In order to strengthen the efforts of our international community and network of intensive care professionals in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, ESICM will be holding a live, international COVID-19 Marathon Webinar.

The webinar will be seven hours of continuous discussions, presentations and Q&A with international experts and guest speakers, exchanging the latest news, best practices, discussing the current situation, and sharing their advice and experience of the Coronavirus and other pandemics.

Join the conversation and react #covidmarathon #esicmtv supported by our Social Media team led by Adrian Wong (@avkwong), David Lynes (@Gas_Craic ) and Segun Olusanya (@iceman).

With special thanks to all the speakers for their willingness to participate in this COVID-19 Marathon Webinar despite their heavy workloads.

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28th March 2020
14:00Welcome and openingJozef Kesecioglu
14:00OpeningKESECIOGLU Jozef & CECCONI Maurizio
14:00OpeningJozef Kesecioglu & Maurizio Cecconi
14:05World updates on the pandemicDIAZ Janet Victoria, guest speaker WHO
14:05WHO UpdateJanet Victoria Diaz
14:05IntroductionMassimo Antonelli
14:15COVID-19: what do we know about this new disease? Armand Mekontso Dessap
14:25Adaptive research during a pandemic Lennie Derde
14:30World updates on the pandemic - ChinaDU Bin
14:40Identifying the patient with COVID-19 and considering differentialsMartin Dünser
14:45World updates on the pandemic - ItalyGRASSELLI Giacomo
14:45ESICM Research Project: UNITE-COVID19Jan De Waele
14:50Immune response to SARS / COV2Alberto Mantovani
15:05Respiratory support in LMIC settingsArthur Kwizera
15:10Clinical picture of cases PESENTI Antonio
15:10Coagulopathy and thrombosis: evidences and take-home message Julie Helms
15:25Outcome dataRANIERI Marco
15:30Steroids in COVID ARDS: where do we stand ? Peter Pickkers
15:30Therapeutic principles and other considerationsFlavia Machado
15:50Previous experience with SARS and MERSARABI Yaseen
15:50Does prone position help during spontaneous breathing?Laurant Brochard
15:55Infection prevention controlApril Baller
16:00World updates on the pandemic - Panamerica and Iberica CommunityMARTIN DELGADO Maria Cruz
16:10Treatment Considerations for COVID-19Preeti Malani
16:20Containment / mitigation strategiesDERDE Lennie
16:20Preparedness: experiences from ItalyMaurizio Cecconi
16:30Fairly Allocating Scarce Ventilators and Anti-viral Medications During the COVID-19 PandemicDoug White
16:35ICU contingency planningGIRBES Armand
16:45SummaryMervyn Mer
16:50ICU capacities and Nurses work planning BOULANGER Carole
16:50Why we should not take shortcuts even during a pandemic?
Anders Perner
16:55Closing wordsJozef Kesecioglu
17:10Previous evidence does not apply to this: use physiology Luciano Gattinoni
17:15World updates on the pandemic - SpainFERRER ROCA Ricard
17:25World updates on the pandemic - NorwayFLAATTEN Hans
17:30The truth at the bedside, what should I do?Richard Beale
17:35World updates on the pandemic - USAKAPLAN Lewis
17:50ClosingJozef Kesecioglu & Maurizio Cecconi
17:55ECMO, yes, no, when?COMBES Alain
18:10Basic Non Invasive VentilationANTONELLI Massimo
18:35World updates on the pandemic - Latin AmericaAZEVEDO Luciano
18:45World updates on the pandemic - Low and Middle Income CountriesMER Mervyn
19:05Challenges with family involvement during an outbreakAZOULAY Elie
19:15Challenges with family involvement during an outbreakKESECIOGLU Jozef
19:35Perspective from JAMA on the COVID-19 epidemicBAUCHNER Howard
19:45Trying to learn during an epidemicANGUS Derek
20:05Guidelines recommendationsEVANS Laura & RHODES Andrew & ALHAZZANI Waleed
20:45ClosingKESECIOGLU Jozef & CECCONI Maurizio