The West Midlands annual conference for physicians of all grades covering acute and general medicine topics.This popular conference has been developed using feedback from past conferences to ensure it meets the needs of delegates.ProgrammeSome of the highlights are:Brain on fire – insight into non-convulsive status epilepticus: how to recognise it, how to treat itInside the mind of the intensivistWeaknessTreating alcohol-related liver disease Managing acute medical problems in pregnancyCardiology for the acute takeAmyloidosis and related disorders