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. The deadline for poster abstracts has been extended until the end of Monday 11th March.

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 15-17 April. More details to follow.

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.

Second ESEB-STN Workshop 2019

Methods to detect the underpinnings of host-parasite co-evolution in genomic data, 25-28 March 2019

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

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.

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.

5th International Meeting on Apicomplexan Parasites in Farm Animals (ApicoWplexa)

The 5th International Meeting on Apicomplexan Parasites in Farm Animals (ApicoWplexa) will be held on 2–4 October 2019 in Berlin.

Summer course in Entomology in France, August 2019

The title of the course will be: “‘Hands on’ Course on Arthropods of Medical and Veterinary Significance: A global perspective, from theory to practice”, highlighting the ‘Global and One Health’ thematic approach chosen for this summer school.

Wellcome Centre Anti-Infectives Research Conference

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

11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH)

The next European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) will be held on 16-20th September 2019 in Liverpool. Deadline for abstract submission is 10th March

Eukaryome 2019

Eukaryome 2019 (impact on Intestine homeostasis and mucosal immunology) will be held in Paris, France on 16-18 October 2019. The meeting will focus on the families of eukaryotic microbes inhabiting the intestine, called “intestinal eukaryome”, that include fungi, protists and helminths.

Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Protozoology (SBPz) 2019

The annual meeting of the SBPz will be held on 4-6th November 2019 at the Hotel Gloria, Caxambu, MG, Brazil.