International African Vaccine Conference Schedule


Thursday 8th November:

0800-1700: Pre-conference workshops
1800-2000: Official opening
2000-2200: Welcome reception

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th November:

0630-0830: Industry breakfast symposia (Friday and Saturday only)
0830-1730: Conference proceedings
1800-2000: Industry symposia (Friday and Saturday only)

Pre-conference workshops

8th November (click on workshop for outline)

7th African Rotavirus Symposium
Advocacy and Social Mobilisation
Influenza in Africa: Afriflu 2012
African Paediatric Infectious Diseases Society (AfPIDS) Foundation meeting
Evidenced-based approaches to immunization policies
Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunisation
National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGS) in Africa
Role of partially effective vaccines

Official Opening


Plenary sessions:

9th November (click on day for detailed program)

Plenary 1: Progress toward reaching our Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Plenary 2: Vaccine success stories
Plenary 3: Challenges in controlling infections

10th November

Plenary 4: Vaccine economics and financing
Plenary 5: Vaccine development and production in SS Africa
Plenary 6: Critical operational issues
Free papers

11th November

Plenary 7: Decade of Vaccines (DOV) discussion
Plenary 8: New vaccines
Plenary 9: Access
Plenary 10: Closure

Industry Symposia:

9th November (click on day for detailed program)

Breakfast symposium: Pfizer: PCV 9-valent Soweto Trial: Results and lessons learnt
Dinner symposium: Sanofi Pasteur: Securing current immunization while introducing new vaccines

10th November

Breakfast symposium: MSD: HPV diseases in Africa: role, potentialities and perspective of HPV vaccination
Dinner symposium: GSK: Impact of vaccination