2022 IMMSA Workshop

IMMSA will be hosting its 1st annual workshop in Boulder, Colorado on August 22nd - August 25th, 2022

Update! March 7th, 2022

NEW abstract submission portal

The abstract submission portal is open! Please submit your abstract for either poster or oral presentations. The submission portal will remain open until April 29th, 2022


This will be a hybrid event. Attendees and speakers can join virtually or in-person.


Companies interested in hosting an event (e.g., happy hour) are welcome to do so. Please contact the workshop steering committee to coordinate. Note that industry sponsored events cannot take place on the NIST campus.


Sponsorship opportunities are available! See below!


Travel assistance and travel awards may be available for invited speakers and student and/or postdoctoral fellows. Stay tuned for more details.


Abstracts for both oral and poster presentations will be accepted. You have the option of presenting in-person or remotely.


We hope to include at least one evening session to accommodate live interactions with virtual attendees in Asia and Australia.


We hope to include a recreational outing in the afternoon



Sponsorship Tiers:


Platinum - $10,000 per year

    • 10 minute speaking spot at annual face-to-face meeting

    • Kiosk at annual face-to-face meeting

    • 3 complementary registrations for annual face-to-face meeting

    • Acknowledgement on IMMSA website

    • Acknowledgement at quarterly virtual meetings


Gold - $7500 per year

    • Kiosk at annual face-to-face meeting

    • 5 min speaking slot at a quarterly meeting

    • 2 complementary registrations for annual face-to-face meeting

    • Acknowledgement on IMMSA website

    • Acknowledgement at quarterly virtual meetings


Silver - $5000 per year

    • 5 min speaking slot at a quarterly meeting

    • 1 complementary registrations for annual face-to-face meeting

    • Acknowledgement on IMMSA website

    • Acknowledgement at quarterly virtual meetings


Bronze - $1000 per year

    • Acknowledgement on IMMSA website

    • Acknowledgement at quarterly virtual meetings



Sponsors can also:

  • Host evening sessions (happy hour?) at hotel during face-to-face meetings

  • Provide travel grants to workshop attendees


Please contact Scott Jackson at microbial.standards@gmail.com if you're interested in becoming an IMMSA sponsor.


Please continue checking this page for updates.