Prof. Dr. Krassimir Metodiev, President of IMAB, Vice-President of FESCI, attended the 16-th Asian Pacific Congress of Microbiology and Infection, Melbourne, Australia, 29 November - 3 December 2016.
He presented his expertise on bioterrorism and moderated a symposium.
After the Congress Prof. Kr. Metodiev visited the University of Tasmania in Hobart..

The accent of all scientific activities of IMAB in 2003:

The NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) Conference on Bioterrorism,organized as a Satellite Forum during the days of the 13-th IMAB Assembly, Varna, “F.J.Curie”, 28-31 May 2003.
The NATO ARW has been planned and realized by IMAB, The Bulgarian Ministry of Health, The Union of Bulgarian Physicians, Varna City Municipality and Varna Medical University, with the full support and sponsorship of the NATO Headquarters in Brussels-Belgium (Scientific Affairs Division, Head: Prof.Dr. Fernando Rodrigues).
The NATO-IMAB Conference gathered over 150 specialists, infectionists, epidemiologists, immunologists, microbiologists, virologists, parasitologists, agrobiologists, chemotherapists, as well as physicians from military hospitals and laboratories.
Over 35 distinguished speakers, coming from all NATO countries, contributed to the success of the Meeting.

Opening ceremony (left to right): Prof. Dr. Jaroslav Spisek (NATO Headquarters, Brussels), Prof. Dr. Krassimir Metodiev (President of IMAB, Co-director of the NATO ARW), Prof. Dr. Borris Kornovski (Deputy Mayor of Varna City), Prof. Dr. Philip Elzer (USA, Co-director of the NATO ARW), Dr. Andrei Kehayov (Chairman, Union of Bulgarian Physicians)

Welcome reception NATO - IMAB Conference on Bioterrorism (left to right): Prof. Dr. Borris Kornovski (Deputy Mayor of Varna City), Prof.Dr. Krassimir Metodiev (President of IMAB) and Prof. Dr. Philip Elzer (USA), both Co-directors of the NATO ARW

Official visit in Vatican, personal invitation by His Holiness The Pope John Paul II-nd, Meeting with distinguished medical professors from all European countries, Prof. Kr.Metodiev represents Bulgaria and IMAB, June 1991.