This message is also available online - click here

8th World Congress on Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) Cape Town, South Africa, November 19-22, 2013

Registration and Accommodation Open Now!

WSPID 2013 is a 4 day international event focused on cutting-edge issues in the field of pediatric infectious diseases. The 8th World biennial Congress, the largest gathering of its kind, will take place in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa, November 19-22, 2013.

Join the global pursuit to disseminate knowledge and skills as well as to promote education and research in pediatric infectious diseases.

Secure your space today at WSPID 2013 and gain access to an innovative scientific program and an opportunity to expand your network in a unique setting.

The first step is to register for the meeting and/or submit your abstract, so get ready!

Secure your place now and take advantage of up to $390 in savings on early registration fees.


Register Now for early bird discounts!

* Reduced registration fees are available for participants from certain countries (From countries on list B)*.
* Fellows, Student and Nurses are also eligible for special fees.

Early Registration Deadline: September 4, 2013

To read about Registration, click here
To read about Preliminary Timetable & Scientific Program, click here

Submit Your Abstracts

This year's meeting will focus on various topics in the pediatric infectious diseases field. Take advantage of WSPID 2013, a unique opportunity to share your research findings and expertise with your peers and colleagues and to discuss the most up-to-date issues - Submit Your Abstract Today!

Abstract Submission Topics:

  • HIV
  • Bone & Joint infections
  • Meningitis in Africa and elsewhere
  • Malaria
  • TB
  • NTDs
  • Pneumonia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Typhoid and NTD
  • Yellow fever & arboviral diseases
  • Polio eradication
  • Measles vaccine in Africa & elsewhere
  • Infection control & antibiotic resistance
  • Barriers to EPI implementation
  • Streptococcal diseases
  • Climate change & infectious diseases

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 10, 2013

Book Your Room

A limited number of rooms with special reduced rates have been allocated for WSPID 2013 congress participants at various selected hotels in Cape Town, close to the venue or in the city center/touristic areas.

Check out the Hotels page on the WSPID 2013 website for more details.

Make a reservation and put your head to rest. Book your Room Now!

We look forward to welcoming you to Cape Town!

For further information, please contact:
1-3, Rue de Chantepoulet
P.O. Box 1726 CH-1211 Geneva 1 Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 0488 | Fax: +41 22 906 9140