The University of Huddersfield's Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention with the Journal of Wound Care are delighted to announce the 5th International Conference on Skin and Infection Prevention to be held on the 26th and 27 April 2019 in Canada.

This unique 2 day conference will bring together a multi disciplinary team of expert international speakers to explore and investigate issues surrounding wound infection, identification, prevention and management of pressure. This conference will examine research in these areas and relate these to clinical practice giving practitioners genuine insight into how research can be put into practice and improve health related quality of life for patients.


Theme: Ideas to Action

The conference will offer participants:

  • An insight into the emotional and financial cost of wounds and how these are being addressed in different regions
  • a better understanding how skin integrity can be compromised and what can be done to prevent it
  • The opportunity to hear the latest research in wound diagnostics and treatments
  • Updates on biofilm and infection wound management
  • A valuable networking opportunity


The 5th International Conference on Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention will be of value to:

  • Those working in wound care, including ETs, PTs, OTs and tissue viability specialists
  • Those living with or at risk of wounds 
  • Community, LTC and acute care LPNs, RNs and NPs
  • Those working in infection prevention
  • Medical staff
  • Healthcare managers
  • Scientists
  • Post-graduate researchers
  • Engineers
  • Pharmacists
  • Those working with Big Data  
  • Those working in product selection and procurement 



Ticket prices are in USD

2 day ticket: Standard $200 USD  |  Industry $300 USD  |  Student $140 USD

1 day ticket: Standard $120 USD |  Industry $180 USD  |  Student $84 USD

Register now or for further information please email sarah.ferrer@markallengroup.com