Research and training Encephalitis Conference 2018 Conference booking is now open! Book your place at a conference which will welcome world-leading experts in encephalitis to London on December 3, 2018. The Encephalitis Conference is the only event in the world dedicated exclusively to encephalitis and brings together professionals with various expertise and knowledge, ranging from etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis, through to treatment, recovery and rehabilitation of people affected by encephalitis. This event attracts delegates and presenters from around the world and this year is no different with Dr Josep Dalmau and Dr Susan Hills confirmed as the key note speakers. Dr Dalmau discovered 10 autoimmune diseases, known as autoimmune encephalopathies, measured by anti-protein antibodies and cerebral receptors, including Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. He is a Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) Investigator (Barcelona), an Associate Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Barcelona, and a Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Susan Hills is a Medical Epidemiologist in the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. Most recently, among other responsibilities within CDC’s Arboviral Diseases Branch, she worked on the response to the Zika virus disease outbreak in the Americas and led a multi-year project to assess the impact of Japanese encephalitis vaccine in Asia. Further information The Conference is free for Professional Members however to enable the work of the Encephalitis Society to continue we would like to invite you to make a £25 donation towards our work. If you would like to become a Professional Member complete the membership form. Membership is free. The 2018 Conference is supported by: British Medical Association (BMA) Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections (HPRU EZI) Elysium Neurological Sorry, this event is now sold out.