International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Abstract Topics

Abstracts should be submitted under one of the following subtopics, which are listed under 10 major categories for the purposes of review and programming. Please read the list of topics carefully to ensure that your abstract most appropriately fits your selection.

Note: If your abstract pertains to COVID-19, it should be submitted under the subtopic that most precisely matches the specific content of your abstract. If you do not find an option that fits, you may submit your COVID-19 abstract under the general subtopic “SARS-CoV-2” under the “Respiratory Diseases” category.


The ICEID Scientific Program Committee reserves the right to reassign a submitted abstract to a more appropriate category or subtopic.

1. Laboratory Diagnostics and Systems
  • Strengthening Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Disease Control
  • New Diagnostics
  • Characterizing Novel and Emerging Pathogens
  • Bioinformatics
  • Self-Testing, Self-Specimen Collection, and Telehealth

2. Improving Infectious Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response
  • Genomic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • New Data Systems, Platforms, and Strategies for Surveillance
  • Response Systems and Networks
  • Global Health Security and the International Health Regulations
  • Infectious Disease Analytics and Modeling
  • Integrated Surveillance
  • Public Health Data Modernization, Informatics, and Data Sharing during a Pandemic

3. Human/Animal/Environmental Factors Affecting Disease Emergence and Control
  • Foodborne Infections
  • Waterborne Infections
  • Vector-Borne Diseases
  • Zoonotic and Animal Diseases – One Health
  • Ebola and Other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
  • Tropical Infections
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Evolving Infectious Disease Threats due to Climate Change
  • Fungal Infections

4. Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Tracking and Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Detecting Emerging Threats in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Infection Control during a Pandemic
  • Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
  • Blood, Organ, and Other Tissue Safety

5. Endemic Health Threats
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Emerging Aspects of HIV
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Malaria

6. Respiratory Diseases
  • Novel Influenza Viruses
  • Seasonal Influenza
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Other Viral Respiratory Infections
  • Bacterial Respiratory Infections
  • Challenges in Respiratory Disease Control

7. Vaccines and Therapeutics
  • Challenges for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • New Vaccines, COVID
  • New Vaccines, non-COVID
  • New Therapeutics, COVID
  • New Therapeutics, non-COVID
  • Vaccine Development and Effectiveness
  • Vaccine Delivery Strategy, Roll-Out, and Operations

8. Policy, Preparedness, and Emergency Response
  • Policy-Level Interventions for Infectious Disease Control
  • Improving Infectious Disease Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Research, Scientific Integrity, and Ethics during Infectious Disease Epidemics
  • Health and Risk Communications for Infectious Diseases
  • Global Health Emergency Management
  • Biosafety and Biosecurity
  • Infodemiology and Emerging Infections
  • Infectious Diseases with Pandemic Potential

9. Health Equity, Vulnerable Populations, and Special Settings
  • Health Equity and Infectious Diseases
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Perinatally Transmitted Infections
  • Travelers’ Health
  • Immigrant and Refugee Health
  • Infectious Diseases in Disaster Settings

10. Host Factors
  • Host Genetics
  • The Microbiome
  • Infectious Causes of Chronic Diseases
  • Interactions of Host and Environmental Factors Related to Infectious Diseases

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Registration

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Event Information

March 6-9, 2022
Atlanta, Georgia | Hyatt Regency
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Important Dates

July 6, 2021: Abstract Submissions Open
October 15, 2021: Abstract Submission Deadline


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