Here you'll find a selection of relevant events.


The 2ND WORLD CONGRESS ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES & ANTIBIOTICS- 2020 is indefinitely postponed. It was planned to be held on 16th and 17th April 2020 at J.N.TATA Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. This Year the theme of the conference is "GLOBAL IMPACT ON THE CONTROL, TREATMENT AND ELIMINATION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES". This conference lays a platform for all the researchers working in the field of Infectious Diseases and Antibiotics to know the latest developments and the current situation of the Antibiotic resistance problem.

Jun 07 - 10, 2020 WOCNext

WOCNext is an educational event for WOC nurses and other healthcare professionals dedicated to providing expert care to patients with wound, ostomy, and incontinence needs. With more than 60 speakers and over 50 sessions to choose from, attendees will leave WOCNext with diverse knowledge and insights into how to best identify, care for, and overcome some of the most challenging issues facing their patient populations.

Jun 17 - 19, 2020 61st Congress of the Austrian Society of Surgery, Vienna, Austria

The 61st Congress of the Austrian Society of Surgery will take place on 17 - 19 June 2020. The venue is the Messe, Vienna, Austria. This year's congress is dedicated to "Man and machine: innovation with passion". It is about the surgery of the future, the range of services of the "new" surgeon and what demands will be made on surgery for the next 20 years.

Jun 18 - 20, 2020 33rd International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC), Nuremberg, Germany

The 33rd International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC) will take place from 18-20 June 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany. Renowned experts will present innovations and further developments and discuss the gold standards in ophthalmic surgery with the audience. A wide range of further training courses will be offered within the congress for medical assistants, OR staff and ophthalmic assistant staff.

Jun 18 - 20, 2020 33rd International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons

Renowned experts will present innovations and further developments and discuss the gold standards of eye surgery with the auditorium. A lot of space is given to practical ophthalmic surgery in wetlabs and courses, so that comprehensive, practice-oriented further education and training is guaranteed.

Jul 22 - 26, 2020 The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring

The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring | Wound Healing Society (SAWC Spring | WHS) meeting features exciting new cutting-edge topics led by the most dynamic and influential educators in wound healing. Be a part of the movement and join your global community of difference makers at SAWC who are committed to providing better care and better outcomes.

Sep 13 - 17, 2020 WUWHS 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The 6th World Congress to be held in Abu Dhabi is from the 13th to the 17th of September 2020. The theme is “Global Healing. Changing Lives". One of the precise objectives of WUWHS 2020 is to promote in a greater collaboration and cooperation of all the Scientific Wound Care Societies around the world who have passion in caring for wounds as their main mission. WUWHS 2020 will offer an extensive scientific program including numerous symposia, training sessions, workshops and focus sessions with leading international experts in the field of wound management. The WUWHS 2020 will be an important moment of cultural unity and professional exchange for wound care specialists from around the world.

Sep 25 - 26, 2020 3rd Southern German Care and Wound Congress

In the care of people with chronic wounds, the interlocking of contributions from different professions and disciplines has been established for longer than in many areas of the health care system. Joint congresses and further training courses are therefore almost a matter of course in our field. We are pleased to make a further contribution to interprofessional development for the benefit of our patients, clients and customers with this programme.

Sep 25, 2020 20th Symposium of the SAfW Section

On September 25, 2020, the 20th symposium of the SAfW Section D-CH will take place under the motto "from yesterday to tomorrow". We will look back with many companions of the last 20 years, but also discuss what the future of wound treatment could look like in the future. Reserve this special day now and be inspired by an exciting and varied event.

Sep 28 - 30, 2020 The Infection Prevention Conference 2020

Hosted by Dr Phil Hammond- NHS Doctor, BBC Broadcaster, Private Eye Journalist and Comedian, this exciting event will allow the audience to engage through the live App voting system with firms and products; discuss the challenges being faced by front line IPC staff and provide a platform to showcase the latest innovative infection prevention technologies and products.

Oct 02 - 04, 2020 3rd Global Wound Conference 2020

The theme this year is quite exciting which is ‘Wound Wars: May the Cure be with you’. As health care and wound care professionals we battle with chronic complex wounds everyday of our life and we hope that we have the solution to all their problems especially to save the Limb and the life.

