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

  • Viral factors in pathogenesis
  • Influenza epidemics and pandemic threats
  • Influenza virus structure and replication
  • Immunology of influenza
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Influenza vaccines: current and novel approaches
  • Clinical impact and diagnostic approaches
  • Antivirals and resistance
  • Animal flu-ecology and epidemiology of animal influenza
  • Genetics and evolution of influenza virus and host
  • Evaluation of influenza vaccine safety and effectiveness
  • Risk management and mitigation
  • Maternal and childhood influenza immunization
  • Host factors in pathogenesis
  • Immunology of RSV
  • Recent advances in prevention and treatment of RSV
  • Late breakers

Science Policy Interface topics

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

ESWI Influenza Conference 2017 impressions