The 20th ICID 2024 is the premier meeting that goes far beyond clinical microbiology and the usual communicable diseases to encompass ALL fields pertaining to infection within a One Health context. This landmark event champions all practitioners from every corner of the globe.

The 20th ICID 2024 in Cape Town brings together over 2,500 infectious disease experts from more than 100 countries. The ISID and our many stakeholder partners are working together to create a unique event focused on clinical knowledge and practice, novel translational science, infection prevention protocols and the epidemic intelligence of infectious disease. Every 2 years, the Congress – where world-renowned experts share innovative ideas and colleagues spark critical connections – is a place for our global industry and medical community to share groundbreaking solutions for prevention, management, and cutting edge treatments for all those impacted by infectious diseases.

The International Congress on Infectious Diseases is the largest congress of its kind in the world, providing an unmatched multi-track schedule with:

  • Pre-Congress Workshops
  • Policy Discussions
  • Early Career Researcher Track
  • Meet-the-Experts
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Local Artisan Market
  • Climate Awareness Activities
  • Private Meeting Suites