The European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) conducts biennial an Educational Symposium that takes place between the Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM) meetings and is generally in conjunction with another scientific meeting. The 3rd ECMM Educational Symposium will be held together with the 9th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis (ICCC9) Thursday 15 May 2014 in the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The following topics will be covered by international experts:
- New taxonomy of yeasts
- Yeast diagnostics & treatment (ESCMID/ECMM Guidelines)
- Rare and novel yeasts
- Clinical syndromes due to yeasts
- Human genetic background of yeast infections
The Symposium will be concluded by the opening keynote lecture of the 9th ICCC delivered by Tom Harrison on immunopathogenesis of cryptococcal infection.
Please note 15 May 2014 in your agenda and take the opportunity to combine and participate in the 3rd ECMM Educational Symposium with the 9th ICCC, 15-19 May 2014 that will be held in the same venue.
The ECMM Educational Symposium wil be held at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT),www.kit.nl, in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam has excellent connections: Airport Amsterdam Schiphol (international destinations, www.schiphol.nl) can be reached within 30 minutes. Amsterdam is well linked to both (high speed) train and motorway networks. For more information on Amsterdam, please visit www.iamsterdam.com.
The official Congress language will be English.
Further information is available on www.iccc2014.org.