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Out of public health concerns and given the current travel restrictions and lab closures worldwide because of COVID-19, the 27th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses (HCV2020), scheduled to take place July 6 – 9, 2020 in Montreal, Canada has been postponed to July 6 - 9, 2021.

Preliminary Program

*Program & Topics/Titles are Subject to Change 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

  • 08:00 17:00

    Registration

  • 08:30 10:35

    Session 6: Animal Models, Organoids and Replication Systems

    8:30 - 8:55 | Keynote Lecture 7: Hepaciviruses (In Vitro Models)
                           Troels Kasper Høyer Scheel - University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

    8:55 - 9:20 | Keynote Lecture 8: Hepaciviruses (In Vivo Models)
                           Amit Kapoor - Nationwide Children's, Columbus, OH, USA

    9:20 - 10:35 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (5 x 15min) 

  • 10:35 11:00

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 12:00

    Session 7: Late Breakers

                              Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (4 x 15min)

  • 12:00 13:30

    Plated Luncheon

  • 13:30 15:40

    Session 8: Adaptive Immunity

    13:30 - 14:00 | Plenary Lecture 7: Friend and Foe: Immune Responses and Epidemiology of Dengue and Zika Viruses
                               Eva Harris - University of California, Berkely, USA

    14:00 - 14:25 | Keynote Lecture 9: Neutralizing Antibodies and Protective Immunity Against HCV
                               Justin Bailey - John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    14:25 - 15:40 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (5 x 15min) 

  • 15:40 16:00

    Coffee Break

  • 16:00 18:00

    Poster Session 2

    Even Numbered Posters
  • 19:00 22:00

    Gala Dinner