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The ECCMID Programme will be built on the basis of a call for session proposals addressed to ESCMID affiliated and partner societies, ESCMID Study Groups and ESCMID committees. The ECCMID Programme Committee is proud to acknowledge this scientific input and proposals for Symposia, Educational Workshops, Keynote Lectures and Meet-the-Expert Sessions.

The ECCMID Programme Committee is proud to acknowledge the scientific input from the following organizations in setting up the Scientific Programme and/or organising joint Workshops and Symposia:


ASM – American Society for Microbiology

ESCMID Guidelines Subcommittee

HDIBCroatian Society for Infectious Diseases of the Croatian Medical Assembly 

EACS – European AIDS Clinical Society

EASL – European Association for the Study of the Liver

ECDC – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

ESCMID Education Subcommittee

EITaF – ESCMID Emerging Infections Task Force

EKMUD – Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Specialty Society of Turkey

ERS – European Respiratory Society

EEAC – ESCMID Ethics Advisory Committee

ESCMID International Affairs Subcommittee

ESCMID Scientific Affairs Subcommittee

ESP – European Society of Pathology

ESPID – European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases

ESPNIC – European Society of Paedriatic and Neonatal Intensive Care

EUCAST – European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

EUCIC – European Committee on Infection Control

ESCMID Guidelines Subcommittee

ICHS – International Immunocompromised Host Society

IDSA – Infectious Diseases Society of America 

ISF – International Sepsis Forum 

JAID – Japanese Association Infectious Disease

KSLM – Korean Society of Laboratory Medicine

MSF – Médecins Sans Frontières

ESCMID Parity Commission

ESCMID Professional Affairs Subcommittee

SEIMC – Sociedad Española de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica

SPM – Portuguese Society of Microbiology

TAE – Trainee Association of ESCMID

UEMS Infection Control MJC

UEMS Section of Infectious Diseases

Waidid – World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders

WHO – World Health Organization


ESCMID Study Groups

EFISG – ESCMID Fungal Infection Study Group 

EFWISG – ESCMID Food- and Water-Borne Infections Study Group

EPASG  – ESCMID PK/PD of Anti-Infectives Study Group 

ESGAI – ESCMID Study Group for Anaerobic Infections 

ESGAP –  ESCMID Study Group for Antimicrobial Stewardship 

ESGARS – ESCMID Study Group for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

ESGB – ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms 

ESGBIES –  ESCMID Study Group for Bloodstream Infections, Endocarditis and Sepsis 

ESGBOR – ESCMID Study Group for Lyme Borreliosis

ESGCD – ESCMID Study Groups for Clostridioides difficile

ESGCIP – ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Critically Ill Patients 

ESGCP – ESCMID Study Group for Clinical Parasitology 

ESGEM – ESCMID Study Group for Epidemiological Markers

ESGFOR – ESCMID Study Group for Forensic and Postmortem Microbiology

ESGHAMI – ESCMID Study Group for Host and Microbiota Interaction 

ESGIAI  ESCMID Study Group for Implant-associated Infections 

ESGIB– ESCMID Study Group for Infectious Diseases of the Brain 

ESGICH – ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Compromised Hosts 

ESGIE – ESCMID Study Group for Infections in the Elderly

ESGITM  – ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Travellers and Migrants 

ESGLI – ESCMID Study Group for Legionella Infections

ESGMAC  –  ESCMID Study Group for Mycoplasma and Chlamydia Infections

ESGMD  – ESCMID Study Group for Genomic and Molecular Diagnostics 

ESGMYC – ESCMID Study Group for Mycobacterial Infections 

ESGNI – ESCMID Study Group for Nosocomial Infections

ESGNTA – ESCMID Study Group for Non-traditional Antibacterial Therapy

ESGPHM –  ESCMID Study Group for Public Health Microbiology 

ESGREV –ESCMID Study Group for Respiratory viruses  

ESGS – ESCMID Study Group for Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Diseases 

ESGVH – ESCMID Study Group for Viral Hepatitis 

ESGVM – ESCMID Study Group for Veterinary Microbiology

EVASG – ESCMID Vaccine Study Group