On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, the SPPV-HPV Portuguese Society and the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), Kenes International is honoured to invite you to participate in the 30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical and Public Health Workshops that will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on September 17 –21, 2015 at the Lisboa Congress Centre.
This exciting conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals in an international forum, enabling the exchange of the latest advances in both science and practice, within the research and clinical community.
Through a variety of state-of-the-art sessions, keynotelectures, roundtable discussions, workshops and sessions including oral and poster presentations, the conference will have a special focus on HPV and globalization and exploring new worlds in basic and clinical research, and new proposals to reduce inequities in access to health.
In line with the IPVS mission, addressing the most recent advances across the spectrum of HPV research from basic sciences to public health, conference highlights will include epidemiology of HPV; molecular biology; basic immunology and pathogenesis of HPV; vaccines; prevention of cervical cancer and other papillomavirus associated diseases; strategies to help in the development of research; and promotion of the spread of the scientific knowledge to benefit the whole community.
- Basic Immunology
- Basics of Vaccines
- Regulation of Gene Expression
- Transformation and Carcinogenesis
- Virus — Host Interactions
- Virus Entry
- Virus Life Cycle
- Head and Neck
- Other Anatomic Sites
- Clinical Aspects of Screening Tests: Application of diagnostics on the individual level
Public Health /Epidemiology
- Economics and Mathematical Modeling
- Public Health Aspects of Screening
- Population level
- Risk Factors
Kenes is committed to being a valuable and knowledgeable partner in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, and effective CME/CPD programs. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organization contributing to improving health outcomes by:
- Championing best practice in CME/CPD
- Maintaining and improving standards
- Mentoring and educating
- Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders
Membership in the Good CME Practice Group illustrates the Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, effective and financially viable medical events.
European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCMEfor ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Coordination Special Advisory Board
- Kari Syrjänen (Finland)
- Eduardo Franco (Canada)
- Stina Syrjänen (Finland)
- Mateus Guilherme (Angola)
- Carla Maria Carrilho (Mozambique)
- Fernando Schmitt (Luxembourg)
Local Organizing Committee
- Rui Medeiros, Chair
- Maria Clara Bicho, Co-Chair
- Adhemar Longatto Filho, Secretary
- Hugo Sousa, Secretary