International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training

Information for Potential ILADS Speakers and Poster Presenters

ILADS welcomes the submission of an abstract by persons interested in speaking or presenting a poster at an upcoming ILADS conference. Once submitted, the program committee will evaluate the abstract based on evidenced-based medicine and research. All deadlines must be met in order to be considered. Our 2018 conference schedule includes the following:

The Warsaw meeting is June 15-16, 2018, at the Sheraton Warsaw Hotel.  The theme for the meeting is Chronic Borreliosis:  Infection, Inflammation, Immunity.  The deadline for the submission of abstracts for oral presentations has passed. The deadline for the submission of abstracts for poster presentations is May 15, 2018.

The Chicago meeting is November 1-4, 2018, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. The theme for the meeting is Tick-Borne Diseases and the Immune System. The deadline for submission of abstracts is May 31, 2018.

Click here for a sample abstract format.

Please have the following ready before submitting the form. Potential speakers will need to download and complete the documents below. Once they are completed, please save and upload them to the form. Items marked with an * are required.

  • Abstract details - Please include an introduction, mechanism of how you are going to present the idea and a conclusion. These are just hypothetical guidelines. Feel free to write up in a format with which you are comfortable and then the program committee will help you formalize it. However, the topic should align with the theme of the conference. Please limit the details to 400 words limit and you may include a diagram.*
  • CV*
  • Short biography*
  • Head shot
  • Completed Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships (RFR) (for AMA) document* (required for Chicago conference only)
  • Speaker release document*
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