The European Society For Paediatric Infectious Diseases

ESPID promotes excellence in paediatric infectious diseases and child health.

Our community forms the basis for European investigators interested in infectious diseases in children and infection prevention in childhood.

We invite you to join our community and change the lives of children!

Get Active in ESPID

Build your career, take your research to the next level and improve your clinical practice throughout the year with these ESPID opportunities.

Annual Meeting

Get inspired, build your network, make a difference!

The ESPID Annual Meeting is your meeting to update your knowledge and advance the community's. We invite you to attend and take an active role.


Learn from the experts by re-watching the lectures from the Annual ESPID Meeting.

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Online Courses

Learn in depth about antibiotic management, childhood vaccinations and more.

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Case Rounds

Enhance your diagnostic skills for clinically challenging infection cases.

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The Quiz

Stay up-to-date with articles of interest in infectious diseases.

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ESPID Education

This is your one stop educational website on Paediatric Infectious Diseases. And it's free for members!

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Access the Research Network

ESPID's PID research network is a way to find peers with similar research interests. Add yourself to the network by editing your member profile.

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Latest News

PIDS ID Week 2023


Date: 11-15 October 2023

Venue: Boston, Massachusetts

For more information click here

XX International Update Seminar on Vaccines

The Balmis Vaccine Institute and the College of Physicians of Almería organize the XX International Vaccine Update Conference Balmis Knows 2023 . 
It will be held on October 26 and 27 , 2023 at the Cervantes Theater in Almería . 
This annual meeting brings together, once again, the world's leading vaccination experts.
For more information click here

ISSAD 2023

 ISSAD 2023, the biennial international conference dedicated to GBS, taking place 16-18 October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and organized by the Federal University of Rio de JaneiroThis year’s conference will bring together the GBS community across diverse geographies, disciplines, and backgrounds as we draw closer than ever to a maternal GBS vaccine.  

 The full conference schedule is now available here. We encourage you to spread the word and invite other researchers, clinicians, and advocates to participate. Registration is available for in person or virtual attendance through early October.  We hope to see you in Rio!

Meningitis Research Foundation Conference 2023

 Meningitis Research Foundation Conference 2023

7-8 November 2023

Hybrid Conference


Early booking discounts available until: 5th September.

Poster abstract deadline: 8th September,


Booking is now open for the fourteenth Meningitis Research Foundation Conference taking place at the British Museum on 7-8th November 2023. For those not able to join us in person, we also offer discounted rates for access to content on-demand after the main conference has closed. The conference will bring together world-leading experts discussing latest advances and today's challenges for meningitis and septicaemia, including burden and impact of diseases, the development of new vaccines and global impact of existing programmes and campaigns, the development of new diagnostic tests, emerging antimicrobial resistance, and the latest scientific advances to enable future action against these infections. The conference programme is aligned to the WHO Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030.


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ESPID Membership

Amazing benefits such as Meeting discounts, online learning and journal access.