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.
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.
This year’s Autumn Symposium will be a 1-day event held in Liverpool at the Foresight Centre.
The 2019 Spring Meeting will be held in Manchester on 15-17 April 2019.
The 2019 Autumn Symposium will be held at Queens University Belfast, on ‘Post-genomic progress in helminth parasitology’.
The BSP Spring Meeting in 2020 will be held at University of Edinburgh on 12-15 April. More details to follow.
The 2018 Spring Meeting was held at Aberystwyth University from 8th-11th April, with over 380 people registered to attend.
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.
Celebrating the 25 year Anniversary of the Centre for Medical Parasitology at University of Copenhagen. PfEMP1: From var genes to malaria vaccines. 27-29 June 2018
A special one-day symposium celebrating the science and leadership of Professor Bob Sinden, Emeritus Professor of Parasite Cell Biology, Imperial College London.
The 6th International Conference on Phthiraptera (Brno, Czech Republic, 23-29 June 2018) will showcase the latest research on parasitic lice and louse-borne pathogens and endosymbionts.
BioMalPar XIV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite, EMBL Heidelberg, May 2018
The first Malaria World Congress is to be held in Melbourne, Australia, 1-5th July.
The 11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 23-27 July, 2018. This will be a main event of the YEAR OF MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY, set up by European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ESMTB) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS).
ICOPA: 14th International Congress of Parasitology, 19–24th Aug 2018. Daegu, Korea.
Workshop to be held in Autumn 2018, Les Embiez Island, France.
The next SBPz Conference will be held in Caxambu, Brazil, 5-7th November 2018.
This annual immunoparasitology meeting in Massachusetts, USA, is organised by Tracey Lamb (University of Utah) and De’Broski Herbert (University of Pennsylvania)
The BOVA Network (preventing vector-borne diseases in Africa through improvements in the built environment) is holding its first open network meeting at UCL, in London on 28th March