We are sensitive to the impact that the current COVID-19 pandemic is having. We are still planning to go ahead with #IP2020 in September, but it is likely that deadline for abstracts will be extended.

We are monitoring the situation closely & any updates will be posted here.

The Infection Prevention Conference

The Infection Prevention Conference 2020

28th to 30th September, Bournemouth, UK

Infection Prevention Show

Monday 28th September

Given the enormous success and overwhelming endorsement from delegates last year we are delighted to announce that The Infection Prevention Show will once again be an integral part of the annual conference programme. Hosted by Dr Phil Hammond- NHS Doctor, BBC Broadcaster, Private Eye Journalist and Comedian, this exciting event will allow the audience to engage through the live App voting system with firms and products; discuss the challenges being faced by front line IPC staff and provide a platform to showcase the latest innovative infection prevention technologies and products. This year will see the return of the Hammond Run as well as other interactive elements. We will shortly publish how you can engage with these various events. Once again, the Infection Prevention Show will form part of the main conference programme.


Posters and presentations

Do you have a project or piece of work that you would like to share with your peers? Submitting an abstract at conference is an excellent means to communicate the outcomes of your research project with fellow practitioners, researchers and educationalists. Presenting will also support your personal development, showcase your skills and help grow your CV. Each year over 100 posters and 12 oral paper presentations are presented at conference from submissions covering the breadth of infection prevention topics. Last year there were 100 posters presented and 12 oral paper presentations at conference. Submissions open on the 13th February and close on the 12th June 2020.


The largest IPC conference in the UK

The IPS Annual Conference Exhibition is the largest infection prevention and control exhibition in the UK attracting over 1000 professionals and about 100 companies. Attendance to the exhibition is free (attendees to the exhibition only are not provided with entrance to sessions or refreshments).

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