Oct 05 - 07, 2020 Freiburg Congress on Infectiology and Hygiene

The congress team of the BZH has again been able to attract national and international speakers on exciting topics of hygiene and infectiology. This year's congress will be opened by Dr. Doreen Werner, who will give you exciting insights into medical entomology under the title "Wenn es kreucht und fleucht". Early on Wednesday morning you will have the opportunity to watch bedbug tracking dogs live during their practical work.

Oct 06 - 08, 2020 30th National Training Days on Medical Devices

The topics being discussed these days are: Chronic wounds and dressings, spinal surgery, MD implantable in ENT. On Wednesday morning a session will focus on current technical and regulatory issues (some ongoing tracks: the first days of RDM - information and good use - preparation / manufacturing "at home" - single use - multiple use ...) and the Wednesday afternoon is reserved for the interactive session on MD biocompatibility. On Thursday 8 October, 8 workshops will be offered.

Oct 15 - 18, 2020 Wounds Canada Fall

Wounds Canada’s fall conference is a four-day continuing education event designed to support health-care professionals who work with patients with wounds or who are at risk for developing wounds. This year’s conference is being held at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, ON, October 15-18, 2020. Don’t miss it!

Oct 30 - Nov 01, 2020 The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall

he Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall meeting is a 3-day event serving as a forum to connect the entire wound care team—physicians, nurses, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians—with the foremost experts in wound care to improve patient outcomes through education.

Nov 01 - 04, 2020 15th Congress for Hospital Hygiene

The general topics of the congress deal with the entire spectrum of knowledge about nosocomial infections, their pathogens and strategies for monitoring and control. In addition to rules for cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation, environmental investigations, outbreak management, antibiotic use and surveillance, the congress will cover the current state of knowledge in Germany and Europe. The topics History of Hygiene and Global Health were newly introduced.

Nov 04, 2020 The Healthcare Cleaning Forum

Effective cleaning practices and proper disinfecting products are directly responsible for reduced rates of healthcare-acquired infections. The Healthcare Cleaning Forum, taking place during Interclean Amsterdam 2020. The forum aims to raise profile for the importance of hygiene in the healthcare sector, for the benefit of both patients and hospitals.

Nov 16 - 19, 2020 MEDICA 2020

Immerse yourself in the world of medical technology! From 16-19 November 2020 the whole industry will meet at MEDICA in Düsseldorf. Experience high-tech products, meet world market leaders, hidden champions and start-ups or visit the top-class forums and conferences. Whatever you are looking for: you will find what you are looking for at MEDICA 2020!

Nov 18 - 20, 2020 EWMA 2020 Wound Care Conference, London, UK

On 13-15 May 2020, the largest wound care conference worldwide, the EWMA 2020 Conference by the European Wound Management Association, will be held in London, UK. Safe, high-quality healthcare improves the health and wellbeing of populations and nations. Improving the quality of wound care requires shared learning, research and innovation with people from different parts of the world. The EWMA Conference will focus on how global collaboration in wound care can deliver cost-effective, high-quality wound care at a local level. Theme of the EWMA 2020 Conference: Enhancing Wound Care Quality: Global Collaboration for Local Action.

Nov 26, 2020 Interdisciplinary WoundCongress (IWC)

The Interdisciplinary WoundCongress (IWC) is a continuing education event in the healthcare sector, especially in the field of wound care and wound management. The congress is aimed at wound experts and care providers, nurses from the inpatient, outpatient and clinical care sectors as well as at the management level of the health care system and physicians.

Mar 16 - 17, 2021 4th CEE conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety of the Semmelweis Foundation, Budapest, Hungary

The date for the fourth CEE conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety will be from 16th to 17th March 2021. This time the Semmelweis Foundation will host the conference in Budapest, Hungary. After the focus in 2019 on interdisciplinary cooperation in our health system, this time the conference will be more centered on individual disciplines or focal points. All further conference news will be found on our website.

Sep 14 - 17, 2021 ICPIC

ICPIC provides a unique forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection and control of antimicrobial resistance around the world. Though advances in infection control and prevention are being made, antimicrobial resistance persists as a global threat confronting all countries alike.

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