The 33rd International Papillomavirus Conference, organized by the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), will be held in Barcelona, Spain March 23rd to 27th in 2020. The conference theme is “Science and education for action against HPV” and through workshops, invited lectures, and oral and poster sessions presenting the latest research results, the conference will cover papillomavirus (PV)-related topics from basic science to global health impact. Special attention will be paid to HPV prevention and control in populations that are most vulnerable to HPV disease worldwide, including those in low and middle income countries.
In line with the IPVS mission of addressing the most recent advances across the spectrum of PV research, conference themes will include the epidemiology and molecular biology of PVs; animal models for the study of papillomavirus disease; basic immunology and pathogenesis of PVs; therapeutic and prophylactic vaccines; prevention of HPV associated cancers particularly cervical cancer and other PV-associated diseases, promotion of the spread of the scientific knowledge to benefit the whole community. The overarching theme will be harnessing the power of innovation from HPV research to deliver globally prevention and control of HPV-related disease.