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Running List of 2020 Conferences Going Virtual Due to Coronavirus Health Concerns

In the wake of numerous travel restrictions and public health guidance in association with coronavirus (COVID-19), a number of conferences switched to a virtual platform.

Please see the list below for the latest updates as additional virtual resources are announced.


The AMIA 2020 Virtual Symposium, November 14-18, will bring together health informatics experts in live and recorded sessions.

AAAAI created a Virtual Poster Hall which includes oral abstracts, posters, and case reports originally programmed for the 2020 AAAAI Annual Meeting.

AAA will be releasing a virtual poster hall to showcase selected clinical and research posters along with some video presentations.

AACR will host two Virtual Meetings on April 27-28 and June 22-24. The first virtual meeting in April will include over 30 oral presentations. The second virtual meeting in June will include a mini-symposium, e-posters, and workshops.

ACMG is offering a virtual experience including the exhibit hall, webinars (starting April 29th), and a digital package which includes an Abstract/Poster Gallery, Recorded Scientific Sessions, a Webinar Series, recorded Exhibit Theaters and the Exhibit Hall listing.

ACPM will be hosting a virtual meeting July 15th, July 29th, and August 12th. Register on their website.

ACSM will be offering ACSM 2020 Virtual Experience in early summer. The Virtual Experience will deliver select content.

APA will release an On Demand library including over 300 hours of educational content on April 25th.

APHA will be hosting a virtual event October 24-28, registration opens on July 1st.

MORS will now be a virtual event on June 15-19, 2020. Registration is still open at a 50% discount.

Experimental Biology is currently hosting e-posters.

CIS is currently hosting the abstracts from the canceled 2020 conference.

IDWeek will be held as a virtual conference on October 21-25.

AHFE 2020 will be held as Virtual Conference on July 16-20, 2020.

ICIBM 2020 will be held as Virtual Conference on August 9-11, 2020.

December 15-18, SER will be hosting a fully online virtual conference.

APSS will be hosting a virtual conference August 27-30.

SBM is offering a webinar series with some of the keynote and master lectures every Tuesday and Friday from May 26 to June 26th.

SOCRA 2020 will be held as Virtual Conference on September 23-26, 2020.

World Druge Safety Conference will be held as a virtual conference on September 1-2.


Rita Simmons is the founder and lead consultant of Novelle, where she provides business and research consulting to companies across a variety of industries. Dr. Simmons leverages her drive for innovation and excellence along with her extensive executive and military experience to help business owners grow their business, drive revenue, and achieve strategic goals. When you’re ready to take your business to the next level, contact Dr. Simmons at or connect with her on LinkedIn.

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