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ESCMID Panorama

Final Programme

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Friday, 8 September 2017

08:45 - 

09:00

Opening of the Conference by Mario Poljak, Susanna Esposito and Ron Dagan

09:00 - 

10:45

Opening symposium: Equity in immunization Chairpersons: Robb Butler (WHO), Ron Dagan (IL)
Equity in health; principles and policy considerationsTammy Boyce (UK)
Discussion
Inequalities in vaccine uptake among refugees and immigrants Marie Louise Nørredam (DK)
Discussion
Defining health equity in relation to immunization Robb Butler (WHO Europe)
Discussion

11:15 - 

13:00

Vaccine-preventable diseases – exposing the gaps Chairpersons: Lucia Pastore Celentano (ECDC), Paolo Bonanni (IT)
Measles and mumpsOle Wichmann (DE)
Discussion
DiphtheriaAnderula Efstraiou (UK)
Discussion
Meningococcus Shamez Ladhani (UK)
Discussion

14:15 - 

16:00

Vaccines for new global threatsChairpersons: Susanna Esposito (IT), Stanley Plotkin (US)
EbolaBarney Graham (NIH)
Discussion
Brazil catastrophe of Zika from the start to the current daysMarco Aurelio Safadi (BR)
Discussion
Zika vaccinesAlan Barrett (US)
Discussion

16:30 - 

18:15

Old foe – new solutions? Is a new tuberculosis vaccine still a dream?Chairperson: Willem Hanekom (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Thomas Cherian (WHO)
Current epidemiology Marieke von der Werf (ECDC)
Discussion
Current implementation Mark Hatherill (ZA)
Discussion
Novel vaccine horizons Willem Hanekom (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Discussion

Saturday, 9 September 2017

8:30 - 

10:15

Progress in RSV vaccinesChairpersons: Louis Bont (NL), Susanna Esposito (IT)
New insights in RSV epidemiologyHarish Nair (UK)
Discussion
RSV vaccines to prevent disease in infantsLouis Bont (NL)
Discussion
RSV vaccines to prevent disease in adultsTom Wilkinson (UK)
Discussion

10:45 - 

11:55

Did we learn how to better communicate?Chairpersons: Robb Butler (WHO), Federico Martinon (ES)
Pandemic flu Jonathan van Tam (UK)
Discussion
HPVKatrine Habersaat (WHO)
Discussion

13:00 - 

14:00

New approaches for implementation of vaccinesChairpersons: Ron Dagan (IL), Robb Butler (WHO)
Childhood influenza vaccination also protects against disease in adultsAdam Finn (UK)
Discussion
Reduced dose PCV – is the world ready for it?Keith Klugman (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Discussion

14:10 -

14:55

Non-specific effect of vaccinesFederico Martinon (ES)
Discussion

14:55 - 

15:40

Endgame of PolioAnanda Bandyopadhyay (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Discussion

Sunday, 10 September 2017

08:30 -

10:50

New vaccines for old diseasesChairpersons: Adam Finn (UK), Keith Klugman (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Zoster Paolo Bonanni (IT)
Discussion
CMV Stanley Plotkin (US)
Discussion
Norovirus Miguel O’Ryan (CL)
Discussion
Malaria Adrian Hill (UK)
Discussion

11:20 - 

12:30

Innovative approaches for vaccines against old diseases Chairpersons: Shamez Ladhani (UK), Pekka Nuorti (FI)
Pneumococcal vaccines – beyond the current spectrum of polysaccharide antigens Rick Malley (US)
Discussion
Are we ready to accommodate the increasing number of new vaccines and the increasing number of target populations? Liz Miller (UK)
Discussion

12:30 -

13:00

 

Closing remarks
Last update: 12 December 2014