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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28 November - 30 November
Athens, Greece

ATHENA 2017 International Conference
Description:ATHENA 2017 Conference is a major international multidisciplinary event in the field of severe infections taking place every 2 years in...

29 November - 01 December
Madrid, Spain

4th World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology 2017
Event description:Conferenceseries welcomes you to attend the 4th World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology during November 29 - December 01,...

02 December - 05 December
Shenzhen, China

10th World Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID 2017)
Event description:The congress is unique in attracting leading experts in the field who address us on the diversity of infectious disease topics...

05 December - 08 December
Havana, Cuba

Congress on tropical medicine, microbiology, parasitology, HIV
Description:The 9th Cuban Congress of Microbiology and Parasitology, the 6th National Congress of Tropical Medicine and the International Symposium...

ESCMID Conference
06 December - 07 December
Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia

Infection Prevention & Control 2017 KSA - Sharing Knowledge, Inducing Change
Event description:Join your colleagues at the 2017 Infection Prevention Conference, at the Al-Ahsa Intercontinental, Al-Ahsa, KSA, to learn about the...

06 December - 10 December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ID Week
Event description:The Dubai ID Week will open the discussion and bring latest updates and guidelines over a course of 5 days, with 3 conference days...

07 December - 08 December
Brighton, UK

UKPIN 2017
Description:The biennial UKPIN conference is the UK Primary Immunodeficiency Network’s (UKPIN) flagship event and a must-attend conference for...



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
Millions of migrants visit and reside in the GCC countries for work and visit, and they constitute around 50% of the total population in many of the...

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

Adult Immunization: New and Old Challenges
Course Objectives:Discuss the aspects related to Immunization in Adults: importance and challenges of adult immunization, immune response in elderly,...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
20 March - 23 March
Münster, 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 infections and outbreaks at local and...

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
04 April
Birmingham, United Kingdom

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

ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course
19 April - 20 April
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Implementing the Change
This is an intensive 2-day course that integrates state-of-the-art presentations of reknown experts on hot topics in the field of antimicrobial...

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...

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...

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
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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