Stephen F. Lowry Colloquia
Named in honor of our esteemed colleague Stephen F. Lowry who passed in 2011, these annual colloquia focus on key topics in the sepsis field and are designed to be highly discussive and thought provoking.
2018: 16th Colloquium: on UNDERSTANDING AND ENHANCING SEPSIS SURVIVORSHIP
2016: 15th Colloquium: on SEPSIS AND THE CHALLENGE OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE.
2015: 14th Colloquium, in conjunction with the Critical Care Canada Forum on the topic: PRECISION MEDICINE IN SEPSIS: PAID DIAGNOSIS AND TARGETED THERAPY.
2015: 13th Colloquium in conjunction with the ISICEM Roundtable on REDUCING THE GLOBAL BURDEN OF SEPSIS: DEVELOPING A ROADMAP
2014: 12th Colloquium on THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN VIRULENCE AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN THE ICU
2013: 11th Colloquium on InFACT AN INAUGURAL MEETING in Conjunction with the ISF
2012: 10th Colloquium on BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD: A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION PROCESS IN SEPSIS
2011: 9th Colloquium on THE SYSTEMS BIOLOGY OF SEPSIS, GENOMICS AND BEYOND
2009: 8th Colloquium on DIVERGENCES AND CONVERGENCES OF THE SEPTIC PHENOTYPE
2008: 7th Colloquium on SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS IN SEPSIS
2007: 6th Colloquium on SEPSIS AFTERMATH: REPAIR, RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION
2006: 5th Colloquium on THE HOST- PATHOGEN RESPONSE IN SEPSIS
2005: 4th Colloquium on DESIGN AND REPORTING OF CLINICAL TRIALS IN SEVERE INFECTION AND ACUTE LUNG INJURY
2004: 3rd Colloquium on PREDISPOSING FACTORS IN SEPSIS
2003: 2nd Colloquium on MANAGING OUTCOMES IN SEPSIS RESEARCH
2002: 1st Colloquium on GENETIC MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BASIS OF INNATE IMMUNITY AND SEPSIS
ISF Colloquium on Biomarkers in Sepsis. October 28-30 in Toronto, Canada.
Other ISF Events
ISF has held joint sessions with the following societies:
SCCM (Society of Critical Care Medicine)- 1999-2010
ESCMID (European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases)- 2002-2018
ESICM (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine)- 2005-2018
ICS (Intensive Care Society) – 2010-2018
LASI (Latin American Sepsis Institute) – 2015
Other ISF Sessions:
ISF Session at the 9th World Congress of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, August 2005, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1st International Sepsis Forum on Sepsis in Infants and Children:This closed meeting was organized by the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigative (PALISI) network and the ISF. It was sponsored by the Mannion Family Fund, The Center for the Critically Ill Child, Division of Critical Care Network, Children’s Hospital Boston, The Palisi Network and the ISF. September 2004. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2005 Vol.6/no.3.S1-S164. Click here for downloadable articles.
Shock Society/ISF Symposium: A closed symposium jointly sponsored by the Shock Society and the ISF on the Translation Biology of Acute Illness: Pre-Clinical Models of Shock, Trauma & Sepsis. The meeting was held at Oak Island, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 2004. Shock Vol. 24, Supplement 1, 2005
Consensus Conference on Infection Definitions in the ICU
Program Chairs: Jonathan Cohen, UK and Thierry Calandra, CH. This closed conference was held in Coral Gables, FL. Click here to view the program in PDF format. Consensus Conference Critical Care Medicine 2005, Vol.33/no.7. 1538/1548
ATS 2000,96th International Conference, Toronto, “Symposium: The Heart in Sepsis.”
American Thoracic Society (ATS) Critical Care Assembly Project, “Expert Workshop on Appropriate Use of Colloids in Medical Critical Illness.”
UK Medical Research Council International Workshop on Clinical Trial Design, February 2000, London, “How should we be designing clinical trials in sepsis in the critically ill?”
21st International Congress of Chemotherapy workshop 1999, “Trials and Serious Sepsis.”
UK Medical Research Council International Workshop on Severe Sepsis, 1999.