Following the Courses, former ADVAC participants become part of the ADVAC alumni network. ADVAC alumni meetings are regularly organized in the context of major vaccine-related meetings (e.g. SAGE, IDSA, ESPID,....).
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
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