The ITMAT Symposium will be held virtually this year. The dates will remain the same: Monday and Tuesday, October 11-12. We are excited to make this year’s event accessible to many and we thank you for your participation.

Welcome to the registration site for the 16th Annual International ITMAT Symposium

Translational Science in a Pandemic World 

The 2021 ITMAT Symposium will again enlist outstanding speakers from the U.S. and abroad to address topics of direct relevance to translational science. The theme this year will be "Translational Science in a Pandemic World."

The event will allow for virtual and in-person attendance. More details will be announced later this summer about the format.

Monday and Tuesday, October 11–12, 2021

Smilow Center for Translational Research
Rubenstein Auditorium and Lobby
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Instructions on how to register using this site: Please click on 'Register Now' using the button at the top of this page, you will be directed to a to a login page prompting you to enter your email and password. If this is your first time using this registration system (IRIS registration - not a Penn Med specific registration software) you will need to click 'Sign Up' to create an IRIS account by providing your email address and creating a password. You can then proceed to register for the Symposium. If you have registered before using IRIS registration, for example for past ITMAT symposiums but have forgotten your password, please press 'Forgot your password?' which is listed below 'Sign up'. If at any point while trying to register you are asked for a form code please enter the following, no spaces and case sensitive: itmat2021. By creating an IRIS account, you can log back in to the site, for example if you did not complete your registration, and pick up where you left off.

For more information on the symposium please visit: and for the main website visit:

For inquiries regarding the symposium please contact Colleen Itani  For any inquiries relating to having trouble registering using this registration site, please email Tessa Mansell