ESWI activities

Webinar: H5N1
4 June 2024
Online webinar
10th Influenza Conference 2025
20 - 23 October 2025
Valencia, Spain
The European Scientific Working Group on Influenza (ESWI) will organise the 10th edition of its ESWI Influenza Conference in Valencia from 20 - 23 October 2025.
ESWI Airborne: Life as a scientist
Listen to the new ESWI podcast series featuring Early Career Scientist and explore the joys and sorrows of establishing a scientific career.
Webinar: Immunisation & Treatment
30 November 2023
Online webinar


International Workshop on Pediatric RSV Infection 2024
Munich, Germany, & Online
RSV is a leading cause of acute lower respiratory infection and respiratory mortality among young children globally. It is responsible for an estimated 3.6 million hospital admissions each year.
ESC Congress 2024
London & Online
ESC Congress is the place to connect with the global cardiology community. Participants will hear state-of-the-art science and new guidelines, and be introduced to innovations and topics at the forefront of cardiovascular medicine.
European Respiratory Society Congress 2024
Vienna, Austria
The ERS Congress 2024 will be held from 7–11 September in Vienna, Austria at RX Wien GmbH, Messeplatz 1, 1020 Vienna.
EASD Annual Meeting 2024
Madrid, Spain
The EASD Annual Meeting 2024 is an excellent opportunity to stay up to date with recent developments in the diabetes field. It is the interface between science and clinical practice where key discussions take place that will move the field forward.
20th EuGMS Congress
Valencia, Spain
“From Healthy Ageing to Complex Needs in Older Adults“ is the main topic of the EuGMSCongress which will take place in Valencia (18-20 September).
8th World One Health Congress
Cape Town, South Africa
The Congress foresees four days of an outstanding, exceptional and forward-thinking agenda, which includes parallel tracks addressing one health science, antimicrobial agents and resistance, and science policy interface, amongst others.

Education hub

Preparing schools for the H5N1 bird flu they’re likely to face
As Covid-19 swept across the United States, schools were among the most highly affected public spaces.
CDC Issues Updated Guidance to Help Prevent Spread of Flu at Agricultural Fairs
With agricultural and livestock fairs happening all around the country this summer and fall, the chances for people to be in close contact with pigs, poultry (e.g., chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese), and cattle increase.
H5N1 Bird Flu Detections across the United States in Backyard and Commercial Poultry
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) viruses have been detected in U.S.
Scientific Papers
Pathogenicity and transmissibility of bovine H5N1 influenza virus
Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (HPAI H5N1) viruses occasionally infect, but typically do not transmit, in mammals.

ESWI networks & communities

Influenza Diabetes Community

The Influenza Diabetes Community (IDC) unites scientists, healthcare professionals, patient -and other stakeholder organisations to discuss, share best practices and to network with the objective to raise awareness of the burden of influenza, Covid-19 and RSV in people living with diabetes.

Early Career Scientists Network

Some of the best and most innovative ideas come from early career scientists, they are the future of the influenza field. For this reason, ESWI has been actively encouraging the careers of early career scientists for many years.