The International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) will host the 36th International Conference on Antiviral Research (ICAR) from Monday, March 13th through Friday, March 17th in Lyon, France.
The conference will be held at the Lyon Convention Center located in the heart of Lyon. Within walking distance are numerous sites, world class restaurants and a variety of shopping experiences. ICAR2023 – a hybrid conference – will offer both in-person for those able to travel and virtual programming options for those not able to travel. ISAR will monitor the global situation and make adjustments as needed.
Speakers will present the latest scientific developments across the range of antiviral research, emphasizing the interdisciplinary nature of the field. ICAR provides opportunities for virologists, chemists, clinicians, pharmacologists, biologists and regulatory agency representatives to develop the collaborative relationships needed for the discovery and development of new antiviral therapies. The conference also offers special events to welcome new scientists and help them establish successful careers. ISAR members will strengthen their network of research associates and add new contacts.
What will the ICAR2023 program look like?
Both in-person and virtual programming options will be available for ICAR2023. The onsite meeting in Lyon will include oral and poster sessions, plenary talks, ISAR awardee lectures and several special sessions and networking events. The oral sessions will be recorded and posted on the virtual platform for on-demand viewing. available to all registered attendees on the virtual platform. All selected posters will be available via the virtual platform with online Q&A chat boards to promote discussion. All on-demand content will be available through April 17, 2023.
Will there be poster sessions?
YES! All posters will be available as electronic posters to be viewed on the virtual platform. There will be two poster sessions onsite in Lyon for those attending in person. All posters will be available for Q&A through the virtual platform chat board associated with each poster. There will be no live Q&A for virtual posters.
What are the abstract submission deadlines?
The abstract submission site will open on September 30, 2022. The submission deadline is 12:00 PM ET (Noon) on November 22, 2022 but if you need an early visa notification, you must submit by November 1. Please click here to view all key deadlines. The poster submission site opens on Monday, November 28. Click here for abstract submission details.
What is the program schedule?
Please continue to check this page and the ICAR2023 website for program updates.
The International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) is an internationally recognized organization for scientists involved in basic, applied, and clinical aspects of antiviral research. The Society main event is the annual International Conference on Antiviral Research (ICAR), a truly interdisciplinary meeting which attracts the interest of chemists, biologists, and clinicians.