Registration - ScanVir Virology Conference 2023

Welcome to the 2nd ScanVir virology conference 2023 in Tromsø 22nd to 24th of March

ScanVir is created for and by virologists and microbiologists in the Nordic countries. This will be the second ScanVir conference to be held. The first Scanvir was held in Turku, Finland in 2019. 

The scientific program for ScanVir 2023 covers a broad range of topics, from the new IVDR-regulation to metagenomics and emerging diseases, making the meeting relevant for virologists and microbiologists within multiple fields. 

ScanVir 2023 will be a great opportunity to meet colleagues from the Nordic countries and to visit the beautiful arctic city of Tromsø.

Final deadline for late registration NOK 5600 (3650 for stream) is 23.02.23.
An accepted abstract entitles the presenting author to the early bird registration fee and an extended registration deadline.

Travel grants

We are delighted to let you know that The European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) has agreed to support the ScanVir 2023 meeting with three travel grants of 750€ each. Travel grant recipients must be (or become) ESCV members.

Please email your informal application to: &

Please include the following information:

Are you already or will become an ESCV member?
Why would you like to attend the ScanVir 2023 meeting?
The title of your abstract submitted (you can also send a copy of your abstract)

The Location

On a small island surrounded by majestic mountains and fjords you will find the city of Tromsø in Northern Norway. A small and vibrant city with majestic views, with the end of March being the perfect crossover between experiencing the golden, arctic sunlight by day and the possibility of catching the northern lights at night. 

Tromsø Airport Langnes is located approximately 5 km from the city centre. There are more than 10 daily flights from Oslo to Tromsø. The flight time is approximately 1 hour 40 minutes. 

Domestic flights

SAS, Widerøe, Norwegian and Flyr offer direct flights to Tromsø from several destinations in Norway.

International flights

Most international flights to Tromsø go via Oslo, but there are direct flights from London-Gatwick, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Stockholm. 

Abstract submission

Abstracts should be in Word file format with maximum of 300 words and optional single figure or table. The structure should be: Introduction/Method/Results/Discussion. You may upload your abstracts here.

• Final round deadline for abstract consideration is the 23rd of February

• An accepted abstract, submitted up to and including this date entitles the presenting author to the early bird registration fee and an extended registration deadline.


Stay in the conference hotel, Scandic Ishavshotel right by the quayside in Tromso, the 'Paris of the North', and enjoy fantastic sea- and mountain views,  with easy access to down town Tromsø. A varied menu including fresh seafood is available at the hotel restaurant. 

In the morning, Scandic Ishavshotel are proud to offer a breakfast buffet which ranks among the best in the country, coming 3rd in Twinings Best Hotel Breakfast competition.

Preliminary Program

There's an engaging program with a wide variety of topics for the 22nd to the 24th of March in Tromsø.

Outdoor activities

Terms & Conditions

We’ve made a short summary of the most important points regarding your registration for the ScanVir virology conference 2023.

Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fee. Attendees are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. You may book your stay here.

Your registration is binding and non-refundable.

The full Terms & Conditions are listed in the registration form below.

Any questions regarding registration is to be sent via email to 

Personal information


Membership in NVF (Optional)

Activities privately arranged for conference participants

Abstract submission

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