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.
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Upcoming BSP events
Below you can find all the events run by the BSP for our members. All events are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The BSP Spring meeting in April 2021 will be held online. More details to follow
The 2021 BSP Autumn Symposium will be held at the University of Bristol. The theme of the meeting is: New approaches to investigating parasite-vector interactions
The BSP Spring meeting in 2022 will be held at the University of York.
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.
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland will explore Scotland’s role in the fight to eliminate tropical diseases by tackling the parasites that cause them. Parasites: Battle for Survival will examine five deadly diseases, which together affect 1 in 18 people around the world and thrive in areas lacking access to clean water, healthcare and adequate sanitation.
The Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Basis of Parasitism by Eukaryotic Pathogens, June 14-19, 2020. The meeting will be held at the beautiful Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
The Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (PARSA) (https://www.parsa.ac.za/) has initiated a congress series called “International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW)” and the next meeting will be held in Kruger National Park, South Africa on 6-9 September 2020
Registration is now open for the 2nd Hydra Conference on Parasitic Helminths – New Perspectives in Biology and Infection. The Conference will be held at the Bratsera Hotel, Hydra, Greece, from 30 August to 4 September 2020. The closing date for registration will be Friday 28 February 2020.
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.
The Royal Microscopical Society Flow Cytometry Course 2020 will be held at University of York on 14-18 September 2020