9th International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI), World Congress

The focus of our conference theme will be " STI/HIV: Multidisciplinary Approaches - East Meets West".

IUSTI World Congress

The International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI), formerly International Union against Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses (IUVDT), is the oldest international organization in the field (founded in 1923) whose object is the achievement of international cooperation in the control of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection. IUSTI is especially concerned not only with the medical aspects but the social and epidemiological aspects of the control of sexually transmitted diseases and increasingly HIV/AIDS. The IUSTI World Congress is biennial meeting, rotating to different regions.

The 9th IUSTI, World Congress is jointly hosted by the key organizations in Thailand, both government and non-government bodies, responsible to STI/HIV/Sexual Health services and infrastructure. The conference will be held during 15-18 November 2005, Bangkok. Thailand.

Organized by
- Consortium of Thai Training Institutes for STDs and AIDS (COTTISA)
- Thai Medical Society for the Study of STD (TMS-STD)
- Department of Diseases Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
- Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of OB-GYN, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University.

Dr. Chavalit Mangkalaviraj
Bangrak Hospital, VD Division
189 South Sathorn Road ,Sathorn,
Bangkok 10120
Tel (66-2) 676 5383, Fax: (66-2) 286 3013
E-mail: [email protected] or
[email protected]

Chair, International Scientific Committee: (abstract submission)
Assoc Prof. Dr. Verapol Chandeying
Bangrak Hospital,
189 South Sathorn Road,
Bangkok 10120
Tel (66-2) 676 5383, Fax: (66-2) 286 3013

E-mail: [email protected] or
[email protected]

Web Site: www.cottisa.org for registration, abstract, and hotel reservation form

Registration fee:
USD 350 (before 31 May 2005), USD 400 (within 31 August 2005), and USD 450 (after 31 August 2005)

Hotel Single USD/night DoubleUSD/night
The Imperial Queen's Park (Deluxe) 120.00 130.00
The Imperial Tara (Superior) 100.00 110.00
The Imperial Impala (Standard) 75.00 85.00
Royal Park View Hotel (standard) 50.00 60.00
The Rembrandt (Superior) 100.00 110.00

Hotel Reservation:
Please contact
Thai Elite Line Co.,Ltd.
Tel. 660-2908-4442 - 3
Fax. 660-2908-2847
E-Mail: [email protected]

Call for Abstract Abstract may only be submitted in English, and should not exceed 300 words. The abstract should contain 1) title; 2) authors, institution, and address; 3) text (background, methods, results, and conclusions).

Abstract Submission, please contact
Dr. Verapol Chandeying
World IUSTI 2005
c/o Bangrak Hospital, 189 Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120 Thailand
Tel: 66-2-676 5383 Fax: 66-2-286 3013
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]

Dr. Verapol Chandeying, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept. of OB-GYN, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai 90110 Thailand

Abstract format:
Please be informed that the abstract submission for oral or poster presentation is welcome. The simple format is fine.

1) Presenting author with full address: Name, Family Name, Title, Institution, Mailing Address, Country, Postal Code, Country, and E-mail.

2) Title of Abstract and Authors' names and Addresses (Name, Family Name, Title, Institution, Mailing Address, Country, Postal Code, Country, and E-mail): The title should be concise and appropriately informative and should contain all keywords necessary to facilitate retrieval by modern searching techniques.

3) Body of Abstract: The text should be fewer than 250 words and should state concisely the scope of the work and give the principal findings. The content should be organized under the following headings: Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions. It should be complete enough for direct use by abstracting services. Acronyms and references should be avoided.

4) Key Words: 3-5 key words

5) Type of Presentation: Oral or poster presentation

Deadline of Abstract is 31 August 2005

Daily Program

Monday 14 November 20005
13.00-18.00 Registration

Tuesday 15 Nov 2005
8.00 - 18.00 Registration
9.00-18.00 1st STDs National Seminar (For Thai Delegates) - Closing Session (17.45-18.00)
15.30-17.30 IUSTI Asia Pacific, Branch Committee Meeting
18.00-22.00 Opening Ceremony, Key Note lecture, Welcome Reception

Wednesday 16 Nov 2005
8.00 - 18.00 Registration
8.30-10.00 Plenary 1, 2
10.30-12.00 Symposium 1, 2, 3 Debate 1
13.30- 15.00 Symposium 4, 5, 6 Free Oral Session 1
15.30-16.30 Symposium 7, 8, 9, 10

Thursday 17 Nov 2005
8.00 - 18.00 Registration
8.30-10.00 Plenary 3, 4
10.30-12.00 Symposium 11, 12, 13 Free Oral Session 2
12.00-13.30 41st IUSTI World General Assembly
13.30- 15.00 Symposium 14, 15, 16 Free Oral Session 3
15.00-19.00 Free time for Sight-Seeing
19.00-22.00 Farewell Dinner

Friday 18 Nov 2005
8.00 - 12.00 Registration
8.30-10.00 Plenary 5, 6
10.30-12.00 Symposium 17, 18, 18 Free Oral Session 4

13.30- 15.00 Symposium 20, 21, 22 Free Oral Session 5
15.00-15.30 Closing Ceremony, Invitation to next World IUSTI 2007 (USA) and IUSTI AP
2006 (Malaysia)

Dr. James Bingham
Dr. Imtyaz Ahmed Jushuf
Dr. Veerakathy Harindra
Dr. Andrew Lawson
Dr. Simon Barton
Dr. James Bingham
Dr. Thiru Thirumoorthy
Dr. John Tapsall
Dr. Catherine Ison
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Ross
Prof. Dr. R. Ness
Dr. Verapol Chandeying
Dr. Basil Donovan
Dr. Myron Cohen
Dr. Roy Chan
Prof. Dr. Frank Judson
Dr. Airi Poder
Dr. Rosanna Peeling
Prof. Dr. Peter Kohl
Dr. Mikhail Gomberg
Dr. Mark Nelson
Dr. Brain Mulhall
Prof. Dr. Aldo Morrone
Dr. David Barlow
Dr. Janet St. Lawrenc
Dr. Mikael Skerle
Dr. Michael Waugh
Dr. Sevgi O. Aral
Dr. Shahmanesh Mohsen
Dr. John Zenillman
Dr. Raj Patel
Dr. Keith Radcliffe

From 15 Nov 2005
Until 18 Nov 2005
Bangkok, Thailand
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