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30-31 August

We are currently not accepting any more participants. Our sincere appologies for this.

Workshop on the Current Chlamydia Epidemic in Western Societies

The aim with this workshop is to bring together researchers with different background to give a broad picture of current trends in chlamydia research. The workshop is arranged by the Department of Sociology at Stockholm University and the Stockholm Group for Epidemic Modelling (S-Gem), with financial support from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research.

Please register by sending an e-mail to chlamydia-workshop@s-gem.se (Conference attendance is free of charge but pre-registration is required)

Place

Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University. Kräftriket,
Roslagsvägen 101, house 5, room 14

Program

(updated 29 august: Hans Fredlund changed placec with Björn Herrmann)


Thursday 30 August

9.00-9.30 Introduction by Johan Giesecke.

9.30-10.30 John J. Potterat “Experiences and lessons learned from the Colorado Springs STD projects”

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.00 Ann Jolly, Health Canada “Patterns of Chlamydia and gonorrhoea infection in sexual networks in Manitoba, Canada”

12.00-13-30 Lunch (Only free for invited speakers)

13.30-14.30 Hans Fredlund, Unit for Infectious Disease Control, Dept Clin Microbiology, Örebro University Hospital “Genotyping of C.trachomatis. An instrument to improve contact tracing?”

14.30-15.00 Coffee

15.00-16.00 Björn Herrmann, Section of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden, “The new genetic variant of Chlamydia trachomatis – an exciting story with several lessons”

16.00-16.30 Monica Nordvik, Stockholm University “Spatial Bridges”

16.30-17.00 Helena Carré, “The importance of contact tracing (prel. title)”

Friday 31 August

9.00-10.00 Robert Brunham, BC Ctr Dis Control, Vancouver: "The Unexpected Impact of a Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection Control Program on Susceptibility to Reinfection."

10.00-10.30 Coffee

10.30-11.30 Alden Klovdahl, Australian University, “Measuring Mixing: Some new measures relevant for better understanding the spread and control of Chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases.”

11.30-12.30 Devon D. Brewer, Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, Seattle, USA “Reliability of Reported Sexual Partnership Dates and Measures of Concurrency”

12.30-13.30 Lunch (Only free for invited speakers)

13.30-14.30 Birgitte Freiesleben de Blasio, University of Oslo. “Preferential attachment in sexual networks”

15.00-16.00 Panel debate: What have we learned and where do we go from here?

Discussant: Anders Tegnell, Director, Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare.

Members of the panel:

Björn Herrmann, Section of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden

Ann Jolly, Health Canada “Patterns of Chlamydia and gonorrhoea infection in sexual networks in Manitoba, Canada

Robert Brunham, BC Ctr Dis Control, Vancouver: "The Unexpected Impact of a Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection Control Program on Susceptibility to Reinfection."

Viveca Urwitz, The National Board of Health and Welfare


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