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 22nd ADVAC will take at Les Pensières, Annecy, France
from 9 to 20 May 2022.

The website is now closed for applications to the Course in 2022
and will reopen on 1 July 2022 for applications to the Course in 2023.

ALUMNI Meetings

  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines
    Presenters:
    Tom Shimabukuro, Deputy Director, Immunization Safety Office, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

    Rita Helfand, Chair, Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, WHO, and Senior Advisor for Science, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

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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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  • WEBINAR (FRA)

    Discussion topic:
    Vaccins COVID - est-il nécessaire de procéder à des rappels compte tenu de l'émergence de variants et de la baisse de l'immunité dans le temps?
    Orateurs:
    Dre Christiane Eberhardt et Prof. Arnaud Didierlaurent,
    Université de Genève
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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)
    Prof. Stanley Plotkin, University of Pennsylvania, USA
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  • WEBINAR (ESP)

    Discussion topic:
    Vacunas contra el COVID: ¿Hay necesidad de refuerzos en vista de la aparición de nuevas variantes y la disminución de la inmunidad?
    Disertantes:
    Prof Cristiana Toscano, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
    Prof Celia Alpuche, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
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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.

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 Course Programme 2021
Course was held virtually in 2021 but will return to presential in 2022
  Features lectures 2021


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