Tuesday - Wednesday, May 23-24, 2017
By Invitation Only
Each year ESPID sponsors an
educational workshop for 50 selected trainees at the annual Meeting. The
workshop is clinically oriented and interaction between trainees and faculty is
The goals and objectives of the
- To discuss, in depth, management of infectious
diseases in children
- To promote best clinical practise for management of
- To give trainees the opportunity to present
clinical cases of infections for discussion
- To enable trainees to meet experts in the field as
well as colleagues from other countries and share their experiences
Marget Educational Workshop leaders are selected by the ESPID Committee for
Education. All of the workshop leaders are outstanding clinicians with
extensive experience in the field of paediatric infectious diseases.
Please click here to view the Walter Marget Workshop Guidelines.
delighted to inform you that the Walter Marget Workshop will continue
with its new format for Madrid 2017. Our aim is to promote more
shared learning between participants and faculty in the workshop.
There will be:
More participants - now room for up to 50 participants, see
website for guidelines regarding your eligibility to join the workshop.
- Faculty – Javier Diez Domingo, Xavier Saez-Llorens, Vana Spoulou, Gayatri Amirthalingam, Chrissie Jones, Raluca Lixandru, Nico Hartwig, Christina Karastathi, Asgeir Haraldson
4 breakout sessions for case presentations, with a maximum of 15 participants per
session, including a Young ESPID co-chair – an increased chance for in depth
4 Clinical Themes for 2017 – Congenital Infections;
Global health; CNS infections; Vaccine preventable infections.
· Competitive submission of cases for
presentation – participants are
invited to submit an abstract (max 200 words) of the case they wish to present
(according to the 4 themes -above) by 10.1.17. You will be
informed in good time whether your case has been selected for presentation.
Prizes for the best oral presentations - the 32 best submitted
case abstracts will be selected by the education committee for presentation,
4 in each themed break out session.
· Case presentations – please follow this format (to give
everyone time to present) – a maximum 10 minutes for the presentation and
10 minutes for discussion; maximum 10 text power point slides (can
have some additional for clinical photos) – e.g. 2 history; 2 examination /
investigation; 1 differential diagnosis – presenter to test the audience and
then give their DD; 2/3 management & clinical progress; 2 sum up /
literature review / outcome ; take home message.
WMW Programme – See below
We look forward to receiving your case presentations and to meeting you at the Workshop!
How to Apply and Workshop Programme
The application is now closed.
Application Deadline: 10.1.17
For further information please contact: ESPID Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org)
who are accepted to the workshop will receive waived registration to
the ESPID 2017 Meeting. Please do not register to the Meeting until
notification of acceptance to the Walter Marget Workshop has been sent to you. In
addition up to 7 accepted applicants from resource poor countries* will be
reimbursed for travel expenses (flight and accommodation) up to a maximum
amount of (EURO) €1,000 after the Annual Meeting.
*Resource poor countries are
those countries classified by the Word Bank as Lower Income or
Lower-Middle Income. Please click here to view the country
that the registration for the workshop is open to trainees in paediatric infectious diseases who
must be ESPID members in good standing. It is free of charge and will be open to a
maximum of 50 persons who will be selected by the ESPID Education Committee.
How to Submit an Abstract for a Case Presentation
the majority of participants at the workshop to present a clinical
case for discussion. This year participants are invited to submit a
short abstract (max 200 words) of the case they wish to present in advance so
that we can be sure that on the day all the cases are discussed. Please select
your cases according to one of the 4 themes for this year.
email the abstract to email@example.com by 10.1.17. You will be informed in good time
whether your case has been selected for presentation. Prizes will be awarded
for the best presentations.
Programme subject to change.
Day 1- Tuesday, May 23 2017 | 14:00-19:00
Registration & Welcome Chair: Javier Diez Domingo 14:00-14:30
Opening Faculty Lecture Chair: Javier Diez Domingo 14:30-15:00
Title: CNS infections
Speaker: Prof. Xavier Saez-Llorens
Breakout sessions – 4 cases per session, 10 mins to present, 10 mins to discuss
Breakout 1- CNS infection
CNS infection (Paris Hall, Group A) 15:00-16:20
Chairs: Chrissie Jones & Raluca Lixandru
1) Guy Hazan- Brain abscess caused by Streptococcus pyogenes in a previously healthy child
2) Gabriella Watson- Subdural empyema with infarct and sagittal sinus thrombosis
3) Laura Ferreras- An Unusual Infection with a Usual Presentation
4) Pablo Obando Pacheco- Prolonged fever, always expect the unexpected.
