Congress information

Conference overview

The Eighteenth Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC2018) will run from Wednesday 25 April 2018 until Friday 27 April 2018. The official language of the congress shall be English, while the plenary session and one parallel session will offer simultaneous interpretation into Polish.

Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Krakow City Centre
Wielopole 4-8, Krakow, Poland, 31-0720
Website: www.hik.krakow.pl



Conference registration will commence from 01 November 2017. Early bird reduced fees will remain applicable until the 01 March 2018. All applications should be accompanied by payment of the full registration fee.


A range of hotel accommodation will be available in various categories and price ranges. Hotel bookings will be possible from 15 November 2017 via the congress website.


Ample opportunities will be available for industry participation through exhibition booths, symposia and other sponsorships. IFIC conferences are characterised by the participation of key decision makers and senior representatives from infection control societies worldwide.

Abstract submission

Abstracts will be accepted through the conference website from 01 October 2017. The deadline for submission is 15 December 2017. The final decision will be communicated by 01 February 2018. Submissions can be either research based or practice oriented.

IFIC Scholarships

IFIC will again facilitate attendance through a number of scholarships. information can be obtained at www.theific.org from 01 September 2017. The deadline for scholarship applications is 01 December 2017.

Conference OFFICE

Confidence Event Ltd.
E-mail: info@ific2018.com
Phone: +36 30 450 76 65


Scholarship application opens01 September 2017
Free paper abstract submission opens01 October 2017
Online registration opens15 November 2017
Deadline for IFIC scholarship applications01 December 2017
Deadline for free paper abstract submission15 December 2017
Notification of acceptance of IFIC scholarship applications15 January 2017
Notification of acceptance of free paper abstracts01 February 2018
Deadline for early registration fee01 March 2018
Deadline for hotel accommodation01 March 2018
Eighteenth IFIC Congress25-27 April 2018