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 closed for applications for ADVAC 2023. 
It will reopen on 1 July 2023 for registration of applications for ADVAC 2024.

ALUMNI Meetings

  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    Industry and vaccine development – dispelling some myths

    Presenters:
    Penny Heaton, J&J and Brad Gessner, Pfizer


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  • WEBINAR

    Discussion topic:
    The power and limitations of immunobridging studies:
    the example of COVID-19 vaccines

    Presenters:
    Peter Dull, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Marco Cavaleri, Head of Office Biological Health Threats and Vaccine Strategy, European Medicines Agency.

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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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  • 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 International Collaboration on Advanced Vaccinology Training (ICAVT).

E-PORTAL

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