On May 3-5, 2018, the first ever ME/CFS Canadian Collaborative Team Conference will be held by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in Montreal, QC. PR Newswire recently published an article about the event, giving information about the conference topics and speakers. The conference, which has the purpose of bringing together the collective knowledge of experts in the field in the hopes of shaping the international research agenda, will feature speaker presentations on topics such as the history of ME/CFS, orthostastic intolerance, and objective diagnosis of ME/CFS, among many others. Derya Unutmaz, M.D. of Jackson Labs, will be in attendance, and will speak about the interactions between the human immune system and gut microbiota, and their potential impact on ME/CFS. Dr. Cindy Bateman, the founder of Bateman Horne Center, our clinical core, will also attend and speak about clinical diagnosis of ME/CFS.