On behalf of the ECVM, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 4th International Conference of the European College of Veterinary Microbiology (4th ICECVM) that will be held in Bari, Italy, on 15-17 September 2022. The 4th ICECVM is a three-day event dedicated to Veterinary Microbiology, with sessions covering bacteriology, virology, mycology, antibiotic resistance, etc., under the One-Health umbrella.

A satellite event consisting of a training school on veterinary clinical bacteriology, organized by the European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial treatment (ENOVAT) with be held on 14th-15th September 2022. Additional information including brief description, Tentative programme and registration for the training school can be found here.

In parallel will be held the 4th ICECVM scientific conference, we will host sponsored exhibition and workshop events, providing a unique collaborative environment, in a Mediterranean city where art, culture and science melt together to create a remarkable atmosphere!

Looking forward to meeting you in Bari,

The Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee


DVM, PhD, Full Professor of Infectious Diseases of Animals EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Microbiology Member of European College of Veterinary Microbiology

Marialaura Corrente

DVM, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”

Gabriella Elia

Full professor of Infectious Diseases of Animals, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Italy.

Prof. Tobias Eisenberg

EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Microbiology
Member of European College of Veterinary Microbiology

Dr. Libby Graham


Patrícia Alexandra Curado Quintas Dinis Poeta

Full Professor EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Microbiology, ESGVM Executive Committee of ESCMID, Head of MicroART- Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance Team, Head of Medical Microbiology Laboratory-UTAD, AQV– REQUIMTE, Lisbon

Scientific Committee

Prof. Bryan Markey

Bryan Markey is Associate Professor of Veterinary Microbiology at the Dublin School of Veterinary Medicine. He is head of the Section of Veterinary Pathobiology and a member of the School Executive.

Prof. Canio Buonavoglia

DVM, Full professor of Infectious Diseases of animals


DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVM
Department of Pathobiology, Pharmacology and Zoological Medicine

Luca Guardabassi

DVM, PhD, Professor in One Health AMR at the University of Copenhagen

Dr. Antonio Martínez-Murcia

Professor of Microbiology, Miguel Hernández University

Thematic Fields

Veterinary Bacteriology

Mycology and Virology

Antimicrobial Resistance

Food Microbiology

Microbiological Diagnostics


Conference Information

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, July 15th, 2022
  • Sponsor Registration Deadline: Friday, June 10th, 2022
  • General - Early Bird 300,00 € / Late Bird 400,00 €
  • Associate Members EAVLD Members, EBVS Diplomates, Members of the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), ESGVM members (for associate member registration, certification is required) - Early Bird 200,00 € / Late Bird 300,00 €
  • ECVM Members Diplomates, associate and honorary members, residents - Early Bird 120,00 € / Late Bird 160,00 €
  • Students Undergraduate and postgraduate (for student registration, certification is required) - Early Bird 120,00 € / Late Bird 160,00 €
  • Social Dinner For ticket per person 50,00 €

  • VAT if applicable, is not charged on the attendee, and is deducted from the cost of registration
    All above congress packages include:
    Registration fees, 4 Coffee breaks & 2 Lunches, Conference Certificate of Attendance, Conference Abstract Book, Conference Attendance
  • Abstracts must be typed in English
  • The paper must be typed single-spaced using Arial 11-pitch type letters.
  • Paper title should be typed in Upper case bold letters.
  • Please include name(s) of author(s) in a new line. Please put initials first. Omit titles. The name of the Presenting Author should be underlined.
  • The name of Institution (s) should be included in a separate new line.
  • Clarity in presentation is requested. Objectives, methods, results, and conclusions should be stated meaningfully and concisely. Include only a brief description of experimental procedures. Results must include date or statements related to findings. Authors are responsible for the content and quality of abstract preparation and no editing will be done.
  • Total number of words should not exceed 250.
  • For an abstract sample, please click here
  • Abstracts will be accepted under the condition that one, at least, author will be registered. In case of non-acceptance and if the author does not wish to participate to the conference, the registration fees will be refunded.
  • Please indicate your preference on the type of presentation.
  • The Scientific Committee has the right of the final decision on the forms of presentation.
  • Kindly find our Sponsorship opportunities here.
    If you are interested to participate to the conference as a sponsor, please contact the Secretariat at albinag@triaenatours.gr
    Multipurpose Center Students Centro Polifunzionale Studenti – Bari, Italy

    Aule Centro Polifunzionale Studenti (ex Palazzo delle Poste, Bari)
    Click here to view our proposed hotels for your stay in Bari, Italy.
    For further local information about accommodation kindly contact secretariat or c/o Antonella Dangella antonelladangella@yahoo.it T. 0039 347 1333950

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