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)


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


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)


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


17:00: Networking reception


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:


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.