3rd Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology

3rd Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology


Dr. Brill + Partner GmbH - Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology and the DR. BRILL ACADEMY proudly present the third Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology in Hamburg, Germany.


The conference will serve as a platform for scientific know-how and information transfer as well as a discussion forum focusing on efficacy testing, development, registration and application of infection prevention and control products such as disinfectants and antiseptics. The conference will combine the knowledge of highly recognized experts of the applied sciences of hygiene, microbiology and virology with hands-on experiences from the user.

The conference will be held on November 2nd and 3rd in the Ameron Speicherstadt Hotel in Hamburg, which is located in the scenic and historic "Speicherstadt".

We kindly invite specialists for research and development and registration from the infection prevention and control as well as medical device industry to attend the conference. Experts from competent authorities e.g. for biocidal product registration, interested scientists and medical doctors are also kindly welcomed to contribute to an open communication and know-how transfer between industry and user of the respective products.

Please save the date. We would be more than happy to welcome you in Hamburg. Kindly see below the prelimiary scientific program (as at: October 10, 2017):

In association with:

Life Science Nord

Sponsored by:

Thursday, 02/11/2017

Workshop: Basics & Principles
 - Background Hygiene, Microbiology, Virology, Steffen Pahl
 - Background Efficacy Testing of Disinfectants and Antiseptics, Henrik Gabriel
 - What decision makers of disinfectant manufacturers need to know about the Biocidal Products Regulation, Dr. Roland Knieler

Lunch Break

Opening Ceremony: Welcome Speech Congress President and Organizers
- Dr. Florian H. H. Brill, Dr. Brill + Partner GmbH
- Dr. Hinrich Habeck, Life Science Nord

Key Note Lecture: Professor Dr. Andreas Voss
Infection Prevention and Control - Current and future Hot topics and Clinical  Challenge

Coffee Break

Session A: Emerging threats in Clinical Microbiology, Prof. Dr. Jörg Steinmann
- Current topics in Medical Mycology, Prof. Dr. Jörg Steinmann
- Update on infections due to Mycobacteria chimaera, Prof. Dr. Stefan Niemann
- Management of HAI outbreaks, Prof. Dr. Colum Dunne
- Hand hygiene perception survey among healthcare workers in a tertiary hospital in Oman, Sumaiah Farook, MPH
Session B / Workshop: Combination of Formulation and Regulatory Requirements for modern Cosmetics, Dr. Pierre Grascha
- Antagonistic, additive, and synergistic, effects of combined biocidal agents
, Dr. Pierre Grascha
- Workshop: Identifying and addressing errors in antimicrobial formulations, Dr. Pierre Grascha

Coffee Break

Key Note Lecture: Professor Dr. Günter Kampf
- Key Elements to Ensure Clinically Relevant Efficacy data for Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs

Evening program
Meeting point: Hotel lobby
- Spicy’s Gewürzmuseum
- Restaurant Schönes Leben

Friday, 03/11/2017

Key Note Lecture: Dr. Florian H. H. Brill, Dr. Jochen Steinmann
Overview of Efficacy Testing of Disinfectants and Antiseptics 2022
- Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal Efficacy Testing, Dr. Florian H. H. Brill
- Virucidal Efficacy Testing, Dr. Jochen Steinmann

Coffee Break

Key Note Lecture: Dr. Florian H. H. Brill, Dr. Jochen Steinmann
Efficacy Testing Disinfectants and Antiseptics 2022 with Special Focus on virucidal Efficacy and practice-like Efficacy
- Virucidal activity of peracetic acid in-vitro according to EN 14476 and in a practice-like test according to prEN 17111, Dr. Jochen Steinmann, Dr. Britta Becker
- A method to test the antiviral efficacy of hand rubs in-vivo based on EN 1500: Test performance, practical implementation and comparison of the results, Dr. Dajana Paulmann
- Virucidal activity of surface disinfectants in the 4-field test based on EN 16615, Dr. Jochen Steinmann, Dr. Britta Becker

