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General Information A-Z


Affiliated Societies

The Affiliated Societies (AS) will have their meeting virtually at the following scheduled time:

Monday 20 April 2020, 16:30 – 18:00

More details about the exact format will follow in due time to the invited participants AS representatives.


Navigate through the entire 30th ECCMID programme and all important information on your mobile phone or tablet. View sessions by day and category, and access the abstracts being presented. Create your individual scientific schedule and save it to your calendar. Locate all session rooms and your favourite exhibitors on the floor plans. Get in contact with your colleagues via the integrated chat tool and comment on all sessions and presentations.

Download the ECCMID 2020 congress app from the iOS or Android app store for your mobile interactive congress experience.


Certificates of attendance (not including CME credits) are available from Monday morning, April 20 2020. They can be printed at the print stations in the registration area, using the barcode on your name badge. CME Certificates will be emailed to participants following the congress.

CME Accreditation

For your ECCMID attendance, you will receive credits from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) Institution of the UEMS. The number of credits will be communicated before the congress.

For more information on CME Accreditation, please refer to the scientific programme page CME/CPD Accreditation.

Congress Registration

Upon receipt of the correct registration fee, each participant has received a confirmation of registration by email. Please bring your registration confirmation with the barcode and go directly to the badge self-print stations in the registration area of the congress centre.

Delegates who are booked through a group registration will receive the information on how their badge and congress material will be distributed through their group coordinator.

For a new congress registration please follow the signs to “New Registration” within the registration area. You may pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex). Cash payments in Euro will only be accepted at the secretariat.


The ESCMID-SFM Manual of Clinical Microbiology is a jointly produced hard-copy publication by ESCMID and SFM. In 2010 a popular French Manual of Microbiology was published by SFM. The new manual is based upon the original French manual, but has been updated and adapted for Europe. There are 52 chapters covering essential information in clinical microbiology. The launch of the Manual was at the ECCMID 2012 in London. On site, the manual is available for purchase from the ESCMID Booth.

The cost for Individual copies purchased online is EUR 30 and it may be acquired via info[at]escmid.org

ESCMID Networking Corner (ENC)

There is no physical ESCMID Networking Corner (ENC) at ECCMID 2020. However, all poster which are uploaded until 10. April 2020 (and approved) will be shown at the ESCMID e-library.

Integrated Symposia

For the list and session details of integrated symposia organized by commercial companies, please refer to the Integrated Symposia and Exhibition Guide or the mobile website of the congress.

Industry Liaison

Mrs. Maya Ravinsky
Tel: +972 546 787837

Mobile Website

Navigate through the entire 30th ECCMID programme and all important information on your mobile device. View sessions by day and category and access the presented abstracts.
Log-in to create your personal schedule and leave feedback on sessions www.eccmidlive.org


For Updates and further information subscribe to our ESCMID Newsletter: here

Pipeline Corner

For the fifth time, ECCMID will host a Pipeline Corner. SMEs from Europe and overseas will present their research projects and product pipeline. Location and Date TBA.

Press Centre

Press registration is complimentary and includes all privileges of regular registration. Members of the press who qualify for press registration and who have been pre-registered may contact the onsite registration at the congress venue to get their press badge.

Only journalists or reporters, writers or editors with credentials from a journal, newspaper, magazine, radio or TV station, wire service, or other news organization can be accredited.

Freelancers must present proof from a news organization that assigned them to cover the meeting. Freelancers wishing to cover ECCMID on a speculative basis are asked to request accreditation in writing using their letterhead.

Please note that delays may occur for journalists on-site that have not pre-registered.

For questions and applications, please contact: eccmidinfo[at]escmid.org

Publication – ESCMID eLibrary

All accepted abstracts, electronic versions of posters as well as presentations are published in the ESCMID eLibrary. There is no printed abstract book or CD available. In addition, many sessions will be recorded and made available to congress participants. All on-site material will be available at the ECCMID live terminals located in the ESCMID World and online at www.eccmidlive.org. You can access the eLibrary at www.escmid.org/eLibrary

A valid congress registration is required to access some webcasts. Year-in sessions and Keynote Lectures are freely available at www.eccmidlive.org.


Registration categories and fees to the congress can be viewed here. Online registration to the congress will be available on the 18th of September 2019.

Travel Grants

ESCMID provides over 100 ECCMID Travel Grants for young scientists who submitted an abstract. Further details and criteria can be found on the ESCMID website.