Registration is now open for the Fourth Annual CMRC Conference which will be held on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September 2017 at Future Inns Cabot Circus, Bond St South, Bristol.

The purpose of the conference is to increase collaboration between researchers in the CFS/ME field and with those from other research/illness areas. Although the full programme has yet to be announced, the provisional one is now available. Experts in neurovirology, imaging and orthostatic intolerance will be to the fore. Presentations (titles TBC) include

Although the first day of the conference is open to researchers and all CMRC members, the second day is open to researchers only. Associate Members can  join the CMRC for free whilst research membership is £20. Discounts on the costs of attending the conference are available to professional members and students who book before 31st May.

Abstract submissions are being invited until 9am on 30 June 2017. Oral presentations will be selected following peer review of submitted abstracts and poster prizes will be awarded.

As with  previous conferences, it is planned to livestream presentations. However, this is at the presenter’s discretion and reasons such as presenting unpublished data may lead a presenter to decline livestreaming. Details of livestreaming will be made available closer to the date of the conference.