Key dates

Submission of Sessions

(Symposia, post-graduate courses, workshops)

1 February
Online submission open
22 March Deadline for online submission
Mid-May Notification sent to session submitters

Submission of Abstracts

(Oral abstract, e-posters and poster discussion sessions)

1 February Online submission open

22 March

Deadline for online submission

End of April Scientific Programme Committee meeting


Notification sent to abstract authors 

Submission of Satellites

1 February
Online submission is open until spaces are filled
1 September Submission closes

Submission of  TB and HIV/TB Late-breaker Abstracts

8 June Online submission open
12 July

Deadline for online submission

Submission of Speakers' Synopses

21 June Online submission open
8 July Deadline for online submission

 Registration and Hotel Booking

30 March Registration and hotel booking opens  
10 May Deadline for early registration 
24 October Deadline for online pre-registration

Letters of Invitation

30 March Online application for Letters of Invitation opens  
Early May Processing of requests will begin
10 October

Online application closes 


31 July Deadline for cancellation with full refund (minus 80-euro charge)
30 September Deadline for cancellation with 50 per cent refund
1 October No refunds as of this date

Application for support
(for presenters of accepted programme proposals and representatives of affected communities)

5 May Online application opens; please read guidelines for before applying  
1 July

Online application closes 

No later than 31 July 

Notifications sent to submitters

Dates of Key Pre-Conference and Social Events

25 October

Global TB Symposium organised by WHO

25 October

5th President's Centennial Dinner
You may reserve your place as part of your conference registration or register for the dinner only.

26 October Inaugural Ceremony followed by Welcome Reception
29 October Closing Ceremony