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18th Vaccine Congress

8-11 September 2024 | Altis Grand Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal

Submit your abstracts by 3 May 2024

18th Vaccine Congress

Join us for the 18th Vaccine Congress

Join leading experts at the 18th Vaccine Congress who will share their knowledge on the current developments and discoveries in the field.

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Organized by Vaccine(opens in new tab/window), the premier journal for those interested in vaccine science, the congress will bring together leading experts from all over the world to share the latest cutting-edge discoveries in the field. Join us to present your own research, as well as form new relationships with potential collaborators!

“The Vaccine Congress brings together a wealth of global expertise, from basic science to service delivery, in one of the most important and powerful areas of contemporary international public health. It is instructive and inspirational in equal measure.”

Sebastian TaylorHead of Global Operations, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK

“The Vaccine Congress has an exciting agenda that will be of interest to all vaccinologists.”

Daniel SalmonJohn Hopkins University, USA

Conference topics

Abstracts are now invited on the following topics. They should be submitted using the online abstract submission system. – link to follow

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 May 2024

Keynote and plenary talks from renowned speakers

The program will include invited plenary lectures, contributed talks and poster sessions highlighting the latest research in vaccine science. The programme will be curated by a committee of world class academic leaders in their respective fields.

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

Choose from a variety of sponsorship and commercial options to raise your profile and position your company as a thought leader in the community.

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Conference deadlines

Abstract submission deadline for oral presentations – 3 May 2024

Author notification deadline – 10 June 2024

Author registration deadline – 12 July 2024

Early bird deadline – 12 July 2024

Supporting Publications


The official journal of  The Edward Jenner Society(opens in new tab/window) and The Japanese Society for Vaccinology(opens in new tab/window).

The Impact Factor of this journal is 3.641, ranking it 97 out of 162 in Immunology

Editor-in-Chief: Gregory A. Poland, MD

Vaccine has an open access companion journal Vaccine: X(opens in new tab/window)

Vaccine is unique in publishing the highest quality science across all disciplinesrelevant to the field of vaccinology - all original article submissions across basic and clinical research, vaccine manufacturing, history, public policy, behavioral science and ethics, social sciences, safety, and many other related areas are welcomed. The submission categories(opens in new tab/window) as given in the Guide for Authors indicate where we receive the most papers. Papers outside these major areas are also welcome and authors are encouraged to contact us with specific questions. We also invite authors to submit relevant basic science and clinical reviews, methodological articles, opinion and commentary pieces, visual pieces, and letters. Authors are required to consult the Guide for Authors(opens in new tab/window) as the submission guidelines are dynamic and therefore subject to change.

Would you like to be a reviewer for Vaccine? If you think you would be a good referee for the Vaccine journal you can volunteer to review by visiting the Elsevier Reviewer Hub(opens in new tab/window), where you can register your interest in volunteering for Vaccine. Further information can be found on our Reviewer page.


Vaccine: X

Vaccine: X(opens in new tab/window) is the open access companion journal of Vaccine and has the same aims and scope. The journal offers authors who want to publish in a gold open access journal the opportunity to make their work immediately and permanently accessible.

Vaccine: X

Congress history

17th Vaccine Congress 24-27 September 2023, Hilton Glasgow, Scotland

16th Vaccine Congress 12-14 September 2022 | Riva del Garda Congress Centre, Lake Garda, Italy

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15th Vaccine Congress 4-6 October 2021 | Online Live and On-demand

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14th Vaccine Congress 28-29 September 2020 | Online

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13th Vaccine Congress 15-18 September 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand 

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12th Vaccine Congress 16-19 September 2018 | Budapest, Hungary

11th Vaccine Congress 17-20 September 2017 | Paradise Point, San Diego, United States

10th Vaccine Congress 4-7 September 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

9th Vaccine & ISV Congress 18-20 October 2015 | Seoul, Korea

8th Vaccine & ISV Congress 26-28 October 2014 | Philadelphia, USA

7th Vaccine & ISV Congress 27-29 October 2013 | Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

6th Vaccine & ISV Congress 14-16 October 2012 | Shanghai, China

5th Vaccine & ISV Congress 2-4 October 2011 | Seattle, USA

4th Vaccine & ISV Congress 3-5 October, 2010 | Vienna, Austria

3rd Vaccine & ISV Congress 4–6 October, 2009 | Singapore

2nd Vaccine & ISV Congress 7-9 December, 2008 | Boston, USA

Vaccine Congress Celebrating 25 years of Publication 9-11 December 2007 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands