Session Highlights

Session Highlights

Plenary Symposia

Pre-recorded presentations + Live Q&A panel

OPENING PLENARY SYMPOSIUM – OPPORTUNITIES IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES: THE GLORY OF PREVENTION!

  • Current challenges for public health – Marion Koopmans, The Netherlands
  • Vaccines to protect newborns and infants from dying – Keith Klugman, USA

MICROBIOME AND HOST IMMUNITY IN EARLY LIFE

  • Born in a microbial cloud – Debby Bogaert, UK
  • Shaping of the immune system – Petter Brodin, Sweden

GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN ANTIBIOTIC USE

  • Managing patient pressure to prescribe in the clinic – Tanya Stivers, USA
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Lower Middle Income Countries (LMIC) setting – Ramanan Laxminarayan, India

THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY: STRATEGIES TO DECREASE MATERNAL AND NEONATAL INFECTIONS IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES

  • Maternal and child/neonatal health in LMIC – Malaria – Clara Menéndez, Spain
  • Maternal vaccination in developing countries – Shabir Madhi, South Africa

RESPIRATORY VIRUSES: TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

  • Respiratory viruses: treatment and prevention – Menno de Jong, The Netherlands
  • RSV vaccine development: almost there? – Jason McLellan, USA

Joint Symposia

ESPID is proud to have joint symposia in their scientific programme with the following organisations:

  • UMBRELLA/ESPID JOINT SYMPOSIUM – Infections in children with cancer
  • ESPR/ESPNIC/ESPID JOINT SYMPOSIUM – Neonatal sepsis
  • PIDS/ESPID JOINT SYMPOSIUM 11 – Kawasaki Disease
  • MSF/ESPID JOINT SYMPOSIUM 12 – PID in the context of Humanitarian Crisis
  • ESWI/ESPID JOINT SYMPOSIUM 13 – Influenza
  • ESCMID/ESPID JOINT SYMPOSIUM 10 – Treatment of Multi-drug and extensively drug resistant bacteria

ESPID SYMPOSIUM – Late-Breaking – COVID-19 Vaccine

Live Session

Young ESPID Debate

Live Session

  • YOUNG ESPID DEBATE – Controversies in Paediatric Infectious Diseases