Clinical microbiology


This conference will present national and global approaches to tackling AMR and how to enable sustainable, effective and appropriate use of antimicrobial agents.  Delegates will also get updates on viral infections, emerging and reemerging multi-drug resistant pathogens to improve microbiological analysis in the laboratory.

Chair: Prof. Nattiya Hirankarn, Chair of Clinical Microbiology Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University Dr Suwatchareeporn rotcheewaphan, Chulalongkorn University

Scientific Adviser: Prof Ida Parwati, President, Indonesian Society of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Jakarta, Indonesia; Dr Hasan Sadikin, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia


Key topics:

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug susceptibility
  • Update in antimicrobial resistance
  • Endemic fungal infections in Asia
  • NGS for infectious disease
  • Laboratory automation in microbial diagnosis
  • Arthropod-borne viral infections
  • Drug resistance in viral infection

Benefits of attending:

  • Discover the latest innovative molecular tools and techniques improving microbiological analysis
  • Review the key and current national and global approaches to tackling AMR and enabling sustainable, effective and appropriate use of antimicrobial agents
  • Recognise both emerging and reemerging multi-drug resistant pathogens
  • Evaluate the challenges in the diagnosis of fungal infections

Key speakers:

Dr Vincent Escuyer, Wadsworth Center, Department of Health, USA

Dr Tanittha Chatsuwan, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Dr Sukathida Ubol, Mahidol University, Thailand

Dr Leslie Dalmacio, University of the Philippines, Philippines

Dr Robert Sautter, RL Sautter Consulting LLC, USA

Dr Adnan Alatoom, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE