Ireland Lyme Conference 2012

Clontarf Castle, Dublin. 5/6 June 2012

WHEN:

Half day Tuesday 5th June - protection & prevention tips, plus tick-borne infections in animals

Full day Wednesday 6th June - lyme disease in humans including testing, treatment & research

WHERE:

Clontarf Castle, Dublin (close to the airport, city centre, motorways & ferry terminals)

WHO:

The conference will be suited to the following audience:
Tuesday session – members of the public who enjoy walking, camping or hunting, pet owners, farmers, park rangers & vets
Wednesday session – patients of diagnosed or suspected tick-borne diseases, doctors, nurses & interested scientists

TOPICS OF PRESENTATIONS:

Afternoon Tuesday 5th June:
Dr Healy: The Factors Influencing the Density and Distribution in Space and Time of the Tick Ixodes ricinus
Jenny O'Dea: Lyme Disease in the UK & Ireland - results of our tick studies & the challenges being faced plus methods of protection
Anticipated speakers *–tick-borne infection in animals, blood testing & understanding tick life cycles

All day Wednesday 6th June:
Dr Joseph Jemsek: – Dawn of a New Paradigm in Chronic Illness - The role & relevance of Lyme Borreliosis Complex
Dr Eva Sapi: – Killing Borrelia – is it possible?
Dr Armin Schwarzbach: Staging processes in the laboratory diagnosis of Lyme and co-infections by indirect laboratory tests
Kate Bloor: An online survey of Lyme patient's experience of health care in the UK and Eire
Nicola Darrell: Herbal Treatments for Lyme Disease - a look at treatment for lyme & management of post lyme symptoms
Anticipated speakers * –alternative & supportive remedies in patient/symptom management

Please note that space will be allocated to allow for questions & answers

(* Anticipated speakers have been contacted – final agenda will follow shortly!*)

For details on registration & conference starting times please click here and for information on places to stay please click here. Cheap Flights are available through Ryanair or Aerlingus.

Buy your tickets for the Lyme Conference below

June conference bookings
Conference exhibitors - Deposit only (more info)
Conference Exhibitors - Full (more info)

Conference Sponsorships, click the donate button below

Sponsors are welcome to help us cover costs of the conference. General sponsorships can be accepted (of any amount). If you like to sponsor a specific part of the conference such as speaker's flights, speaker's accomodation, volunteers accomodation, event advertising, conference material etc please feel free to indicate in the comments box in paypal. Sponsors can be listed on our site, with major sponsors mentioned also on our conference material. If the sponsor prefers to remain anonymous however, this can be stipulated in the comments box during payment.

Notes:

Conference Bookings:

  • Please note to avail of the early bird special (a saving of 5 euros per person) bookings must be received by 31st March 2011
  • Half Day Tuesday 5th June: registration begins at 1pm, conference runs from 1.30 to 5pm = 20.00 Euro (*price will rise to 25.00 from 1st April) – coffees are included in the price
  • Full Day Wednesday 6th June: registration begins at 9am, conference runs from 9.30 to 5pm = 40.00 Euro (*price will rise to 45.00 from 1st April) – coffees & buffet lunch are included in the price
  • Both Days (afternoon 5th June / all day 6th June): registration & conference times above are applicable = 50.00 Euro (*price will rise to 55.00 from 1st April) – coffees both days & buffet lunch on Wednesday are included in the price

For payments by cheque or money order please contact us for address details.

*Please retain your paypal receipt to show on arrival*

Hotel Accommodation:
Clontarf Castle has offered a rate of 109 per room (single) & 119 per room (double). To obtain this rate please quote the ref code: TICK TALK IRELAND – Valid until 4th March 2011 (for more choices on accommodation please click here)

Exhibitors:
Price includes 4ft table, coffee & wed buffet lunch (where applicable). Max 2 per table booked. 50% deposit payable now, remainder due 31st March 2011.

Please click here to download exhibitor's booking form, more details are included on the form.