FIS 2020: Federation Of Infection Societies Conference 2020
9 - 11 November 2020 Online
The event brings together societies across the UK with interests in infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, biomedical science and infection control. The FIS societies are currently planning an engaging and interactive programme which will provide current research from a multitude of world experts in the field.
The three-day, four-stream programme has been designed to provide delegates with an engaging and interactive online experience:
• 40 sessions,
• Internationally renowned speakers,
• Plenary lectures and parallel sessions with live Q&A,
• Over 200 virtual posters,
• Live debates,
• Industry symposia.
Awarded 15 CPD credits by the Royal College of Pathologists.
FIS/HIS International 2020 online delegate registration is now open.
- All registered delegates will have access to the sessions live and after the event for an extended period of time.
- Full conference fees start at £30 for concessionary members and £50 for FIS society members, with free access available for those residing in low and lower-middle income countries.
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Barnett Christie Lecture
Each year the BIA invites applications to deliver this highly prestigious lecture at the Conference of the Federation of Infection Societies. Doctors and scientists who have not yet reached consultant, senior lecturer or top grade scientist status are eligible to compete.
In addition to presenting this BIA lecture, the award winner will receive £500 prize money.
Applications now closed for 2020
The Scientific Organising Committee is made up of representatives from BIA, BSAC, HIS, SGM, Clinical Virology Network, UK Clinical Pharmacy Association Infection Management Group, IPS, Welsh Microbiology Association, BHIVA and the Children’s HIV Association.
FIS 2019 (Edinburgh) was hosted by the Microbiology Society
FIS 2018 (Newcastle) was hosted by the BIA
FIS 2017 (Birmingham) was hosted by BSAC
FIS 2016 (Edinburgh) was hosted by HIS
FIS 2015 (Glasgow) was hosted by the Society for General Microbiology. The theme was “Tackling infection beyond 2015″ with sessions to highlight that the post-antimicrobial era may stay a concern rather than become a reality.