18th International Conference on Human Retrovirology HTLV and Related Viruses (HTLV 2017 Tokyo)


Call for Abstracts


  1. Abstracts must be submitted through the online abstract submission form. Submission by email or fax is not acceptable.
  2. Use the designated abstract template below and upload it using the online submission form.
    DO NOT CHANGE the settings (e.g. font and line spacing) of the template. Abstract Template
  3. Abstracts MUST describe the following: background, methods, results and conclusions.
  4. Select the presentation type you prefer. Note that final decisions will be made by the program committee.
  5. Choose a category for your presentation from the drop-down menu.


Please select one of the categories listed below in the online abstract submission form. The program committee will categorize the presentations accordingly when organizing the sessions.

  • Animal model
  • Molecular & cellular biology
  • Clinical research (ATL)
  • Clinical research (HAM and inflammatory disease)
  • Epidemiology
  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Infection control & laboratory tests


The abstract will be reviewed by the program committee. Authors will receive notification of acceptance by e-mail on or before December 28, 2016.

Best Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation Awards

These awards are given to the speakers who deliver the best presentations of the oral and poster sessions at HTLV2017.
The International Scientific Committee will perform the evaluations.
The awardees will be announced during the HTLV2017 Gala Dinner on March 9, 2017.

Important Notes

Authors whose abstracts have been accepted for the Oral or Poster Sessions MUST register for the conference by January 31, 2017. Failure to register will automatically result in removal of the abstract from the HTLV2017 program.

Abstract Submission Period has ended.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission
Open August 1, 2016
Deadline October 31, 2016 Extended to November 21, 2016(JST)
Notification of Acceptance 28 December, 2016
Early Registration
Open October 1, 2016
Deadline January 31, 2017
Conference Date
March 7-10, 2017

HTLV 2017 Abstract Submission Office

c/o JTB Communication Design, Inc.

Celestine Shiba Mitsui Bldg. 3-23-1 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8335, Japan

TEL: +81-3-5657-0777 / FAX: +81-3-3452-8550

E-mail: htlv2017-p@jtbcom.co.jp