ESCAIDE 2015: Registration and call for abstracts now open!


ESCAIDE 2015: Registration now open

11 – 13 November 2015, Stockholm, Sweden


The Keynote Speaker for ESCAIDE 2015 is prof. Jan Kluytmans. He will address the global threat of antimicrobial resistance, the agricultural use of antimicrobials and its implications for human health and public health policy.

The provisional programme includes plenaries on:

-       Social Media: a toy or a useful tool? Digital epidemiology and infectious disease surveillance;

-       How to ensure that field investigations lead to prevention measures?  A session on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of EPIET;

-       Vaccines: understanding pathogen vaccine escape & non-specific effects of vaccines.

Two satellite events will take place the day before ESCAIDE – 10 November. One is a workshop on ‘Health security actions funded under the EU Health Programme 2008-2013’. The other is a workshop on ‘Effective Communication in Outbreak Management’.

Register for ESCAIDE between 30 March and 16 August to take advantage of the reduced ‘early bird’ rate of 250 EURO (including VAT). The registration fee covers access to all the sessions, conference materials and satellite events. Visit the dedicated ESCAIDE registration page.

ESCAIDE 2015 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 11 - 13 November at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, in the heart of the city. For regular updates and information visit the ESCAIDE website (, ESCAIDE Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter, @ESCAIDE.