FIS/HIS 2016



As Conference Chairman it is my pleasure to invite you to join us in Edinburgh for the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) Annual Conference and the 10th Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) International Conference 2016.  We are delighted to be organising this joint conference with FIS.

In addition to the popular eponymous lectures, there will be four streams across a wide variety of topics including healthcare infection control, new diagnostics, emerging infectious diseases and new therapeutics.  As in previous years, an application has been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Royal College of Pathologists, UK for CME accreditation.

Our exhibition is a fundamental part of our biennial conference programme and we are always looking at ways to improve the exhibitor experience.  I’m pleased to say that in response to feedback we have extended the coffee breaks for the 2016 event; allowing even more time for delegate and exhibitor interaction throughout the three days.

With its intriguing history and excellent transport links, Edinburgh is a destination that draws delegates from far and wide and for the last seven years has retained its position as the most popular UK city, after London, for hosting international society meetings.

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) is a modern, purpose-built conference facility in the heart of the city and is conveniently located within walking distance of the train station and only 20 minutes from the airport.

I look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh.




Dr Tim Boswell
FIS/HIS 2016 Chairman

The FIS/HIS 2016 Programme has been awarded 17 European CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and 17 CPD Credits by the Royal College of Pathologists.

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