Dates & Events


Here you can find upcoming congresses, conferences, educational courses organized or endorsed or promoted by ESCMID. Information on past events is available in the Calendar Archive.

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17 January - 19 January
Maastricht, Netherlands

3rd Course on Principles of Molecular Microbiological Diagnostics
The course provides an actual overview, advantages and pitfalls of the general principles of state-ofthe-art molecular techniques in the diagnosis of...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
01 February - 03 February
Lisbon, Portugal

Advances Against Aspergillosis 8
Event description:The Aspergillus field continues in a state of rapid advancement, including the publication of numerous post-genomic papers and...

15 February
Dublin, Ireland

23rd International Symposium on Infections in the Critically Ill Patient
Description:The aim of this two-day symposium is to review current concepts, technology and present advances in infection in critically ill patients....

21 February - 22 February
London, UK

3rd Annual Infection Control, Sterilization and Decontamination in Healthcare Congress
Description:After the success of congress held 2016 and 2017, MarketsandMarkets is organizing 3rd Annual Infection Control, Sterilization and...

08 March - 10 March
Muscat, Oman

Workshop on Migrants’ Health
• To highlight the initiatives for monitoring migrants’ health, prevent and control infectious diseases in migrants in GCC and EMRO• To discuss the...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
16 March - 17 March
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Adult Immunization: New and Old Challenges
Discuss different aspects related to immunization in adults:- importance and challenges of adult immunization- immune response in elderly- vaccine...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
19 March - 21 March
Rungsted Kyst, Denmark

Workshop on Introduction to Whole Genome Sequencing and Analysis for Microbial Diagnostics
Event description:DNA sequencing technology has developed tremendously during the last years, both when it comes to price, speed, and yield. One of...

20 March - 23 March
Munster, Germany

Update on Endocarditis and Endovascular Infections
To provide to postgraduate microbiologists and infectious disease physicians an updated overview of:• the pathogenesis of intravascular infections...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
21 March - 23 March
Bucharest, Romania

Preparing for (Re-)Emerging Arbovirus Infections in Europe
The aim of the course is to improve the participant’s knowledge of identification and management of arbovirus (arthropod-borne virus) infections and...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
04 April
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Challenges in Veterinary Hospital Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship
The objectives are to promote hospital infection control and antimicrobial stewardship in small animal practice and to educate a new generation of...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
15 April - 19 April
Melbourne, Australia

11th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD)
Event description:The International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD) is the premier global scientific symposium devoted to...

19 April - 20 April
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Implementing the Change
• To understand the scientific background of antimicrobial stewardship interventions• To understand the sociocultural, ethical and behavioral aspects...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
06 May - 09 May
Florence, Italy

10th VTEC (International Symposium on Shiga Toxin(Verocytotoxin)Producing Escherichia coli Infections)
Description:This triennial event represents the main opportunity for the VTEC community to share the latest research in this field and to gather...

28 May - 02 June
Malmö, Sweden

36th Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID 2018)
Event description:Join thousands of clinicians, researchers, residents, and students who come together each year for the Annual Meeting of the...

30 May - 01 June
La Tronche, France

Infection in the Elderly: the Next Challenges
The aim of this educational workshop is double:First, organise an overview of modifications and specificities from basic knowledges...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
17 June - 19 June
Athens, Greece

20th Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
Event description:We encourage all who are interested in the clinical practice and research on infections in immunocompromised host to attend this...

01 July - 06 July
Paris, France

17th ESCMID Summer School
A one-week course dedicated to postgraduate and continuing medical education. The programme covers a broad range of topics in clinical microbiology...

04 September - 07 September
Lisbon, Portugal

ESCMID/ASM Conference on Drug Development to Meet the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance
Conference ObjectivesBackground: Antimicrobial drug resistance remains a pressing public health problem. There has been a resurgence in interest in...

ESCMID Conference
14 September - 16 September
Sydney, Australia

ESCMID/ASID Course on Infectious Diseases in Pregnant Women, Fetuses and Newborns
The course will provide updated information and interactive multi-disciplinary discussion on:• Epidemiology and burden of infectious diseases in...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
19 September - 21 September
Delhi, India

Antifungal Resistance in Candida and Aspergillus: from Clinic to Clinical Laboratory
Course will consist of three days, of which two days are dedicated to hands on training of antifungal susceptibility testing, screening of azole...

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
23 September - 26 September
Athens, Greece

21st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV)
Description:It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 21st ESCV Annual Meeting which will be held in Athens, 23-26 September, 2018. The ESCV...

25 September - 28 September
Lausanne, Switzerland

Diagnostic Microbiology: MALDI-TOF, Bacterial Genomics, Metagenomics, Automation and Molecular Microbiology
The impact of microbiological diagnosis in the management of patient suffering from infectious diseases has been largely demonstrated. Hence, to...

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
25 September - 28 September
Bochum, Germany

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing and Surveillance: from Laboratory to Clinic - a EUCAST, ESGARS and EPASG Perspective
• Understand how ECOFFs are determined• Explain the process of EUCAST breakpoint definition• Understand the rationale for EUCAST clinical breakpoints...

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
26 September - 28 September
Havana, Cuba

Conference on antimicrobial resistance from bench to practice
Latin America is a hotbed for many well-known and emerging infectious diseases. It is also a region that contributes greatly to both the global...

ESCMID Conference
27 September - 28 September
Rome, Italy

Management of Mycobacterial Infections and Associated Comorbidities
The global aim of the course is to provide participants with an updated insight into tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections in the...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
11 October - 13 October
Munich, Germany

Acute Bacterial CNS Infections of the Brain
Acute bacterial meningitis is still associated with high mortality and morbidity: approximately 10 to 20% of patients die and half of the survivors...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
21 October - 24 October
Groningen, Netherlands

Capacity-building Workshop: Metagenomics in the Diagnostic Laboratory
Description:This course builds on the success of the previous hands on workshops conducted in Groningen. We are now evolving it from WGS to...

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
07 November - 09 November
Seville, Spain

Better Methods for Clinical Studies in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology: a Hands-on Workshop
Clinical studies and systematic reviews are the main base of evidence for clinical practice. Perfect methods in designing and performing randomized...

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop

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