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11.11.19 - 14.11.19
Edinburgh International Confernece Centre (EICC), The Exchange, Edinburgh EH3 8EE

A Microbiology Society event


This event is a unique conference which includes the collaboration of 16 societies across the UK with interests in different aspects of infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, biomedical science and infection control and provides a great opportunity to find out about the latest developments and to connect with key contacts and networks.

The event will attract over 600 delegates bringing together some of the best and most thoughtful minds from around the world to participate and inform.

FIS 2019 is being held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and over 4 days will see a programme packed with sessions covering the most important current issues facing infectious disease control, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Confirmed sessions

  • Antimicrobial prophylaxis the impact of resistance
  • Stewardship and diabetic foot infection
  • Things that go bump in the night
  • Point of care
  • Diagnosis and prevention - biofilms
  • Use of antimicrobials at the end of life
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Zoonoses: so many ways to become infected
  • Clinical lessons
  • Bid data and future of IPC
  • The human microbiota in health and disease
  • Use of aminoglycosides - benefits and adverse effects
  • Travel medicine
  • Vaccine preventable diseases: successes and challenges
  • Anaerobes
  • Antimicrobial stewardship-the next steps


For further information and to book please visit the Microbiology website

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event is approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and may be counted as 84 CPD credits.

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