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Frequently Asked Questions

IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium

Improving Health Through Discovery and Education
April 28 – May 1, 2018 • Chicago, Illinois

How do I obtain a VISA/invitation letter?

If you are traveling to the IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium from outside the United States, your country may require you to obtain a visa. Click here to request a letter of invitation to the meeting and to view the International Resources page.

How do I submit an abstract?

The Abstract Submission Site will open in fall 2017. Please check back for more information.

How do I register for the meeting and what are the registration fees?

Online registration for the IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium opens December 2017. Please check back for more information.

How do I reserve a hotel room?

Housing for the IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium will open December 2017. Please check back for more information.

Where can I see the meeting schedule?

The Preliminary Program contains the latest schedule for the IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium and will be available December 2017. Please check back for more information.

How do I request space for an Ancillary Meeting during the IARS Annual Meeting?

Organizations wishing to hold group functions in conjunction with the IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium, April 28 – May 1, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois, must first obtain meeting space from the IARS. Space is assigned after all official IARS education, Board of Trustee, and special event functions have been placed. Space is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis in the order applications were received. An Ancillary Meeting Request Form will be available late 2017/early 2018. Please check back for more information.

For More Information or Questions:

Annual Meeting Education and General Meeting Inquiries
Email: meetings@iars.org

Registration Inquiries & Support
Phone: 888-665-1371 or International Number 801-505-5264 or
Email: iarsmeeting@orchid.events

Abstract Submissions, Poster Information and Abstract Awards
Email: abstracts@iars.org

Exhibits and Sponsorships
Phone: 804-550-2312
Email: matt@esvw.com

Continuing Medical Education
Email: tcooper@iars.org