5th ESCMID Conference on Vaccines

Vaccines against respiratory infections: new insights and new vaccines

6-8 September 2019, Bilbao, Spain

Target Audience

Specialists or physicians in training in infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, hygiene, public health, vaccinology and other disciplines dealing with all aspects of vaccination.

CME Accreditation

This conference has received 17 points:

06.09.2019 - 7.00

07.09.2019 - 6.00

08.09.2019 - 4.00
In order to claim points, each participant must fill in the signing sheet before each session.

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Abstract Submission
Fee until
June 3rd 2019
Fee after
June 3rd 2019
ESCMID member€ 450€ 550
Non-member€ 650€ 800

The registration fee includes the scientific sessions, printed conference material, three lunches, coffee breaks and networking event, but not travel and accommodation costs

ESCMID Attendance Grants

ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID Members. The grant covers the registration fee, but not travel or accommodation costs. Please apply via the event portal here.

Grant application deadline: 15 June 2019
Notification deadine: 1 July 2019

Confirmed Faculty

Surname Firstname City Country
Amirthalingam Gayatri London United Kingdom
Bentley Stephen D. Hinxton United Kingdom
Bonanni Paolo Florence Italy
Bonten Marc J.M. Utrecht Netherlands
Butler Robb Copenhagen Denmark
Catchpole Mike Stockholm Sweden
Colzani Edoardo Solna Sweden
Dagan Ron Beer Sheva Israel
Erbelding Emily Rockville MD United States
Esposito Susanna Milan Italy
Ferdinands Jill Atlanta United States
Ferreira Daniela Liverpool United Kingdom
Finn Adam Bristol United Kingdom
Hajjeh Rana Cairo Egypt
Harpaz Rafael Atlanta United States
Johnson Helen Solna Sweden
Klugman Keith P. Seattle United Kingdom
Levy Bruhl Daniel Saint Maurice France
Lopalco Pietro Luigi Pisa Italy
Madhi Shabir Johannesburg South Africa
Martinón-Torres Federico Santiago de Compostela Spain
Mina Michael Boston United States
Monto Arnold Detroit United States
Nohynek Hanna M. Helsinki Finland
Nolan Terry Carlton Australia
O'Connor Patrick Copenhagen Denmark
Panagiotopoulos Takis Atherns Greece
Penttinen Pasi Solna Sweden
Plotkin Stanley Doylestown, PA United States
Poljak Mario Ljubljana Slovenia
Polack Fernando Buenos Aires Argentina
Ruckwardt Tracy Bethesda, MD United States
Sankar Siddhartha Copenhagen Denmark
Siegrist Claire-Anne Geneva Switzerland
Simas Clarissa London United Kingdom
Stein Renato Porto Alegre Brazil
Van Damme Pierre Antwerp Belgium
Weinberger Daniel New Haven United States
Organizing Committee

Ron Dagan (Beer Sheva, IL) (Chair)

Susanna Esposito (Milan, IT)

Tarik Derrough (Stockholm, SE)

Mario Poljak (Ljubljana, SI)

The Venue

Hotel Gran Bilbao

Prieto Indalecio Hiribidea, 1

48004 Bilbao, Bizkaia




Why not stay right at the conference venue?
Hotel Gran Bilbao is offering conference participants a 10% discount on room rates between the 4th and 9th of September 2019.
Use the code ESCMID to access this special rate.


For booking inquiries, please contact: hotel[at]hotelgranbilbao.com

Scientific Secretariat

ESCMID Executive Office
Gerbergasse 14
4001 Basel, Switzerland
Phone +41 61 508 01 72