About the ISSCR Annual Meeting

At the heart of the stem cell community is the ISSCR annual meeting - a place where researchers across the breath of the field come together to discuss breakthrough science and collaborate with colleagues. Through our scientific programming and networking opportunities, we strive to provide inspiration and insight to advance the promise of this dynamic field of research.

Connect with leaders and peers from around the world and engage with the cutting-edge science and technology that is transforming stem cell research.

  • Learn and discover through an outstanding slate of plenary and keynote speakers, and an expanded program schedule of 28 concurrent session tracks.
  • Get your work in front of nearly 4,000 attendees and collaborators to help drive your research forward.
  • Connect directly with leaders in the field and peers at all career levels, to enhance your career and gain new perspectives
  • Network at special events designed for early-career group leaders and trainees.
  • Explore the largest exhibit hall dedicated to stem cell research, full of innovative tools for your lab.

Discover what's waiting for you at the Global Stem Cell Event. 

The ISSCR annual meeting has a huge impact, as the major conference in the stem cell field. It is like the sum of the very best work done in the field plus a spyglass with all the trends to be fulfilled in a nearby future.
2015 Meeting Attendee
It is THE international stem cell conference. A MUST for everyone in the field.
2015 Meeting Attendee
I learned a number of valuable techniques and different approaches to answer the questions I am asking in my PhD thesis work.
2015 Meeting Attendee
I have a new understanding of how to network and connect with other scientists in similar research directions The scientific program is great, but networking opportunities put it over the top.
2016 Meeting Attendee
The feedback that I received to my poster presentation was overwhelmingly positive and I will now be moving forwards quickly to submit the paper. Overall this meeting has had a huge impact on the future direction of my research.
2016 Meeting Attendee
It gave me a broader understanding of the current stem cell research areas and especially the most promising clinical and translational work.
2016 Meeting Attendee

Venue Information

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210 USA
near the South Boston waterfront