Dallas, Texas, will be the host city for the first ever World Encephalitis Day 2020 Conference between February 21 to 23.

This is a three day event for survivors, caregivers and medical professionals where you can listen to a number of speakers, meet one another and celebrate World Encephalitis Day.

This is even more exciting as it will be the first ever event involving six organisations devoted to encephalitis, including the Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, the Autoimmune Encephalitis AllianceEncephalitis 411Encephalitis GlobalEncephalitis Society and HESA.

Visit the event website to find out more and book your place.

WED 2020 Conference Program

Content for the WED 2020 Conference will be published and updated as activities and speakers are confirmed.

Already confirmed are:

Maddy Boehme (speaker, autoimmune encephalitis survivor)

Stephen Chock (Psychologist, Therapy and evaluation of psychological and neurocognitive function, Dallas TX)

Sonia Gramcko (musician, survivor)

Angela Madden (speaker, carer)

Chris Maxwell (author and survivor)

Jacob Savoie (filmmaker and survivor)

Steven Vernino MD (Neurology/Autoimmune Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center)

Cindy Wang MD (Paediatrics/Autoimmune Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center)

Robert Weir MD (Neuro/Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center)