General information

Vilnius International Course 2017 (VICO-2017)
Update on Paediatric Infectious Diseases
X Anniversary

Date: November 28-29 (Tuesday-Wednesday)
Venue: Artis Centrum Hotel
Totoriu str. 23 | LT- 01120 Vilnius, Lithuania



Scientific Committee

Chair:  Vytautas Usonis (Lithuania)
Sigita Burokienė (Lithuania)
Ron Dagan (Israel)
Inga Ivaškevičienė (Lithuania)
Sigita Petraitienė (Lithuania)
Anna Turkova (UK)
Steven Welch (UK)


Register to the Waiting list in the on-line registration until 13th of November and get the possibility to receive a Grant!

The Organizing Committee of the 10th International Vilnius Course “Update on Paediatric Infectious diseases” invites Vilnius Course 2017 participants to apply for Grants to cover registration fees.

The application procedure and conditions:
To apply for a Grant please register on-line and add a motivation letter,  explaining why financial support is needed. Priority for grants is for Abstract submitters.

Grants for accommodation can also be received, please indicate your arrival and departure dates  during on-line registration. Priority for accommodation subsidy is for Abstract submitters, decision will be made by the Organizing Committee.

Registration Fees 

*Delegate registration fee:
till September 25, 2017 – 150 EUR;
after September 25, 2017 – 200 EUR;

*Student/resident registration fee:
till September 25, 2017 – 80 EUR;
after September 25, 2017 – 100 EUR;

* ESPID  (European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases) members registration fee:

till September 25, 2017 – 100  EUR;
after September 25, 2017 – 160 EUR;

*Grant applicant: free admission

**Accompanying person – 50 EUR
*Registration fee for delegates and students/residents includes: participation in the Courses November 28-29, Courses material, coffee breaks, lunch according to the programme.

ABSTRACTS – abstract submitters were individually informed about acceptance.

Oral presentation: November 28, 16:00-18:30, max 10 min, 5 min for questions/answers

E-poster presentation:

Should be submitted by November 22 by e-mail:

Instructions for the Preparation of E-Posters
How to submit your E-Poster:
Please submit your E-Poster as a 1-page PDF-file in landscape orientation.
Please read the following technical requirements:
• File format: PDF (one page only)
• In Pixel: 1536 width, 1080 height
• In mm: width 542 mm, height 381 mm
• Font size: 16
Should you wish to add a video or audio file to your E-Poster please
consider the following technical requirements:
• File format: .pptx (one page only)
• In Pixel: 1536 width, 1080 height
• Font size: 16
• Video/Audio formats: .mp4, .mpg, .mov, .avi
• Max. file size: 40mb
• Max amount: 1

The deadline for Abstract submission is September 25th.


The official Course language is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.


The Vilnius Course. Update on Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Vilnius, Lithuania, 28/11/2017-
29/11/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (EACCME®) with 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity

Course 2017 Office:

Lukiškių str. 3-403, Vilnius 01108, Lithuania
Rima Drukteiniene
Tel. +370 605 78838

Sandra Bukelskiene
Tel. +370 605 78828