Waiting to be interviewed- with style

Winner photo from last year (2016) : "Le suivi est fini - The Bridge of Freedom", Laura Reques (Boké, Guinea 2015)

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

This year, the European Scientific Conference in Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) will be held in Stockholm from 6th - 8th November 2017. The EPIET Alumni Network (EAN), in collaboration with ECDC, is organizing the sixth edition of the photo contest, open to all conference attendees.

Therefore, if during your adventurous life as an epidemiologist/microbiologist/public health expert:

Join the EAN photo contest at ESCAIDE

The deadline for submission of a photograph is Tuesday 31th October, 2017.

You will find here below the rules and information on the selection process.

All photos will be displayed during the conference and attendees will be asked to vote for their preferred picture.

Voting will close after the lunch break of the third day (8th November) of the conference.



Purpose and content : the purpose of the ‘EAN photo contest at ESCAIDE’ is to provide the participants of the ESCAIDE conference with a different perspective on the work of field epidemiologists/public health microbiologists. We therefore invite you to submit photographs that represent any of the many aspects (people, landscapes, cultures, everyday work) of field epidemiology/microbiology in an artistic way.

Who can submit a photograph ? The contest is open to everybody attending to ESCAIDE conference. A maximum of two pictures per person can be submitted to the contest. If more than two photographs are submitted, the EAN board reserves the right to choose two photographs to be displayed;

Deadline: the deadline for submission is Tuesday 31th October, 2017.

Submission criteria :

Submitted photographs that do not meet submission criteria will be rejected.

Exclusion criteria: Photographs depicting sexual, pornographic, violent, discriminatory or unlawful contents will be rejected.

Selection process: If more than two photographs are submitted, the choice of the photographs to be exhibited will be made by a the EAN board. Votes will be counted by members of the EAN board and the winning photograph will be announced and awarded during ESCAIDE closing ceremony.

Exhibition: All photographs will be exhibited during the ESCAIDE conference (Stockholm, Sweden, 6th - 8th November 2017) and will be displayed on both the ESCAIDE and EAN websites as well as the ECDC social media channels.

Voting: Each participant of the conference will receive a voting slip in their ESCAIDE conference bag. Only one vote per person is possible. Voting will be open during all three days of the conference and will close after the lunch break of the third day (8th November).

Copyright and permission: The person who submits a photograph gives consent to the ownership right mentioned below and must agree with the consent form (see next page).

Ownership: Ownership of the photographs will be maintained by the participant. However, by submitting a photograph the author gives permission to EAN to display it during the 2017 ESCAIDE conference, on the EAN and ECDC website; to reproduce it in print and/or electronic EAN materials (e.g. the quarterly newsletters) after ESCAIDE; or to display the photographs via EAN/ESCAIDE/ECDC social medias.

Note: This platform is kindly provided by Epiconcept for the ESCAIDE photo contest 2017.