RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN THE COVID-19 ERA: ‘AN UNCERTAIN SEASON AHEAD’

Wednesday 15 June 2022

18:00-19:30 Sydney time (UTC+10) 

An educational initiative supported by Cepheid

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​OUTLINE

This webinar provides a platform for respiratory health professionals around the globe to share their experiences on the emerging landscape of respiratory infections in the COVID-19 era and the need for us to be better prepared for an uncertain season ahead. Participants will have the chance to ask questions, discuss and hear perspectives from the speakers and panelists.

FORMAT

  1. Welcome and Introduction from the APSR (5 mins)

  2. Presentation - 1 (15 mins)

  3. Presentation - 2 (15 mins)

  4. Q&A (15 mins)

  5. Panel Discussion (30 mins)

  6. Q&A (10 mins)

  7. Closing Remarks (5 mins)

TOPICS

Talks​:
"Influenza and RSV before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic" Prof Ian Barr
"Rapid Respiratory Multiplex Testing and How it Transforms Your Practice"  -  Dr Jonathan Chambers

Panel Discussion:
COVID-19 and Influenza Convergence: Potential ramifications and actions needed for the respiratory season

SPEAKERS

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Prof Ian Barr

Deputy Director

WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Doherty Institute, Melbourne

Australia

SPEAKER

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Dr Jonathan Chambers

Consultant Clinical Microbiologist, Western Diagnostic Pathology
Australia

SPEAKER

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Dr Aus Molan

Director
Procurement, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA | Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Edith Cowan University, 
Australia

PANELIST

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Dr Megan Rees

Consultant Physician

Respiratory, Sleep and General Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Australia

PANELIST

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Varsha Potdar, PhD

Scientist 'E’ & Influenza Group Leader, ICMR- National Institute of Virology National Influenza centre, MoHFW

India

PANELIST

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Dr Peter Wark

Senior Staff Specialist,

Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital

Conjoint Professor, University of Newcastle
Australia

PANELIST

Dr. Yuanlin Song

Dr Yuanlin Song

Head

APSR Respiratory Infections (non-TB) Assembly

China

MODERATOR

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Dr Steven Badman

Director

Medical and Scientific Affairs, Cepheid
APAC

MODERATOR & CLOSING REMARKS

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Dr David C L Lam

President

APSR

Hong Kong

CLOSING REMARKS

QUESTIONS FOR PANELISTS & THEIR RESPONSES


An educational initiative supported by Cepheid

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