Call for Abstracts to open in the Spring!

Encephalitis 2021 will take place at Royal College of Physicians, London, on 7th December 2021.

You can now book your place at our annual conference which can be attended virtually or in person (COVID-19 restrictions permitting).

If you are not yet a Professional Member of the Encephalitis Society, please sign up today to be notified when the call for abstracts are open.


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.

View the highlights from Encephalitis 2020