Pre Conference Workshops

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​​​​Public Health/ clinical

​Tuesday, February 28, 2017

​Public Health Workshop/Clinical Workshop Joint Session
GLOBAL UPDATE ON HPV EPIDEMIOLOGY
Chairs: Cindy Firnhaber, South Africa
            Jennifer Moodley, South Africa
09:00 – Welcome 
            Cindy FirnhaberSouth Africa
09:05 - Introduction to workshops
             Jennifer MoodleySouth Africa
09:15 - Comparing HPV burden between low, middle and high income countries 
            Silvia Franceschi, France
09:40 - Macro-phenomena of HPV epidemiology in low, middle and high income countries
            Lynette Denny, South Africa 
10:05 - Natural history of HPV infection and the impact of social determinants
            Laia Alemany, Spain

10:30 - Coffee Break

Chairs: Hennie Botha, South Africa
            Carla Chibwesha, South Africa
11:00 - The complex interplay between the two viruses 
            Anna-Lise Williamson, South Africa
11:20 - HPV vaccine in HIV positive patients: update and influence on vaccination
            programs
            Adriana Weinberg, USA
11:40 - The effect of HIV infection on cervical cancer screening policies, programmes and
            their implementation
            Carla Chibwesha, South Africa
12:00 - Non-cervical HPV related disease in HIV positive patients: update and considerations
            for screening programs 
            Tim Wilkin, USA
12:20 - HPV related disease in HIV positive patients: treatment challenges and implications
            for treatment programs 
            Hennie Botha, South Africa
12:40 - The effect of anti-retroviral therapy and CD4 count on HPV related disease 
            Cindy FirnhaberSouth Africa

13:00 - Lunch Break

​Public Health Workshop
IMPLEMENTING AN HPV VACCINATION PROGRAMME
Chairs: Julia ML Brotherton, Australia

            Edina Sinanovic, South Africa 
14:00 - HPV vaccine update
            (age, number 
of doses, males)

            F. Xavier Bosch, Spain
14:30 – Discussion
            F. Xavier BoschSpain                                  Eduardo Franco, Canada
14:45 - HPV vaccine introduction Guidance              on use of cost- effectiveness models 
            Edina Sinanovic, South Africa
15:15 – Discussion​
             Julia ML Brotherton, Australia                     Edina Sinanovic, South Africa

Clinical Workshop
CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING
Chairs: Greta Dreyer, South Africa
            Mark Einstein, USA
14:00 - Cervical Cancer screening: global
            overview 
            Susan Cu-Uvin, USA
14:30 – Discussion
            Susan Cu-UvinUSA
            Mark EinsteinUSA
14:45 - Obstacles to implementing HPV
            primary screening
            Hugo De Vuyst, France
15:15 – Discussion
             Greta DreyerSouth Africa
            Hugo De Vuyst, France

15:30 - Coffee Break

​Public Health Workshop
IMPLEMENTING AN HPV VACCINATION PROGRAMME (continued)
Chairs: Eduardo FrancoCanada
            Marc Steben, Canada
14:45 - HPV vaccine introduction 
16:00 - Implementation of HPV
            vaccination: Key lessons from 
            across the globe: South Africa
            Nonhlanhla Dlamini, South Africa
16:10 - Implementation of HPV
            vaccination: Key lessons from
            across the globe: Australia
            Julia ML Brotherton, Australia
16:20 - Implementation of HPV
            vaccination: Key lessons from
            across the globe: Malaysia​
            TBA
16:30 - Vaccine confidence: anticipating,
            monitoring and taming anti-vaccine             messages
            TBA
16:45 - Monitoring and evaluation of HPV               vaccine programmes
            Gary Clifford, France  
17:15 – Discussion 
            Gary CliffordFrance
            Marc StebenCanada
​Clinical Workshop
CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING
(continued)
Chairs: Elizabeth Stier, USA
            Marc Arbyn, Belgium
16:00 - New thoughts on screen-and-treat
            Rolando Herrero, France 
16:30 – Discussion 
            Rolando HerreroFrance
            Marc Arbyn, Belgium
16:45 - Update on self-sampling
            Jose Jeronimo, USA 
17:15 – Discussion 
            Jose JeronimoUSA
            Elizabeth StierUSA

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

​​Public Health Workshop
IMPLEMENTING A CERVICAL SCREENING PROGRAMME
Chairs: Raul Murrilo, Colombia
            TBA
09:00 - Panel discussion: Challenges and
            opportunities in implementing
            cervical cancer screening 
            Jennifer MoodleySouth Africa
            TBA
09:20 - Screening: recruitment, 
            communication and retention
            strategies 
            Raul MurriloColombia
09:40 - Engaging with the media
            Adele Baleta​, South Africa 
10:00 - Future of cervical cancer screening               in the post-vaccination era 
            Eduardo FrancoCanada
10:20 – Discussion 
           ​ Raul MurriloColombia
            TBA
Clinical Workshop
HPV DISEASE TREATMENT CHOICES
Chairs: Rengaswamy  Sankaranarayan​,
            France
            Nelly Mugo, Kenya
09:00 - Minimal requirements for treatment
            facilities
           Z Mike Chirenje, Zimbabwe
09:20 - LEEP/LLETZ: how, where and when
            Greta Dreyer, South Africa
09:40 - Local destruction techniques for                   cervical disease
            Rengaswamy  Sankaranarayan​, 
            France
10:00 - Treatment for other gynecological                 HPV-related diseases 
            Elizabeth StierUSA
10:20 – Discussion 
            Rengaswamy  Sankaranarayan​, 
            France
            Nelly MugoKenya
10:30 - Coffee Break

Public Health Workshop/Clinical Workshop Joint Session
WAY FORWARD 
Chairs: Anna-Lise Williamson, South Africa
           Silvia de Sanjose, Spain 
11:00 - Global imbalance of disease 
            Helen Rees, South Africa
11:20 - Optimal management of HPV risk in HIV positive men and women
            Joel Palefsky, USA
11:40 - HPV related disease: Remaining research questions (Panel discussion) 
            Lynette DennySouth Africa
            Anna-Lise WilliamsonSouth Africa
            Marc StebenCanada
            Eduardo FrancoCanada
12:10 - Moving from UN Millennium goals to UN Sustainable development goals: How can
             we move from goals to eradication of cervical cancer 
​             Silvia de SanjoseSpain

​basic science​

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • ​​​​Virus Entry/Life Cycle
    Renske Steenbergen, The Netherlands
    Michelle Ozbun, USA
  • Carcinogenesis/Pathogenesis
    Nicholas Wallace, USA
    Karl Munger, USA
  • Target Identification for Antiviral Drugs
    Dohun Pyeon, USA
    Massimo Tommasino, France
  • Immune Response/Immune Escape
    TBA
    Margaret Stanely, UK

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • ​Basics of HPV Biology and Pathogenesis​
    Chair: Alison McBride, USA
    • Phylogenetic relationships of papillomaviruses
       Robert Burk, USA
    • Genome Structure, replication, transcription
      Alison McBrideUSA
    • Viral life cycle 
      John Doorbar, UK
    • Mechanism of carcinogenesis ​
      TBA
  • Basics of HPV Immunology and Vaccines
    Chair: John Schiller, USA
    • Assays for Infection and Immunity
      Michael Pawlita, Germany
    • Immune response to Infection 
      Denise Galloway, USA
    • Prophylactic vaccines 
      John SchillerUSA
    • Immunotherapy
      TBA

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