This conference is organised by Elsevier and Vaccine.


The official journal of: The Edward Jenner Society and The Japanese Society for Vaccinology.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Gregory A. Poland

Vaccine has an open access mirror journal Vaccine: X, sharing the same aims and scope, editorial team, submission system and rigorous peer review.

Vaccine is unique in publishing the highest quality science across all disciplines relevant 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.


Conference chair

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Gregory A. Poland

Editor in Chief, Vaccine and Mayo Clinic, USA

Gregory A. Poland, M.D., studies the immunogenetics of vaccine response in adults and children. Dr. Poland and his team within the Vaccine Research Group aim to improve the health of individuals across the world by pursuing challenges posed by infectious diseases and bioterrorism through clinical, laboratory and epidemiologic vaccine research.

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Paolo Bonanni

University of Florence, Italy

Since 2000, Paolo Bonanni is Full Professor of Hygiene in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Florence, Italy. From 2011 to 2019 he has been the Director of the Specialization School for MDs in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine at the University of Florence.

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Danny Altmann, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Ray Borrow, Manchester University, NHS, Public Health England, Vaccine Evaluation Unit, UK
Robert Chen, Task Force for Global Health, Brighton Collaboration, USA
Ivan Hung, The University of Hong Kong, Department of Medicine, Hong Kong SAR, China
Sylvia van den Hurk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Ken Ishii, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Steve Jacobsen, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, USA
Florian Krammer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
Heidi Larsson, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, UK
Bruce Lee, City University of New York School of Public Health, USA
Tony Fooks, Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK
Linda Lua, The University of Queensland, Australia
Anton Middleberg, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Kathy Neuzil, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Jennifer Nelson, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, USA
Art Reingold, University of California Berkley, USA
Sylvia van den Hurk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Conference deadlines

Abstract deadline: 1 September 2020

Author notification deadline – 7 September 2020

Author poster submission deadline – 14 September 2020

Congress history

13th Vaccine Congress
15-18 September 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand 
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12th Vaccine Congress
16-19 September 2018 | Budapest, Hungary
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11th Vaccine Congress
17-20 September 2017 | Paradise Point, San Diego, United States
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10th Vaccine Congress
4-7 September 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9th Vaccine & ISV Congress
18-20 October 2015 | Seoul, Korea
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8th Vaccine & ISV Congress
26-28 October 2014 | Philadelphia, USA
Oral Programme | Poster Programme | Welcome Letter

7th Vaccine & ISV Congress
27-29 October 2013 | Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
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6th Vaccine & ISV Congress
14-16 October 2012 | Shanghai, China
Oral Programme | Poster Programme | Welcome Letter

5th Vaccine & ISV Congress
2-4 October 2011 | Seattle, USA
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4th Vaccine & ISV Congress
3-5 October, 2010 | Vienna, Austria
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3rd Vaccine & ISV Congress
4–6 October, 2009 | Singapore
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2nd Vaccine & ISV Congress
7-9 December, 2008 | Boston, USA
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Vaccine Congress
Celebrating 25 years of Publication
9-11 December 2007 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Related links

Joint Vaccine Resource Center: vaccinesafetyresource.elsevier.com