NAALT, WALT 2020 – Call For Papers

Joint Congress, Key Bridge Marriot Hotel, Washington DC

August 6 – 10, 2020


We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the upcoming Joint Congress of the North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy (NAALT) and the World Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy (WALT).

The conference is anticipated to congregate global leaders in education, research, industry, and clinical practice and present a platform for collaboration, networking and sharing contemporary knowledge, cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art clinical practice in the broad field of photobiomodulation.


Accepted Early Submissions Receive Discounts on Conference Registration and Hotel Rates


Students whose Research Abstracts are Accepted will Receive 3 Nights’ Accommodations with Double Occupancy at the Key Bridge Marriot Hotel during the NAALT / WALT Joint Congress


  • ROUND 1: Conference $795; Hotel $100
    • Abstract submission first round: Dec. 19, 2019
    • Abstract acceptance/rejection by: Dec. 24, 2019
    • Early Bird discounted registration deadline: Jan. 7, 2020
  • ROUND 2: Conference $895; Hotel $110
    • Abstract submission second round: March 1, 2020
    • Abstract acceptance/rejection by: March 15, 2020
    • Registration deadline: March 31, 2020
  • ROUND 3: Conference $995; Hotel $129
    • Abstract submission final round: May 1, 2020
    • Abstract acceptance/rejection by: May 15, 2020
    • Registration deadline: May 31, 2020


The 2020 NAALT-WALT Conference Platform for Abstracts is Now Open
Topics of interest include:

Plenary Sessions

  1. Taking PBM into Mainstream Medicine
  2. PBM and Pain Management with a view on the opioid crisis
  3. PBM Mechanisms
  4. Technology and PBM Delivery Systems

Breakout Sessions

  1. Musculoskeletal, Pain Management & Acupuncture
  2. Sports, Emergency & Industrial Medicine
  3. Neuromodulation and Repair
  4. Wound Healing and Dermatology
  5. Antimicrobial and Cancer Therapy
  6. Dental PBM
  7. Veterinary Medicine
  8. Ophthalmology

The abstract submission page can be accessed directly at

For additional information, please contact:

Violet Bumah
NAALT-WALT Planning Committee
Tel: (619)594-2088

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