ESCCAP is pleased to announce that it will be holding an Echinococcus meeting at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (LAS) in Vilnius. The conference will be a One Health Initiative involving surgeons, medical practitioners, veterinary practitioners, epidemiologists and ecologists and it is anticipated that the event will attract delegates from across the world representing a wide range of disciplines. The Scientific Committee will be chaired by Professor Peter Deplazes (CH) and comprises Professors Bruno Gottstein (CH) and Thomas Junghanss (D).