15th LDA Conference – Saturday September 17th 2016 at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

2016 Conference theme: Moving forward

We shall be announcing the start of LDA research and recruiting people to one of our projects.

Come and fill these seats, hear what is happening, have your input and network with others in this friendly environment.

For details of the PHE Doctor’s Day on September 16th, doctors should contact LymeConference@phe.gov.uk

If you have any queries about the conference then contact us via our conference team email address.

Confirmed speakers to date:

Dr Knut Eirik Eliassen, Antibiotic Centre for Primary Care, University of Oslo.

To describe his Primary Care research project and how they have obtained a better estimate of the incidence of Lyme disease in Norway.

Dr Gillian Baker, National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Facility, Exeter.

To introduce LDA’s research project which will be open to everyone to join – past, present and possible future Lyme disease sufferers.

Dr Monica Embers, Tulane National Primate Research Center, USA

To examine the evidence for persistence of Borrelia.

Thomas Hardye School, Dorset

To explain their project: techniques and difficulties of analysing Dorset ticks for Borrelia.

Dr Norma O’Flynn, National Guideline Centre

To explain the process for developing NICE guidelines and what outputs may be expected at the end; and of course to answer your questions.

A detailed programme will be published when finalised.

 Booking and prices

Conference fee £46

B&B standard £37

B&B en-suite £57

Friday dinner £17

On-line booking is now open and there are further conference details here.

Health professionals please note: Public Health England is holding a free Doctors’ Day at the same venue the day before (Friday 16th September).  Programme and booking form for this can be found on the British Infection Association website. If that link is slow to load, doctors can email LymeConference@phe.gov.uk for an up-to-date programme and booking form.