October 04, 2017

10:00-11:00, Foyer - Registration

Begin of Registration



18:00-19:30, Grand Hall - Ceremonial

Opening Ceremony English session

Chair
Carter, Anke (Köln, Germany)

Greetings by the president of the WFHSS
Denis, Christine (Lille, France)

Greetings by the president of the DGSV
Roitsch, Maik (Wustermark, Germany)

Welcome by a representative of the Government (Healthcare)

Greetings by the Mayor of the City Bonn

Welcome of the sponsors

19:30-21:00, Foyer - Social program

Informal Reception | Welcome party



October 05, 2017

07:00-07:30, Outside - Social program

Morning run at Rhine shore



07:45-08:30, Wien - Breakfast symposium

Miele | Benefits of automation and reprocessing complex instruments English session



07:45-08:30, Nairobi - Breakfast symposium

Dr. Weigert | Cleaning of Medical Devices – Future Trends English session

Development of the requirements concerning process chemicals
Kamer, Markus (Hamburg, Germany)

Reprocessing of design-critical instruments
Osmancevic, Sadmir (Berlin, Germany)

Innovative systems for cleaning processes – modern process chemicals require modern dosing solutions
Tschoerner, Matthias (Hamburg, Germany)

07:45-08:30, Addis Abeba 1-2 - Breakfast symposium

Amcor | ULTRA, the new Single-Use Sterile Barrier System alternative for instruments and procedure trays English session



08:45-09:30, New York - Keynote

Dare to change English session

Chair
Carter, Anke (Köln, Germany)

Dare to change
Renders, Wim (Brügge, Belgium)

09:30-10:15, New York - Symposium

Sterility assurance English session

Chair
Carter, Anke (Köln, Germany)

Proposal for controlling the maintenance of sterility at the highest possible sterility assurance level up to the point of use
Dunkelberg, Hartmut (Bad Sooden-Allendorf, Germany)

Validated processing in an air loadable sterilization unit of the German Armed Forces
Berthelsen, Ingo (Leer, Germany)

10:15-10:45, Foyer - Break

Break and visit of poster and industrial exhibition



10:45-12:15, New York - Symposium

Instrument cleaning English session

Chair
Zagar, Andreja (Slovenia, Slovenia)

Comparing different pre-cleaning methods in a laboratory setting
Winter, Sandra (Zug, Switzerland)

The latest developments in the reprocessing of complex Robot instruments
Michels, Winfried (Warburg, Germany)

Removing biofilms from endoscopes: the importance of the cleaning chemistry
Vanzieleghem, Thomas (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)

Evaluation of the efficacy of manual versus fully automated cleaning procedures on surgical instruments
Spencer, Wayne (Wistow, United Kingdom)

12:15-14:15, Foyer - Break

Lunchbreak, visit of lunch symposia, poster and industrial exhibition



12:25-13:10, Wien - Lunch symposium

MMM | Concept 15.30 – new intelligent and space-saving washer disinfector solutions for the CSSD English session

Concept 15.30 – new intelligent and space-saving washer disinfector solutions for the CSSD
Schneider, Andreas (Planegg, Germany)

12:30-14:00, Nairobi - Lunch symposium

Cantel | Full Circle of Protection: Preventing Infection in Endoscopy English session



12:30-14:00, Addis Abeba 1-2 - Lunch symposium

ASP | A turning point in the history of H2O2 English session

Structuring the environment of H2O2 sterilization – recent developments

Adapting to the evolution of Medical Devices’ technologies – the example of flexible endoscopes

Shaping the future – innovative technologies in the hands of the CSSD | Global Research & Development, Advanced Sterilization Products

12:30-14:00, Bangkok 1-2 - Lunch symposium

Belimed | Automated Cleaning of Cannulated Instruments in a Washer Disinfector English session

Introduction of a New Innovative Rack Concept
Auly, Markus (Belimed, Switzerland)

Case study: In-use tests of New Rack for Cannulated Instruments at Sterinord, Lille
Denis, Christine (Lille, France)

13:20-14:05, Wien - Lunch symposium

Ecolab | How to ensure compliance and higher cleaning efficacy in your CSSD English session

