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Register for the Future of Malaria Research Symposium

2018 Future of Malaria Research rev

Attendance by scientists at all career levels is encouraged!
Register here.


E-mail your abstract to by September 15, 2018 by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time. Your abstract should be 1 page max, 12 pt font, and attached to your email in PDF format. Include authors, author affiliations, and whether you would like to be considered for a talk, poster, or either. 

What are the registration and abstract submission deadlines?
Registration to attend the Future of Malaria Research Symposium is open now through October 1. If you want to attend the meeting but do not wish to present a talk or poster, you may register at any time in this period, until we reach capacity.

Abstract submission is open July to September 15, 2018. If you wish to submit an abstract, you must register and submit your abstract before this date. Registration is via Eventbrite and abstract submission is via email to

Can I register now and submit an abstract later?
Yes. Registration is via this Eventbrite page. Submit abstracts to by September 15, 2018

How are abstracts selected for a talk or poster?
Abstracts are selected by the meeting organizers based on scientific merit, with consideration for the career stage of the researcher and area of malaria research.
Abstracts from young researchers and those covering diverse research topics will be favored, consistent with the aims and mission of the meeting.

What is the format of the talks?
Standard research talks are 8-12 minutes plus 2 minutes question time.

What are the recommended poster dimensions?
Posters should be no larger than 30 x 40 inches or approximately 76 x 100 cm to be accommodated by our poster boards.

When do I find out if my abstract was selected?
Researchers will be notified in October if their abstract is selected for a standard research talk or poster presentation.

Does the meeting publish an abstract book?
We have elected not provide a physical abstract book to reduce the environmental impact of the meeting. An electronic booklet of abstracts will be emailed to registrants with the meeting program.

When is the meeting program available?
We will email the program and other important information about parking, security, and logistics on the day to registrants a few days before the meeting.

Can I request a letter of invitation for my visa application?
Yes, you can contact meeting organizers at for a letter of invitation for your visa application to US immigration. Please include "VISA Letter Required" in the subject field.

What do I need to bring to the meeting?
Johns Hopkins University Security requires all visitors to show photographic identification to access to the building. Please ensure you bring an appropriate form of ID. You may also wish to bring laptops, tablets, or pens and paper to make notes during the meeting.

How do I get to the meeting?
This year’s meeting is at the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus, located at 9605 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD. Free parking is available onsite.
If you are staying in Baltimore, you can also travel to the meeting using the free shuttle from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. When you register, please indicate whether you are interested in receiving information about the free shuttle between Baltimore and Rockville.

How far is Rockville from the nearest airport?
The Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus is: