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November 2019

Central Mass Lyme conference, Sturbridge, Massachusetts

November 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center, 366 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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central mass lyme conference 2019

The Central Mass Lyme Foundation will host its 4th Lyme disease conference on November 16 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Speakers include Dr. Thomas Moorcroft, Dr. Sheila Statlender, Dr. Stephen Rich, Dorothy Leland of LymeDisease.org, Gabriella True of the Connecticut PANS/PANDAS Partnership and others. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

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“Calling Time on Lyme” Conference, London, UK

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hallum Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street
London, W1T 3DD United Kingdom
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Dr. Carsten Nicolaus

The Lyme Disease Clinic UK, based in London, works closely with the world-renowned BCA Clinic in Germany and the Medical Centre in Prague supporting research, diagnostics and treatment of Lyme Disease and its co-infections. This conference brings together some of the leading medical professionals in the field of tick-borne diseases. It offers a unique day programme where the latest in research, treatment and therapy is shared with medical practitioners and patients in the UK. Speakers will include Dr. Carsten Nicolaus,…

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December 2019

“When Lyme Makes Headlines” panel discussion, New York City, New York

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CORE: Club, 66 E. 55th St.
New York, New York 10022
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Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Lyme author

Mary Beth Pfeiffer, award-winning author of "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change," will moderate a panel discussion with these outstanding writers: Meghan O'Rourke, poet, essayist, Yale University graduate and author of "Why is Lyme so Hard to Understand" (The Atlantic). Holly McGhee, a New York Times bestselling writer and author of "How Learning to Listen (With my Heart) Helped me Help my Son" (The Washington Post). Porochista Khakpour, essayist, and critically acclaimed author of "Sick, A Memoir" (Harper Collins). Pamela…

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Webinar on alpha-gal syndrome–tick-related allergy to meat products

December 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Tick-borne conditions united

WEBINAR - ALPHA-GAL SYNDROME: FROM DIAGNOSIS TO (INGREDIENT) DETECTIVE Tuesday, Dec. 10. 1 pm Eastern Time. Speakers: Beth Carrison, INHC, Jennifer Platt, DrPH and Dr. Tina Merritt, TBC United Board Chairwoman This webinar will provide an overview of Alpha Gal Syndrome (AGS) – the tick-borne condition that upon exposure to galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (“alpha-gal”) renders patients allergic to mammalian meats and the myriad by-products that contain mammalian-derived ingredients (e.g. pharmaceuticals and vaccines). Participants will receive the best available and most current information. They…

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March 2020

Dorothy Leland to discuss ticks and Lyme disease, Lower Lake, California–CANCELLED

March 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Methodist Church Social Hall, 16255 Second Street
Lower Lake, CA 95457
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redbud-audubon society

Dorothy Leland, Vice-president and Communications Director of LymeDisease.org, will address the monthly meeting of Redbud Audubon Society at 7 pm, March 19. She will discuss matters of concern to people who spend a lot of time outdoors, bird-watching: How to recognize tick habitat, how to protect yourself from ticks, how to recognize early symptoms of tick-borne infections, how to find appropriate medical care when necessary. Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections continue to spread. “The first step towards protecting yourself…

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“Focus on Lyme” patient forum, Scottsdale, AZ–POSTPONED

March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa At Montelucia, 4949 E Lincoln Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 United States
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Focus on Lyme

Focus on Lyme events have been rescheduled to Oct 2-3. Stay tuned for details. Please join Focus on Lyme for our 5th annual Patient Forum Saturday, March 21st Omni Montelucia - Paradise Valley, Arizona 9am-1pm Light Refreshments will be provided $25 Registration Fee Please purchase tickets today! We look forward to your attendance to this very informational forum Scheduled Speakers Tammy Crawford - Founder and Executive Director of Focus On Lyme  Holly Ahern – Scientific Advisor of Focus On Lyme…

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April 2020

Sam’s Spoons’ Tick Talk 2020, Carlisle, PA–CHANGED TO ONLINE

April 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dickinson College’s Stern Center, 208 W Louther St
Carlisle, PA 17013
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sam's spoons

Due to COV-19, we will now host a live ZOOM Tick Talk conference on April 4th. We will provide a link to watch presentations soon. Stay tuned and please share! This free event will be April 4, at Dickinson College's Stern Center, 208 W Louther St, Carlisle, PA 17013. Speakers include Dr. Neil Spector ("Gone in a Heartbeat"); author Kris Newby ("Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons"); Dr. Shannon D. Smith; Dr. Ying Zhang; Andrew Knupp, of…

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Lyme patient conference, Augusta, Maine–CANCELLED

April 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Midcoast Lyme Disease Support and Education

Cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.

