Thank you to all chairs, presenters, participants and partnering sponsors.
All the sessions will be available online for you to enjoy until January 31st 2022.

See you in Valencia in 2023!


The European Scientific Working Group on Influenza (ESWI) organised the eighth edition of its ESWI Influenza Conferences - virtual edition, from 4 - 7 December 2021. In keeping with its excellent scientific reputation, the eighth edition gave the floor to the most renowned influenza, RSV and COVID-19 scientists, public health experts and healthcare professionals, discussing hot topics in epidemic and pandemic flu, RSV and COVID-19. Preparing for the next (flu) pandemic was high on the agenda. All registered participants can still watch the different sessions online until January 31st 2022!

Recap of day 1
Recap of day 2
Recap of day 3
Recap of day 4

More than 50 scientific sessions and keynotes giving you the latest insights on Influenza, RSV and COVID-19.
Be part of the community of more than 650 attendees in the field of respiratory viruses.


For #ESWI2021 ESWI has decided for a fully virtual edition. Virtual attendance went hand-in-hand with the possibility to interact with all participants via the virtual platform. All sessions were streamed and will be kept available for all attendees until January 31st 2022.


Next to the Scientific Programme Track, the conference saw a new edition of the Science Policy Interface track, a separate, tailor made programme for public health officials and opinion leaders in healthcare work.
This SPI track was developed in close collaboration and co-organisation with ESWI’s partner organisations.

Young Scientist Fund

The ESWI Young Scientist Fund provides travel and participation grants to young scientists from all over the globe who wish to attend the European Influenza Conference and engage with distinguished members, speakers and participants over the 4-day conference and to play an active role in the programme - as speakers or as co-chairs of the sessions.

Deadline for application:

Key dates

4‑7 DECEMBER 2021  8th Edition of the ESWI Conference
Until 31 JANUARY 2022  All sessions remain online for registered participants