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World Encephalitis Day Conference 2021

Mark your calendar!

The World Encephalitis Day Alliance will be hosting the World Encephalitis Day Conference on

Saturday 20th, 2021.

This will be a virtual conference, so anyone, anywhere can participate. We are literally taking you across the globe, with speakers from Australia, Europe, and the United States.


Our Keynote Speakers are Professor Tom Solomon and Dr. Carol Glaser, who will be joined by a series of experts from around the world talking about different aspects of encephalitis. In addition to these great professional speakers, community members will share their experience, giving insight as to what is to lie with encephalitis.


This conference is open to anyone with an interest in infectious and autoimmune encephalitis.

Please visit for more information.



Registration fee: $25

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About the World Encephalitis Day Alliance

The World Encephalitis Day Alliance (WEDA) is a group of non-profits that aim to create a world

that recognizes and understands encephalitis and its long-term impact.


WEDA addresses the challenges being faced by those affected by encephalitis around the globe,

regardless of cause, through education and increased awareness through

World Encephalitis Day (February 22nd).


WEDA was founded in January 2020 and currently consists of five non-profits; The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance, Encephalitis Society, Encephalitis411, and Hashimoto's Encephalopathy SREAT Alliance (HESA).

Each group has its own focus and area of expertise, but have in common an unwavering

desire to change the lives of those affected by encephalitis.

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This website is not a substitute for professional advice, and the content here is not intended for use in diagnosing, curing, or preventing disease. The site does not employ and is not overseen by medical professionals. Articles and studies listed here are intended solely for personal use and reference.  Although you will find a great deal of information about HE/SREAT on this website, HESA cannot provide medical advice. If you have HE/SREAT, or think you may have it, consult a qualified neurologist,

preferably one with experience addressing immune-mediated illness. 

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