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27 February 2024

Joint IDSA and ESCMID webinar on AMR and AI, 5 March 2024

Join us on 5 March at 16:00 CET (10:00 am ET) for the IDSA / ESCMID webinar "Decode the Potential of AI in AMR Prevention and Detection", covering the innovative topic of artificial intelligence and its potential impact on antimicrobial resistance. Our speakers will cover how to use AI to assist in the prevention and detection of AMR with its predictive capabilities. Register for this free webinar today!


29 February 2024 | Deadline

EUCIC Infection Prevention and Control Certificate


5 March 2024 | Webinar

IDSA / ESCMID webinar on AI in AMR


13 March 2024 | Deadline

ECCMID 2024 regular registration fee


16 April 2024 | Call opening

ESCMID funded Observerships

Pre-ECCMID Days starting tomorrow!

The first set of Pre-ECCMID Days is scheduled for tomorrow, and with it you can start your ECCMID 2024 experience. These days target specific topics in CM and ID, and they are available for anyone with an active congress registration (hybrid or online only). You can find the schedule below and explore the official ECCMID 2024 Online Platform which is live now.

28 February: Infection Prevention and Control
29 February: Infections in special settings
27 March: Infections under the One Health lens
28 March: STIS and HIV

Register for the 2024 congress of the International Society for Infectious Diseases

Every other year, the International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID) brings together leading international experts who will share what is on their radar. This year, researchers, regional experts, and students alike will learn a great deal, all in front of the beautiful backdrop of the amazing cityscape of Cape Town, South Africa.

Public consultation phase for ESCMID guidelines

ESCMID has opened a public consultation phase for a guideline on Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department. This procedure has the dual aim of ensuring that ESCMID scientific standards are adequately met, and that the position of ESCMID as a whole is represented.

The deadline to provide feedback and comments is 26 March 2024.

The Story Behind the Study - check out another issue

Beyond the lab environments and complex data, there lies a captivating story waiting to be unveiled - a story that speaks of challenges, cooperation, and the pursuit of understanding infection, in order to help patients. The CMI editors hope this story will help you in your career choices.

Become a social media Ambassador for EUCIC at ECCMID 2024!

The European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) offers a unique opportunity for young scientists engaged in social media: become an EUCIC Ambassador to help share the latest hot topics on infection prevention & control at ECCMID and receive a reimbursement for the congress fee!

Deadline for application is 30 March 2024

Orthopox viruses: is the threat growing?

Expression of interest open - Possible second call for EU reference laboratories for high-risk in vitro diagnostic medical devices

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