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Integrative psychiatry & Lyme disease, San Jose, California

April 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chandra & Lari

Bay Area Lyme Foundation's Distinguished Speaker Series features Suruchi Chandra, MD. She  is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in integrative and holistic approaches to challenging medical conditions. Dr. Chandra’s practice focuses on the root causes of Lyme symptoms. She will also discuss the effectiveness of herbal treatment in fighting Lyme disease and its co-infections, and important steps to building resilience to support recovery. Our patient speaker for the evening will be Raeena Lari, who will chronicle her family’s tortuous journey with Lyme disease. The…

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Midwest Lyme Summit, Independence, Missouri

April 25, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Stoney Creek Conference Center, 18011 Bass Pro Drive
Independence, MO 64055
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Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City

The Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City (LAGKC) will host the Midwest Lyme Summit on Saturday, April 25. It takes place at the Stoney Creek Conference Center, 18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Speakers include: Patricia Smith, President of the Lyme Disease Association; Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler; Dr. Joseph Brewer; Dr. Charles Crist; Dr. Christine Andonian; Dr. Roman R. Ganta and attorney Sharon Meyers. Free admission. Click here for more details.

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Lyme disease symposium, Youngstown, Ohio

April 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trinity Fellowship Church,, 4749 South Ave
Youngstown, Ohio 44512
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ne ohio lyme

NE Ohio Lyme Foundation's 4th annual multidisciplinary symposium on Lyme disease will be held Saturday, April 25th, 2020. Location: Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Ave, Youngstown, OH 44512 Tickets are available online and will be available at the door the day of the event. Lunch will be provided. Speakers: Dr. Bea Szantyr from Maine, is a Lyme disease specialist and member of ILADS, and she will share with us her knowledge and years of experience researching and treating Lyme disease. Dr. Szantyr’s…

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May 2020

Morgellons Disease Scientific Conference, Austin, Texas

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Wyndham Garden Austin, 3401 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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Chareles E Holman Foundation, Morgellons

This conference brings physicians, scientists, patients and their supporters together to learn the newest information on diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne disease with an emphasis on Morgellons, a skin manifestation occurring in 6% of patients with Lyme disease. New research will be presented. The conference will include a screening of the award winning documentary film: Skin Deep: The Battle Over Morgellons. May 2-3, 8:30 am to 5 pm Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3401 S IH-35, Austin, Texas. For more information.

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Horowitz speaking at patient conference & health fair, Danbury, CT

May 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Richard Horowitz

Lyme Connection’s 14th Annual Patient Conference and Health Fair will be Friday, May 15, at Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus Student Center. Dr. Richard Horowitz will be keynote speaker. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., giving attendees time to visit the Lyme-focused health fair. See tick-control products, Lyme-literate practitioners, testing laboratories and a wide range of manufacturers offering prevention and patient support services. The evening program begins at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Click here…

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May 2021

Virtual Tick Talk: Lyme disease 101 with Dr. Bea Szantyr on May 4

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Bea Szantyr

The Belfast Free Library in Belfast, Maine, will host a virtual tick talk with Dr. Bea Szantyr on Tuesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. EDT. This presentation, Lyme Disease 101 will cover the essentials of prevention and early recognition of Lyme disease. To register for the Zoom link please visit the library's website to find the link. Spring has sprung! And with warmer temperatures come more opportunities for close encounters – with TICKS! Do you know how to avoid tick…

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Library talk: Lyme disease in Wisconsin, May 4

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From the Oregon Public Library, in Oregon, Wisconsin For adults held via Zoom. Registration required. May 4, 7 pm (Central Daylight Time). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average number of cases of Lyme disease has more than doubled over the last decade. In this presentation, learn from Alicia Cashman from Madison Lyme Support Group about Lyme disease, how to protect you and your family, what common symptoms are, and what to do if you have symptoms. If you have questions…

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Online reading of Lyme play “The Great Imitator,” May 6

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Online reading of the latest draft of The Great Imitator, formerly known as In the Lymelight Monologues. May 6, 5 pm to 6:30 pm EDT. (2 pm to 3:30 pm PDT). ABOUT THE PLAY: Raising awareness for Lyme disease with a blend of documentary theatre and imaginative departures from reality. Written by Patricia Cosulich, who spent eight years fighting for her own diagnosis, this play is inspired by lived experience and a series of interviews with patients, doctors, loved ones,…

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Preventing Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases, Dr. Chesney, May 6

