We are looking forward to welcome you to Tampere, Finland!

Important dates

The dates in the below table are subject to change. → All possible changes will be informed here.

Item Date
Abstract submissions deadline (end of the day) Feb 27th 2023
Papers acceptance, authors contacted Mar 17th 2023
Complete program published End of April
Registration early-bird rates valid until May 15th 2023
Banquet Dinner registration ends June 26th 2023

Congress registration

IPA-2023 registration prices are on the table below. Registration is now OPEN! Registration can be done through Conftool here.

Registration type Early Bird price * Normal price **
Congress registration 800 € 950 €
IPA members - Congress registration 650 € 800 €
Student 350 € 450 €
Single day 350 € 550 €
Banquet & Awards Night ***) 120 € 170 €
Tuesday social program: Boat trip 50 € 50 €
Thursday social program: Sauna Evening 50 € 50 €

*) Early Bird prices valid until May 15th 2023 (end of day)
**) Normal prices after May 15th 2023

***) Student prices for Banquet: 100/150 € (early-bird/standard)

Please see also information about Tampere and Finland, how to travel to Tampere, conference hotels with negotiated prices, the congress venue, Tampere Hall.


The overview to the schedule is below. Please note that changes in schedule are possible, and the in-detail scientific program will be published later.

Monday July 10 Tuesday July 11 Wednesday July 12 Thursday July 13 Friday July 14 Saturday July 15
9:15–9:30 Congress Opening
9:30–10:30 PDT School - Basic Sciences, Chair: Lothar Lilge Plenary Lecture, Tayyaba Hasan & One Invited Lecture Plenary Lecture, Kristian Berg & One Invited Lecture Plenary Lecture, Brian Pogue & One Invited Lecture Plenary Lecture, Tim Maisch & One Invited Lecture Plenary Lecture, Juliane Schroeteler & One Invited Lecture
10:30–11:00 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11:00–13:00 Sessions 1–3 Poster Session Sessions 10–12 Sessions 13–15 4 Invited Lectures
13:00–14:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:00–16:00 PDT School - Clinical delivery, Chair: Colin Hopper Sessions 4–6 IPA General Assembly Sessions 16–18
16:00–16:45 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:45–18:45 Poster Session Sessions 7–9 Social Program: Sauna by the Lake 17-22 Sessions 19–21
18:30–22:00 Welcoming Reception 18:30-20:30 Social Program: Boat Trip & Exploring an Island 19:00 Congress Banquet

Conference App

IPA-2023 smartphone app provides you with the most comfortable tool for planning your participation in the 18th Biennial International Photodynamic Association World Congress.

  • Browse the complete program directly from your phone or tablet and create your very own agenda on the fly.
  • The app is available for Android and iOS devices.

→ Or scan the QR code.

Or just type the code 'ipa2023' in Google Play or iTunes App Store!