Water Micro 2015

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The registration on Sunday 13th will be at the Faculdade de Medicina Dentária Auditorium.

The welcome reception will be held at the "Aula Magna da Universidade de Lisboa".

The 18th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology is almost here. Hope you are as excited as we are. To help us making the conference run smoothly, please find all the informations for oral and poster presentation here.

The Organizing Committee of the 18th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology welcomes you to the WaterMicro 2015 Symposium, which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 13th to 19th September. The symposium is organized by the International Water Society (IWA) Specialist Group on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM) biennially.

The specialist group was endorsed in 1977 being the first of the specialist groups and addresses many fields of expertise: from environmental to clinical virology, bacteriology and parasitology, from risk assessment to infectious diseases, from water treatment engineering to environmental health practice. The symposium will assemble specialists in all of these different areas making these event one of the most important event in health-related water microbiology.

This is an important and singular opportunity for the meeting and exchanging of ideas between the scientific community, students and professionals, providing the perfect opportunity to explore the state of the art and to debate essential issues related to these areas of expertise.

The topics being covered at WaterMicro 2015 encompasses viruses in water, water and sanitation in developing countries, microbial risk assessment, metagenomics, epidemiology of waterborne diseases, recreational water and health, microbial source tracking, catchment protection, water food and health while simultaneously focusing in the microbiological quality of shellfish growing areas.