Activities

Stephen F. Lowry Colloquia

Faculty at the 16th Colloquia
Simon Finfer presenting the report of the ISICEM/ISF Roundtable ©Philippe Buissin / IMAGELLAN
Simon Finfer presenting the reportof the ISICEM/ISF Roundtable / ©Philippe Buissin / IMAGELLAN

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

Additional Colloquia…

2005

ISF Colloquium on Biomarkers in Sepsis. October 28-30 in Toronto, Canada.

Other ISF Events

ISF has held joint sessions with the following societies:IMG_0615

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.