ESCCA 2017 at a glance - discover it HERE in 2 minutes


ESCCA 2017 will start on Sunday 24 September and will end on late Wednesday afternoon 27 September. A pre-conference Training Course will be held on Saturday 23 September (limited number of places, see further below).


Conference programme

The preliminary full programme will be available by the end of April 2017. 

The programme at a glance can be found on this page.


Pre-conference Training course on Cytometry Analysis Tools

On Saturday 24 September from 14.00-18.30  hrs. a pre-conference training course will be organised in the Conference Venue - Porto Palace Hotel. In this training course participants will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the latest open-source, freely available, solutions for standardized cytometry data management, integration and analysis.

Maximum 30 delegates.

Pre-registration required via the online registration form. Registration fee: € 60 when you attend the Conference; € 95 for delegates who only wish to take the course without attending the Conference.


14.00-16.00   Instructor: Iannis Drakos (Paris, FR)
  • A brief introduction in the Flow Cytometry Standard (FCS)
  • Quality control and quality assessment
  • Normalization
  • Data cleanup (removing low quality/corrupted events or samples)
16.00-16.30   Coffee break                                                                                                          
16.30-18.30   Instructor: Nicolas Derian (Paris, FR)
  • Cell population identification (gating)
  • Cell population annotation (labeling the gates)
  • Diagnosis