About Encephalitis Conference 2020 ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, LONDON & VIRTUALLY - 8th December, 2020 Breaking News! - we are thrilled to announce that this years conference will be a hybrid event - this means we have 150 places at the venue and an unlimited amount of tickets to attend virtually. This is your opportunity to attend the only international conference dedicated to research into encephalitis. Book your place today! CONFERENCE PROGRAMME 2020 This year we are delighted to welcome our three keynote speakers: Professor Tom Solomon, Professor Carsten Finke, and Dr Benedict Michael. We have in addition 12 oral presentations and 24 poster presentations from 14 countries. The programme also includes 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-CoV2by Dr Benedict Michael Looking forward – the next 25 years in infectious encephalitis researchby Professor Tom Solomon Book Reading and InterviewDr Ava Easton interviews Brian Deer about his new book: The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Andrew Wakefield’s war on vaccines Please download the full CONFERENCE 2020 PROGRAMME Book your place WHY ATTEND THE CONFERENCE? The Encephalitis Conference is dedicated exclusively to encephalitis and covers epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation in both children and adults, covering both infectious and autoimmune aetiologies. There will be cutting-edge insights from global leaders in the field of brain inflammation covering hot topics, critical research questions, and approaches to the key clinical challenges informed by the latest research. This conference will be of interest to a range of professionals from across the globe, including neurologists, psychiatrists, infectious disease specialists, immunologists, intensive care and emergency medical staff, general practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other allied health professionals involved in the clinical care or research of encephalitis. Professionals of all levels have attended in previous years, including medical students, junior doctors, and PhD students, through to senior clinical lecturers, consultants, and professors and experts with equivalent professional experience. The conference will take place over a full day with renowned encephalitis experts speakers, a dedicated poster presentation area and many networking opportunities. CPD points will be awarded. Overview of Encephalitis Conference 2019 Encephalitis Conference 2019 welcomed delegates from all over the world-12 speakers and 30 poster presenters and delegates from over 27 countries. Please see the highlights of the Conference! SPONSORS The Encephalitis Conference 2020 is kindly supported by THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS!