Dubai ID Week 2017






In lights of the global concern on the spread of Infectious diseases, specially with the growing threat of Antimicrobial resistance AMR , a need for a closer look into regional aspects, challenges and opportunities is much needed now more than any other time.

The Dubai ID Week will open the discussion and bring latest updates and guidelines over a course of 5 days, with 3 conference daysand pre and post workshop days.

International and regional experts will discuss latest developments in Infectious Diseases, critical care, Infection Control, clinical microbiology, emerging epidemics, HIV, Vaccination and other related topics through interactive presentations, panel discussions and practical workshops.

We look forward to welcome you and your colleagues to the Dubai ID Week in December 2017 and to gain knowledge recommendations that will advance patient care in the region.

Why Attend

  • Hear top regional and international experts discussing the most pressing ID issues
  • Receive the latest updates from International meetings
  • Review the best strategies for controlling and preventing infections
  • Gain Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit hours
  • Review recent management approaches of Infectious Diseases
  • Meet and build relationships with peers in the field of ID to build relationships and exchange knowledge
  • Participate in practical workshops designed to help you overcome the key challenges facing HCPs dealing with ID cases.

Who Will Attend

  • Infectious diseases
  • Infection control
  • Internal medicine, General practitioners
  • Family Medicine Practitioners
  • Critical Care
  • Gastroenterology
  • Paediatricians
  • Public health
  • Microbiology, Bacteriology, Virology, Pathology
  • Epidemiology

Gold Package
Early Bird register & pay
before 6 Oct 2017
Early Bird register & pay
before 15 Nov 2017
Standard Price
DoctorsUSD 899USD 999USD 1099
Residents, Technician and Nurses
USD 599USD 699USD 799
Pharmaceutical CompaniesUSD 1999USD 2199USD 2399

    - 3 day Congress - Choice of 2 days workshops
    - Networking Coffee breaks - Post Congress presentation Access
    - Lunch - Certificate of Attendance

Silver Package
Early Bird register & pay
before 6 Oct 2017
Early Bird register & pay
before 15 Nov 2017
Standard Price
DoctorsUSD 799USD 899
USD 999
Residents, Technician and Nurses
USD 499USD 599USD 699
Pharmaceutical CompaniesUSD 1799USD 1999USD 2199

    - 3 day Congress - Choice of 1 day workshops
    - Networking Coffee breaks - Post Congress presentation Access
    - Lunch - Certificate of Attendance

Bronze Package
Early Bird register & pay
before 6 Oct 2017
Early Bird register & pay
before 15 Nov 2017
Standard Price
DoctorsUSD 599USD 699
USD 799
Residents, Technician and Nurses
USD 299USD 399USD 499
Pharmaceutical CompaniesUSD 1599USD 1799USD 1999

- 3 day Congress - Post Congress presentation Access
- Networking Coffee breaks - Certificate of Attendance
- Lunch

Early Bird register & pay
before 6 Oct 2017
Early Bird register & pay
before 15 Nov 2017
Standard Price
One WorkshopUSD 150USD 175
USD 200
One Workshop Day
USD 250USD 300USD 350
Two Days WorkshopsUSD 500USD 600USD 700

    Registration and Payment Policy

    • All participants must register prior to Congressadmission.
    • Pre-registered participants are advised to present a copy of their registration/payment slip at the onsite registration desk.
    • Payment is due at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, Congress materials and certificate of attendance.
    • Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received in full.
    • Cheque payment may only be made from UAE and in AED. Kindly contact us at [email protected] to discuss.
    • EFT / Direct Deposit to be effected as per bank details on the invoice.
    • Payment should be made within 7 days of invoice date.
    • Payment can also be done through credit card or Paypal.


    • All early bird discounts require payment at the time of registration and before the early bird deadline in order to receive any discount.
    • Discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer.

    Cancellation Policy

    • Registration cancellations must be notified in writing by email to the Maarefah’s office in Dubai. Email: [email protected]
    • Cancellations received 30 days prior to the event will receive a refund of the registration fees, less an administration charge of 100 USD of the congressfee.
    • Cancellations made after, as well as 'no shows', are not eligible for a refund.
    • Refunds will be processed 2 months after the event completion date.

    Conference Day One, Thursday, 7 December 2017


    Registration, Coffee and Networking


    Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks


    Keynote Address: Ministry of Health And Prevention UAE


    Keynote Address: Bringing latest updates from IDSA 2017

    Rationalizing antibiotic use and reviewing regional practices


    Antimicrobial Stewardship: a success story


    Networking Break


    Panel Discussion: Combating Antimicrobial Resistance AMR: Key areas of interventions and experts recommendations


    Use of Acute Phase Reactants in antimicrobial stewardship


    New antibiotics in the pipeline


    Lunch break

    Minimizing Infections through Infection Control


    Infection prevention for outpatient setting


    Prevention and management of surgical site infections SSI


    Latest advances and guidelines for pneumonia prevention


    Neonatal infection control


    Closing remarks from chairman and adjourning of day one

    Conference Day Two, Friday, 8 December 2017


    Registration, Networking and Coffee break


    Chairman opening remarks

    Vaccines updates


    Updates on the use of vaccines


    Vaccines guidelines and updates in pregnancy


    Vaccination of special groups


    Networking coffee break


    Panel Discussion: Review on current picture of vaccination in the region


    Prayer and Lunch Break

    General ID topics


    Interactive Panel Discussion on challenging ID cases


    TB: Updates on management



    updates on current and future epidemics in the region


    Closing remarks from chairman and adjourning of day two

    Conference Day Three, Saturday, 9 December 2017


    Networking Coffee break


    Chairman remarks

    HIV Symposium


    Antiretrovirals: Past, Present and Future


    Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT)

    The 90-90-90 UNAIDS Target


    Three Policy makers will discuss the three aspects of the target from a Middle Eastern

    Interactive HIV Cases


    HIV and Pregnancy


    Opportunistic infections


    Antiretroviral resistance


    Lunch Break

    ID in the critically ill


    Panel Discussion: Dealing with severe infections in the ICU: Best practices


    Review on the new Sepsis guidelines


    Treatment of bloodstream infections in the ICU


    Closing of Day Three

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