PLENARY SESSIONS highlighting specific Paediatric Infectious Diseases topics/breaking news with outstanding speakers

LITERATURE REVIEW of top papers in PID​​​

MEET THE PROFESSOR SESSIONS covering a broad range of Paediatric Infectious Diseases​ topics, each chaired by senior experts in an interactive setting

INTERACTIVE CASE SESSION on clinical aspects of diagnosis and therapy of paediatric infectious diseases. Internationally recognised experts will prepare, present and discuss case reports of children with common or unusual infectious diseases

Every year ESPID sponsors an educational workshop for 50 trainees at the Annual Meeting. The workshop is clinically oriented and interaction between trainees and faculty is strongly encouraged. The goals and objectives are:
 to accurately discuss management of common infectious diseases in children,
 to provide tools to cope with common problems in paediatric infectious diseases,
 to conduct discussions among participants on the management of common problems.

The workshop is by invitation only. For details and to apply, please visit​

The ESPID research Masterclass (ERMC) is a seminar type of forum for active paediatric infectious disease groups in Europe. The aims are:
  • to provide opportunities to young researchers to present their studies and discuss with other junior researchers, as well as with senio​r investigators from ESPID,
  • to provide participants with a  broad overview of current research projects within ESPID,
  • to enhance opportunities for future collaboration between groups.

For more information on the selection criteria and application process, please visit

BILL MARSHALL LECTURE & AWARD offered by ESPID to one of its senior members for their contributions to PID in general and to ESPID in particular

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES including the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Words Reception, and the ESPID Networking D​inner


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