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We’re adding everything you need to know about IDWeek 2022 to this page so you can easily navigate the meeting. 
Stay tuned for updates—new information will be added as it becomes available. Scroll down to learn about all things IDWeek 2022!

General Information

IDWeek 2022 will be held on Oct. 19-23 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

IDWeek 2022 will be a hybrid conference. If you decide to join virtually you will have access to all content until March 31, 2023. Pricing for in-person and virtual are the same.

IDWeek 2023 will be held on Oct. 11-15, 2023 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210.  

IDWeek is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone regardless of color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. IDWeek does not tolerate harassment or bullying of conference participants, staff clients or any affiliate. Read for more details.

View the IDWeek COVID-19 vaccination policy on our Attendees page

All attendees, exhibitors, vendors, speakers and staff must wear a well-fitting mask, except when eating, drinking, or presenting on stage. Attendees should bring their own masks. Cloth masks are not allowed. Masks will be available at registration and other designated locations while supplies last.

Participants are encouraged to change masks daily.

IDWeek has several options for nursing mothers’ in the convention center. A nursing mothers’ lounge can be found on the Concourse, Level Show Office B.

In addition, Mamava lactation pods can be found near room 140A and near 103B. (The code to access the Mamava Pods is 8008)

Need Childcare? View additional details and register online.

Deadline to sign up for childcare is Oct. 5.

The IDWeek HQ Office can be found in Room 156 of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The IDWeek lost and found will be in the IDWeek HQ, Room 156

The Newsroom can be found in Room 158 and the Press Conference Room can be found in 159.

The BugHub will be the heart of IDWeek – visit this area for registration, the Speaker Ready Room, IDSA and SHEA Foundation lounges, ID365 Trainee Lounge and more!

To learn more about the BugHub opportunities visit the BugHub page

The IDWeek Opening Reception, the BugBash, will be held October 19, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. ET in Hall D! Join your colleagues as we kickoff IDWeek 2022.

Join us for Coffee and Lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the IDWeek Exhibit Hall found in Hall A (while supplies last):

  • Premier Coffee Break: 10 – 10:30 a.m. ET
  • Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET

The Speaker Ready Room will be in BugHub B (Salon GHI) near the Grand Lobby. The hours are:

  • Monday, Oct. 17……………………. 2 – 6 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18…………………… 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19………………. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Oct. 20 …………………. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Oct. 21……………………… 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. ET
  • Saturday, Oct. 22 ………………….. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Oct. 23 ……………………. 7 – 9 a.m. ET

Registration & Housing

To register in advance visit our Registration page. Register by Sept. 9 for discounted rates.

As a nonmember, you may register for one of the categories below if you meet the following:
  • In-training – If you are currently a fellow in a training program
  • Resident – If you are an HCP currently enrolled in a residency program
  • Student – any student

In all cases, proof of status in the program is required. This includes, but is not limited to student ID, a letter/email from the institution, any other documentation listing status, etc.

To register onsite please visit the BugHub B (Salon GHI) near the Grand Lobby. Please be prepared to show your vaccination card.

Pickup Marriott Marquis and Renaissance Lobby Registration Hours

Badge pickup only

Tuesday                  2 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday             7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Registration Hours

BugHub B (Salon GHI) near the Grand Lobby

On-site registration and badge pickup

      Tuesday                  2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday             7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday                7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday                     7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday                 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Sunday                   7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Guest registration only includes admission to the exhibit hall. It does not include access to live or streamed sessions or CE credits. Guests must provide proof of vaccination.

IDWeek has several official hotels, please visit the housing website for details.

Reservations can be made during the online registration process.

Click here for information on letters of invitation.

The virtual COVID-19 track is limited to the 12 COVID-19 sessions being presented at IDWeek 2022 as well as the industry supported IDWeek CE Affiliated Events and other IDWeek Affiliated Events. This option is only available virtually and is not available to in-person attendees. IDWeek is offering these sessions at no-charge. These registrants will have access to abstracts but will not have access to any other non-COVID content.

Program, Education & Continuing Education

The full program is available online through the IDWeek 2022 Interactive Program where you can find session and speaker details, abstract information and more. Session live streaming will be available through the Interactive Program as well.

Access the on-demand content through the IDWeek app or online at through March 31, 2023. Access will be free for all scientific attendees.

Scientific sessions will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. IDWeek has made every effort to assign sessions to the appropriate room. Attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis and we ask that attendees use all available seating before standing. We apologize in advance if attendance exceeds available seating.

During live sessions you will be able to ask questions using the chat feature within the virtual program. Moderators will be looking for questions from the audience and will ask speakers as many as they can accommodate.

