About The Summit
The 16th ISVHLD Global Hepatitis Summit, being held June 14-17, 2018 in Toronto, Canada, will bring together top clinical, public health, and basic researchers from around the world.  By attending the Summit, you will contribute to driving the next phase of the international agenda on the diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis and liver disease.

In addition to presenting the most ground-breaking scientific program , the upcoming Summit will add a new dimension with an important focus on global public health.

We look forward to seeing you in June!

Harry L.A. Janssen, Jordan J. Feld, Adam J. Gehring
Featured Speakers
Clinical Science

Adrian Di Bisceglie - Henry L.Y. Chan - Antonio Craxi - Geoff Dusheiko - Jordan J. Feld - Graham Foster - Xavier Forns - Michael Fried - Scott Friedman - Jin Lin Hou - Ira Jacobson - Harry L.A. Janssen - Ray Kim - Pietro Lampertico - Seng Gee Lim - Anna Lok - Rohit Loomba - Michael Manns - Francesco Negro - George Papatheodorides - Jean Michel Pawlotsky - Rajender Reddy - Shiv Sarin - Morris Sherman - Mark Sulkowski - Norah Terrault - Heiner Wedemeyer
Basic Science

Ralf Bartenschlager - Thomas Baumert - Antonio Bertoletti - Markus Cornberg - Andrea Cox - Nick Crispe - Maura Dandri - Ariel Feldstein - Carlo Ferrari - Adam J. Gehring - Yujin Hoshida - Michael Houghton - Jacques Izopet - Patrick Kennedy - Georg Lauer - Massimo Levrero - Wenhui Li - Jane McKeating - Massimiliano Paganelli - Alex Ploss - Barbara Rehermann - Christoph Seeger - Eui-Cheol Shin - Camille Sureau - John Tavis - Robert Thimme - Lorne Tyrell - Stephan Urban - Fabien Zoulim
Public Health

Gregory Dore - Manal El-Sayed - Christina Greenaway - Margaret Hellard - Andrew Hill - Gottfried Hirnshchall - Sharon Hutchinson - Giten Khwairakpam - Marina Klein - Mel Krajden - Maud Lemonie - Fumi Lessi - Natasha Martin - Shruti Mehta - Jorge Mera - Julio Montaner - Raymunda Parana - Homie Razavi - Eyasu Teshale - David Thomas - Mark Thursz - Mark Tyndall - John Ward
Abstract Submission Closes February 12
Accepted abstract submissions for the 16th ISVHLD Global Hepatitis Summit will be prominently published in the distinguished  Journal of Viral Hepatitis ! Submit an abstract before February 12 !

Oral and poster presentations will cover a wide range of topics and themes with the focus on Basic Science, Clinical, and Public Health topics. These topics and themes include:

Basic Science
  • Viral Hepatitis Immunology, Virology, and Pathogenesis
  • Animal and Tissue Culture Models
  • Fibrogenesis and Inflammation

  • Viral Hepatitis Natural History and Treatment
  • Fibrosis

Public Health
  • Diagnostics & Epidemiology
  • Outreach and Linkage to Care
  • Prevention and Vaccines
Program Highlights
NOhep Village
Attend the 16th ISVHLD Global Hepatitis Summit and take part in the  NOhep Village , a partnership with the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), where clinicians, NGO’s, public health workers, and patients will join together to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030!
HCC Symposium – Friday, June 15
Join our satellite series of presentations at the Global Hepatitis Summit! The HCC Symposium will bring together leading experts in several different areas of research on hepatocellular carcinoma to discuss the state of the art research in their areas, highlighting where we are and where we need to go in future.

The symposium is included with Summit registration. Visit the GHS2018 website for more information regarding the distinguished HCC Symposium speakers and a program summary.
Register For The Summit
More information on what's included with your registration fees, terms and conditions, and visa information is available  on our website .
Registering for yourself and your colleagues? Groups of 10+ should contact our registration team at ghs2018-registration@mci-group.com to process your registration.
Book Your Accomodation
Take advantage of our amazing hotel rates, offered exclusively to GHS2018 delegates.
Intercontinental Toronto Centre
Save time and money by booking your accommodation at the Intercontinental Toronto Centre. This luxury hotel is attached to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and steps away from Union Station. At a rate of $269/night for GHS2018 delegates, you’ll access over $180 worth of savings per night.
Hilton Toronto Hotel
Located in the center of Toronto's urban downtown, the Hilton Toronto is a 10-minute walk from all the city has to offer. Connected to the underground PATH system, the Hilton is a perfect starting point to explore the city. GHS2018 delegates receive a discounted rate of $259 per night.
As part of the registration process, you will be directed to our accommodation booking page.
Toronto's Must See Attractions
Toronto has something for everyone, all year long. From Toronto's most prominent attraction, the CN Tower, to Canada’s largest museum of world cultures and natural history, the Royal Ontario Museum, there’s plenty here to inspire you and your whole family.