Thursday, 3 October 2019, during IDSA, Washington D.C.

IDSA Washington

Date: 3 October 2019
Time:  Evening meeting -18h30
Place: Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel,
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC
 

Discussion topic:

Vaccine hesitancy

1st presentation: A scientific response to a traumatic experience
Presenter: Professor Stanley Plotkin, University of Pennsylvania

2nd presentation: Vaccine confidence in the era of viral misinformation
Presenter: Dr Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada

Documents and links:
pdfPresentation of Stanley Plotkin: A scientific response to a traumatic expereience. (pdf file)
pdfPresentation of Theresa Tam: Vaccine confidence in the era of viral misinformation. (pdf file)

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, during the meeting of ESPID, Ljubljana, Slovenia

ESPID Ljubljana

Date: 7 May 2019
Time:  Evening meeting (20 hrs.)
Place: Kocka Hall, ESPID Convention Centre
 

Discussion topic:

Novel approaches to the prevention of RSV

Presenters:  Dr Flor M. Munoz, Baylor College of Medicine and Dr Octavio Ramilo, Nationwide Children's Hospital 

Documents and links:
pdfNovel approaches for prevention of RSV infection: New anti-RSV monoclonal antibodies (pdf file)
pdfOption for RSV prevention maternal immunization (pdf file)

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, during the meeting of SAGE, Geneva

WHO Geneva

Date: 2 April 2019
Time:  Lunch-time
Place: Room 18, International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20
 

Discussion theme:
How can we make school immunization a positive experience?
Presenters:  Dr Noni MacDonald and Dr Nikki Turner

Documents and links:
pptPlace of school immunization & How can we make school immunization a positive (pptx file)
pdfPlace of school immunization & How can we make school immunization a positive (pdf file)

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 during the meeting of SAGE, Geneva

WHOGeneva

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Time:  Lunch-time (when the SAGE session breaks for lunch)
Place: Room 18, International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20
 

Discussion topic:
Is there a role for human challenge trials in the vaccine licensing process?
Dr Andy Pollard, University of Oxford will introduce and present the topic and Dr Ivana Knezevic, Norms and Standards for Biologicals, WHO will present the WHO perspective.

Food and drinks will be provided during the meeting.  

Please note that we are not able to cover travel or accommodation expenses of participants.

For organizational purposes, it would be appreciated if you could let us know if you plan to attend.  You can indicate your interest by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Documents and links:
pdfAndrew J Pollard - Controlled human infection models (pdf file)
pptIvana Knezevic - WHO perspective on Human Challenge Trials in Vaccine Developpement and Licensing (pptx file)
pdfIvana Knezevic - WHO perspective on Human Challenge Trials in Vaccine Developpement and Licensing (pdf file)

Thursday, 4 October 2018 during IDSA Week, San Francisco, USA

IDSA SanFrancisco

Date: Thursday, 4 October 2018
Time:  Evening meeting - 18h30 to 21h30 
Place: Hotel Spero, Californian Room, 405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA94102. 
The hotel is centrally located around 15 mins. on foot from the Moscone Center where the IDSA Conference will be held, a 5-minute taxi ride from the Moscone Center or you can take the bus No. 38.
 

Discussion topic:
Pneumococcal vaccination of the older adult. 
The topic will be presented by Dr Cynthia Whitney, Senior Subject Matter Expert, IHRC Inc., Atlanta.   
Dr Edwin Asturias and Dr Keipp Talbot will co-chair the meeting and lead discussions.  

Food and drinks will be provided during the meeting.  

Please note that we are not able to cover travel or accommodation expenses of participants.

For organizational purposes, it would be appreciated if you could let us know if you plan to attend.  You can indicate your interest by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Documents and links:
pdfCynthia Whitney presentation on Pneumococcal Vaccines (pdf file)
pptCynthia Whitney presentation on Pneumococcal Vaccines (pptx file)

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 during the meeting of SAGE, Geneva

WHO Geneva

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Time:  Lunch-time (when the SAGE session breaks for lunch)
Place: Room 18, International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20
 

Discussion topic:
Is there a future for mandatory vaccination?
Dr Andy Pollard, University of Oxford will introduce and present the topic and Dr Ivana Knezevic, Norms and Standards for Biologicals, WHO will present the WHO perspective.

Documents and links:
Noni MacDonald's Article on Mandatory infant & childhood immunizationon Mandatory infant & childhood immunization (web link)
pdfNoni's presentation (pdf file)