2017 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR): May 10-13 in San Francisco

The 16th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) will host more than 2,000 researchers, delegates, clinicians, students and parents from 30 countries in the world's largest gathering of scientists and specialists as they exchange and disseminate the latest scientific discoveries and stimulate progress into the nature, causes and treatments for autism spectrum disorder on Wednesday, May 10 through Saturday, May 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, San Francisco, CA (USA). A press conference will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 10:00 am PST focusing on notable research.

WHAT: International Meeting for Autism Research bringing together more than 2,000 autism researchers, practitioners from 30 countries

WHERE: Marriott Marquis Hotel
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

WHEN: Press Conference – Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 11:00-12:30 am PST
Keynote, Scientific Oral Presentations and Poster Sessions
Thursday, May 11 – 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday, May 12 – 7:15 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 13 – 7:15 am – 3:00 pm


  • Media registration: http://www.autism-insar.org/page/MediaRegistration
  • Meeting highlights are embargoed until 10:00 am EST on Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • Visit http://www.autism-insar.org/page/IMFAR for IMFAR meeting updates
  • IMFAR will arrange requested telephone interviews prior to the IMFAR meeting and in-person interviews during the conference with space for one-on-one interviews provided, if desired.


Media Contact

Julia Tomkins
[email protected]