October 7th, 2022 
10:00-13:00 Annual General Meeting  
  HALL A HALL B
14.30- 16:00 Workshop 1: Managing a patient with influenza: Clinical pearls for pharmaceutical and supportive therapy  
MODERATOR:  Annette Kurle              
• Antiviral treatment - Murat Akova
• Intensive care of the severe patient - Huda Al Khalili
• Treatment of the complications - Murat Akova / Huda Al Khalili
Workshop 2: Challenges, practical tips and effective communication strategies around vaccination
MODERATOR: Fatima Al Slail
• Communicating flu vaccination to the healthcare professionals
• Dealing with a vaccine hesitant individual
• Dealing with a vaccine hesitant parent
Leen Daoud
16:00-16:15 Break  
16:15- 17:00 MODERATOR: Salah Al Awaidy 
Debate: Seasonal influenza vaccination should be mandatory for healthcare workers
PRO/CON
Pro: Ramy Mohamed Ghazy
Con: Salim Parker
 
October 8th, 2022 
  HALL A HALL B
08:30-09:00 Opening
Salah Al Awaidy
Mine Durusu Tanriover
Parvaiz Koul
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09:00-09:30 Plenary Session: "One Health" approach: thinking out of the box to prevent future pandemics
MODERATOR: Farah Massoud
Gyanendra Gongal
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09:30-10:20 SESSION 1: Triple Trouble in a Dangerous Time: what have we experienced during the 2021/2022 influenza season?
MODERATOR:
Weronika Rymer
SESSION 1: Influenza vaccination coverage rates: Far from the targets
MODERATOR:
Elena Burtseva
09:30-09:50 Presentation 1: What are the current societal impacts of influenza, COVID-19 and pneumococcal diseases?
Jane Barratt
Presentation 1: Barriers against high vaccination coverage rates
Parvaiz Koul
09:50-10:10 Presentation 2: Opportunities presented by co-administration of vaccines against respiratory infections
Serhat Ünal
Presentation 2: Vaccine inequity: hard facts faced
Anant Bhan
10:10-10:20 Q&A Q&A
10:20- 10:35 Break Break
10:35-11:05 Satellite Symposium - Gen-Era
Can Holyavkin, Project Manager, Gen Era Diagnostics
Identification of Respiratory Viral Pathogens with NGS
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11:05-11:55 SESSION 2:  Vaccine effectiveness: Just a percentage or thousands of lives saved?
MODERATOR: Parvaiz Koul
SESSION 2: Opportunities for innovation in influenza vaccine development
MODERATOR:
AbdulAzeez Anjorin
11:05-11:25 Presentation 3: Correlates for protection for flu
Emanuele Montomoli
Presentation 3: What is the way forward for a universal influenza vaccine?
Semra Aydın
11:25-11:45 Presentation 4: Influenza surveillance: monitoring critical outputs
Ramy Mohamed Ghazy
Presentation 4: The role of vaccination against influenza to combat antimicrobial resistance 
Mudassar Hussain
11:45-11:55 Q&A Q&A
11:55-12:35 Satellite Symposium - Abbott
360 Degrees Look into Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccines
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Serhat Ünal
Speaker: Prof. Dr Abdullah Sayıner
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12:35-13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break
13:30-14:35 Award Session
MODERATOR:
Ombeva O. Malande
Oral Presentations
MODERATOR:
Mudassar Hussain
13:30-13:45 Award Ceremony / Marta Nunes Presentations
13:45-14:05 Presenter 1 / Hyder Mir Presentations
14:05-14:25 Presenter 2 / Ines Cherif Presentations
14:25-14:35 Q&A Q&A
14:35-15:25 SESSION 3:  
  PANEL DISCUSSION
Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Revisited
MODERATORS: Mine Durusu Tanriover, Salah Al Awaidy
Joseph Bresee, Christopher Chadwick, Wasiq Mehmood Khan
  
15:25-15:40 Break Break
15:40-16:30 SESSION 4: Risk based approaches to prevent influenza
MODERATOR: Nur Baran Aksakal
SESSION 4: Mass gatherings
MODERATOR:
Zakir Hussain
15:40-16:00 Presentation 7: Vaccination of individuals with noncommunicable diseases
Raja Dhar
Presentation 7: Infectious risks during mass gatherings and current recommendations for vaccination
Anas Khan
16:00-16:20 Presentation 8: Malnutrition and influenza
Meltem Koca
Presentation 8: Dealing with the challenges during and after the mass gathering
Salim Parker
16:20-16:30 Q&A Q&A
16:30-17:20 SESSION 5: Combatting the infodemic
MODERATOR:
Tendai Makwikwi
SESSION 5: Non-pharmaceutical interventions for the prevention of influenza infection
MODERATOR:
Oguz Uyaroğlu
16:30-16:50 Presentation 9: Combatting the infodemic: What the pandemic has taught us to protect vaccine demand and inoculate against misinformation
Tina Purnat
Presentation 9: What do we know about the effectiveness of cost-effective and feasible non-pharmacological preventive measures for influenza?
Dr Pham Quang Thai
16:50-17:10 Presentation 10: The dangerous game: politicization of vaccines
Ali Haif Abbas
Presentation 10: Infection control practices to prevent nosocomial influenza
Dr Faryal Khamis
17:10-17:20 Q&A Q&A
17:20-17:25 Closing Session -