Federation of Infection Societies Annual Conference: Action on Infection
13 - 15 November 2018
Sage Gateshead - Newcastle
Full programme currently under development, led by BIA with support from other FIS colaborating societies.
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.
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.