National CFAR Meeting

The Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is excited to host the 27th Annual National CFAR Meeting of the NIH-funded CFARS on November 6th – 9th, 2023 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.


Action Items

  • Check in at the registration desk located on the 2nd Floor Conference Center. You will receive your name badge, swag bag, and the program booklet.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, someone will be available at the registration table throughout the week.


Meeting Location & Hotel Accommodation

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore

200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: (410) 576-5800


Meeting Itinerary

Download The Program Here 


Monday, November 6

5:00pm – 6:00pm National CFAR CAB (Community Advisory Board) Coalition (N3C) Executive Committee Networking, Umber (4th Floor, UPDATED)


Tuesday, November 7


10:00am – 4:00pm Administrators’ Meeting, Sienna (2nd Floor)

10:00am – 4:00pm National CFAR CAB (N3C) Executive Committee Meeting, Umber (4th Floor)

4:45pm – 6:10pm Directors’ Tour (Shuttle pick up - Four Seasons Lobby) UPDATED

4:30pm – 5:30pm National CFAR CAB (N3C) Symposium Primer, Umber (4th Floor, UPDATED)


Wednesday, November 8


7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast, Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30am – 4:30pm Scientific & Community Symposium, Grand Ballroom

6:00pm – 7:00pm Early-Stage Investigators Poster Session & Reception, Grand Ballroom Foyer

7:00pm – 9:00pm Directors’ Dinner, Cobalt Ballroom


Thursday, November 9


9:00am – 3:00pm Directors’ Meeting

9:00am – 3:00pm National CFAR CAB (N3C) Business Meeting

9:00am – 3:00pm Early-Stage Investigator Mentoring Workshop


Parking & Transportation


Four Seasons Hotel Valet Parking

Self-parking is available for $25 per day and $50 overnight


Caroline Street Parking garage

805 S. Caroline St, Baltimore MD 21231

Visit for hours and rates

8-minute walk to Four Seasons Hotel


Fleet & Eden Parking Garage

501 S. Eden St, Baltimore MD 21230

Visit for hours and rates

7-minute walk to Four Seasons Hotel


JHU East Baltimore Campus Shuttle

View schedule & stops for Bond Street Shuttle (Route #10)

  • JH East Baltimore Medical Campus stop is located on Jefferson Street next to the Wilmer Bendann Surgical Pavilion (Smith Building)
  • You may request a stop at the corner of Lancaster St and S. Caroline St. This stop is a 7-minute walk to the Four Seasons Hotel


DC → Baltimore MARC Train

DC Station: Union Station Marc Washington

Baltimore Station: Penn Station MARC

Map & Schedule



BWI/Thurgood Marshall International Airport

  • 13 miles/23 minutes by taxi, Uber
  • BWI/Thurgood Marshall International Airport: Taxi Service


Ground Transportation

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Please click here to view the National CFAR Meeting plant to promote safe environments. 

If you experience or witness behavior that you believe violates our expectations, please confidentially report it to this year’s conference organizers by contacting the conference organizers:


Anne Efron, MSN, MPH, RN

Administrative Director, Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research


Phone: 410-502-2803




Funding for this conference was made possible [in part] by 2 R13 AI 102630-11 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.