Joint meeting of the BSPP, ISP, BAVP and EVPC

"Advances in parasitology – Looking back to move forward"


                                                 3rd and 4th of May 2018                                                                                     Palace of the Academies - Brussels

Registration is now closed

The participation fee for the 2 day meeting is 170 euro, and includes the conference fee, catering at the conference venue and access to the conference dinner. The participation fee for attending the meeting on Friday is 110 euro, which includes the catering as well. PhD students and EVPC residents are eligible for a reduced fee (110 euro; flat fee for entire conference). 

Abstract submission is now closed

Abstracts will only be considered for review by the Scientific Committee if you registered for the meeting and paid the registration fee. The fee should be paid before March 15th.


Internist-infectioloog Meta Roestenberg van het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC) ontvangt de Boehringer-Ingelheim prijs voor haar onderzoek in de translationele parasitologie. Roestenberg werkt aan experimentele klinische studies die moeten leiden tot een snellere en goedkopere ontwikkeling van nieuwe medicijnen en vaccins. More info.

The 2018 Zoetis travel Grant was awarded to Irina Matetovici  (Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp) to attend the The European Congress of Entomology  (Naples,Italy), 2-6 July, 2018. Read about her experience here.

Guy Caljon (University of Antwerp) received the Merial Award on 18 May 2017 in Utrecht for his work on insect-transmitted parasitic infections. More info.

Eline Eberhardt (University of Antwerp) was awarded the Avia-GIS award for the best presentation at the Joint spring meeting of the Belgian Society of Parasitology & Protistology (BSPP) and the Netherlands Society of Parasitology (NVP) on 20th May 2016.

Title of the presentation: Molecular detection of infection homogeneity and impact of miltefosine treatment in a Syrian Golden hamster model of Leishmania donovani  and L. infantum visceral leishmaniasis. 

The 2017 Zoetis travel Grant was awarded to Franck Dumetz (Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp) to attend the WorldLeish6 conference, Toledo (Spain), May 16-20, 2017.

Read about his experience here.