4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines

Country: China

City: Shanghai

Abstr. due: 01.11.2014

Dates: 21.04.15 — 24.04.15

Area Of Sciences: Biology; Medicine; Pharmaceutics;

Organizing comittee e-mail: erna.balk@tbvi.eu

Organizers: TBVI, Aeras, Fudan University, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Stop TB Partnership


The 4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines will be held in Shanghai, China from 21-24 April 2015. This meeting is being organised by TBVI and Aeras, together with local co-organisors Fudan University and the Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, under the auspieces of the Stop TB Partnership working group on new vaccines.

The Global Forum on TB Vaccines is an international gathering of researchers, product developers, pharmaceutical companies, government officials, advocates and other stakeholders interested and involved in the development of new, more effective TB vaccines.  The 4th Global Forum will follow on the very successful and productive Global Forums convened in Geneva, Switzerland in 2001; Tallinn, Estonia in 2010 and Cape Town, South Africa in 2013.

The 4th Global Forum will be an important opportunity to monitor progress in the field and to advance a common agenda that is developed and driven by the TB vaccine research community.  The program will cover all aspects of TB vaccine research and development, from basic research through to clinical trials, manufacturing, access, advocacy and other important topics.  The latest data and research findings will be presented at the Forum, and participants will have an opportunity to engage in discussion and debate about the path forward for this critical research.

Conference Web-Site: http://www.tbvi.eu/news-agenda/events/event/fourth-global-forum-on-tb-vaccines.html