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Tuesday October 23

Event Title: TBScience 1 – Shortening anti-tuberculosis treatment / More

Event Type: Side Meeting

Location: A1 – Marriott

Time: 08:00 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Frank Cobelens (Chairperson)

 

Event Title: TBScience2018 posters / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion Session

Location: Poster Area – Marriott Hotel

Time: 12:00 -13:00

KNCV Presenter: Victor Adepoju (Speaker)

 

Event Title: TBScience 2 – Parallel session on reducing transmission: what is the scientific basis behind for the reduction of transmission and the initiation of appropriate treatment / More

Event Type: Side Meeting

Location: Van Gogh-Monet – Marriott

Time: 14:00 –  17:00

KNCV Presenter: Michael Kimerling (Chairperson)

 

Event Title: TBScience 4 – Parallel session Tuberculosis Surveillance and Research Unit meeting: innovations in the production and use of surveillance data / More

Event Type: Side Meeting

Location: Rembrandt – Marriott

Time: 14:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Edine Tiermersma (Chairperson) | Martien Borgdorff (Chairperson)

Wednesday, October 24

Session Title: TBScience 5: TBScience2018 Day 2 – M. Tuberculosis infection: acquisition, control and clearance / More

Event Type: Side Meeting

Location: A1 – Marriott

Time: 08:00 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Michael Kimerling (Chairperson)

 

Session Title: Harnessing experiences from the introduction of BDQ, DLM and the STR to transform the quality of DR-TB management and prepare for future innovations in care / More

Event Type: Workshop

Location: Atlantic 1

Time: 08:00 – 14:00

KNCV Presenter: Gunta Dravniece (Speaker) | Fraser Wares (Speaker)

 

Session Title: Strategic Case Finding: Find and Treat People with tuberculosis who are missing by routine health systems / More

Event Type: Workshop

Location: North America

Time: 08:00 – 14:00

KNCV Presenter: Marleen Heus (Chairperson) | Christiaan Mulder (Speaker) | Max Meis (Speaker) | Susan Bergson (Speaker) | Marleen Heus (Speaker)

 

Session Title: Reaching high risk and under-served populations through culturally sensitive health education strategies / More

Event Type: Community Space: Panel Discussion

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 09:00 -10:00

KNCV Presenter: Niesje Jansen (Coordinator) | Ineke Spruijt (Speaker)

 

Session Title: Joint GLI-GDI workshop on challenges to and opportunities from access to diagnostics, treatment and care / More

Event Type: Workshop

Location: Community Space 1

Time: Community Space 1

KNCV Presenter: Maria Imelda (Mamel) Quelapio (Speaker)

 

Session Title: AIDS2018 and UNION2018: Increasing Dutch commitment to end AIDS and TB by 2030 / More

Event Type: Community Space Panel Discussion

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 14:30 – 16:00

KNCV Presenter: Dr. Kitty van Weezenbeek

 

Session Title: How to perform contact investigations / More

Event Type: Post-graduate Course

Location: North America

Time: 14:30 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Connie Erkens (Chairperson) | Niejse Jansen (Coordinator) | Connie Erkens (Speaker)| Challa Negeri (Speaker)| Niesje Jansen (Speaker)

Thursday, 25 October

Session Title:     Xpert optizimation and sustainability towards universal testing / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: North America

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Olumide Lawal (Speaker) | Jerod Scholten (Speaker)  | Chukwuemeka Austin Ihesie (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tuberculosis in Europe / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Amazon

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Connie Erkens (Chairperson) | Connie Erkens (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Building a competent workforce for decentralized, quality and patient-centered DR-TB care / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Central America

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Marleen Heus (Chairperson) |  Sani Useni (Speaker) | Aimgul Duishekeeva (Speaker) | Yusie Luciana Permata (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Will we get there? Chanllenges to ending tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Oral Abstract session

Location: Kilimanjaro 1 &2

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Dr. Kitty van Wezeenbeek (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Hospital-based infection control and prevention: reports from the field  / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: South America

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Max Meis (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Highlights across the TB section / More

Event Type: E poster session

Location: Central America

Time: 12:15 – 13:15

KNCV Presenter: Muratbek Ahmatov (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Preventative therapy and intensifies case finding among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) / More

