2nd Euro-Asian Summit of Experts on Pneumococcal Infection will take place on August 24-25, 2018 in St. Petersburg. The Summit will be held with the aim of exchange of experience and knowledge between Russian and foreign experts, as well as with the purpose of improving the professional skills of regional doctors. Leading experts and specialists in the field of microbiology, epidemiology and infectious diseases from Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Israel, the Baltic States, and Central and Eastern Europe will be invited to participate in the Summit. The forthcoming summit will serve as one of the steps in the continuation of educational activities to improve the quality of laboratory diagnostics, unification and standardization of approaches to the organization of epidemiological surveillance of pneumococcal infections in different regions of the Russian Federation, Europe and Asia. As a result of this scientific and educational summit, Russian and international publications on the epidemiological situation on pneumococcal infection in the countries of the Euro-Asian region and the results of national immunization programs against pneumococcal infection will be prepared.