Industry Supported Sessions Programmes

Industry Supported Sessions Programmes

Monday, May 28, 2018

13:00 – 14:30

Plenary Hall
HPV VACCINATION OF MALES –THE PEDIATRICIAN IS A VITAL PART OF THE SOLUTION

Symposium Organized by:

MSD

CHAIR: Kenneth Alexander, USA  

13:00                 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Kenneth Alexander, Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando, Florida, USA

13:10                 HPV CANCERS AND DISEASE IN MALES 

Xavier Bosch, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain

13:30                 RATIONALE FOR INCLUSION OF MALES IN NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION PROGRAMS  

Paolo Bonanni, University of Florence, Italy

13:50                 REAL WORLD ISSUES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE:  THE ROLE OF THE PEDIATRICIAN TO VACCINATE BOYS AND GIRLS

Kenneth Alexander, Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando, Florida, USA

14:10                Q&A PANEL DISCUSSION                    

All

 

Monday, May 28, 2018

14:45 – 16:15

Plenary Hall

PERTUSSIS – EPIDEMIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS

Symposium Organized by:

The timeslot of this Pre- Meeting Symposium has been offered by Sanofi Pasteur to Karolinska Institutet and The Public Health Agency of Sweden. Agenda and content of presentations have been developed independently by Karolinska Institutet and The Public Health Agency of Sweden, with no input from Sanofi Pasteur.

 

HOST: Christian Penno, Sweden

 

14.45                INTRODUCTION

14.50                20 YEARS OF ENHANCED PERTUSSIS SURVEILLANCE IN SWEDEN

Bernice Aronsson, The Public Health Agency of Sweden

15.10                 MATERNAL PERTUSSIS VACCINATION IN 2018 

Pierre van Damme, Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Antwerp University

15.30                 IMMUNE RESPONSES TO BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS INFECTION AND  VACCINATION

Giorgio Fedele, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome

15.50                  SEVERE PERTUSSIS IN INFANTS - CLINICAL MANIFESTATION AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION

 Alberto Villani, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Rome

16.10                  SUMMARY


Monday, May 28, 2018

16:45 – 18:15

Plenary Hall
PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINES: FROM CLINICAL EVIDENCE TO GLOBAL IMPACT

Symposium Organized by:

PFIZER

CHAIR: Prof. Thomas Benfield, DENMARK      CO-CHAIR: Prof. Heinz-Josef Schmitt, FRANCE

16:45                WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Prof. Heinz-Josef Schmitt, Pfizer, Paris, France

16:50                PCVS* – THE NORDIC EXPERIENCE

Prof. Thomas Benfield, University of Copenhagen and Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark

17:00                A REVIEW OF GLOBAL PCV IMPACT

Dr. Carla Vizzoti, Centre for the Control and Prevention of Communicable Diseases, Isalud University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

17:25                DID PCV DELIVER UP TO OUR EXPECTATIONS? THE ISRAEL PARADIGM           

Prof. Ron Dagan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

18:00                Q&A                    

All

18:15                Close      

*PCV: pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine

 

Monday, May 28, 2018

18:30 – 20:00

Plenary Hall
VACCINEACTION

Symposium Organized by:

MSD

CHAIR: Prof. Federico Martinon-Torres, Spain 

18:30                  WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

Prof. Federico Martinon-Torres, Santiago Clinic Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

 18:40                 MEASLES IN EUROPE: WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE?

Prof. Pier Luigi Lopalco, University of Pisa, Italy

18:50                  THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS IN VACCINE CONFIDENCE

 Prof. Roberto Burioni, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milano, Italy

19:05                  ARE WE MISSING AN OPPORTUNITY? ROTAVIRUS AND VARICELLA VACCINATION IN EUROPE

Prof. Federico Martinon-Torres, Santiago Clinic Hospital; Santiago de Compostela, Spain

19:20                  OPTIMIZING HEXAVALENT VACCINATION IN EUROPE

Prof. Carl Heinz Wirsing von König, University of Dusseldorf, Germany

19:40                  FROM SEEDS TO ARMS: MANAGING VACCINES PRODUCTION COMPLEXITY

Prof. Pierre Van Damme, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium

19:50                  Q&A

All

 

