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20-24 May 2020

ISEV2020, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA

The ISEV2020 Annual Meeting will bring together over 1,200 extracellular vesicle researchers from around the world! This event will feature scientific sessions, poster & paper sessions, and opportunities for networking. Details of the event can be found here.

12-14 February 2020

Australasian Extracellular Vesicles conference, Auckland, New Zealand

Australasian Extracellular Vesicles (AEV) 2020 will focus on “Innovation in EV Biology” and will bring together world-leading experts and the next generation of early career scientists to promote the latest developments in the field of EVs. Details of the event can be found here.

2-3 December 2019

ISEV workshop, Ghent, Belgium

ISEV will be holding a workshop entitled: “Open, Reproducible and Standardized EV Research”. The workshop will be held at Ghent University, Belgium. Details of the event can be found here.

28 – 29 November 2019

Joint Autumn Meeting GSEV and ASEV, Freising, Germany

GSEV and ASEV will host the second Joint Meeting focused on EV methods, diagnostics, therapeutics and biology, November 28-29 2019, TUM, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany. Details of the event can be found here.

2 – 4 August 2019

The first ISEV & MRS joint Extracellular Vesicle Conference focused on cancer

ISEV and the Metastasis Research Society (MRS) will host a Joint Meeting focused on Extracellular Vesicles in Cancer, August 2-4 2019, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Details of the event can be found here.

15 – 18 May 2019

EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

An EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Symposium will be held on “The Identity and Evolution of Cell Types” in Heidelberg, Germany. Details of this conference and of other EMBO/EMBL 2019 Symposia can be found here.


The ISEV Education Committee has produced a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for students and beginners in the field of extracellular vesicles such as exosomes and microvesicles. For “Basics of Extracellular Vesicles” the enrollment is now open. Details can be found here.

24 – 28 April 2019

ISEV2019 Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan

This will be the first ISEV Annual Meeting held in Asia-Pacific, with Kyoto, Japan serving as the host city.

The International Society for Extracellular Vesicles is the is the premier international conference of extracellular vesicle research, covering the latest in exosomes, microvesicles and more.  With an anticipated 1,000 attendees, ISEV2019 will feature presentations from the top researchers in the field, as well as providing opportunities for talks from students and early career researchers.

8 – 14 April 2019

EMBO Heidelberg, Germany

An EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization) Practical Course will be held on “Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications” in Heidelberg, Germany.

This course is intended for PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers who are interested in learning how to work with extracellular vesicles and know more about their biomedical applications.

Details of this course can be found here.

18 – 20 November 2018

2018 ISEV Workshop, Guangzhou, China

ISEV will be hosting a workshop titled “EV-based Clinical Theranostics” on November 18-20, 2018 at the Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

The workshop will feature short talks and roundtable discussions revolving around four themes: 1) EV isolation methods and standardization; 2) EV omics analysis and biomarker discovery; 3) EV biomarker detection and application in clinical diagnosis; and 4) EV-based therapy in human disease.

Details of the event can be found here.

19 – 24 August 2018

Extracellular Vesicles Gordon Research Conference, Newry, ME, USA

“From Basic Research to Clinical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Extracellular Vesicles”

The 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Extracellular Vesicles will present cutting-edge research on the biogenesis, molecular composition, functions, physio-pathological roles and potential clinical applications of extracellular vesicles. Details of the conference programme can be found here.

04 – 08 June 2018

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

“Exosomes/Microvesicles: Heterogeneity, Biogenesis, Function and Therapeutic Developments (E2)”

The overall goal of this symposia is to deepen our understanding of the structural and functional complexity of extracellular vesicles, their biogenesis and function in health and disease, cargo enrichment, potential as ideal biomarkers, and breakthroughs in their use as therapeutic targets/agents. For the symposia programme: here.

2 – 6 May 2018

ISEV2018 Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain

The International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) is the premier international conference of extracellular vesicle research, covering the latest in exosomes, microvesicles and more.

14 – 18 April 2018

AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA

“Driving Innovative Cancer Science to Patient Care”

Details of the meeting programme can be found here.

4 April 2018

TRAIN-EV Kick-Off meeting, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

A successful kick-off meeting for TRAIN-EV was held on 4th April 2018 at Trinity College Dublin. All beneficiary organisations and ESRs were represented. Programme management, ESR training, network-wide training were discussed as well as scientific details underpinning individual research projects. Read more.

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