RSTMH Annual Meeting 2021 – drug resistant infections: causes, consequences and considerations

11–12 October 2021
Virtual event

Call for abstracts extended to 15 July

Our 2021 Annual Meeting will bring together RSTMH members and supporters from around the world to share knowledge from the forefront of the fight against drug resistant infections and encourage new connections and collaborations.

Poster presentations and five-minute “turbo talks” will be selected from abstracts submitted by early career researchers and will complete a programme of talks by invited speakers.

Abstract submissions are now open. The deadline has been extended to 17:00 BST on 15 July.

You can find submission guidance and submit your abstract through on our online platform.

Format

We can announce now that the Annual Meeting will be virtual, and we are extending the abstracts deadline to 15 July 17:00 BST.

Presentations will be delivered virtually, full guidance will be given if selected.

 

Drug resistant infections

Dame Sally Davies

Our 2021 Annual Meeting will bring together RSTMH members and supporters from around the world to share knowledge from the forefront of the fight against drug resistant infections and encourage new connections and collaborations.

We are pleased to announce RSTMH Honorary Fellow, Dame Sally Davies, UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance as a speaker.

This meeting will cover a wide range of topics within the drug resistant infection (DRIs) space, including:

  • antimicrobial resistance and comorbidities,
  • counterfeit antimicrobials and their role in antimicrobial resistance,
  • supply chain, surveillance and stewardship interruptions due to COVID-19,
  • resistance associated case studies focusing on anti-virals, anti-fungals in addition to antiseptic and antibiotic resistance, and
  • mass drug administration and considerations for antibiotic resistance.

Sessions will take the form of abstract presentations, turbo talks, keynotes and panel discussions with an emphasis on audience interaction.

There will be dedicated sessions for early career and student members and the meeting, as well as the RSTMH Annual General Meeting, medal ceremony and members reception.

Why attend?

  • Learn from senior experts from across the globe on a wide range of subjects
  • Hear the latest research and lessons from the field
  • Have the chance to ask questions and discuss in plenary
  • Meet others working in the field and attend networking sessions
  • Feed into a panel developing ideas, views and evidence for RSTMH to take forward in the coming year

RSTMH members will have access to discounted rates to the meeting. Sign up today.

We will update the website with information as and when.

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