Conference programme



The programme of ESCAIDE 2020 is almost complete! We will publish soon an updated version including the presentations of all accepted abstracts. Stay tuned!

Thursday 26 November 2020

Friday 27 November 2020

Plenary A:  Keynote session on COVID‑19 



Dr Andrea Ammon, ECDC Director

Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO, Switzerland

Prof  George Fu Gao, China CDC


Chairs: Prof Mike Catchpole (ECDC) and Prof Magdalena Rosińska (NIPH-NIH National Institute of Public Health-National Institute of Hygiene, Poland)

Plenary C: Field-epidemiology in the coming decade: where we have come from and where we should be going



Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Nigeria CDC

Dr Adam Roth, ECDC

Dr Angela Hilmers, TEPHINET


Chairs: Amrish Baidjoe (ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross), Dr Susan Hahné (RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) and Dr Frantiska Hruba (ECDC)

Plenary B: Pandemic preparedness in times of COVID-19: how have pandemic preparedness plans contributed to responding to this global public health threat?



Dr Anders Tegnell, Public Health Agency, Sweden

Dr Francesco Maraglino, Ministry of Health, Italy

Prof Devi Sridhar, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dr Gabrielle Breugelmans, CEPI, Norway


Chairs: Vicky Lefevre (ECDC) and Dr Frode Forland (Norwegian Institute of Public Health)

Plenary D: Magic bullet to control antimicrobial resistance (AMR): behaviour change or new technologies? 



Dr Esmita Charani, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Prof Stephan Harbarth, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Switzerland

Prof Dr A.W. (Alex) Friedrich, University of Groningen, The Netherlands


Chairs: Prof Dr Bojana Beović (University of Ljubljana Slovenia) and Dr Bruno Coignard (Santé publique France)


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