Welcome to ADVAC

ADVAC is a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies. The Course aims to facilitate critical decision-making in vaccinology by providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the various aspects of vaccinology (immunology, vaccine development, clinical trials, regulatory processes, vaccine-specific issues including new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, programme implementation, humanitarian emergencies, social, economic, political and ethical issues, financing, and communications…).

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ADVAC - Advanced Course of Vaccinology

The 23rd ADVAC will take place at Les Pensières, Annecy, France
from 8 to 19 May 2023

The website is now open for receipt of applications
with a closing date of 15 November 2022

Meetings

  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    The impact of COVID on pneumococcal disease in children

    Presenter:
    Professor Ron Dagan
    Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel


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  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    HPV vaccination: Prospect of moving to a one and only dose schedule

    Presenter:
    Margaret Stanley
    University of Cambridge, UK
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  • Second Workshop of the Global Collaboration
    on Advanced Vaccinoogy Training

    On 22-24 March 2022, ADVAC organized the 2nd Global Workshop on Advanced Vaccinology Training (ICAVT) which aims to assist courses in addressing challenges in priority areas, and facilitate interactions and exchange of information.
    Leaders of thirty-three advanced vaccinology courses were invited to meet with partners to further the aims of the International Collaboration on Advanced Vaccinology Training (ICAVT) initiated at the 1st Global Workshop on Advanced Vaccinology Training organized by ADVAC in 2018.

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  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines

    Presenters:

    Rita Helfand, Chair, Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety,...
    Tom Shimabukuro, Deputy Director, Immunization Safety Office,...
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  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    Will the success of mRNA vaccine development platforms for COVID-19 lead to new platforms for old vaccines?
    Presenters:
    Barney Graham, previously with the National Institute of Health, USA
    Philip Krause, Food & Drug Administration, USA
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  • WEBINAR (ENG)

    Discussion topic:
    COVID vaccines – is there a need for boosters in view of the emergence of variants and waning immunity?
    Presenters:
    Dr Jakob Cramer, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)
    Dr Jerome Kim, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
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E-Portal

ADVAC has partnered with other training institutions to compile a listing of existing vaccinology courses available globally.

Click below to access the Global Vaccine Training e-Portal.

E-PORTAL

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