2018 National Lyme Disease Conference

Tick Talk IrelandUniversity College Dublin and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital would like to invite you to attend the 2018 National Lyme Disease Conference held in the Astra Hall, Student Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4. 

The Conference is an all day event held on Saturday 2nd June 2018.

Conference Organisers

With the support of Tick Talk Ireland, the event is organised by Prof Jack Lambert, UCD Clinical Professor and Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

Conference Event Manager : Ms Gordana Avramovic, UCD/Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.



8:15 - 8:55 Registration & Coffee  
9:00 Welcome & Introduction Prof J Lambert & Tick Talk
  Problems with Diagnosing Lyme Disease Dr Armin Schwarzbach
  Overview of Treatment, Why it Works & Success Stories Prof J Lambert
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break & Exhibitors  
11:15 Natural Medicine for Borreliosis & Co-Infections Dr Marjo Valonen
  Patient Stories, Approaches to Recovery ; Challenges & Success Stories Various Patients
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break  
14:30 Supporting your Immune System - The Role of Mitochondria Pol De Saedeleer, R. Pharma
  Tick Bites, Lyme Disease & Primary Care Dr Anne Cruikshank
  The Political Lansscape of Lyme Disease in Ireland Mr Marc MacSharry TD
17:15 - 17:30 Tick Talk Priorities & Close  

 Programme - 2018 National Lyme Disease Conference


Conference Facilities


Gluten free catering will be provided for this event. Vegetarian and vegan options will be available.


The conference registration desk will be open from 8am on the day of the event.  We recommend that attendees arrive early to register before the conference starts. 

Please note that the conference subject matter is not suitable for children under 14 years of age therefore only children over 14 will be permitted entry to the event.

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.  The event organisers take no responsibility for the supervision of children onsite.

Technical Difficulties

  • If you are experiencing technical difficulties please try to complete your booking using a different device and wait for 24 h for a confirmation to reach you
  • If you are experiencing further difficulties you may email the organiser at gavramovic@mater.ie with your contact details and a description of the issue


For access to the conference please follow the map link below:


Car Parks and parking details are noted here.

Disabled Parking areas are noted here.