Welcome to the 2018 International HBV Meeting Registration and Abstract Submission site. 

October 3-6, 2018 
Palazzo dei Congressi, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Taormina (Messina), Italy

There are TWO components to the 2018 International HBV Meeting.  In addition to the 2018 International HBV Meeting there will be an additional Satellite Symposium, "HBV-Related Liver Cancer" on Wednesday, October 3rd. Program begins at 1:00pm and ends at 5:00pm. See Meeting Registration page for registration details and see Program section of the website for more detailed information.

There are three tiers of registration for the 2018 Meeting: Regular Members, Early-Career Scientists, and Industry/Pharma Members. 

Regular members are scientists and researchers working for a non-profit organization such as a hospital, university lab, or research facility.

An Early-Career scientist is a scientist/researcher with 5-6 years post-doctorate experience or less, who does not work independently and is not the "Principal Investigator" on grants.

Industry/Pharma members are those who work in for-profit businesses such as providers of medical services and products, biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical companies, and companies who offer services and products to academic and research companies and institutions.

COST OF SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM (Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1:00pm):  "HBV-Related Liver Cancer"

This Symposium is included with meeting registration for Early Career Scientists, is $100 for Regular Members, and $200 for Industry/Pharma Members. 

There is an option to attend only the Satellite Symposium ONLY: $100 for Regular Members and $200 for Industry/Pharma Members.


  • Welcome Reception on Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Banquet on Friday, October 5, 2018
Meeting registration does not include lodging or the cost to attend the closing banquet. Please visit www.hbvmeeting.org for a list of hotel accommodations.

Important Registration Dates:

    • Regular Registration:
      • Now through August 10, 2018
    • Late Registration:
      • August 11 through September 10, 2018

           Regular Registration       Late Registration
 Early-Career Scientist $325 $425
 Regular Member $475 $575
 Industry/Pharma Member                      $750                 $850

Taormina is a very popular tourist destination with limited accommodations. It is highly recommended that participants secure hotel accommodations upon registering for the meeting.

Megan Pierce, Meeting Secretariat
Hepatitis B Foundation

3805 Old Easton Road
Doylestown, PA  18902, USA
Tele (215) 489.4900; Fax  (215) 489.4920