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How to get the most out of CRYO2020 – A Guide for Delegates has been released. This information will help prepare you for your live session and help you get the most of our your virtual meeting experience. 

The CRYO2020 event app, Whova, which contains all  recorded presentation content, is now live.

All registered delegates should have received a download email. If you have not received this please check your spam folder and then contact us

All oral and poster presentations are due July 6. Please see the upload page for more information. 

If you are an oral or poster presenting author make sure you follow all the steps on the presenting author checklist to ensure your CRYO2020 participation is as straightforward as possible.

 The draft schedule for CRYO2020 has been released. 

Note – oral presentation timings reflect the discussion session into which they have been streamed. All oral presentations will be pre-recorded and each session’s speakers will be panellists during the live discussion/Q&A. More information here. 

Final Abstract Submission is now open. 

The deadline to submit the final version of your abstract is Monday June 15, 2020. 

Due to current global events the CRYO2020 program committee has added a special session on vaccine and diagnostic stabilisation. More information to follow soon. 


Registration for CRYO2020 Virtual is now open. Please see the registration page for pricing and to register. 


For a limited time only abstract submission is re-opening to allow authors who would have been unable to travel to Chicago the opportunity to take part in the meeting now that it is fully digital. 

Abstracts Close May 31, 2020. No further extensions are available. 

Virtual Meeting FAQ Live

Questions about how the virtual meeting will work? 

Check out the Virtual Meeting FAQ. 

CRYO2020 to transition to Virtual Meeting 
The Society for Cryobiology is pleased to announce that CRYO2020 will transition to our first ever online virtual meeting. 
The meeting dates remain the same July 21-23, 2020, but you’ll be able to dial into the meeting from the safety and comfort of your own home and take part in live discussion in all the topic areas you would expect to find at a CRYO meeting. 
We will be contacting all presenting/corresponding authors shortly with further information regarding your participation options. 
More information will be released as it becomes available, so be sure to check back soon as the CRYO2020 website will always contain the latest and most up to date information. 

CRYO2020 is transitioning to a virtual event. Wherever you are, we'll be right there with you.

250 delegates from industry, government research, and academia. 30+ countries represented

Fundamental Cryo, Tools & Tech, Cell, Tissue, and Organ Preservation, Plant Cryobiotech, and more...


Society  for Cryobiology members are at the forefront of the world’s most exciting research. They are leading the charge to solve the problem of human organ storage for transplantation; at the forefront of human fertility and reproductive medicine; securing the world’s food resource through long term genetic preservation of agriculturally important species and crops; and protecting and preserving the world’s endangered flora and fauna. 

We are world leaders in low temperature biology research. Come and join us.

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