Second AMiCI Conference planned for June 6-8 in Pori (Finland)

Based on lessons learnt from the AMiCI meeting in Heerlen (November 2016), the focus of the second meeting, planned in June 2017 in Pori (Finland), will move to the expertise within the working groups.

The framework program of the meeting:

Day 1 (6th of June)

The Conference ‘Antimicrobial coatings in healthcare: from innovation to the market’.

Key-note speakers will cover issues along the AMC value chain; from patents, regulatory, implementation in hospitals, to evaluation of the impact taken from a real life example. The conference will target researchers, coating and hygiene industries, healthcare and hygiene managers , health insurance organisations and policy makers at national and EU level. The maximal number of participants is 100. Students from SAMK will support the organisation of the conference.

Researchers are invited to bring along a poster of their research work. Companies and other organisations related to the AMiCI topic are invited to present their activities and services in a booth. Exhibition of posters and booths will take place during day 1 and may remain for day 2. A separate mail will be sent to register for this.

Day 2 (7th of June)

The Management Committee Meeting, followed by (parallel) sessions of AMiCI Working Group Meetings with focus on active participation of Working Group members.

Day 3 (8th of June)

The Core Group Meeting, for CG members only. MC members who are still in Pori can visit the brand new SAMK Campus (max. 20 participants, registration on day 1). For MC members please this is an optional activity, COST will not reimburse hotel reservations for any additional nights (max. 3 nights for MC members, 4 nights for CG members, flat rate hotel costs per night 100€).

Download full conference program here pdf-dowload


For practical reasons, please register to the event by 30th of April 2017 via Fill in required boxes and mark to “other information” if you are an MC member.

NOTE: Cancellation of registration: a fee of 200 euros will be charged by SAMK, if not cancelled before 15th of May or no show.

Any practical questions or requests should be sent to: .

The organization committee from Pori have already managed to pre-book hotels and have also prepared information about the venue for the visitors. From April 27th, Flynext will start operating Pori airport from Stockholm and Helsinki.

Download conference quide here: pdf-dowload


See you in Pori.

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