World Congresses of the International Union of Microbiological Societies 2017
One key contributing factor to Singapore’s robust MICE industry is the work of top professionals in key industries who advocate Singapore as a host destination for conferences and events to their professional networks abroad. Grouped as the Conference Ambassadors Programme under the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), these professionals help by drawing on their sterling reputations and extensive networks of contacts in various international organisations to spearhead efforts to champion Singapore’s viability as a host venue.
The world congresses of the IUMS occur every three years and compose three major co-located events: the International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, the International Congress of Mycology and the International Congresses of Virology. These three combined together bring the best, largest and most comprehensive researchers and experts in microbiology. These conferences promote sharing, cooperation and discussions on the most recent advances in microbiological research. They’re also a good opportunity for those in the different fields of microbiology to network and mingle.