25 April 2015, 13:30 - 16:15, Hall M/N

This format offers great chances for young professionals to learn about various options in their lives, to think about possibilities that never crossed their minds before, and to get inspiration from experts who were once in the same position at the crossroads of their career path. At the same time, this will be a perfect opportunity to build stronger links between senior experts and future professionals.

Full Programme

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13:30 – 13:45TAE welcome address and introduction to the new Trainees Day conceptP. Maver, Ljubljana, SI
13:45 – 14:00TAE Award Ceremony
14:00 – 14:30Round table session I (Hall L)*See expert list below
14:30 – 15:00BreakEnjoy a coffee with us!
15:00 – 15:303 speeches from Young Investigator AwardeesC. Garcia Vidal
J. Roberts

R. Sleator
15:30 – 16:00Round table session II (Hall L)*See expert list below
16:00 – 16:15Closing and wrap-up


* Voucher required

Round Table Session Experts

Session I: 14:00 - 14:30 h
Table 1Peter AabyCV/Biography
Table 2Marc BontenCV/Biography
Table 3Ron DaganCV/Biography
Table 4Hajo GrundmannCV/Biography
Table 5William HopeCV/Biography
Table 6Elisabeth NagyCV/Biography
Table 7Eskild PetersenCV/Biography
Table 8Mario PoljakCV/Biography
Table 9Didier RaoultCV/Biography
Table 10Jesús Rodríguez BañoCV/Biography
Session II: 15:30 - 16:00
Table 1Murat AkovaCV/Biography
Table 2Carolina Garcia VidalCV/Biography
Table 3Gunnar KahlmeterCV/Biography
Table 4Tibor PalCV/Biography
Table 5Jason RobertsCV/Biography
Table 6Paul SavelkoulCV/Biography
Table 7Roy SleatorCV/Biography
Table 8Evelina TacconelliCV/Biography
Table 9Sotirios TsiodrasCV/Biography
Table 10Johan Van EldereCV/Biography

Registration for Round Table Sessions

Please sign up for the expert(s) of your choice with the online form here or at the top of the right side. Please note that you need to be registered for ECCMID 2015 in order to sign up for the TAE Trainees Day. Therefore, please insert your ECCMID registration ID within the form. Registration number is limited to 10 participants per round table. Registration deadline is 13 April 2015. You will receive a final confirmation to which expert(s) you have been assigned by 16 April 2015. Please note that you should choose at least two and a maximum of three priorities per respective session and only choose each expert once. Please be aware that you need to be 35 years of age or younger in order to be eligible for participation. Persons older than this will not be admitted to the round table sessions.

Contact Information

Thomas Greif

ESCMID Executive Office

Aeschenvorstadt 55

4051 Basel


Phone +41 61 508 01 54


TAE Trainees Day Flyer

Download the flyer as pdf  here.