This year, ESCAIDE will again be virtual and will take place from 16 to 19 November 2021.
ESCAIDE stands for European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology and is one of the leading conferences in its area attracting epidemiologists, microbiologists, clinicians, veterinarians, public health professionals, policy makers and other health professionals from Europe and around the world.
The plenary sessions will address a range of important topics, from communicating science, modelling epidemics, digital health opportunities to the inequality pandemic:
- "Communicating science and scientific uncertainty during an evolving pandemic", Peter Piot (European Commission)
- "Modelling epidemics in real time: coming of age?”, Vittoria Colizza (INSERM and Sorbonne Université, France), Jacco Wallinga (RIVM, Netherlands) and Niel Hens (Hasselt University and University of Antwerp, Belgium)
- “Digital health opportunities for Public Health: how far from reality?”, Ran Balicer (Clalit Research Institute, Israel), Gun Peggy Knudsen (Norwegian Institute of Public Health), Dipak Kalra (European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD), Stefan Buttigieg (Digital Health Malta)
- “The Inequality pandemic”, Ellen t'Hoen (Medicines Law & Policy, Netherlands), Kevin Fenton (Public Health England, UK) and Rossalina Latcheva (EU Agency for Fundamental Rights)
You can find more information on the scientific programme and the conference at the official website.