Research & Projects

ESCMID Panorama

Conference on antimicrobial resistance from bench to practice


26 - 27 September 2018, Havana, Cuba

Co-organized by

  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Sociedad Cubana de Microbiología y Parasitología
  • Asociación panamericana de Infectología
  • Sociedad Española de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica
  • The Lancet Infectious Diseases
Scientific Committee
  • Rafael Cantón Moreno, Madrid, Spain
  • Jose Miguel Cisneros, Seville, Spain
  • Giuseppe Cornaglia, Verona, Italy
  • María Guadalupe Guzmán, Havana, Cuba
  • John McConnell, London, United Kingdom
  • Dianelys Quiñones Pérez, Havana, Cuba
  • Jesús Rodríguez Baño, Seville, Spain
  • Silvio Vega, Ciudad de Panamá, Panama
  • Maria Virginia Villegas, Cali, Colombia
Official Languages

Spanish and English

Conference Objectives

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 spread of and the cultural debate on antimicrobial resistance.
The conference will bring together local scientists and renowned international experts to address this important issue for global health.

Target Audience

Specialists in Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health.

Scientific Secretariat

ESCMID Executive Office
P.O. Box 2014
4010 Basel, Switzerland