ESCMID newsletter

September 2011

Dear Colleague,
Did you ever attend an ESCMID course or workshop? The courses are not only a great opportunity to get up-to-date on a CM or ID topic but also a chance to meet colleagues from all over the world. Our programme for 2012 is now available. Also, don't miss the chance to nominate a deserving scientist or doctor for an ESCMID award or to apply for a research grant. This issue also includes the usual mix of news, education and updates, including details on the upcoming Conference on diagnosis.

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22nd ECCMID - Event of the year 2012

Be the first

Time is running out, start preparing your abstract. The submission deadline is on 14 November 2011 and the form will be available in a couple of days at the ECCMID website.


Special events

Give your career and education a boost!

The 2012 educational programme is now online.
Choose your course from the interesting selection of ESCMID postgraduate courses and fly to Innsbruck, Austria, in July 2012 to join 11th ESCMID Summer School.

Download the ESCMID postgraduate courses and events list
or check out the online calendar.

24 - 26 October 2011, Venice - Italy
Is classical microbiology dead? Find the answer at ESCMID

CM/ID diagnosis specialists and leading experts are
gathering together at the Conference on Diagnosing Infectious Diseases: Future and Innovation.
Get the answers to all open questions for the future
in diagnosing.

Sign up now for this one-time conference.
Check out the conference programme, the venue
and the registration fee.

16 September 2011, Copenhagen
EBJIS and ESCMID first joint symposium

Find out about new diagnostic challenges,
controversies in prophylaxis and helpful treatments at the
30th Annual Meeting of The European Bone and Joint Infection Society
in collaboration with ESCMID.
Get to know the orthopaedic and infectiologist interdisciplinary approach of internationally recognised speakers, professionals and industry representatives.

A special one day registration rate is available for
ESCMID members.
Read through the programme, get more information in the
EBJIS newsletter as well as on the conference website.


Profession & career

Online application for 2012 awards now open!

Nominate a brilliant professional among your colleagues
for the Excellence Award or the Young Investigator Awards
at ESCMID. Trainees in CM and/or ID may apply for a TAE Excellence Training Award. Research grants of up to EUR 20'000 are also available for the best projects.

The application deadline for most awards & grants in 2012
is 10 November 2011.


EU news

New EU calls & other updates

FP7: Health Call published

FP7: ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant Call published

ECDC: Open tender

EDCTP: Call for senior fellowships

Best regards,
Your ESCMID Communications Editors


Forthcoming ESCMID events

ESCMID/SHEA Training Course in Hospital Epidemiology
3 - 6 September 2011   
Brunnen, Switzerland

Clinical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aspects of Opportunistic Protozoal Infections - Workshop
6 - 9 September 2011   
Barcelona, Spain

State-of-the-art in Emerging Fungal Infections
8 - 9 September 2011
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Cystic Echinococcosis: Burden of Disease in EU and Clinical Management
23 - 25 September 2011
Pavia, Italy

Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections in the Era of Growing Antibiotic Resistance
28 - 30 September 2011
Sibenik, Croatia

Helicobacter: from Basic Science to Clinical Issues - Conference
2 - 6 October 2011
Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Quinolones: from Bench to Bedside
5 - 7 October 2011
Santander, Spain

Infection Control in Developing Countries: Problems and Solutions
27 - 28 October 2011
Kayseri, Turkey

ESCMID Conference on Diagnosing Infectious Diseases: Future and Innovation
24 - 26 October 2011
Venice, Italy

ESCMID Conference on Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts
17 - 18 November 2011
Istanbul, Turkey

Carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative Microorganisms: Detection, Epidemiology and Therapeutic Challanges
1 - 2 December 2011
Athens, Greece

31 March - 3 April 2012
London, UK

11th ESCMID Summer School
21 - 28 July 2012
Innsbruck, Austria

27 - 30 April 2013
Berlin, Germany

More ESCMID events

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