ISV 2016 Annual Congress, Oct. 2-4, 2016
You are invited to attend and present your research at the International Society for Vaccines' 2016 ISV Annual Congress (http://www.ISVCongress.org) which will be held in Boston, on Oct. 2-4, 2016. Two well-established specialty vaccine conferences will also join the 2016 ISV Annual Congress. Vaccine Renaissance (also in its 10th year, a regional New England vaccine meeting) led by Dr. Annie De Groot and the 2016 DNA Vaccine Conference led by Dr. David Weiner held previously at various locations, will be organized as part of 2016 ISV Annual Congress program.
The Institute Pasteur, with its 33 institutes located throughout the world will also join as a collaborator, along with the Japanese Society for Vaccines and the Korean Vaccine Society. A panel discussion with representatives from WHO and the FDA will discuss expediting vaccine development for emerging diseases such as Zika and Ebola. A career development panel discussion and presentation of the ISV mentoring program will focus on graduate students and post-docs. A number of Presidential Travel Awards of $500 are being offered based upon scoring by the Scientific Committee for graduate students and post-doctoral trainees.
The following prominent vaccine scientists are confirmed invited speakers:
Galit Alter, USA Rip Ballou, USA Yasmine Belkaid, USA Clare Cutland, South Africa Victor Dzau, USA TongMing Fu, USA
Michael Good, Australia Tom Heineman, USA Adrian Hill, UK Michael Houghton, Canada Luis Jodar, USA Marie-Paule Kieny, Switzerland
Philip Krause, USA Myron Levine, USA Bonnie Maldonado, USA Kees Melief, Netherlands Tom Monath, USA Flor Munoz, USA
Albert Osterhaus, Germany Tom Ottenhoff, Netherlands Stan Plotkin, USA Ed Rybicki, South Africs John Shiver, USA Thomas Wisniewski, USA
The Abstract submission deadline is June 24. See: http://www.ISVCongress.org
The Scientific Committee will review and select those for oral and poster presentations.
You can also now book the Congress hotel, Boston Marriot Long Wharf, also via the Congress website: http://www.ISVCongress.org
For more information about the International Society for Vaccines: http://www.ISV-Online.org