Industry Supported Sessions

SATURDAY, 2 DECEMBER 

14:45-16:15
NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR PREVENTION OF PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES BY EXISTING VACCINES 
Symposium supported by Sanofi Pasteur 

​Chairs:

Yong-Hong Yang, China
Ulrich Heininger, Switzerland

​Lectures:

Pertussis prevention: throughout-life approach
Ulrich Heininger, Switzerland

Consideration for vaccination of young infants in the era of maternal immunization Shabir Madhi, South Africa
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Influenza in children: role of vaccines in the prevention
Mark Loeb, Canada



SUNDAY, 3 DECEMBER 

13:30-15:00
PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON EPIDEMIOLOGY, CARRIAGE AND CONTROL
Symposium supported by
Pfizer 

​Chair:

Yong-Hong Yang, China

​Lectures:

Examining the global epidemiology of pneumococcal disease
Wanatpreeya Phongsamart, Thailand

​Exploring the role of nasopharyngeal carriage in the transmission and development of pneumococcal disease
Ron Dagan, Israel 

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The role of vaccines in preventing pneumococcal disease: Focus on serotype 19A
Mark van der Linden, Germany 


Faculty Q&A
Yong-Hong Yang, China 



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17:00-18:30

THE VALUE OF VACCINATION BEYOND DIRECT PROTECTION
Symposium supported by GSK


​17:00-17:10

Introduction and welcome ​
Moderator: Philippe Buchy

​17:10-18:10

Experts panel discussion:
Experts: Adam Finn; Kim Mulholland; Shabir Madhi; Tina Q. Tan; Richard Adegbola

The value of vaccination beyond direct protection

In this session, our moderated panel will discuss this important and rapidly developing area of vaccine science, using examples from their own work and experience.

18:10-18:30​Concluding remarks and Q&A​


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