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

08:30-10:00

Plenary Hall

PREVENTION OF INFLUENZA: NEW PROSPECTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Symposium Organized by:

SANOFI PASTEUR

CHAIR: Prof. Terho Heikkinen, Finland

08:30                   INTRODUCTION

08:35                   INFLUENZA AND INFLUENZA VACCINATION IN CHILDREN

Prof. Terho Heikkinen, Professor of Paediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

09:00                   RATIONALE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF QUADRIVALENT INFLUENZA VACCINES

Dr. Jan Kyncl, Head, Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic

09:25                   THE SANOFI PASTEUR QUADRIVALENT INFLUENZA VACCINE EFFICACY STUDY IN CHILDREN FROM 6 TO 35 MONTHS

Dr. Rosalind Hollingsworth, Global Medical Expert Lead, Influenza, Sanofi Pasteur, Swiftwater, USA

09:50                  Q&A

All

 

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

10:30 – 12:00

Plenary Hall
EXPANDING MENINGOCOCCAL PREVENTION IN EUROPE: REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE

Symposium Organized by:

GSK

CHAIR: Dr. Rafik Bekkat-Berkani, USA

                         WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Dr Rafik Bekkat-Berkani, Lead, Global Medical Affairs Neisseria, GSK Vaccines, USA

10:35                MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINES: FROM DISCOVERY TO PRACTICE

Prof.  Angelika Banzhoff, Director, Global Medical Affairs Neisseria, GSK Vaccines, Germany

10:55                EVOLUTION OF MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINATION OFFERED IN ITALY

Prof. Pier Luigi Lopalco, Full Professor of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, University of Pisa Italy

11:15                NATIONAL IMMUNISATION PROGRAMME AGAINST MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASES: THE UK MODEL

Dr. Nelly Ninis, Consultant in general paediatrics, St Mary's Hospital, UK

11:35                DISCUSSION & Q&A  

All

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

13:00 – 14:30

Plenary Hall
UNDERSTANDING PROTEIN BASED VACCINES FOR MenB DISEASE PREVENTION

Symposium Organized by:

PFIZER

CO-CHAIRS: Prof. Ray Borrow, UK & Dr. Jamie Findlow, UK

13:00                  INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS

Dr. Jamie Findlow, Medical and Scientific Affairs, International Developed Markets,
Pfizer Vaccines, UK & Prof Ray Borrow, Public Health England, UK

13:05                 MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE; A DEVASTATING AND EVER-PRESENT FOE

Prof. Marco Safadi, Santa Casa de São Paulo School of Medical Sciences, Brazil

13:30                 MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINES; ADVANCES IN DISEASE PREVENTION

Prof. Ray Borrow, Public Health England, UK

13:50                 VACCINES TARGETING MenB

Prof. Saul Faust, University of Southampton Director, Southampton NIHR Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, UK

14:20                 PODIUM DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY

All

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018

14:00-15:30

Plenary Hall
DIFFERENT STRATEGIES - ONE GOAL: TO TURN VACCINES INTO VACCINATION

Symposium Organized by:

GSK

CO-CHAIRS: Prof. Susanna Esposito, Italy & Dr. Thomas Breuer, Belgium

14:00                WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Prof. Susanna Esposito, Director, Pediatric Section & Pediatric Clinic of the Hospital of Perugia, Italy & Dr. Thomas Breuer, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of GSK Vaccines, Belgium

14:10                 IMPACT OF PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES IN A HIGH COVERAGE SETTING

Prof. Sven-Arne Silfverdal, Chief Medical Officer, Child Health Care Unit, Västerbotten County Council, Sweden  

14:30                 MEASLES AND VARICELLA: IS THIS THE TIME TO RETHINK VACCINATION STRATEGIES?

Dr. Hanna Nohynek, Chief Physician, Infectious Disease Control & Vaccinations Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, Finland

14:50                COVERAGE IN VULNERABLE POPULATIONS – PERTUSSIS PREVENTION IN PRETERMS AND NEWBORNS TOO YOUNG TO BE VACCINATED

Prof. Susanna Esposito, Director, Pediatric Section & Pediatric Clinic of the Hospital of Perugia, Italy & Prof. David Salisbury, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and Associate Fellow at the Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House, UK  

15:10                CONCLUDING REMARKS AND ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION, WITH QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE

All


 

 

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