Bookings being taken

Bookings being taken

21 August 2013

Booking are being taken for Meningitis Research Foundation's 2 day conference on Meningitis and Septicaemia in Children and Adults on Tuesday 05 & Wednesday 06 November 2013 at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK

For the ninth year, the conference will bring together internationally renowned experts from a range of specialties in the UK and abroad to address the most important issues of the day, including burden of illness, recognition and treatment, vaccine development, vaccine implementation and public health policy, and tackling meningitis in Africa.

Linda Glennie, Head of Research and Medical Information said “our conference attracts delegates from around the world and is a key event in the calendar for some of the foremost scientists and clinicians in the field of meningitis and septicaemia. It provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the latest developments and network with colleagues.”

  • Plenary sessions over two days including panel debates and interactive sessions
  • Poster presentations including oral presentations from the top 5 posters
  • Satellite session sponsored by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics
  • Evening wine reception

Speakers and organisers include: Dr Hareth Al-Janabi, Professor Ray Borrow, Dr Nicola Desmond, Professor Ian Feavers, Professor Adam Finn, Professor David Goldblatt, Professor Brian Greenwood, Professor George Griffin, Professor Paul Heath, Professor Nigel Klein, Dr Shamez Ladhani, Professor David Lalloo, Professor Michael Levin, Professor Martin Maiden, Dr Simon Nadel, Dr Ifeanyichukwu Okike, Professor Andrew Pollard, Dr Marie-Pierre Préziosi, Dr Mary Ramsay, Dr Karen Slobod, Dr Matthew Snape, Professor Christoph Tang, Dr Caroline Trotter

For further information on the Conference, or to book online please see the conference website or for more information contact Paul George 01454 281811

View our call for posters or for more information, please contact Gill Currie 01454 280410. Deadline 09 September.

A small number of bursaries are available for delegates from resource poor countries.

CPD credits applied for

Delegate fees:

  • Standard non-commercial rate with early booking discount (before 9 Sept)
One day - £135 / Both days - £215 (£150/£240 after 9 Sept) -

  • Commercial rate
One day - £250 / Both days - £340

Discounted fees for junior trainees, nurses and post-docs
One day - £105 / Both days - £165

Supported by unrestricted educational grants from: Baxter, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Pfizer

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