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 2017

Our 2017 Spring Meeting was held at Dundee University from 2nd to 5th April 2017. The Meeting Report is available as a Bugbitten Blog, written by the BSP’s student representatives:

BSP Autumn Symposium 2017

A 1-day event held in London in association with the Linnean society: “The multidisciplinarity of parasitology: host-parasite evolution and control in an ever changing world” .

BSP Spring Meeting 2018

The 2018 Spring Meeting will be held at Aberystwyth University from 8th – 11th April 2018.

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.

4th International Meeting on Apicomplexan Parasites in Farm Animals

The Apicowplexa meeting will be held in the historic place of El Escorial (Madrid) from 11th to 14th October 2017.

Mitigating Emerging Infection: Challenges for Public Security and Justice Early Career Workshop

The National Autonomous University Mexico (UNAM) and the University of Edinburgh (UoE) are pleased to announce that they are jointly hosting a workshop for academics and clinicians 21st – 25th of November 2017.

Concepts in Parasitology Course

A two-week course in November 2017 at ANU’s Kioloa campus offering students a unique opportunity to work with prominent Australian parasitologists and learn state-of-the-art research techniques.

Anthelmintics III: from Discovery to Resistance

The third in a series of international symposia focusing on all aspects of anthelmintic drugs. We aim to bring academic, commercial, medical and veterinary helminthologists together for 4 days of good science and communication.

28th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology (DGP)

The 28th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology (DGP) will be held in Berlin, Germany 21–24th March 2018.

Woods Hole Immunoparasitology meeting (WHIP) 2018

This annual immunoparasitology meeting in Massachusetts, USA, is organised by Tracey Lamb (University of Utah) and De’Broski Herbert (University of Pennsylvania)

6th International Conference on Phthiraptera

The 6th International Conference on Phthiraptera will showcase the latest research on parasitic lice and louse-borne pathogens and endosymbionts.

11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018)

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).