Call for Symposia

ASTMH requests proposals for symposia to be presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting. At this time, ASTMH is planning an in-person meeting with online aspects. 

The symposium format is intended to allow a broad and synthesized review of a given topic, with ample time for discussion. The ASTMH Scientific Program Committee evaluates all proposals and selects those for presentation according to defined selection criteria. Due to the large number of proposals, the selection process is competitive.

Click here to download the detailed guidelines on symposium format and submission

  • February 3, 2021 - Online submission site opens
  • February 24, 2021 - Submission deadline
  • February 25, 2021 - $75 non-refundable fee due 
  • Early June 2021 - Acceptance notifications sent
  • Late June 2021 - Finalized information for accepted symposia due
  • Mid-September 2021 - Symposium schedule sent to Symposium Organizers
Online submission site will be linked here on February 3.  


Continuing Medical Education (CME) Survey and Claim Form
Click here to complete the CME Survey and submit your CME Claim Form.

Meeting Program 
Use this link to view the Annual Meeting Program Book, Abstract Book and Late-Breaker Abstract Presentation Schedule. The Online Program Planner is no longer availble. You can create your schedule on the virtual meeting website. 

Poster Abstract Presentations
Poster information is available here in the meeting program book. There is no information about posters on the virtual meeting platform or the meeting platform scheduler.


Thank you to our 2020 virtual meeting exhibitors!

Sponsorship, Advertising, Contibutors and Sponsored Symposia:  

Thank you to our sponsors, contributors and advertisers.

About the ASTMH Annual Meeting: The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, foundations, government, not for profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all healthcare providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health.

The Annual Meeting is a five-day educational conference that includes four pre-meeting courses and draws approximately 4,900 attendees.



ASTMH Values and Promotes Diversity

The Society takes great pride in its diverse membership. Through its elected and appointed leaders, committee structure, awardees, Annual Meeting presenters, etc., ASTMH strongly encourages diversity with regard to gender, race/ethnicity, country, and organization (including academia, governmental and non-governmental institutions, and for-profit companies).