Welcome Letter

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


We are delighted to invite you to the 18th biennial ESID meeting to be held from 24-27 October, 2018, in Lisbon, Portugal. This meeting will be focusing on 'PID – From Fetus to Elderly'. It is being organized for you by the local and international scientific committee.

The ESID 2018 meeting in Lisbon will encompass  the very latest exciting perspectives bridging  basic and clinical research across primary immunodeficiency and related infection, autoimmunity and inflammation. A very stimulating and innovative programme  brings together   a unique  faculty of  internationally  renowned clinicians and scientists to present and discuss significant and exciting developments in diagnostic immunology, genetics and immunobiology of primary immunodeficiencies, through keynote lectures, symposia, educational workshops, interactive sessions and meet-the-professor sessions. 

The first day of the meeting will be dedicated to our  highly acclaimed educational programme with further sessions throughout the meeting with  world-class teachers bringing high quality educational lectures and interactive sessions which will be of great benefit to  students, trainees  and established clinicians and scientists with practical and relevant up-date  current insights into pathogenesis, recognition and management of immune disorders. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful and charming city of Lisbon, for an inspiring and cutting edge meeting bringing you the latest advances in the field.

With very best wishes,


Andrew Cant                            João Farela Neves

ESID President                           ESID 2018 Meeting Chair

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