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Encephalitis Society Conference 2020

Posted in Courses & Conferences on 7th Oct 2020

The Encephalitis Society Conference 2020
8th December, 2020, London UK and online

This is the only international conference dedicated exclusively to encephalitis. 

This year, the conference will be a hybrid event – this means there are both face-to-face (Royal College of Physicians, London) and virtual places.

The Encephalitis Society are delighted to welcome three keynote speakers: Professor Tom Solomon, Professor Carsten Finke, and Dr Benedict Michael.

The Programme also includes 12 oral presentations, 24 poster presentations and a book reading and interview with Dr Ava Easton and Brian Deer, author of The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Andrew Wakefield’s war on vaccines.

Keynote Lectures:

Cognitive deficits following NMDAR encephalitis: what do MRI studies teach us?
by Professor Carsten Finke

Seeing the needle in the haystack AND the woods for the trees – Neurology and SARS-CoV2
by Dr Benedict Michael

Looking forward – the next 25 years in infectious encephalitis research
by Professor Tom Solomon

Book Reading and Interview
Dr Ava Easton interviews Brian Deer about his new book: The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Andrew Wakefield’s war on vaccines

Full Programme and early bird registration tickets can be found at www.encephalitis.info/conference-2020