ESWI Influenza Conference 2020

The European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) is looking forward to organizing the seventh edition of its ESWI Influenza Conferences in 2020 in Valencia, Spain. Save the dates now: 13 – 16 September 2020

Scientific programme topics

  • Clinical impact and diagnostic approaches
  • Virus structure and replication
  • Epidemics and pandemic threats
  • Viral factors in pathogenesis
  • Immunology
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Antivirals and resistance
  • Monoclononal antibody therapies
  • Animal flu-ecology and epidemiology of animal influenza
  • Vaccines: current and novel approaches
  • Genetics and evolution of virus and host
  • Evaluation of vaccine safety and effectiveness
  • Risk management and mitigation of epidemic and pandemic threats
  • Maternal immunization
  • Host factors in pathogenesis
  • Late breakers

Science Policy Interface topics

  1. Influenza is a moving target and a secret killer
  2. Prevention and treatment of influenza
  3. Addressing influenza in practice: who’s involved?
  4. Implementation of vaccination policies: success stories and hurdles
  5. Influenza preparedness: what can we learn from other virus outbreaks?
  6. Reaching out to people at risk
  7. Influenza prevention in developing countries: a global responsibility

ESWI Influenza Conference 2017 impressions