Meetings calendar

The meetings calendar has been divided into ESCV Meetings and other future meetings.
ESCV Meetings. 

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19th Annual ESCV Meeting, 2016
Lisbon, Portugal
14 September 2016 - 17 September 2016

The 19th Annual meeting of the ESCV will take place in the city of Lisbon, in September 2016. The meeting will be organized by Paulo Paixao ( Details can be found on the conference ESCV2016 website, Registration and Abstract submission opens in February. For inquiries, sponsering etc, send an email to the conference secretariat.

Other Future Meetings (ESCV is not involved in the organization)

Application of Molecular Diagnostics in Forensic Microbiology
Leuven, Belgium
02 June 2016- 03 June 2016

Organizer is Registration until May 6, 2016 For details visit the

SoGAT 2016 - Scientific Working Group on the Standardisation of Genome Amplification Techniques
Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
06 June 2016- 08 June 2016

There are specific topics on this year’s agenda for which we would like to invite delegates to share their laboratory experiences and best practices in order to create discussion. Data sharing opportunities are invited for the following topics: • How do you incorporate controls into Point of Care assays? • How does your handle violations of Westgard rules when monitoring control data? • Diagnostic serological assays – which markers are causing you problems? A formal abstract is not required. Please provide an outline of the data you wish to share - there is no need to include too much background, just a brief summary of how your laboratory addresses the questions above, which should be no longer than 200 words and must to be submitted to the SoGAT Organising Committee by 1 May 2016. Selected presentations should last no longer than 5 minutes and notification will be sent out shortly after the 1 May. Details on the venue can be found here Registration information can be found on the following link

European Congress of Virology
Hamburg, Germany
19 October 2016- 22 October 2016

Details can be found on the meeting website

IV International Clinical Virology Symposium and Advances in Vaccines
Buenos Aires
24 October 2016- 26 October 2016

The main goals for this meeting are to share and discuss knowledge about the advances in viral diagnosis with a focus on molecular assays and novel technologies, as well as to learn on the improvement, characteristics, and indications of new human vaccines and new therapeutics. Details can be found on the meeting website

6th International Congenital CMV Conference / 16th International CMV/Betaherpesvirus Workshop
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
30 April 2017- 04 May 2017

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