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Annual Applied Microbiology Conference 2018
Passport to Infection - Infections of Travel and Leisure
This year's annual conference travels to Brighton, where we'll be exploring infections in travel and leisure. Covering a wide range of topics, including migration, medical tourism, unusual infections as well as looking at the hidden dangers of hot tubs, exotic food and cruise ships.
Albert Bosch, University of Barcelona, Spain
Nick Beeching, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Paul Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK
Lin H Chen, Harvard Medical School, USA
Helen Roberts, Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK
Vivek Kak, Alligiance Health, USA
David Horrocks, Environmental Health Services, UK
Robert Aldridge, UCL, UK
Tristan Barber, NHS, UK
Natasha Hochberg, School of Medicine, USA
Vanessa Field, NaTHNaC, UK
Susanne Lee, Leegionella Ltd, UK
Patricia Schlagenhauf, WHO Collaborating Centre for Traveller's Health, Switzerland
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Abstracts based on the topic of the conference may be submitted for an oral or poster presentation. Our panel of experts will assess your abstract based on scientific content, merit and presentation of data. Only approved abstracts and authors who have registered to attend the conference by 18 April may present.
Abstract submission deadline -
17 March 2018
Notification of our decision - 6 April 2018
Register by - 18 April 2018
Abstract submission form -
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Fees before 2 June:
This price includes 3 nights accommodation (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday nights).
ECS & Life Members
For day rates (without accommodation) please select your preferred day below.
Monday 9th July
Tuesday 10th July
Wednesday 11th July
Registration closes on 21 June 2018
Up to 30 days prior to the event all cancellations will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee, and up to 14 days prior to the event a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 14 days of the event.
7/9/2018 - 7/11/2018
The Grand Hotel 97-99 Kings Road Brighton BN1 2FW
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Wednesday, 11 July 2018
If you would like to attend the conference dinner on 11th July, please add this item before proceeding to check out.