Abstract submission is closing - last chance to submit your abstract for FIS 2019

12 August 2019

Abstract submission for the Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2019 is closing on 19 August. FIS 2019 will be hosted by the Microbiology Society and is taking place in Edinburgh on 11–14 November.

FIS 2019 involves the collaboration of 16 societies across the UK, each with interests in different aspects of infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, biomedical science and infection control. It provides a great opportunity to find out about the latest developments and to connect with key contacts and networks.

This year there are several new sessions for trainee and early career scientists, including a new prize opportunity. There will also be continuing professional development (CPD) credits available. You can view an outline of the programme on the event website

Submit your abstract for an offered talk or poster today.

Abstracts are welcome on any of the following topics:

  • biofilm infection
  • antimicrobial therapy
  • antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • infection prevention
  • tropical medicine
  • diagnosis
  • zoonoses
  • travel medicine
  • faecal microbiota transplant
  • microbiota in health and disease
  • vaccines and immunisation
  • anaerobic infection
  • medical mycology and fungal infections
  • general bacteriology
  • clinical cases
  • public health: surveillance and epidemiology
  • laboratory diagnostics
  • general case reports
  • viral infections
  • general virology
  • pathogenicity
  • education and training

Society Conference Grants of up to £300 will be available to support eligible members wishing to present at FIS 2019. Funding is also available for members requiring support for caring costs associated with conference attendance. Applications will close on 15 September 2019.

Follow us on Twitter @MicrobioSoc. Updates on FIS 2019 can be found using the hashtag: #FIS19. You can also follow the Society on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Image: evenfh/iStock.