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35th International Papillomavirus Conference & Basic Science, Clinical and Public Health Workshops (IPVC 2023) will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC, USA.

Address: 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001

Getting to the venue


The official language of the conference is English.

Conference Time Zone

35th International Papillomavirus Conference & Basic Science, Clinical and Public Health Workshops (IPVC 2023) will officially run on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) – Washington time. To convert the conference times to your local time click here.


We encourage foreign participants to apply for their visas as early as possible, we are recommending to do so at least three to four months before the Conference. Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews. Therefore, applicants should first consult the U.S. Department of State’s visa appointment and processing wait times website.

Further information on business visas can be found at the U.S. Department of State Business Visa Center website and the IVO website – the National Academies International Visitors Office (IVO). The International Visitors Office assists international students, scholars, and other travelers who are coming to the United States for scientific purposes. The IVO additionally provides resources to the broader scientific community on visa interview preparation, travel to the United States, and international conference organizing.

If you are experiencing significant visa delays, please fill out our visa survey. This will allow us to bring your case to the attention of the U.S. Department of State.

Letter of Invitation

An official personalized letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants as part of the registration procedure. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the Scientific Program. Invitation letters can be provided electronically (PDF) or as a hard copy if required. Hard copies will be mailed via regular post free of charge. In case of special delivery (courier) request, the participant will be responsible for all charges.


To benefit from reduced registration rates, you have to be in good standing for paid membership during the Conference.

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CME - CPD Accreditation

In 2023 IPVC will once again strive to deliver high quality educational program and apply for CME/CPD accreditation.

You can see here the IPVC accreditation history over the past few years.

Conference Abstracts

Abstract Submission for IPVC 2023 is open!

Check the Abstract Topics here structured around 3 main tracks: Basic Science, Clinical Research and Public Health, Epidemiology, & Implementation Science.

You can submit your abstract by following the rules and guidelines for submission.

Dress Code

Participants are advised to wear business casual for all Congress functions and programs.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Liability and Insurance

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
The IPVC 2023 Conference Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Conference Organizers

Kenes Group
Rue Francois-Versonnex 7, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 0488   |    Fax: +41 22 906 9140

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