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The 13th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM XIII) is due to take place in Bath on the 14th – 17th September 2022 at the Apex City of Bath Hotel and is set to attract up to 400 delegates from all over the world to the city.

As well as being renowned as a top leisure destination, Bath has ideal facilities for conferencing with access into the city via Bristol Airport or by train, where delegates travelling on GWR services are eligible for discounted rail fares.

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Photo Credit: Meet Bristol & Bath

“Bath has a unique offer for association conferences, and we have been working closely with our partners in the region to ensure the delegates have a standout experience and make the most of what the destination has to offer,” said Amy Phillips, Head of Business Events, Meet Bristol & Bath.

Members of the Department of Biology & Biochemistry at the University of Bath led by Professor Edward Feil played a crucial role in securing the conference for the city.

Meet Bristol & Bath, the Convention Bureau for the region supported the bid for the conference and have worked alongside the Head of Event Organisation at The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) to support with destination advice, venue and accommodation booking and connections with local suppliers.

Edward Feil says, “The past 2 years have clearly highlighted the importance of understanding and managing infectious diseases. I and other colleagues at the University of Bath are thrilled at the prospect of welcoming experts from around the world to this exciting conference, and to share with them the delights of our beautiful home city.”

Head of Event Organisation at ESCMID Carla Seiler says “We are thrilled that we are working towards a face-to-face meeting again and we are sure that with the great scientific programme the programme committee has compiled during the past weeks, outstanding support of the convention bureau team and the amazing scenery of the city of Bath, this conference will be a fantastic event for everyone.”

More information about the conference can be found here – https://www.escmid.org/dates_events/escmid_conferences/immem_xiii/