Past ESCMID Conferences

Browse the details of past ESCMID Conferences here.

Older ESCMID events not listed here can be found in the Calendar Archive.

The Role of Research in Combating Antibiotic Resistance

28-30 November 2003, Rome, Italy

Antimicrobial Therapy in the 21st Century

1-2 June 2004, Stockholm, Sweden

Escherichia coli

4-8 September 2005, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

International Conference on Surgical Infections

6-8 September 2006, Stockholm, Sweden

Mycobacterial infections: basic research visits clinical experience and vice versa

8-12 October 2006, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Infectious Disease Surveillance and Preparedness

21-22 November 2006, Solna/Stockholm, Sweden

Streptococcus pneumoniae

7-11 October 2007, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Bacterial Adaptation Mechanisms: Biofilms, Hypermutability and Antibiotic Resistance (BAMBHAR)

8-9 November 2007, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

18-20 November 2007, Barcelona, Spain

First European Day of Fighting Infection

23 April 2008, Barcelona, Spain

Fighting Infections Due to MDR Gram-positives

29-31 May 2008, Venice, Italy

Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers

27-28 June 2008, Istanbul, Turkey

Clostridia: from old diseases to new threats - basic science meets infectious diseases

5-9 October 2008, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases (2nd DICID)

14-17 November 2008, Beijing, China

IMED 2009

13-16 February 2009, Vienna, Austria

HAI: New Solutions for Old Problems

23 April 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

2nd International Day for Fighting Infection

23 April 2009, Valletta, Malta

5th Karolinska Postgraduate Course in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine / Oxygen and Infection Conference

7-9 May 2009, Stockholm, Sweden

7th International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin)-producing Escherichia coli Infections (VTEC2009)

10-13 May 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Preparing for Influenza: from Strategy to Operation

21-23 August 2009, Beijing, China


2-5 September 2009, Rome, Italy

Methicillin-resistant Staphlococci in Animals: Veterinary and Public Health Implications

22-25 September 2009, London, UK

ehealth 2009: Second Annual Conference on electronic health

23-25 September 2009, Istanbul, Turkey

The Drug Information Association’s Annual EuroMeeting

23-25 September 2009, Berlin, Germany

From Microbial Pathogenesis to the Discovery of Antivirulence Drugs

4-8 October 2009, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

6th Annual Conference of the German Joint Society for Clinial Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

7-10 October 2009, Leipzig, Germany

International Conference on Emerging Zoonotic Diseases

14 October 2009, Cairo, Egypt

World Health Summit

15-18 October 2009, Berlin, Germany

Clostridia: The Impact of Genomics on Disease Control

19-22 October 2009, Rome, Italy

6th European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics

22-23 October 2009, Scheveningen, The Netherlands

Antibiotic Treatment Failure in the Absence of Bacterial Resistance

25-27 October 2009, Freiburg, Germany

First International Conference on Immune Tolerance

25-27 October 2009, Boston, MA, USA

European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE 2009)

26-28 October 2009, Stockholm, Sweden

47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

29 October -1 November 2009, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Infection 2009

11-13 November 2009, Birmingham, UK

Sepsis 2009

11-14 November 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

World Response Conference on Global Outbreak - H1N1 Swine Flu and H5N1 Avian Flu

12-13 November 2009, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Enterococci: from Animals to Man

18-20 November 2009, Barcelona, Spain

International Swine Flu Conference

23-24 November 2009, Toronto, Canada

Epidemics 2: Second International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics

2-4 December 2009, Athens, Greece

III International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology (BioMicroWorld2009)

2-4 December 2009, Lisbon, Portugal


11 December 2009, Stockholm, Sweden

Current Topics in Infectious Diseases 2010

24-30 January 2010, Grindelwald, Switzerland

Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance

1-3 February 2010, Bethesda, MD, USA

Invasive Fungal Infections

18-19 February 2010, Rome, Italy

8th World Conference on Trauma, Shock Inflammation and Sepsis (TSIS 2010)

9-13 March 2010, Munich, Germany

International Swine Flu Conference

10-12 March 2010, London, UK

5th Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections 2010

18-22 March 2010, Washington, DC, USA

ISHEID 2010 - International Symposium on HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases

24-26 March 2010, Marseille, France

Aseptic Surgery Forum

26-27 March 2010, Paris, France

12th International Meeting On Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM XII)

“Moving towards genome-based pathogen surveillance – lessons learnt and challenges ahead”
an ESCMID - ESGEM Conference
18-21 September 2019, 
Dubrovnik, Croatia 

5th ESCMID Conference on Vaccines

Vaccines against respiratory infections: new insights and new vaccines

6-8 September 2019, Bilbao, Spain

Antimicrobial resistance in the 21st century: a global threat

Together with the the Pan-American Association for Infectiology, the Spanish Society for Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, ESCMID is organizing the conference

Antimicrobial resistance in the 21st century: a global threat

28 – 29 November 2019, Panama City, Panama

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