IDWeek 2022

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Washington, DC
Oct. 19 - 23

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Virtual Conference
Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2021

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The late breaker abstract submission site is now open. Submit your late breaker abstract by August 18.

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Call for Session Suggestions

Have a great idea for session next year? Know a fabulous speaker? We want to hear your ideas! Submit a Session Suggestion for IDWeek 2022. 

View the IDWeek 2021 Closing Plenary Lecture

The IDWeek 2021 Closing Plenary was given by both Harvey J. Alter, MD, Distinguished NIH Scholar, NIH and Anne Schuchat, MD, Former Principal Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr.Alter’s lecture, titled “Hepatitis C: The End of the Beginning and Possibly the Beginning of the End” focuses the history of Hepatitis C and the current status of Hepatis C treatment and vaccine development. Dr. Schuchat’s lecture, titled “Learning from Epidemics: A Long and Winding Road” focuses on how various epidemics throughout history have influenced current pandemic response.

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Virtual Conference
Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2021

Day 1 – Day 2: Sept 29 – 30

Sept. 29-30: All Day

Chasing the Sun: COVID-19, Beyond the Horizon

Sept. 29: 8–10 a.m.

Industry Supported Satellite Symposia

Sept. 30: 10–11 a.m.

Named Lecture

Edward H. Kass Lecture

Maxwell Finland Lecture

Sept. 30: 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.


Day 3 Oct. 1

Oct. 1: 8–8:45 a.m.

Industry Supported Learning Lounges

Oct. 1: 9–10 a.m.

Named Lecture

SHEA Lectureship

Stanley A. Plotkin Lectureship in Vaccinology:

Oct. 1: 10–11:15 a.m.


Oct. 1: 10–11:15 a.m.


Featured Speakers

Barney Graham, MD, PhD

NIAID Vaccine Research Center

Chasing the Sun Opening Plenary

Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chasing the Sun  Wrap-Up

Eric Pamer, MD

University of Chicago

Maxwell Finland Lecture

Ann R. Falsey, MD

Rochester General Hospital

John F. Enders Lecture

Keith Klugman, MD, PhD

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Joseph E. Smadel Lecture

Patricia Whitley-Williams, MD

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Edward H. Kass Lecture

Deborah S. Yokoe, MD, MPH

University of California, San Francisco

SHEA Lectureship

Betsy Herold, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Caroline B. Hall Lecture

William C. Gruber, MD

Pfizer Inc.

Stanley A. Plotkin Lectureship in Vaccinology

Harvey J. Alter, MD

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Closing Plenary

Anne Schuchat, MD

Former Principal Deputy Director, CDC

Closing Plenary


Program Committee

View our leaders and decision makers for IDWeek.

Industry Partners

Exhibitor packages, programs, affiliated event opportunities.


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Premeeting Workshops

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Program Details

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Session Types

IDWeek consists of 10 session types. Learn more.

2021 Resources



IDWeek will be held in the San Diego Convention Center, located at 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101, from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2021. IDWeek events will also take place in some nearby hotels.


Exhibitor packages, support programs, affiliated event opportunities including satellite symposia, and promotional options for reaching the attendees are expected to be available at the end of the first quarter of 2021.

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