The key events in the annual BSP calendar include the annual residential meetings in spring and autumn which are focused upon general and specialist aspects of parasitology.

The video on the right gives a flavour of our events, which are attended by a wide range of academics, researchers and students.

Travel Awards

If you are a student you may be able to apply for one of our meeting travel awards to support your attendance at these events, find out more.

To see abstracts of our past meetings

Upcoming BSP events

Below you can find all the events run by the BSP for our members.

BSP Spring meeting 2019

The 2019 Spring Meeting will be held in Manchester on 15-17 April 2019.

BSP Autumn Symposium 2018

This year’s Autumn Symposium was held in Liverpool with the theme of Parasite Glycobiology.

BSP Autumn Symposium 2019

The 2019 Autumn Symposium will be held at Queens University Belfast, on ‘Post-genomic progress in helminth parasitology’.

BSP Spring Meeting 2020

The BSP Spring Meeting in 2020 will be held at University of Edinburgh on 12-15 April. More details to follow.

BSP Spring Meeting 2018

The 2018 Spring Meeting was held at Aberystwyth University from 8th-11th April, with over 380 people registered to attend.

Other events

Other organisations run events that you might find interesting: here are some up and coming events occurring across the world for those with an interest in parasitology.

Wellcome Centre Anti-Infectives Research Conference

Conference to be held on 12-15 May 2019 at University of Dundee

Hydra Conference on Parasitic Helminths – New Perspectives in Biology and Infection

We are pleased to announce that the Hydra Conference on Parasitic Helminths – New Perspectives in Biology and Infection, will be held from 1 to 6 September 2019 at the Bratsera Hotel, Hydra, Greece

ZSL Symposium on Amphibian Pathogens

This two-day symposium is the first international event to approach chytrids and ranaviruses as a combined threat to amphibians.

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

This conference will address fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, the (immune) response of the host and the disease that it causes, and will showcase the latest technological approaches.

Fourth Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK Biennial Meeting

The Fourth Meeting on Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK will be held on the 3rd and 4th December, 2018 at the John Innes Centre (JIC), Norwich Research Park.

Plasmodium Experimental Genetics Course

This laboratory-based Advanced Course will give participants a working knowledge of, and practical experience in, cutting-edge Plasmodium experimental genetics techniques, from designing gene targeting vectors and creating transgenic parasites to genotyping and phenotyping the resulting strains.