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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.


AMIA Annual Symposium

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

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

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

American Academy of Audiology Annual Conference

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

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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.

American College Of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

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.

American College of Preventive Medicine Conference

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

American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

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

American Psychiatric Association

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

American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Annual Meeting

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

Military Operations Research Society Symposium

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

Experimental Biology Annual Meeting

Experimental Biology is currently hosting e-posters.

Immune Deficiency and Dysregulation North American Conference

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

Infectious Disease Week

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

International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics

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

International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine

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

Society of Epidemiological Research Virtual Conference

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

Sleep Annual Meeting

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

Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting

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

Society of Clinical Research Associates Annual Conference

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

World Drug Safety Conference

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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