Event Type: E poster session

Location: Central America

Time: 12:15 – 13:15

KNCV Presenter: Anthony Abura (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Staying ahead of tuberculosis: a life’s journey / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Cynthia Caiphus (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Strengthening advocacy worldwide through cross-cultural inspiration / More

Event Type: Community Space: Networking Activity

Location: Community Space 2

Time: 13:15 – 14:45

KNCV Presenter: Beatrijs Stikkers (Speaker) | Other KNCV speakers to be announced

 

Session Title: Wolfheze Session: EU-collaborative TB/HIV activities in the WHO European Region / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Amazon

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Michael Kimerling (Chairperson) | Gerard de Vries (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     National TB prevalence surveys: digital innovations and their applicability in routine TB control efforts / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Yangtze 1

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Eveline Klinkenberg and Nico Kalisvaart (Chairpersons) | Pamela Kisoka (Speaker) | Eveline Klinkenberg (Speaker) | Nunurai Ruswa (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Pathways to ensure impact of innovations / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Mississippi

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Dr. Kitty van Weezenbeek (Chairperson) |Agnes Gebhard (Speaker) | Mustapha Gidado (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) tuberculosis diagnostic connectivity symposium / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: South America

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Kristian van Kalmthout (Chairperson) | Kristian van Kalmthout (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Multidrug Resistant tuberculosis: pearls and wisdoms / More

Event Type: Oral Abstract Session

Location: Kilimanjaro 1 & 2

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Ogoamaka Chukwuog (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Integrating support across the tuberculosis care cascade / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Oceania

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Muratbek Ahmatov (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Towards optimization of Xpert networks: sharing tools, approaches, and experiences / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Antarctica

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Bassey Nsa (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Breaking down the barriers to TB/HIV care – tools and approaches addressing self-stigma in healthcare institutions / More

Event Type: Community Space: Skills Building

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 14:30 – 16:00

KNCV Presenter: Kathy Fiekert and Ieva Leimane (Chairpersons) | Ieva Leimane (Speaker) | Tanya Puskina (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     TB Nursing Around the World – “All in one care” / More

Event Type: Side Meeting

Location: A1 – Marriott

Time: 15:30 – 21:00

KNCV Presenter: Niesje Jansen

 

Session Title:     Key operational and clinical issues in scaling up new drugs and a shorter regimen for drugs-resistant tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Mississippi

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Michael Kimerling (Chairperson) |Gunta Dravniece (Speaker) | Petra De Haas (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tuberculosis infection: critical advances / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Oceania

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Christiaan Mulder (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Latent tuberculosis infection screening and management in low tuberculosis incidence countries: what to do, how to do it and how to monitor / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Amazon

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Ineke Spruijt (Speaker)

 

Session Title:      Tuberculosis in the digital age: leveraging technology as a social intervention to empower the affected / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Yangtze 1

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Speaker: Kristian van Kalmlhout

 

Session Title:     UNHLM: What’s next? / More

Event Type: Community Space: Panel Discussion

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 16:15 – 19:30

KNCV Presenter: Beatrijs Stikkers (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Breaking down the barriers to TB/HIV care – tools and approaches addressing self-stigma in healthcare institutions in Kazakhstan / More

Event Type: Satellite Session

Location: Atlantic

Time: 18:00 – 19:30

KNCV Presenter: Kathy Fiekert (Chairperson) | Ieva Leimane (Speaker) | Veriko Mirtskhulava (Speaker)|Tanya Pushina (Speaker)| Netty Kamp (Speaker) | Susan Bergson (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Mobiles, dashboards, and the Internet of things: harnessing innovative digital technologies to improve data and treatment adherence in three global regions / More

Event Type: Satellite Session

Location: Mississippi

Time: 18:00 – 19:30

KNCV Presenter: Kristian van Kalmthout (Chairperson) | Vishnu Mahamba (Speaker) | Job van Rest (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Shorter MDR-TB Treatment Regimen why, for whom, and how: An evidence to overcome implementation challenges / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: South America

Time: 18:40 – 18:50

KNCV Presenter: Gunta Dravniece (Speaker)

