The British Infection Association is hosting the Federation of Infection Societies 2021 Annual Conference (FIS 2021) in Manchester (5 November) and Online 8 and 9 November 2021.

FIS is the largest gathering of the UK infection community that includes societies, groups and individuals who are interested in all aspects of infection from basic science, clinical infection to infection prevention and control.


The conference will be an invaluable source of continuing professional development and an opportunity to network both in person and virtually. All healthcare professionals, scientists and academics with an interest in infection are encouraged to attend to support multidisciplinary discussion of key infection topics.

The face-to-face day of conference (5 November) will feature the FIS plenary lectures, networking opportunities, oral papers and exhibition.

The 2 online days (8 – 9 November) will comprise a 3-stream programme which includes sessions hosted by a broad selection of the infection community, online posters and sponsors’ area.

GIRG members will be in attendance to share their exciting research, as well as hear about the exciting developments going on in the world of infection research.