CNS infection (Berlin Hall, Group B) 15:00-16:20
Chairs: Nico Hartwig & Christina Karastathi
1) Natalia Ana Mendoza Paloma- Acute encephalitis in a HSCT pediatric patient: when the origin matters
2) Lorenza Romani- CNS infections
3) José Maria Valle- Cerebral toxoplasmosis in an hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient unable to receive oral treatment
4) Irene Rivero- Deep in the tissue
Coffee/tea break 16:20-17:00
Breakout 2 – Global health
Global health (Paris Hall, Group A) 17:00-18:20
Chairs: Vana Spoulou & Raluca Lixandru
1) Kim Stol- Histoplasmosis infection in a returned traveller
2) Roberta Arruda- Same diseases, different manifestations
3) Antonio Javier Cepillo Boluda- A different life
4) David Ho- A 13-Year-Old Girl with Back Pain
Coffee/tea break 16:20-17:00
Global health (Berlin Hall, Group B) 17:00-18:20
Chairs: Asgeir Haraldson & Chrissie Jones
1) Clara Komuhangi- A case of Convulsions or?
2) Atul Jindal- Tubercular Pneumonia presenting as Autoimmune haemolytic anemia with EBV and Mycoplasma co-infection
3) Ceri Evans- Myocarditis in a returning traveller
4) Robin Basu Roy- Tropical Heartbreak
Invited Lecture 18:30-19:00
Title: Global Health
Speaker: Vana Spoulou
Networking Dinner with Quiz
Day 2- Wednesday, May 24 2017 | 09:30-13:45
Invited Lecture 09.30 – 10.00
Title: Vaccine preventable diseases
Speaker: Dr. Gayatri Amirthalingam
Breakout 3 - Vaccine preventable diseases
Vaccine preventable diseases (Paris Hall, Group A) 10.00 – 11.20
Chairs: Oana Falup-Pecurariu & Raluca Lixandru
1) Bettina Lavinia Boeriu- Cough a usual sign that may cover an unusual diagnoses.
2) Paul Torpiano- Beyond the fever: the course of a cruel disease
3) Charlene Rodrigues- Yet another 'great imitator'
Vaccine preventable diseases (Berlin Hall, Group B) 10.00 – 11.20
Chairs: Asgeir Haraldson & Elisa Fernandez-Cooke
1) Ewelina Gowin-Why this fever ended up so badly?
2) Evangelina Dardamani- A common pathogen with an uncommon presentation
3) Praveen Saroey-Another throat infection?
4) Andrzej Zaleski-FUO
Coffee and group photo 11.20 – 11.40
Breakout 4 - Congenital/neonatal infections
Congenital/neonatal infections (Paris Hall, Group A) 11:40 - 13:00
Chairs: Oana Falup-Pecurariu & Chrissie Jones
1) Christina Kamari- A newborn boy with fever and persistent thrombocytopenia
2) Seilesh Kadambari- Complexities and conundrums in managing a common congenital infection
3) Lynne Speirs- A spot on the Back
4) Natalia Llanos Alonso - Child born to a Bolivian mother: is there anything we need to know?
Congenital/neonatal infections (Berlin Hall, Group B) 11:40 - 13:00
Chairs: Nico Hartwig & Vana Spoulou
1) Christina Garcia Maurino-Neonate with fever and respiratory distress: it's not always the obvious
2) Wendy van Herk-Alves-A newborn with acute liver failure
3) Simon Drysdale-Always revisit old diagnoses!
4) Emese Sipos-Cause of sepsis and meningitis in a young infant
Invited Lecture 13:00 – 13.30
Title: Congenital & neonatal infections
Speaker: Chrissie Jones
Feedback & Prizes 13.30 - 13.45
Chair: Javier Diez Domingo