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20 May 2013
ESCAIDE 2013: Call for abstracts will be open between 27 May and 5 July

The 2013 European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 5 - 7 November. The conference, sponsored by ECDC, will be hosted at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, in the heart of the city.

The call for abstracts at ESCAIDE 2013 will be open between 27 May and 5 July. Abstracts are welcome in all areas related to infectious disease prevention and control, including epidemiology, public health microbiology, surveillance, vaccinology and tools and methods to assess and mitigate infectious disease outbreaks and support disease prevention.

The 2013 conference aims to further emphasize the relevance of core public health disciplines such as epidemiology and microbiology, and their use in supporting outbreak containment, disease prevention and ultimately public health policy. Hence, abstracts that focus on public health science in support of action and policy are particularly welcome.

If you want to know more about the conference, watch the new ESCAIDE video. See what ESCAIDE is about, and listen to reflections on the conference from ECDC and Eurosurveillance staff:

  • Marc Sprenger, ECDC Director; 
  • Johan Giesecke, ECDC Chief Scientist;
  • Ines Steffens, Eurosurveillance Editor-in-chief;
  • Arnold Bosman, Head of the Public Health Training Section at ECDC;
    and
  • Howard Needham, ESCAIDE’s project manager.

Further information on the call for abstracts, programme, keynote speakers, satellite sessions and registration will be published in the coming weeks.

Watch the ESCAIDE video

More information about the conference: www.escaide.eu

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