Program 2021-05-12T13:27:00+00:00


The objective of the Update on Clinical Topics in Antiretroviral Therapy workshop is to update and review the latest practices in the field of antiretroviral treatment from a theoretical, practical and interactive perspective and it is aimed at an audience of HIV and infectious diseases healthcare professionals and researchers.

Please note: The schedule is set with the Central European Summer Time (CEST).


Thursday 30th September

13:45 – 14.45h

Registration and lunch



Josep M Llibre, Fight AIDS Foundation, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, Badalona, Spain

Block I – HIV clinical science update and ARVs evolution  – Chair: Josep M Llibre

15:00 – 15.30h

Top 10 recent game changers in clinical HIV management

Jade Ghosn, Département of Infectious Diseases, Bichât University Hospital, Paris, France (TBC)

15:30 – 16.00h

Update on ART, the era of excellence

Rajesh Gandhi, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

16:00 – 16.30h

A long wait for Long-Acting ART: just landed

Chloe Orkin, Royal London Hospital, London, UK

15:20 – 15.30h

Overall discussion

17:00 – 17.30h

Coffee break

17:30 – 18.00h

Industry sponsored session

18:30 – 19.00h

Overall discussion

19:00 – 21.00h

Dinner Reception

Friday 1st October

Block II – Specific issues: a mix of important needs that merit an update  – Chair: Jüergen Rockstroh, University of Bonn, Germany

09.00 – 09.30h

Be PrEPared

Pep Coll, IrsiCaixa, Fight AIDS and Infectious Diseases Foundation, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, Badalona, Spain

09.30 – 10.00h

Treatment of patients with multidrug resistant HIV

Princy N. Kumar, School of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

10.00 – 10.30h

From NAFLD to NASH. An update

Maud Lemoine, St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College London, UK

10:30 – 11.00h

Overall discussion

11:00 – 11.30h

Coffee break

Block III – HIV Epidemiology and COVID interaction  – Chair: Marie Helleberg, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

11:30 – 12.00h

HIV and COVID: When pandemics collide

Boghuma Titanji, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

12:00 – 12.30h

The HIV epidemiology in EU: Impact of COVID and the EuroTEST program

Teymur Noori, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, Sweden

12:30 – 13.00h

Overall discussion

Block IV – Interactive sessions – Chairs: Chloe Orkin & Marie Helleberg

13.00 – 14.00h

Clinical cases discussion – Break-out session in 2 groups (including lunch)

Federico Garcia, University Hospital San Cecilio, Granada, Spain

Ignacio Bernardino, La Paz University Hospital. Madrid, Spain

Raquel Martin-Iguacel, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

John Thornhill, Imperial College and Bart Health NHS Trust, London, UK


Closing remarks

Josep M Llibre