Draft Programme 2017

Sunday 2 July 2017                        

Arrival of participants

Monday 3 July 2017             

Introduction + group work explanation - Prof Pierre Van Damme and Prof Elke Leuridan, Antwerp University, Belgium

The immune system Part 1 - Prof Viggo Van Tendeloo, Antwerp University, Belgium

The immune system Part 2 - Prof Viggo Van Tendeloo, Antwerp University, Belgium

Composition of vaccines and the role of adjuvants - Prof Leroux-Roels, University of Ghent, Belgium               

Tuesday 4 July 2017                      

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio part I Prof Pierre Van Damme, Antwerp University, Belgium

HPV infection & vaccination Prof Paolo Bonanni, University of Florence, Italy

Rotavirus vaccination Prof Koen Van Herck, University of Ghent, Belgium

Influenza vaccination Prof Marc Van Ranst, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Wednesday 5 July 2017                               

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio part II Prof Elke Leuridan, Antwerp University, Belgium

Pneumococcal infections and their vaccines Prof Adam Finn, University of Bristol, UK

Meningococcal infections and their vaccines Prof Adam Finn, University of Bristol, UK

Vaccination and pregnancy Prof Elke Leuridan, Antwerp University, Belgium

Travel and vaccines (Prof to be identified)

Thursday 6 July 2017                   

Practical training: vaccination techniques and group work Pierre Van Damme, Heidi Theeten, Elke Leuridan, Antwerp University, Belgium

MMR (V): epidemiology and vaccination Prof Vana Papaevangelou, University of Athens, Greece

Hepatitis A and B vaccination Prof Pierre Van Damme, Antwerp University, Belgium

Friday 7 July 2017                         

Safety of vaccines, schedules and coadministation of vaccines Prof Heidi Theeten, Antwerp University, Belgium

Communication training Joanne Yarwood, Department of Health, United Kingdom 

Saturday & Sunday 8-9 July 2017                       

Social & cultural programme                    

Monday 10 July 2017                   

Final assessment

Group work presentation

Tuesday 11 July 2017                   

Departure of participants