Communications guidelines


The British Society for Immunology welcomes and encourages all delegates to engage with and comment on activities taking place during the BSI virtual conference, both on the conference platform and via social media. Follow our official Congress account on Twitter at @bsicongress to keep up to date with the latest conversations. To ensure the needs of all parties are met, we ask that delegates comply with the following policy both for communications within the conference platform and on social media:

  • Please keep all online discussions courteous and constructive.
  • All speakers/poster presenters have the right to ask delegates not to disseminate their presentations and/or research findings online or through other forms of media. Delegates are asked to respect the wishes of speakers/ presenters who make this request.
  • Delegates are encouraged to include the conference hashtag #BSIvirtual in any social media posts they make about the virtual conference.
  • If you plan to blog from the virtual conference, we respectfully ask you to inform us before the start of the conference at:

Photography and recording

Please refrain from taking photos of any presentation slides/posters without prior consent of the speaker/poster presenter. Video and audio recording by delegates is not permitted during sessions. Any official photographs and/or films taken at the conference may be used by the organisers for promotional purposes. If you have any concerns or queries about this, please visit the helpdesk within the conference platform or contact the BSI at

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Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
23 October 2020

Early Registration Deadline

15 November 2020