Federation of Infection Societies Annual Conference: Action on Infection
13 - 15 November 2018
Sage Gateshead - Newcastle
Registration and Abstract Submissions now open: www.fis2018.co.uk
Closing date for abstracts: midnight, Sunday 19th August 2018
The Federation of Infection Societies Conference is the premier infection conference of the UK and will focus on the most important issues facing modern infection practice, bringing together some of the best and most thoughtful minds from around the world to inform and participate.
The fully comprehensive programme will include sessions covering:
HIV Medicine for the Microbiologist and ID Physician
New Antibiotics in Immunosuppressed Patients
Travel and Tropical Medicine
The Year in Antimicrobial Stewardship
BSAC Resistance Surveillance Programme
Bone and Joint Infection
Managing Common Infections
Haematological Infections – BMT High Risk Patients
Paediatric Clinical Cases and Stewardship
Selected Abstract Presentations
Social events ... and much more
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 and full sponsorship to attend the FIS Conference.
Closing date for applications: Saturday 29th September 2018
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 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.