Chairs
Albino, Fernanda (Monheim at Rhine, Germany)
Spencer, Wayne (Wistow, United Kingdom)


14:15-15:45, New York - Symposium

Cleaning and disinfection of medical devices English session

Chair
Martiny, Heike (Berlin, Germany)

Virucidal efficacy of peracetic acid for automated washer disinfectors in tests simulating practical conditions
Steinmann, Jochen (Bremen, Germany)

Characterization of surface alterations on surgical Instruments caused by silicates and titanium oxides
Tschoerner, Matthias (Hamburg, Germany)

Relationship between disinfectant use and antibiotic resistance
Tezel, Ulas (Istanbul, Turkey)

Current progress of the updated ISO and CEN standards on cleaning eficacy
McDonnell, Gerald (Raritan, New Jersey, United States)

14:15-15:45, Addis Abeba 3 - Workshop (german)

Sicherstellung der maschinellen Reinigung und Desinfektions von Hohlrauminstrumenten German session

Chairs
Diekmann, Carola (Steinheim, Germany)
Zimmermann, Ulrike (Freiburg, Germany)


14:15-15:45, Bangkok 3 - Workshop (german)

„Durchblick” bei der Aufbereitung von Endoskopen German session

Chair
Kauertz, Sigrun (Dortmund, Germany)


14:15-16:15, Bonn - Workshop (english)

Constructional and technical requirements for reprocessing on an international comparison English session

Chairs
Betz, Daniel (Tuttlingen, Germany)
Meijer, Christiaan (Duisburg, Germany)


14:15-15:45, Berlin - Workshop (english)

Visual and functional controls of surgical instruments English session

Chairs
Andritzke, Angelika (Dortmund, Germany)
Schick-Leisten, Monika (Aachen, Germany)


14:15-15:45, Santiago - Workshop (english)

Groups of surgical instruments - cleaning requirements and verification of cleaning English session

Chairs
Diedrich, Dirk (Münster, Germany)
Michels, Winfried (Warburg, Germany)
Roth, Klaus (Tübingen, Germany)


14:15-15:45, Tokyo - Workshop (german)

Routinekontrollen von Siegelprozessen und ihre Bedeutung German session

Chairs
Otto, Christine (Leipzig, Germany)
Schlepp, Angelika (Erlangen, Germany)


15:45-16:30, Foyer - Break

Break and visit of poster and industrial exhibition



16:30-18:00, New York - Symposium

Routine control and validation English session

Chair
Normington, Teressa (City of Bunbury, Australia)

Establishment of penetration time on medical device product families based on ISO 17665-3 during performance qualification of steam sterilization
Castillo, Roel Beltran (Macquarie University, Australia)

Impact of air removal in steam penetration: a case study
Pilasi, Matías (Santiago, Chile)

5th Edition of the Guideline „Validation of Automated Cleaning and Disinfection Processes”
Eibl, Robert (Munich, Germany)

Validation of manual cleaning and chemical disinfection processes
Carter, Anke (Köln, Germany)

16:30-18:00, Addis Abeba 3 - Workshop (english)

Ensuring machine cleaning and disinfection of medical devices with lumina English session

Chairs
Diekmann, Carola (Steinheim, Germany)
Zimmermann, Ulrike (Freiburg, Germany)


16:30-18:00, Bangkok 3 - Workshop (english)

Correct procedure for cleaning and reprocessing of endoscopes English session

Chair
Kauertz, Sigrun (Dortmund, Germany)


16:30-18:00, Berlin - Workshop (german)

Sichtkontrolle und Funktionskontrolle von chirurgischen Instrumenten German session

Chairs
Andritzke, Angelika (Dortmund, Germany)
Schick-Leisten, Monika (Aachen, Germany)


16:30-18:00, Santiago - Workshop (german)

Gruppen chirurgischer Instrumente - Reinigungsanforderungen und Verifikation der Reinigung German session

Chairs
Diedrich, Dirk (Münster, Germany)
Michels, Winfried (Warburg, Germany)
Roth, Klaus (Tübingen, Germany)


16:30-18:00, Tokyo - Workshop (english)

