Welcome to 26th ESCV Conference
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee of the European Society for Clinical Virology it is our great pleasure to invite you all to the 26th Annual Meeting of the ESCV which will take place in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 18-21 September 2024. The Conference will be dedicated to various aspects of clinical virology and comprise presentations, symposia, discussions, and various workshops. It will cover state of the art as well as the most exciting developments in clinical virology. Be ready to prepare and discuss your latest research with fellow colleagues and top experts in the field. This will be an outstanding opportunity especially for young researchers attending the ESCV for the first time. It will be also a great chance to meet friends, renew old acquaintances and build new networks.
Topics of the 26th ESCV Conference will be focused on latest discoveries and innovations in clinical virology and will include: respiratory viruses, gastrointestinal viruses, neurovirology, viruses, tumors and immunocompromised hosts, hepatitis and HIV, viral infections in pregnancy, emerging and re-emerging viruses, immune response and vaccines, development of new antiviral strategies, advancements in diagnostics & clinical cases, NGS and virus discovery, one health approach and patient & staff perspectives / health services research.
High scientific profile industry-sponsored workshops will round up the programme. Finally, most prestigious scientific awards such as the Heine-Medin, the Gardner Lecture and the Abbott Diagnostic award will be assigned.
The Conference will be held at Westend Campus of Goethe University, Frankfurt. It is located in the heart of Frankfurt and the old buildings and the parks are sites of special cultural interest. Here, outstanding facilities and versatile exhibition areas welcome every event with the perfect ambience and quick connections to the city public transportation network.
The city of Frankfurt itself is conveniently located in the heart of Europe. The city is one of the most important international business and financial hubs. It is home to the most famous skyline in Germany but also has a very attractive old town. Beyond its role as a financial capital, it boasts a broad range of exceptional cultural sites and museums like the Städel Museum and Schirn Kunsthalle. The Opera Frankfurt recently became “Opera of the year” for the seventh time. Frankfurt is easily accessible by countless national and international high-speed railway connections and Frankfurt Int’l Airport is easy to reach from all across the globe.
We look forward to welcoming you to ESCV 2024 in Frankfurt!
Sandra Ciesek & Marcus Panning
Pamela J. Vallely