FIS/HIS International 2020 took place online between Monday 9 and Wednesday 11 November 2020 but registration is still available until 9 February 2021. 

The programme was awarded 15 CPD credits by the Royal College of Pathologists for those attending the live event.  Any additional presentations viewed following the live event can be self-accredited via your CPD portfolio.  


Current version: 09 November 2020
Programme timings are in GMT

Invited speaker abstracts
Free paper abstracts

Just some of the speakers who presented during FIS/HIS 2020 Online

Lowbury Lecture - Linking infection control to clinical management of infection to overcome antimicrobial resistance

Professor Evelina Tacconelli, Infectious Diseases, Department of Diagnostic and Public Health, University of Verona


JD Williams Lecture -  Pathogen genome sequencing, do we really need it for the management of infectious diseases?

Professor Judith Breuer
rofessor of Virology Institute Child Health and Consultant Virologist Great Ormond Street Hospital, Institute of Child Health, University College London


Barnet Christie Lecture - Tuberculosis diagnostics to reduce HIV-associated mortality

Dr Ankur Gupta-Wright
Clinical Lecturer, University College London




Debate: The COVID-19 aerosol vs droplet smoking gun

For the motion: Dr Raymond Tellier, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept of Medicine, McGill University Canada

Against the motion: Professor John Conly, Department of Medicine and Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta , Canada