Routine controls for sealing processes and their significance English session

Chairs
Otto, Christine (Leipzig, Germany)
Schlepp, Angelika (Erlangen, Germany)


18:30-20:00, Berlin - General Assembly

General Assembly DGSV German session



October 06, 2017

07:45-08:30, Wien - Breakfast symposium

Borer | The brownish discouloured sterilizer chamber – symptoms, causes and treatment of an old problem English session

The brownish discouloured sterilizer chamber – symptoms, causes and treatment of an old problem
Rosenberg, Urs (Zuchwil, Switzerland)

07:45-08:30, Nairobi - Breakfast symposium

Olympus | Future endoscope reprocessing - Use of virtual reality for the planning of the individual (endoscope) decontamination facility in conjunction with actual guidelines English session



08:45-09:30, New York - Symposium

Looking beyond borders English session

Chair
Deinet, Frank (Graefelfing, Germany)

Reprocessing medical devices in Mongolia
Gantumur, Tsagaan (Ulan Bator, Mongolia)

Hospital Hygiene Project in Mongolia
Popp, Walter (Dortmund, Germany)

09:30-10:15, New York - Keynote

The importance of surface cleaning and disinfection to prevent hospital infections English session

The importance of surface cleaning and disinfection to prevent hospital infections
Exner, Martin (Bonn, Germany)

10:15-10:45, Foyer - Break

Break and visit of poster and industrial exhibition



10:45-11:15, New York - Symposium

Legal issues related to reprocessing English session

Chair
Miorini, Tillo (Graz, Austria)

Legal framework – impact of new EU Medical Devices Regulation on reprocessing of single use medical devices in Europe and Germany
Jaekel, Christian (Luebben, Germany)

11:15-12:15, New York - Symposium

Workflow and logistics English session

Chair
Miorini, Tillo (Graz, Austria)

Timely and efficient sterile goods supply without stress
Vitr, Mirco (Herzogenrath, Germany)

Process and Cost Analysis of Sterile Supply
Krohn, Markus (Greifswald, Germany)

12:15-14:15, Foyer - Break

Lunchbreak, visit of lunch symposia, poster and industrial exhibition



12:25-13:10, Wien - Lunch symposium

MMM | Mobile CSSD solutions by MMM Group – Plug & Play holistic systems for temporary installations during the renovation phase of an existing CSSD. English session

Mobile CSSD solutions by MMM Group – Plug & Play holistic systems for temporary installations during the renovation phase of an existing CSSD
Drouin, Hans-Jörg (Planegg, Germany)

12:25-13:10, Addis Abeba 1-2 - Lunch symposium

stericlin | Chemische Indikatoren und Prüfkörper – Sterilisationsprozesse auf dem Prüfstand German session



12:30-14:00, Nairobi - Lunch symposium

MATACHANA | The Global Solution Provider for Infection Control English session

Corporate News, Aiming Higher Together!
Alonso, Marino (Barcelona, Spain)

The Revolution: The new Generation of MATACHANA Washing Line MAT LD
Lorenzo, Elena (Barcelona, Spain)

Low Temperature Sterilization: The Coexistence of different Technologies
Aybasti, Volkan (Selmsdorf, Germany)

12:30-14:00, Bangkok 1-2 - Lunch symposium

Getinge | New technologies and lean strategies for reprocessing of surgical instruments English session

Sterilization of endoscopes and why we choose low-temperature reprocessing method
Csapo, Albert (Vancouver, Canada)

Improving the cleaning of surgical instruments – the importance of pre-treatment and performance qualification testing
Smith, Andrew (Glasgow, United Kingdom)

Assessment and application of lean strategies for material and data flow connected to the CSSD workflow
Lagerfors, Camilla (Stockholm, Sweden)

13:20-14:05, Wien - Lunch symposium

Miele | CSSD in its 3rd and 4th dimension English session



13:20-14:05, Addis Abeba 1-2 - Lunch symposium

stericlin | Chemical indicators and test devices – Benchmarking sterilization processes English session



14:15-15:45, New York - Symposium

Cleaning and disinfection of semicritical items English session

Chair
Turcic, Vlazka (Croatia, Croatia)

Survey and Evaluation of Disinfection Systems of Semi-Critical Probes
Holmes, Sulisti (Glasgow, United Kingdom)

