The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Advanced Course of Vaccinology, 2019
Closing date: 15 Nov 2018
Course dates: 13-24 May 2019
The course aims to facilitate critical decision-making in vaccinology by providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the field, from immunology to vaccine development and clinical trials and the social, economic, political and ethical issues of vaccination.
This advanced course is for scientists and decision-makers involved in vaccine development, in the elaboration of new vaccination strategies or in policy decisions related to the introduction of new vaccines in public health programmes, at national or international levels. It is relevant for both the public and private sectors.
Participants (maximum 72) will be selected by an International scientific committee, according to their: Educational background, Involvement in vaccinology. Decision-making responsibility in vaccinology. Expected impact of the course at personal, institutional and national levels.
Registration fees for the course are as follows:
Participants from academic/governmental institutions & NGOs benefit from reduced fees: 1500 € VAT included.
Participants from industry (SME and ADVAC-sponsoring Industry ): 4000 €.
Other industry participants: 9000 €.
The fees include tuition and course materials for the full period of the course. .
Accommodation fees are2400 € VAT included. The fees include food and lodgings for the entire period of the course. No reduction can be made for days where the accommodation is not used.
Fellowships covering travel expenses, registration and accommodation fees will be available for selected participants from Developing Countries (with the support of the B&M Gates Foundation. They will be handled by the Center of Vaccinology at the University of Geneva and Fondation Mérieux. Fellowships will also be provided to selected ESPID members. People wishing to apply for such fellowships should check the appropriate box on their application and ADVAC organizers will inform the relevant fellowship provider.