Conference list

The following list outlines some important conferences in the areas specified. It is by no means exhaustive, so please also use other sources to identify conferences that may not be listed here.

A quick google search for the name of any of the below conferences will show where it will be held this year and how to submit work for consideration.

Following medical doctors who are involved in your preferred speciality on Twitter is also an excellent way to identify key conferences. Email us at if you would like to add a conference to the list

CUReS strongly encourages students to submit abstracts to professional conferences and meetings as to gain experience of presenting work on a national/international level and to learn more about an area of interest. It is also an excellent way to enhance your CV and build contacts within a particular field. 

Conferences by speciality:

Acute Medicine

SAM Conference (The Society for Acute Medicine Conference)

Allergy (also see Immunology)

British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Annual Meeting


Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Congress

Breast Surgery

Association of Breast Surgery Trainees Meeting

Association of Breast Surgery Conference and AGM

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting and Cardiothoracic Forum


Heart Rhythm Congress

Advanced Symposium on Congenital Disease in the Adult

Annual Autumn Meeting of the British Society for Heart Failure

British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference

Clinical Genetics

Genome Informatics

Clinical Neurophysiology

International league against epilepsy – Annual Scientific Meeting

Clinical Pharmacology

British Pharmacological Society – Pharmacology

Colorectal Surgery (also see General Surgery) 

Tripartite Colorectal Meeting


Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists


Association for the Study of Medical Education

Academy of Medical Educators

Association of Medical Education in Europe

Emergency Medicine (see Acute Medicine)

Trauma Care Conference


Endocrinology and Diabetes

Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference

Society for Endocrinology BES Conference


British Rhinological Society Epidemiology (see Public Health)


British Society of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

General Practice/ Primary Care

Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting

General Surgery

Association of Surgeons in Training Conference

International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

 Genitourinary Medicine

British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Spring Meeting

 Geriatric Medicine/ COTE

British Geriatrics Society Scientific Autumn Meeting

British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting


British Society for Haematology Annual Scientific Meeting


British Society Of Allergy & Clinical Immunology Annual Meeting  (BSACI )

Infectious Diseases

Influenza  One Influenza, One World

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene  Biennial Meeting

Medical Microbiology

Microscience Microscopy Congress


Annual International Neonatal Conference

Nephrology (see Renal Medicine)


Association of British Neurologists Annual Meeting

Neurophysiology (see Clinical Neurophysiology)


The Society for British Neurological Surgeons Autumn Meeting

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Obstetric Anaesthesia

Oncology and Palliative Care

National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference

The British Association for Cancer Research Development of Cancer Medicines


Conference The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress

Orthopaedic Surgery

Trauma Care Conference

British Orthopaedic Society Association Annual Congress

Otorhinolaryngology (see ENT)


Europaediatrics and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Annual Conference

Pain Management

The British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting


Pathological Society and European Society of Pathology Joint Congress

Pharmacology (see Clinical Pharmacology)


Physiology Conference, UK

Plastic Surgery

Congress of the European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Primary Care (see General Practice)


Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress

Public Health 

NICE Annual Conference

Please note this conference does not accept student abstracts


British Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting

Renal Medicine

UK Kidney Week

Respiratory Medicine

British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting

Trauma (see Orthopaedic Surgery and Acute Medicine

Tropical Medicine (see Infectious Diseases)


The British Association of Urological Surgeons Annual Meeting