Control of the cleaning efficacy during PQ of EWD processes using test pieces according to Annex 8 – a field investigation
Wehrl, Markus (Krefeld, Germany)

Cleaning disinfectants or disinfecting cleaners - what should be considered?
Martiny, Heike (Berlin, Germany)

Assessment of biocompatibility of process chemicals use for decontamination of medical instruments
Biering, Holger (Grevenbroich, Germany)

14:15-15:45, Wien - Symposium

Symposium für niedergelassene Arzt- und Zahnarztpraxen - Teil 1 German session

Chair
Wurmstich, Ute (Wedemark, Germany)

Vorstellung des Kompetenzzentrums der KVen
Dorbath, Marion (Reutlingen, Germany)

Raumausstattung und Einrichtung einer AEMP – Einraumlösung
Jones, Adelheid (Cologne, Germany)

Herausforderung Aufbereitung von Übertragungsinstrumenten
Riebe, Oliver (Schwerin, Germany)

Regelmäßige Schulung der Mitarbeiter in der Zahnarztpraxis
Klaeren, Monica (Tuebingen, Germany)

15:45-16:30, Foyer - Break

Break and visit of poster and industrial exhibition



16:30-17:30, New York - Symposium

Quality and risk management English session

Chair
Ney, Hervé (Geneva, Switzerland)

Certification of Reprocessing Based on the German KRINKO/BfArM Recommendation - Experience of 13 Years
Kiessling, Thomas (Nuremberg, Germany)

Evaluation of the water test to assess the functionality of sterilization containers
Lambert, Christophe (Chambery, France)

ISO 13485 Quality Systems as a Method of Reducing Risk in Sterile Processing
Cordie, Lena (Victoria, United States)

16:30-17:30, Wien - Symposium

Symposium für niedergelassene Arzt- und Zahnarztpraxen - Teil 2 German session

Chair
Wiese, Klaus (Dortmund, Germany)

Entsorgungsarten von Medizinprodukten im Zusammenhang mit dem korrekten Einsatz von „reinigenden Desinfektionsmittel”
Otto, Christine (Leipzig, Germany)

Desinfektion von vaginalen US Sonden
Möllers, Mareike (Münster, Germany)

Prozesskostenvergleich manuelle-maschinelle Aufbereitung von vaginalen US Sonden
Schulze, Stefan (DGSV, Germany)

19:00-20:00, Outside - Social program

Gala dinner



October 07, 2017

09:00-10:30, New York - Symposium

Best practice in CSSD English session

Chair
Takeiti, Marcia Hitomi (São Paulo, Brazil)

International best practice in the CSDD - do pathogens know about country borders?
Kirmse, Gerhard (Tuttlingen, Germany)

How undesirable events can make you grow – a case-study of the ancillary process at CHU Brugmann’s CSSD
Fegatilli, Ermano (Brussels, Belgium)

Bundles for CSSD
Karnas Hoefel, Heloisa Helena (Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Important product information about repaired and altered medical products
Fiamma, Massimo (Tuttlingen, Germany)

10:30-11:00, Foyer - Break

Break and visit of poster and industrial exhibition



11:00-12:00, New York - Symposium

Education and human resource management English session

Chair
Salinska, Teresa (Bydgoszcz, Poland)

A Latin American perspective – benchmarking in sterile processing departments in Colombia
Ordoñez Diaz, Mayra Samara (Bogotá, Colombia)

Video tutorial in a sterilization department – a learning tool to assembly Tarnier forceps
Garnier, Alexandra (Paris, France)

Dual education program in Germany
Wiese, Klaus (Dortmund, Germany)

12:00-12:30, Foyer - Break

Lunchbreak, visit of poster and industrial exhibition



12:30-13:00, New York - Symposium

Best poster award English session

Chair
Percin, Duygu (Kayseri, Turkey)


13:00-14:00, New York - Ceremonial

Summary and Farewell English session

Farewell by the president of WFHSS
Denis, Christine (Lille, France)

Farewell by the president of DGSV
Roitsch, Maik (Wustermark, Germany)

Welcome to 19th WFHSS Congress - Mexico 2018