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May 2012

Dear Colleague,
The 22nd ECCMID is surely our most successful  achievement ever as over 10,000 participants attended the congress in London on 31 March – 3 April 2012 and we hope to better this next year in Berlin on 27 – 30 April 2013. The presidential transition was announced during the Opening Ceremony at ECCMID. The Manual of Microbiology confirmed its successful outcome as hundreds copies were quickly sold at the ESCMID stand during the congress. For those unable to grab a copy during ECCMID in London, we are now in the process of confirming with the Publisher how copies of the Manual can be bought online.


22nd ECCMID - Event of the year 2012

Presidential transition

The outgoing ESCMID president Giuseppe Cornaglia warmly welcomed the incoming ESCMID president Gunnar Kahlmeter on the stage at the Opening Ceremony at the ExCeL Centre in London on the evening of 31 March 2012. Prof Cornaglia, who was two-time president of ESCMID, will be in charge of the role of Communication Officer over the next two years and will work side by side with the newly appointed president Gunnar Kahlmeter and the rest of the Executive Committee.

22nd ECCMID in London, Olympic city - As a man sows, so shall he reap

The European Congress in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases has just ended and ESCMID is enjoying the fruits of its labour throughout the year. A wonderful Opening Ceremony on Saturday, 31 March took place at the ExCeL Centre in London. Jon Cohen, ECCMID president, opened the Ceremony followed by Jordi Vila, ECCMID programme director, who presented the outstanding statistics to the ECCMID 2012 participants. The outgoing president Giuseppe Cornaglia and the incoming president Gunnar Kahlmeter met on the stage of the Opening Ceremony. Read more 

Manual of Microbiology sold at ECCMID

The international ECCMID attendees had the chance to browse the Manual of Microbiology and buy it in London during the congress. Virtually all copies of the Manual of Microbiology presented at ECCMID were quickly sold at the ESCMID stand within a few days. More copies will be available and advertised on ESCMID website soon. Read more 

Best regards,
Your ESCMID Communications Editors

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