Preliminary program



October 04, 2017

10:00-11:00, Foyer - Registration

Begin of Registration



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

Opening Ceremony



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



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

Dr. Weigert



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

Amcor



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

Dare to change

Dare to change
Renders, Wim (Brügge, Belgium)

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

Sterility assurance

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)

Sterilization techniques: counter the risk of Alzheimer's transfer
Beekes, Michael (Berlin, Germany)

10:15-10:45, Foyer - Break

Break and visit of poster and industrial exhibition



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

Instrument cleaning

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



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

Cantel



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

ASP | Low temperature Sterilization and its benefits



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

Belimed



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

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



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

Cleaning and disinfection of medical devices

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, Adis Abeba 3 - Workshop (german)

Sicherstellung der maschinellen Reinigung und Desinfektions von Hohlrauminstrumenten

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


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

„Durchblick” bei der Aufbereitung von Endoskopen

Chair
Kauertz, Sigrun (Dortmund, Germany)


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

Routinekontrollen von Siegelprozessen und ihre Bedeutung

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


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

Visual and functional controls of surgical instruments

Chair
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

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


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

Constructional and technical requirements for reprocessing on an internatioanal comparison

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

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

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)

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

Ensuring machine cleaning and disinfection of medical decices with lumina

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


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

„See through” when processing flexible endoscopes

Chair
Kauertz, Sigrun (Dortmund, Germany)


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

Routine controls for sealing processes and their significance

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


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

Sichtkontrolle und Funktionskontrolle von chirurgischen Instrumenten

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


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

Gruppen chirurgischer Instrumente - Reinigungsanforderungen und Verifikation der Reinigung

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


October 06, 2017

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

Borer



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

Olympus



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

3M



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

Looking beyond borders

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

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

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

The importance of surface cleaning and disinfection to prevent hospital infections

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

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

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



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

stericlin | Chemische Indikatoren und Prüfkörper – Sterilisationsprozesse auf dem Prüfstand



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

Webeco



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

Getinge



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

Miele



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

stericlin | Chemical indicators and test devices – Benchmarking sterilization processes



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

Cleaning and disinfection of semicritical items

Chair
Martiny, Heike (Berlin, Germany)

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)

Processing of flexible endoscopes
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 (in German language) - PART 1

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

Regelmäßige Schulung der Mitarbeiter in der Zahnarztpraxis
Klären, Monica (unbekannt, Germany)

Entsorgungsarten und Anwendung von Kombipräparaten
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)

Investigating the efficacy of different detergent classes in a small washer disinfector for dental practice | Untersuchung der Wirksamkeit verschiedener Reinigungsklassen in einem kleinen RDG für die Zahnarztpraxis
Nehr, Stella (Bensheim, 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

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 (in German language) - PART 2



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

Gala dinner



October 07, 2017

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

Best practice in CSSD

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

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 industrial exhibition



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

Best poster award



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

Summary and Farewell