Lunch Break

A: HIHeal Session: Special Aspects of Applied Hygiene and Microbiology, Dr. Friederike Saathoff
- Update of tuberculocidal and mycobactericidal efficacy testing methods: Reemerging infections vs. technical challenges, Dr. Johannes Lenz
- To JIZ or not to JIZ - How to evaluate antimicrobial surfaces?, Professor Dr. Johannes Knobloch
- Better together – the HIHeal innovation network, Dr. Friederike Saathoff
B: HIHeal Workshop: Reprocessing of Medical Devices, Dr. Kristin Rosenkranz
Moderation and introduction, Dr. Thomas Frahm
- Reprocessing under Increasing Requirements - Challenges of a Global Market, Dr. Kristin Rosenkranz
- Requirements for the reprocessing of semi critical medical devices (endoscopes) from the user's perspective, Heidrun Groten-Schweitzer
- Discussion: Common ground for different perspectives on reprocessing, Dr. Thomas Frahm

Coffee Break

Session A: Current topics in viral infections: HBV, HCV and Norovirus, Professor Dr. Eike Steinmann
- The life cycle of HBV and HDV and its clinical implications,
Dr. Lena Allweiss
Advances and Challenges in Norovirus Research, Prof. Dr. Stefan Taube
- Prevention methods of blood-borne viruses, Professor Dr. Eike Steinmann
Session B: The Data Games – Tributes To ECHA, Dr. Matthias Hintzpeter in cooperation with ITEM
- Formal aspects of the games, Dr. Matthias Hintzpeter
- Data requirements, authority updates and several pitfalls in BPR, Dr. Ariane Zwintscher
- How to handle critical substances in a biocidal product, Dr. Annette Bitsch

Closing Remarks


Please use the attached registration form and sign up now. We look forward to receiving your registration either by fax (+49. 40. 55 76 31 -11) or by email (gesche.vonderlieth@brillhygiene.com) or submit your registration online by using the "submit now" function of our interactive registration form.


Speakers (in alphabetical order):
Dr. Lena Allweiss
Dr. Britta Becker
Dr. Annette Bitsch
Dr. Florian H. H. Brill
Prof. Dr. Colum Dunne
Dr. Thomas Frahm
Henrik Gabriel
Dr. Pierre Grascha
Heidrun Groten-Schweitzer
Dr. Matthias Hintzpeter
Prof. Dr. Günter Kampf
Prof. Dr. Johannes Knobloch
Dr. Roland Knieler
Dr. Johannes Lenz
Prof. Dr. Stefan Niemann
Steffen Pahl
Dr. Dajana Paulmann
Dr. Kristin Rosenkranz
Dr. Friederike Saathoff
Prof. Dr. Eike Steinmann
Dr. Jochen Steinmann
Prof. Dr. Jörg Steinmann
Prof. Dr. Stefan Taube
Prof. Dr. Andreas Voss
Dr. Ariane Zwintscher

Further updates concerning the conference's program will be communicated and published as soon as possible on this website.

Your scientific committee of the Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology (in alphabetical order):

Dr. Florian H. H. Brill
Dr. Holger Brill
Dr. Hinrich Habeck
Prof. Dr. Eike Steinmann
Dr. Jochen Steinmann
Prof. Dr. Jörg Steinmann

690.00 €
maximum*. Prices are subject to 19 % German VAT.
Plätze verfügbarSeats available
Do, 02. Nov 2017 bis Fr, 03. Nov 2017

AMERON Hotel Speicherstadt Hamburg

AMERON Hotel Speicherstadt Hamburg
Am Sandtorkai 4
DE - 20457 Hamburg
Tel: +49 40 638589-0
Fax: +49 40 638589 888
Email: info@hotel-speicherstadt.de
Web: www.hotel-speicherstadt.de/en

Anfahrt / Directions: http://www.hotel-speicherstadt.de/en/location-hotel-speicherstadt

Conference fee
690.00 € – Regular participants
590.00 € – Life Science Nord members
490.00 € – Life Science Nord premium members
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION and free cancellation:
4 Sept 2017

20 % Early Bird Discount
552.00 € – Regular participants
472.00 € – Life Science Nord members
392.00 € – Life Science Nord premium members
DEADLINE: 30 June 2017

Special single room rate per night:
156.00 € excl. breakfast or 175.00 € incl. breakfast, WLAN, Vitality Spa (only valid until 4 Sept 2017 while stocks last). For your booking, please contact the hotel directly by using the keyword "Dr. Brill Academy"

For any further information and travel support, please contact:
Mrs Gesche von der Lieth
Phone: +49. 40. 55 76 31 -22
Telefax: +49. 40. 55 76 31 -11
E-mail: gesche.vonderlieth@brillhygiene.com