14th Vaccine Congress

27-30 September 2020 | Riva del Garda Congress Centre, Lake Garda, Italy

Submit your abstracts by 17 April 2020

Welcome to the 14th Vaccine Congress, organized by Vaccine, 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 at Lake Garda, Italy in September 2020 to hear our highly respected invited speakers present state-of-the-art lectures in the field of vaccinology, and to have the opportunity to share and 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

“The 12th Vaccine Congress not only provided a wonderful opportunity to share and discuss the latest science in the field, it also really allowed attendees to meet and foster relationships within the vast Vaccine community.”

Sandra IsideanPhD, MPH, Managing Editor Vaccine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gregory A. Poland

Conference chair
Gregory A. Poland,
Editor in Chief, Vaccine and Mayo Clinic, USA


Local Chair
Paolo BonanniUniversity of Florence, Italy

Conference topics:

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

Abstract Submission Deadline: 17 April 2020

  • Vaccines against Emerging Diseases – Current Progress (Ebola/Zika/Dengue/Chik/Neepa Other)
  • HPV Vaccines
  • Vaccines against Neurologic Infections
  • Adjuvants, Modifiers, and Antigen Packaging
  • Novel and Emerging Influenza Vaccines
  • Vaccine Hesitancy
  • Vaccine Hesitancy within Europe
  • Systems Vaccinology and Big Data
  • Biodefense Vaccines
  • Vaccines Against Chikungunya
  • Vaccines Spirochetal Diseases (Lyme, Syphilis, Leptospirosis, Other)
  • Vaccine Durability (Measles/Mumps/Pertussis)
  • Vaccines Against Non-Communicable Diseases (Cancer/Allergy/Other)
  • Hot Topics
  • Other


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