’s HIV Association’s Youth Committee, UK

15:15-15:30Discussion

15:30–17:00Mental Health and HIV: what we all need to know
In collaboration with the British HIV Association (BHIVA)
Co-Chair:Tamás Bereczky, European AIDS Treatment Group, Budapest, Hungary
Chloe Orkin, Ambrose King Centre, Royal London Hospital,
London, UK; and Chair, BHIVA

15:30–15:40Introduction: BHIVA Mental Health Audit
Chloe Orkin

15:40–15:55Prevalence of mental health problems amoung people living with HIV 
Fiona Lampe, Infection & Population Health, University College London, London, UK

15:55–16:10Discrimination in EU healthcare, the community perspective 

16:10–16:25Important DDI: to include QT/PR interval concerns
Laura Waters, Mortimer Market Centre, University College London Hospitals,
London, UK

16:25–16:40Managing insomnia 

16:40–17:00Q & A 
All

17:00–17:30Coffee

17:30–19:00Industry Symposium

19:00–19:45Poster reception

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Wednesday 31 October

08:30–10:00 Congress Plenary Session

08:30–08:50Prospects for TB epidemic control: updates in evidence 
Graeme Meintjes, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

08:50–09:05Oral paper

09:05–09:20Oral paper

09:20–09:35Oral paper

09:35–10:00Discussion

10:00–10:30Coffee

10:30–12:00What Women Want
Joint session in collaboration with the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) and Women
Against Viruses in Europe (WAVE)

Co-Chairs:Justyna D Kowalksa, Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Medical
University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Fiona Mulcahy, Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine & Infectious
Diseases, St James’ Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

10:30–10:55PrEP for women in Europe: case presentation and lecture
Agnieska Wroblewska, HIV Out-Patient CLinic, Hospital for Infectious Diseases,
Warsaw, Poland (Case) 

Nneka Nwokolo, Sexual Health and HIV Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster
Hospital, London, UK (Lecture)

10:55–11:20Pharmacokinetic studies in women and its impact on clinical practice: case
presentation and lecture  

Eugénie Colin-Benoit, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Bern,
Bern, Switzerland (Case)

Karoline Aebi-Popp, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Bern,
Bern, Switzerland (Lecture)

11:20–11:45HCV treatment and pregnancy: case presentation and lecture 
Marta Vasylyev, Out Patient Department, Lviv Regional AIDS Center,
Lviv, Ukraine (Case)

Karine Lacombe, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, Saint Antoine
Hospital (AP-HP), Paris, France (Lecture)

11:45–12:00Oral paper

12:00–13:30Scientific Posters and Lunch

12:15–13:15Poster Discussions Sessions

12:15–13:15Poster Discussions Sessions

13:30–15:00Late Breakers/Hot Topics

15:00–15:10Congress Closing Remarks
Giulio Corbelli, European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), Brussels, Belgium and
Bologna, Italy

Andrew Phillips

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