Epidemics8 - 8th International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics

30 November – 3 December 2021 | Online – Live CET and On-demand

Join us for the Eighth International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics to share another three days of intense dialogue on our ideas, data, insight, models and methods.

Conference to be held online 30 November – 3 December 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create so much uncertainty, we have made the decision to hold EPIDEMICS-8 online.

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Join us Online…

Join us for a live programme featuring our expert invited speakers, and the same high-quality of peer-reviewed contributed talks and posters addressing all the key topics scheduled for our in-person meeting.

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Register now to participate in an interactive conference experience: live-stream presentations and take part in discussion through live chat and Q&A – plus enjoy 6 months on-demand post event access to recorded sessions*.

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Registration deadline for live participation: Noon GMT 29 November 2021

Your registration includes post-event on-demand access for  6 months

Find out more about what to expect online here

This conference regularly attracts over 500 scientists, with representatives from many of the major research groups in this area worldwide. If you want to meet many of your peers in this field, this is the place to go.


Clearly, research on SARS-CoV-2 will play a major role at the next (and future) Epidemics meeting(s). The following is a list of potential session topics, as usual open to all infectious diseases of humans and animals.

  • Dynamics of infectious diseases of humans
  • Dynamics of infectious diseases of animals
  • Within-host dynamics and immuno-epidemiology
  • Ecology of infectious diseases
  • Evolution and phylodynamics in infectious diseases
  • Dynamics and consequences of antimicrobial resistance
  • Global, economic and policy aspects of control and prevention
  • Statistical methods for infectious disease data
  • Social, spatial and network aspects of interaction
  • Problems related to the "end game" of eradication
  • Zoonoses and other cross-species events
  • Pandemic preparedness and response
  • Non-pharmaceutical mitigation measures and exit strategies
  • Tools to balance epidemiological, societal and economic impact of pandemic mitigation measures
  • Vector-borne diseases
  • Host behaviour and infectious diseases
  • Multi-host and multi-pathogen/parasite systems
  • Problems in vaccine-preventable infections & vaccination strategy
  • Problems in neglected tropical macroparasitic diseases

Read what leading scientists from around the world have said about previous events in the series:

“Best conference in the field.”
“Great for meeting other researchers.”
“It is one of the most important and useful conferences for someone in this field.”

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