- The ASID Annual Scientific Meeting is the leading Australasian meeting for adult and paediatric infectious disease and clinical microbiology specialists.
- The conference is an ideal opportunity for connecting clinicians, microbiologists and other health professions with a common interest in infectious diseases and provides a friendly forum for the exchange of scientific advances in the prevention, diagnosis and management of clinical infectious diseases.
- International speakers will offer expert global perspectives on our themes and Australasian research and expertise will be highlighted with keynote lectures, proffered papers, symposia and educational workshops.
The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Inc. is an independent organisation, founded in Melbourne in 1976 by an eminent group of physicians, pathologists and scientists.
The aims of the society are to:
- Advance postgraduate education in infectious diseases in Australasia and internationally;
- Promote research in all aspects of infectious diseases; and
- Advocate for sound and evidence-based public health policy in matters related to infectious diseases.
Membership encompasses Infectious Diseases Physicians, Clinical Microbiologists, Scientists, Infection Control Practitioners, Public Health Physicians, Sexual Health Physicians, Veterinarians and others eminent in the field of infectious diseases. ASID has constituted several Special Interest Groups which bring together members with interests in Paediatric infections, Hospital Infection Control, Mycology and Viral Hepatitis. It has also established a Clinical Research Network and a New Zealand Committee.
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