Friday, 26 October

Session Title:     Leave no on behind – ethical and human rights considerations in TB prevention and care among mobile populations / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Antarctica

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Kathy Fiekert (Chairperson) | Niesje Jansen (Speaker) | Kathy Fiekert (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Solutions to improved case finding and early treatment OR Find and Treat / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Kilimanjaro 1 & 2

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Yusuf Adelakun (Speaker)  | Moses Onoh (Speaker)  | Victor Adepoju (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Towards tackling tuberculosis in vulnerable groups in the European Union. Results from the European Commission funded E-DETECT TB Project / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Amazon

Time: 10:45 – 11:00

KNCV Presenter: Gerard de Vries (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tuberculosis infection: diagnostics and immunology / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Abbas Zezai (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Scaling up diagnosis: the way forward / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Pawlos Reji (Speaker) | Edgar Luhanga (Speaker) | Vishnu Mahamba (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     The role of digital technologies along the patient pathway / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Nunurai Ruswa (Chairperson) | Mavis Mukamba (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Community engagement to reach and support people with tuberculosis       / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Firza Asnely Putri (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Active Case Finding / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Rupert Eneogu (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Improving case finding and reducing diagnostic delays    / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Mubarek A. Yasin (Speaker) | Willy Mbawala (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Drug safety and efficacy in Europe / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Mavlyuda Makhmudova (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tuberculosis advocacy for political commitment and accountability and critical areas for tuberculosis care / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Erman Varella (Speaker) | Victor Babawale (Speaker)  | Funsho Egbedeyi (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     The human right to health / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Niesje Jansen (Speaker) | Marion Biremon (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     TB, the Dutch Story / More

Event Type: Community Space: Networking Activity

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 13:15 – 19:00

KNCV Presenter: KNCV contributors to be announced

 

Session Title:     Tulips and tuberculosis: emerging themes for children / More

Event Type: Poster discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Christian Stillson (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Children included: a human rights-based approach to the inclusion of children in advances in drug-resistant TB / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Antarctica

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Gunta Dravniece (Chairperson) | Marion Biremon (Speaker) | Gunta Dravniece (Speaker) | Marcela Tommasi (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Measuring the magnitude and impact of MDR-TB stigma on patients and healthcare workers / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: KWA Plenary Hall

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Ellen Mitchell (Chairperson) | Ellen Mitchell (Speaker)

 

Session Title:      Ensuring tuberculosis free prisons: achievements and challenges / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Everest 1 &2

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Niesje Jansen (Speaker)

Session Title:     Digital technology to improve treatment adherence and outcomes / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: South America

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Kristian van Kalmthout (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Boats, drones and motorcycles—optimizing specimen referral networks to meet the needs of TB diagnostic networks / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Kilimanjaro 1 & 2

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Willy Mbawala (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tuberculosis, laboratory and epidemiology in Europe / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Amazon

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Rianne van Hunen (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Finding and treating latent tuberculosis infection / More

Event Type: Oral Abstract session

Location: Oceania

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Mustapha Gidado (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Techniques and approaches to address the right to knowledge of the sub-national TB burden data among local TB programmers             / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: KWA Plenary Hall

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Jens Levy (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Drug-resistant: disease burden outcomes / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: North America

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Mamman Bajehson (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Innovative treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Oral Abstract session

Location: Amazon

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Aimgul Duishekeeva  (Speaker) | Mavlyuda Makhmudova (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Chest radiography—a key piece of the puzzle/ More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Everest 1 &2

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Nunurai Ruswa (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Drug-resistant: disease burden outcomes / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: North America

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

KNCV Presenter: Sani Useni (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Preserving our future–protecting children from TB infection, disease, and death / More

Event Type: Satellite Session Symposium

Location: Atlantic

Time: 18:00 – 19:30

KNCV Presenter: Connie Erkens (Chairperson) | Kathy Fiekert (Speaker) | Challa Negeri (Speaker) | Huong Nguyen (Speaker) | Connie Erkens (Speaker)

Saturday, October 27

Session Title:     Reaching out to Youth: raising awareness on tuberculosis short films and video blog / More

