ESWI activities

ESWI Airborne: Life as a scientist
Listen to the new ESWI podcast series featuring Early Career Scientist and explore the joys and sorrows of establishing a scientific career.
Webinar: Immunisation & Treatment
30 November 2023
Online webinar
ESWI Airborne: Immunisation & Treatment
New ESWI podcast series diving into immunisation & treatment with a line-up of renowned experts in the field of respiratory virus infections.
Burden of acute respiratory virus infections
14 November 2023
Online webinar


6th Forum on Respiratory Tract Infections
Glasgow, Scotland
Covering topics including pneumonia, COVID-19, respiratory viruses, chronic lung infections, mycobacterial and fungal diseases, the RTI Forum promises to be an stimulating environment for learning and the development of new collaborations.
8th conference ReSViNET 2024
Mumbai, India
On 13-16 February, 2024, the Respiratory Syncytial Virus Foundation will host its 8th conference ReSViNET 2024, a global conference on novel RSV preventive and therapeutic Interventions.
ESWI Respiratory Virus Summit 2024
Brussels & online
13th Meeting of the International Society of Pneumonia and Pneumococcal Diseases
Cape Town, South Africa
ISPPD-13 will take place between 17-20 March 2024 in Cape Town (South Africa) at the International Convention Centre.
World Vaccine Congress Washington 2024
Washington, D.C.
The World Vaccine Congress Washington will bring together industry experts across the entire vaccine landscape.
5th International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
The meeting will explore the latest research on surveillance and disease investigation, virus transmission and control, clinical and experimental virology, plus emerging issues and new developments related to other non-human influenza viruses.

Education hub

Being a scientist, not just a job
Do not miss the opportunity to listen to this enthusiastic and insightful conversation between Debby van Riel, Carolien van de Sandt and Jenna Guthmiller
Public health action needed to mitigate the impact of respiratory pathogens for 2023-24 winter season in Europe
In an epidemiological update, the ECDC urges EU/EEA Member States to strengthen vaccination campaigns and prepare for the possible need to increase emergency department and ICU capacity
Evaluation of the effectiveness and impact of Nirsevimab in Galicia
The NIRSE-GAL study shows in real time the evolution of the coverage achieved by immunisation with Nirsevimab in children and compares RSV admissions in different population groups of children and adults in Galicia in Spain with previous years.
Study on the coherence, complementarity, and continued relevance of actions in the Council Recommendation on strengthened cooperation against vaccine-preventable diseases
Since 2018, the work of the European Commission on vaccination has been guided by the Council Recommendation on strengthened cooperation against vaccine-preventable diseases. The aim of this report is to support possible policy developments in the future.

ESWI networks & communities

Influenza Diabetes Community

The Influenza Diabetes Community (IDC) unites scientists, healthcare professionals, patient -and other stakeholder organisations to discuss, share best practices and to network with the objective to raise awareness of the burden of influenza, Covid-19 and RSV in people living with diabetes.

Early Career Scientists Network

Some of the best and most innovative ideas come from early career scientists, they are the future of the influenza field. For this reason, ESWI has been actively encouraging the careers of early career scientists for many years.