SAVE THE DATE – Immunity for Health 2019

On October 15th 2019 Flanders Vaccine is happy to host its forth edition of “Immunity for Health”: the Flanders Vaccine annual flagship event where all stakeholders, both from the human and animal health sector, working in the field of immunology, vaccinology, immune-oncology and infectious diseases are invited to meet, interact and start collaborations.

The theme of this year’s edition is “Therapeutic Vaccines & Immunotherapy“.

Venue: University Hasselt (Old Prison building), Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium (15 minutes walking from the train station)

REGISTRATION will open soon

Registration fees:

  • Flanders Vaccine members: 70 EUR (+ 21% VAT)
  • Non-Flanders Vaccine members: 120 EUR (+ 21% VAT)
  • Students: 50 EUR (+ 21% VAT)

PRELIMINARY ROGRAMME

08:30: REGISTRATION and welcome coffee
09:15: WELCOME
09:30: OPENING KEYNOTE I: Prof Thierry Boon, UCL, The Duve Institute

Research session

10:05: Talk I : Topic – Oncoloytic virotherapy by Eric Quéméneur, CSO Transgene, France

10:30: COFFEE BREAK

11:00: Talk II:  Topic – Cell therapy for Multiple Sclerosis by Prof Nathalie Cools, Antwerp University

11:25:  Pitch session (speakers to be confirmed)


12:15: LUNCH & networking (1,5h)


Clinical session

13:45: Talk I: Combination therapy:  Intratumoral myeloid dendritic cell therapy in combination with oncolytic virotherapy or immune checkpoint inhibition by Prof Bart Neyns, Medical Oncology, UZ Brussel

14:10: Talk II:  Topic – Immunotherapy targeting acute myelogenous leukemia by Prof Tessa Kerre, UGhent

14:35: Pitch session (speakers to be confirmed)

15:20: COFFEE BREAK

Closing session

15:50: CLOSING KEYNOTE:  The Future of Immunotherapy: A 20-Year Perspective by Prof David C Wraith, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham, UK

15:20: PANEL DISCUSSION with experts from the field

16:50: CLOSING REMARKS

17:00: Networking reception

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

You can be part of the Immunity for Health community and enlarge your visibility by opting for one of our sponsorship packages.

Indicated prices are exclusive 21% VAT.

Please keep in mind that the number of available exhibition booths is limited.

For more information, contact Fran Van Heuverswyn: info@flandersvaccine.be.

 

This event is supported by our strategic partners:               


Cancellation Policy:
Notifications received upon 2 weeks before the start of the event, get refunded for 100%. Cancellation requests received less than 2 weeks before the start of the event won’t be refunded. No-shows on the day of the event will not be refunded and are requested to pay the full fee. Replacement by a colleague is always allowed.

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