Event Type: Community Space: Skills Building

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 10:15 – 11:15

KNCV Presenter: Trishanty Rondonuwu and Erik Post (Chairpersons) | Bey Sonata (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Special populations, special needs, special care / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Kilimanjaro 1 & 2

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Mustapha Gidado (Chairperson)  | Speaker: Connie Erkens (Speaker)

Session Title:     Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: more pearls and wisdom / More

Event Type: Oral Abstract session

Location: Yangtze 2

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Dr. Kitty van Weezenbeek (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     How expert is Xpert? / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Antarctica

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Jeord Scholten (Chairperson) | Endale Mengesha (Speaker) | Jhon Sugiharto (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Building models for the future—innovative partnerships addressing legal issues, and systems and human rights-related barriers to TB-HIV care / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Everest 1 & 2

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Kathy Fiekert (Chairperson) | Kathy Fiekert (Speaker) | Svetlana Pak (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     The changing landscape of childhood tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: North America

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Tilay Gudina (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tobacco use in various populations: implications for policy and practice / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Oceania

Time: 10:30 – 12:00

KNCV Presenter: Victor Adepoju (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Xpert for all: optimistic or realistic? / More

Event Type: Community Space Panel discussion

Location: Community Space 1

Time: 11:30 – 12:30

KNCV Presenter: Jerod Scholten (Chairperson) | Jerod Scholten (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Innovations in tuberculosis—across the care cascade / More

Event Type: E poster Session

Location: South America

Time: 12:15 – 13:15

KNCV Presenter: Dyah Kusworini (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     The importance of health workers and civil society organization in finding TB in communities / More

Event Type: E poster Session

Location: South America

Time: 12:15 – 13:15

KNCV Presenter: Vishnu Mahamba (Speaker) | Chukwuemeka Austin Ihesie (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Finding and treating all the missing patients: active screening for tuberculosis in African settings mobile units / More

Event Type: Community Space: Skills Building

Location: Community Space

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Jerod Scholten (Chairperson) |  Bassey Nsa (Coordinator) | Eveline Klinkenberg (Speaker) | Rupert Eneogu (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Result of intensified case detection / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Christiaan Mulder (Chairperson)

 

Session Title:     Laboratory informatic system: Where are we? / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Nicodem Bernado Mgina (Speaker) | Diriba Mossisa (Speaker) | Jhon Sugiharto (Speaker) | Endale Mengesha (Speaker) | Sani Useni (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Public, private tuberculosis: separate and together / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion Session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Svetlana Pak (Speaker) | Bakyt Myrzaliev (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Challenging diagnostics: hard to reach mycobacteria / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time: 12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Petra De Haas (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Tuberculosis among prison inmates / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time:  12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Melaku Godebo (Speaker)  | Henry Kanyerere (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Found and reported: but what tuberculosis treatment outcome / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time:  12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Paulus Daniel Sahanggamu (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Programmatic and clinical management of drug-resistant tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time:  12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Michael Seshi (Speaker) | Yusie Luciana Permata (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     See, hear, speak: the use of media for tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Poster Discussion session

Location: Poster Area

Time:  12:45 – 13:45

KNCV Presenter: Karin Husselmann (Speaker)

 

Session Title: Reaching the hard-to-reach populations in high tuberculosis burden countries / More

Event Type: Oral Abstract session

Location: South America

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Victor Anyebe (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Second annual symposium: Preventing a public good from becoming a market failure—introduction and scale-up of innovations in the era of decentralized financing and procurement / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Yangtze 2

Time: 14:00 -15:30

KNCV Presenter: Gunta Dravniece (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Country approaches to finding persons with tuberculosis / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Amazon

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Dr. Kitty van Weezenbeek (Chairperson) | Michael Kimerling (Speaker) | Wiendra Waworuntu (Speaker) | Rupert Eneogu (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     Innovations in private provider engagement / More

Event Type: Symposium

Location: Mississippi

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Agnes Gebhard  (Speaker)

 

Session Title:     The need for quality tuberculosis sciences / More

Event Type: Short Oral Abstract session

Location: Oceania

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

KNCV Presenter: Victor Adepoju (Speaker)