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Call for Symposium

ICTMM 2024 Call for Symposium Session

The International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria (ICTMM) 2024 organising committee invites organisations from academia, government, non-profit organisations, and the commercial sector to propose symposia for inclusion in the congress program. Companies sponsoring a symposium are required to take at least an exhibition booth. (For more information, please contact the Congress Secretariat.)

Submission Requirements:

Symposia Theme

Proposals must align with the theme of ICTMM 2024, "Global Responses and Interdisciplinary Research Towards Eliminating Tropical Diseases."

Future-Oriented Topics

The symposium topics should focus on emerging trends and concepts and should also be aligned with UNSDG goals.

Original Content

Symposia must include original data or concepts presented by field experts to promote broad debate and synthesis.

Clear Objectives

Each submission should define clear objectives and articulate the benefits the audience will gain from attending the session.

Format (90 minutes/ session)

Symposia consist of 15 to 20-minute presentations per speaker, followed by a combined discussion session. Suggested formats include minimum of 5 speakers and 1 or 2 chairpersons per symposium. Speakers may also serve as chairpersons, and alternative formats like moderated debates are encouraged.


Symposia proposals featuring speakers and chairpersons from diverse backgrounds, including country of origin, gender, and different disciplinary backgrounds, are highly encouraged and will receive priority during the selection process.


Proposals will be evaluated based on content quality and the credentials of proposed speakers. Submissions lacking speaker names and topics will not be considered.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for symposia submissions is May 15, 2024.


Accepted symposium results will be announced by June 15, 2024.


All accepted symposium speakers and chairpersons must register for the congress before July 31, 2024. The organiser is offering group registration of 10 paying participants to get 1 complimentary registration.

Abstract Submission

Speakers are required to submit an abstract through the online abstract submission system.

Terms and Conditions:

Submission Authorisation

The person submitting the symposium proposal must be either the chairperson or one of the speakers for that symposium.

Congress Registration

Submitters must complete their congress registration before submitting their proposal.

Final Selection

The Scientific Committee's selection of accepted symposia is final.

To submit, please send your proposal to abstract@ictmm2024.org with the title “ICTMM 2024: Submission for Symposia by (Your Organisation’s Name) and (Title of Symposia)”