hdr isap

News January 2019


ISAP activities around ECCMID 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ECCMID 2019 begins 13 April and concludes on 16 April 2019. Members of ISAP Council will meet during the ECCMID conference. ISAP has a number of activities for all members around ECCMID. ISAP members are welcome and encouraged to attend the following activities.

ESCMID Educational Course hosted by EPASG and EUCAST in cooperation with ISAP: Optimised dosing of antibiotics – understanding PK/PD, clinical breakpoints and therapeutic drug monitoring

Venue: Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
(Rotterdam is ~25 min from Schiphol airport by train and 40 min from Amsterdam)
Date/Time: Thursday April 11 to Friday April 12 2019 
Course Coordinators: Thomas Tängdén, Markus Zeitlinger, and Jason Roberts
Please see full details regarding the program and register at:
https://escmid.m-anage.com/_landing/Escmid/Login.aspx?event=rotterdam2019&app=

ISAP Annual Meeting (in collaboration with EPASG)

Venue: Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
(Rotterdam is ~25 min from Schiphol airport by train and 40 min from Amsterdam)
Date/Time: Friday April 12 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Register here or via www.isap.org (Attendance is free to ISAP members.)

4:00 to 5:00 PM
Standing on the Shoulder of Giants: A Tribute to Alan Forrest.
We invite all ISAP members the opportunity to share research collaborations, memories, and stories about Alan Forrest, a PK/PD Giant of our Time. If you would like to say a few words please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

5:00 to 6:30 PM
Young Investigator Oral Presentations.
ISAP will host a young investigator session. ISAP would like to dedicate the young investigator session to Alan Forrest. ISAP would like to invite all young investigators to submit their research and have the opportunity to present an oral presentation. Awards will be provided for the best abstract. This meeting, which is being held in conjunction with EPASG, is in keeping with the ISAP tradition of providing a forum for Young Investigators to present their research. Abstract submissions from Young Investigators working in any anti-infective area are welcome! Format abstracts as for ECCMID and email them in a single word document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the title “ISAP Abstract Submission”. Please indicate the full name of the presenting author if it is not clear from the author block. The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 1 2019.

6:30 to 8:00 PM
Networking Reception


ISAP General and Council Meeting (OPEN)

Date/Time: April 13 4:00 to 6:00 PM
Venue: Amsterdam Suite (ECCMID venue)

We will host our ISAP council meeting followed by the general meeting in the “Amsterdam Suite” at ECCMID. This is an open meeting and all ISAP members are welcome to join.