ESGLI 2018

From 08/28/2018 to 08/30/2018

Domaine de Rockefeller - 8 Avenue Rockefeller, 69008 Lyon, FRANCE


Dear Colleagues,

The 5th meeting of the ESCMID Study Group for Legionella Infections (ESGLI) will be held in Lyon, France 28 - 30 August, 2018. The ESGLI meetings named until 2011 'European Working Group for Legionella Infections' (EWGLI) have been organized every year all over the Europe since 1986. This conference is a valuable and unique opportunity to meet other members of the community of European experts on Legionella.

The ESGLI 2018 conference will cover a wide range of topics related to Legionella and Legionnaires’ disease from basic microbial genetics and pathogenesis to applied aspects of detection, control and management. The goal of the meeting is to bring together researchers and professionals with more applied issues. The conference will present the latest scientific developments and knowledge about epidemiology and surveillance; clinical aspects and diagnosis; Host - Microbe interactions; Microbe - Environment interactions; outbreaks and case reports; genetics and genomics; prevention and control strategies.

We hope you will find during these two days matter to enrich you, exchange and initiate new collaborations during the social program, and coffee breaks and lunches regularly proposed. We greatly encourage participation by students and scientists in the early stages of their careers by a low cost of registration.

We look forward to welcoming you in Lyon, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, a city of charm with many assets for you to discover by velo’V, by vaporetto or by metro, by tram or by funicular railway, but also by foot…


Sophie Jarraud
Chair ESGLI 2018 Organising Committee

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