The Encephalitis Conference in London on December 3 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.

The programme for our 2018 conference in London on December 3 is now available and includes presenters from around the world, including our key note speakers, Dr Josep Dalmau and Dr Susan Hills.

Click the link below to download the programme for the 2018 Encephalitis Conference:


Keynote speakers

Dr Susan Hills

Dr 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. 

Professor Josep Dalmau

Professor 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. 

Further information

The Encephalitis Conference is free for Professional Members. If you would like to become a Professional Member complete the membership form and we will keep you up-to-date with our upcoming events, newsletters and other relevant information.

The 2018 Conference is supported by:

British Medical Association (BMA)

Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections (HPRU EZI) at University of Liverpool in partnership with Public Health England, in collaboration with Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Elysium Neurological 




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