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5 March 2024

Joint IDSA and ESCMID webinar on AMR and AI starting shortly!

Join us in a few hours (today, 5 March 2024 at 16:00 CET, 10:00 am ET) for the IDSA / ESCMID free 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 with its predictive capabilities to assist in the prevention and detection of AMR.


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 replays available on the Online Platform

If you missed the first set of pre-ECCMID Days last week, the replays are now available on the ECCMID 2024 Online Platform for everyone with a valid ECCMID registration.

Stay tuned for the upcoming set of pre-ECCMID Days coming this month:

27 March 2024, 15:00 - 18:30 CET: Infections under the One Health lens
28 March 2024, 15:00 - 18:30 CET: STIs and HIV

Register onsite or online now for this ESCMID hybrid course

The course delves into designing and implementing an antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) in a Southern European University hospital with low multidrug-resistant organism rates. Participants observe real-life ASP interventions, discuss impact measurement, and emphasize the collaborative synergy between infection control and ASP for effective antimicrobial management.

Dr. Xavier Lescure has been appointed as the new Director of the Emerging Infections Subcommittee

We welcome Dr. Xavier Lescure as the new Director of the Emerging Infections Subcommittee. In this new role, he will shape the development and strategy of the new subcommittee, as well as managing the ESCMID activities related to emerging infections.

Xavier Lescure is the deputy head of the Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases at Bichat-Claude Bernard hospital (Paris, France), and Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Université Paris Cité. His research focuses on emerging infectious diseases, epidemic risk and antimicrobial stewardship. He gained high experience in the management of emerging infections and epidemic crisis, as former medical advisor for the Ministry of Health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and he is currently member of the French Committee for Monitoring and Anticipating Health Risks.

Empowering education at ECCMID 2024 - CME/CPD accreditation

ECCMID 2024 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) with 30 European CME credits (ECMECs). People viewing the recordings during the six-month period after the event has taken place are entitled to CME credits as well, in the same way as the participants to the live event.

Register for ECCMID with the regular fee until 13 March 2024!

Register for this free webinar

Unlock the secrets of Complicated UTIs by exploring changing definitions, microbiological challenges and novel designs for randomised trials in cUTI in a free webinar hosted by ESCMID for the EU-funded ECRAID-Base laboratory team on April 10 2024, from 16:00 - 18:00 CEST.

Lower (1,3)-beta-d-glucan (BDG) sensitivity and in-vitro levels in Candida auris and Candida parapsilosis strains

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