We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to join us at the European Congenital Cytomegalovirus Initiative
(ECCI) Meeting. This highly anticipated meeting will take place on October 9-11 2024 in Leiden, in the
inspiring Naturalis Biodiversity Center.

Satellite symposium

On Wednesday 9 October 2024, ECCI 2024 will feature a separate multidisciplinary symposium. This will include state-of-the-art sessions that cover diagnostics, primary and secondary prevention, audiology and treatment of cCMV patients. The symposium is open for all cCMV experts, but also welcomes clinical residents, pediatricians, ENT specialists, gynaecologists and all others who are interested.

Registration fee for the Satellite symposium is: €150.

Register now via link below.

ECCI 2024

On Thursday 10 October and Friday 11 October, the ECCI 2024 conference will take place. We aim to showcase cutting-edge research, promote interdisciplinary knowledge exchange, educate young professionals, address gaps in congenital CMV understanding, facilitate global networking, and discuss intervention policies. The sessions will cover cCMV pathogenesis, vaccines, screening and treatment.

Click here for the full programme of ECCI 2024

Registration fee for the full conference including the satellite symposium starts from: €250,-.

Register now via link below.


We are delighted to share with you the news that registration for the ECCI 2024 Congress is now open! Please use the following link to register for the Satellite Symposium or the full conference programme.

Click on this link to register for ECCI 2024

Please note that ECCI members receive discounted registration. To find out about becoming a member of ECCI, please email office@ecci.group

Registration fees including symposium:

  • €250 for (PhD-)students
  • €345 for ECCI/ESPID members
  • €395 for non-members


    The call for abstracts is now closed! We are excited to announce that over 60 abstracts have been submitted through the call for abstracts. Our established reviewers evaluated the submitted abstracts. Please see below more information regarding the programme


    The ECCI 2024 programme is set up to reach various goals including:

    » Promoting the multidisciplinary exchange of knowledge and ideas
    » Teaching young PhD students and doctors about the state of the art in the field of clinical diagnostics and care
    » Demonstrate what is known in the fi eld of congenital CMV and what the knowledge gaps are that require attention in the future
    » To meet and talk to experts from all over the world
    » Present more basic or translational research that may influence our clinical policy
    » Discussing the advantages and disadvantages of implementing national intervention policy

    Click here for more information about the programme.


    ECCI 2024 invites sponsors to Leiden, for a dynamic meeting of congenital CMV experts from diverse backgrounds and countries. This meeting will attract clinicians of multiple disciplines such as pediatricians, obstetricians, ENT-surgeons, microbiologists and radiologists, as well as scientists in these fields. Young doctors and PhD students are also invited to interact with the experts and present their work. From distinguished researchers to frontline clinicians, this group of delegates will be shaping the future of congenital CMV care. This is the place for sponsors to engage with key stakeholders, showcase their innovations, support early career researchers and shape global policies.

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    We would like to thank the following companies for their kind support of ECCI 2024
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    Gold sponsor


    Silver sponsor

    Altona Diagnostics


    ECCI 2024 will take place in Leiden, The Netherlands. The beautiful venue, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, will host the ECCI congress. As a national museum of natural history, Naturalis, offers a unique setting that elevates academic discussions while immersing participants in the beauty of the natural world.


    ECCI 2024 is organised in cooperation with Congress by design, the appointed Professional Congress Organiser.
    Contact details:
    Congress by Design
    Flemingweg 18
    2408 AV Alphen aan den Rijn
    The Netherlands
    +31 (0)88 089 81 01