You can download a certificate of attendance via the CE evaluation site.

IDWeek will offer CME/CNE/CPE/MOC credit. Check the individual session listing in the IDWeek Interactive Program for more details. Statements of credit must be claimed online after the meeting. Attendees will be required to complete a short evaluation for every session for which credit is claimed. The deadline to claim credit is April 24, 2023.  Attendees must attend each selected session in its entirety to receive CME/CNE/CPE/MOC credit. Partial credit is not available.

To claim CPE in-person session credit the deadline is Dec. 22, 2022.

The call for Session Suggestions for 2023 will open in October.

Check back for more information!

Get the most out of the meeting by downloading the official IDWeek App. Search the Google Play Store on Android Devices or the App Store on Apple Devices for “IDWeek” and download the app. Login with the email address you used to register for the meeting and your confirmation ID number, both of which can be found in your registration confirmation.

The app will have all the most up to date details on sessions, presentations, and speakers. You can use it to participate in audience response, create a schedule, read abstracts and view posters, browse exhibitors and find helpful meeting information.


Yes, all presenters need to register for IDWeek. Your registration number will be required. Oral and Late Breaker abstract presenters must register and attend IDWeek in-person. Poster presenters can register and attend IDWeek in-person or virtually.

Abstracts are available online through the IDWeek 2022 Interactive Program and the IDWeek Mobile App where registrants can access oral and poster abstract text, view posters and interact with presenters.

IDWeek 2022 abstracts will be published as an online supplement to Open Forum Infectious Diseases, IDSA’s open-access journal after IDWeek 2022 has concluded. They will be permanently archived as part of the journal and will be accessible to all journal readers, not only meeting attendees or society members.

In-Person: Posters will be Halls B & C. and can be viewed during the following hours (in-person presenters will be available 12:15-1:30 p.m. ET):

  • Thursday, Oct. 20: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Oct. 21: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET
  • Saturday Oct. 22: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET


Enter the Poster Hall entrance is on the Concourse Level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at Hall B. Posters may also be accessed through the exhibits in Hall A between the hours of 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET

Virtually: Posters are available on the IDWeek Interactive Program and the IDWeek Mobile App starting on Oct. 19, 8 a.m. ET.

Rapid-Fire Poster Presentations will be held in the IDWeek Hot Zone. Rapid-Fire Posters are 30-minute poster sessions in one of four Hot Zone Arenas in the Poster Hall. Each presenter will be given 5 minutes to deliver their poster research in an oral format on a screen with an expert moderator and will be able to take questions from the audience. To see the specific sessions and presentations, please check the IDWeek Mobile App. Rapid Fire presentations will not be streamed.

Rapid-Fire Posters will be held during the following times:

  • Thursday, Oct. 20, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Oct. 21, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. ET
  • Saturday, Oct. 22, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. ET

Oral presentations will be available on-demand in the IDWeek Interactive Program for one year.

Oral abstract presentation preparation information can be found in the Interactive Program Planner.

In-Person: Poster set up will begin Thursday at 8 a.m. in Halls B & C. Posters cannot be hung up before Thursday.

More poster preparation information including upload deadlines can be found in the Interactive Program Planner.

In-Person: Posters should be removed Saturday, Oct. 22 from 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET.

IDWeek is not responsible for any posters left after this time.

Industry Partners, Exhibits & Educational Events

Industry partner exhibits and IDWeek partner society booths are available from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET:

  • Thursday, Oct. 20
  • Friday, Oct. 21
  • Saturday, Oct. 22

Industry partner exhibits and partner society booths are in Hall A of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Access Hall A on the Concourse level.

Attendees can enjoy coffee, other beverages and lunch while supplies last:

  • Thursday, Oct. 20
  • Friday, Oct. 21
  • Saturday, Oct. 22

Premier Coffee Break: 10 – 10:30 a.m. ET 

Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET 

Industry partner learning lounges also take place in Hall A Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:15 a.m. – 2 p.m. Find them on the center aisle between the 400-900 aisles.

All Industry Partner Educational Events, Affiliated Events, can be found in the IDWeek Interactive Program, the Mobile App and in Tab 3 of the Info Guide that will be distributed to in-person attendees.

Partner Societies and Foundation Resources

Partner society booths can be found inside Hall A of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Access Hall A on the Concourse level. Staff will be available from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • IDSA/HIVMA can be found in booth 1130
  • SHEA can be found in booth 1120
  • PIDS can be found in booth 1110
  • SIDP can be found in booth 1140

The IDSA Foundation is located on Level One of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in BugHub A (Salon ABC)

The SHEA Foundation is located on Level One of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in BugHub B (Salon GHI)

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