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The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) invites abstract submissions of original research in the field of vaccinology. Abstracts are peer-reviewed for quality of research, educational and scientific content, and overall impact. Accepted abstracts will be scheduled as oral presentations at the 2021 Virtual Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research (ACVR) scheduled for April 26-27, 2021. Abstract notifications will be sent in March 2021.


Review the Call for Abstracts Instructions for information about submitting an abstract for presentation at the 2021 Virtual ACVR.

All abstracts must be submitted online at:

For more information and to register for the conference, visit

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Key Dates:

January 2021                      Call for Abstracts submission site opens
February 16, 2021              Abstract submission deadline (11:59 PM ET)
mid-March 2021                 Notifications issued for all submitted abstracts via e-mail
April 26-27, 2021                NFID Virtual Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research (ACVR)

Topics for Abstract Submission:

The submitting author must select the most appropriate topic from the list below. The ACVR Planning Committee reserves the right to change the topic of accepted abstracts.

  • Behavioral Science and Vaccine Hesitancy
  • Epidemiology and Burden of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • Vaccine Policy, Regulatory Pathways, Programs, and Practice
  • Vaccine Research, Development, and Production
  • Vaccine Safety, Monitoring, and Evaluation
  • Vaccines Against Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease


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