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2021 IACFS/ME Virtual Conference

August 19 - 21, 2021

Submit Your Abstract/ Workshop Proposal now!

Deadline is May 3, 2021, 5:00 PM New York City (USA) time. 


Please review the instructions below and take a look at the submission forms. If there are any questions, please complete our Contact Us form.  Researchers who are new to the ME/CFS field, early in their career, from outside the United States, and from groups traditionally underrepresented in science are encouraged to submit. For more about the conference, see the 2021 main conference webpage, summaries of our 2020 meeting, or our 2016 program. 


Research Abstracts

This section is intended for presentation of original research or research protocols.  The latter refer to plans for research that have not yet been carried out.  For protocols, Results section should describe what results are expected or may reveal whereas the Conclusion section should relay what the practical impact of the research may be on scientific progress, clinical care, public health policy, medical education, or other areas.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed. If selected, you will be asked to present a 12-minute talk or to participate in a poster session. Notifications will be sent out in early June.

Workshop Proposals

This section is intended for 1-hour workshops aimed at clinicians, researchers, or patients/ caregivers. Please designate the audience. Workshops must address a specific topic in-depth. The format is other wise flexible (e.g. lecture, panel, small group discussion, demonstration) and can be decided by the submitters.  Up to 2 people may host one workshop.

Submitted workshops will reviewed and selected.  Notifications will be sent out in early June.