May 6 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Alex Chesney book

ILADS offers a special virtual presentation from Dr. Alexis Chesney on the prevention of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases on May 6 at 7 PM EDT. Dr. Alexis Chesney will discuss: Various tick species found in North America and how to identify them Strategies for preventing tick bites Six steps to take after you've been bitten by a tick All webinar registrants will be entered into a drawing for a free copy of Dr. Chesney's book Preventing Lyme and Other Tick-Borne…

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Southern Tier/Bingham University, 2 web events, May 6 and 13

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Southern Tier Lyme Support and Binghamton University are proud to present a two-evening web-based event that explores the latest information on Lyme and other tick-borne disease. There will be a Q&A following each talk. May 6, 7:00 pm EDT CONFRONTING CHRONIC LYME Stephen Phillips, MD & Dana Parish Our first webinar session (May 6, 7:00 pm EDT) will feature renowned physician Dr. Steven Phillips and singer/songwriter Dana Parish.  Their recently released book, Chronic, has been described as “…a fascinating, superbly…

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Long-haul COVID and persistent Lyme: Is there a silver lining? May 12

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Project Lyme and the Bay Area Lyme Foundation are co-hosting an online event featuring Dr. Richard Horowitz,  Dr. Christine Green,  Dr. Steven Phillips,  David Roth, &  Laure Woods. They will discuss the overlap of COVID-19 and Lyme disease. It will take place May 12, 5 pm Pacific/ 8 pm Eastern. Click here for more information.

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Dr. Padula on how Lyme disease can affect your vision, May 18

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ILADS Patient Education Seminar: Please join us Tuesday, May 18 for a special presentation from William V. Padula, OD, Director of the Padula Institute of Vision Rehabilitation in Guilford, CT. Dr. Padula will be discussing the visual symptoms associated with Lyme and tick-borne diseases. Lyme related disease can affect the visual process. Often the symptoms will persist after the disease has been treated. Webinar participants will learn the consequences of Lyme disease affecting vision and its process in the brain.…

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PA Lyme Impact Series focuses on prevention, May 18

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From PA Lyme: This month's Virtual Lyme Impact Series is all about prevention.  Michele Cassetori, DARE Facilitator will present a Dare 2B Tick Aware seminar. This presentation provides information on ticks in PA, tick habitat, tick behavior, prevention steps, what to do if bitten and more.  The focus is prevention and not treatment. Topic: Dare 2B Tick Aware Speaker: Michele Cassetori, DARE Facilitator When: Tuesday May 18th, 2021 7:00PM - 8:30PM, Eastern Time Registration is limited to first 100 people: To register click here.  If…

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Sam’s Spoons Tick Talk 2021, seven speakers, May 22

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Event by Sam's Spoons Foundation Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 9 am- 4 pm EDT. (6 am– 1 pm PDT) Price: Free · Duration: 7 hr Public · Anyone on or off Facebook Please join us for an incredible day of learning, and some laughter, as we talk about tick-borne disease and your wellness. Catch this LIVE event on our Facebook page. No need to sign up. Presenters include Dr. Chris Turnpaugh, Brooke Geahan (The Heal Hive), Brandi Dean (Ride…

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Connecting–Learning–Healing, 4 speakers, May 22-23

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Co-hosted by ColoradoTicks.org and Colorado Lyme & TBD Support group. We are honored to host three experts in the field of Lyme & other TBD diagnosis and treatment: Dr. Jill Carnahan, Dr. Kenneth Liegner, and Dr. Joseph Burrascano, as well as exceptional motivational speaker and advocate, Col. Nicole Malachowski. Join us for each of these informative presentations with ample opportunity for questions and answers! This virtual event is FREE to attend, however space is limited and registration is required. You…

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“The Great Imitator”–virtual reading and talk back, May 28

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a reading of the latest draft of a play called "The Great Imitator," formerly known as In the Lymelight Monologues. May 28, 6 pm Pacific Time, 9 pm Eastern. ABOUT THE PLAY: Raising awareness for Lyme disease with a blend of documentary theatre and imaginative departures from reality. Written by Patricia Cosulich, who spent eight years fighting for her own diagnosis, this play is inspired by lived experience and a series of interviews with patients, doctors, loved…

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June 2021

How Lyme disease can impact your vision, June 10

June 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

From Project Lyme: Lyme disease is known for it ability to impact a variety of bodily systems, and your eyes are not alone. In the early stages, visual symptoms can include: blur, visual fatigue, double vision, headaches associated with visual activities, losing place when reading, seeing words appear to double or become double when reading, and more obscure problems often not associated with vision such as difficulty with balance, spatial orientation, memory, comprehension, feeling of being over-whelmed by being in…

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