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26 March 2024

Pre-ECCMID Days: the second set starts tomorrow

In preparation for the congress held in Barcelona 27-30 April 2024, you can continue to experience ECCMID 2024 with the second set of Pre-ECCMID Days:

  • 27 March, 13:30 - 18:30 CET: Infections under the One Health lens
  • 28 March, 15:00 - 18:30 CET: STIS and HIV

On 28 March 2024, don't miss the hands-on workshop organised by Gilbert Greub, CHUV Lausanne, on molecular diagnosis of STIs, starting at 13:30 CET.

Replays of first set of Pre-ECCMID Days in February 2024 are available on the ECCMID 2024 Online Platform.


26 March 2024 | Deadline

ESCMID guideline consultation phase


3 April 2024 | Deadline

Call for Guidelines projects


9 April 2024 | Deadline

Calls for ESCMID Subcommittee members


16 April 2024 | Opening

Call for ESCMID funded Observerships

2024 Call for ESCMID Guidelines projects

The ESCMID Guidelines Subcommittee invites ESCMID members and ESCMID Study Groups to submit proposals for clinical practice guidelines projects in the following topics:

  • Infection control and ICU standard procedures to reduce VAP
  • Diagnosis and treatment of endovascular graft infections
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Q fever

Deadline for application is 3 April 2024.

ECCMID 2024 extra: check out the ECCMID Yoga

We are excited to support the well-being of our delegates by bringing back ECCMID Yoga breaks. Start the morning right with our "Good Morning World" yoga and meditation session - or take a break over lunch and join in the "Boost up Your Energy” session.

Places are limited, so book your session now!

Update your knowledge on vaccine immunology, new vaccine candidates and platforms

This course will cover general aspects of vaccines and immunoprophylaxis against vaccine-preventable diseases and forthcoming vaccines. It will also explore immunological response in particular groups, including immunocompromised, pregnant and the elderly.

2024 ESCMID/ASM Conference on Drug Development

Secure your Early Bird ticket now for this year's ESCMID/ASM Conference on Drug Development to Meet the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance! This top-level event will take place 17-20 September 2024 in Porto, Portugal.

Co-sponsored by the ASM, this multidisciplinary meeting will cover the challenges, opportunities and current requirements for antimicrobial drug development to address antimicrobial resistance.

Join this course on the effective management of infections in elderly patients

Managing elderly patients with infections is challenging. Elderly may present atypically and have a higher risk for specific pathogens, different PK/PD, and poorer outcomes. In this course, we will discuss the management of several common infections in the elderly, providing a clinical approach to these infections.

Availability of drugs and resistance testing for BPaLM regimen for rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in Europe

EMA organises a workshop on methodology guidance on key topics of clinical trial methodology

Exciting opportunity for Young Scientist Members at ECCMID 2024 - Engage directly with CMI editors on 28 April, 13:30 - 15:00 CEST

Check out our YouTube channel, which is constantly updated with Society content, including ECCMID

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