ADVAC: a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies, in all fields related to vaccines and vaccination, vaccine trials, new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, vaccine-specific issues (including polio, measles, meningococcal & pneumococcal diseases, influenza, malaria, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, HPV, rotavirus, dengue & JE, CMV, rabies), ethical issues related to vaccine trials, financing of immunization , communication
Over 60 top-level international lecturers and working group supervisors, all experts in vaccinology
ADVAC 18 will be from 8 to 19 May 2017. Applications for ADVAC 2017 will be open from 1 July 2016 until 15 November 2016. As done annually, European CME credits will be requested from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Practical information on the location of the Advanced Course of Vaccinology at Les Pensières can be obtained on the Fondation Mérieux website.
Following the courses, former ADVAC participants are registered as ADVAC alumni, who are invited to attend ADVAC alumni meetings regularly organized in the context of major vaccine meetings (e.g. SAGE, IDSA, ESPID, WSPID) .
ADVAC is co-sponsored by:
Unrestricted education grants are provided by
GlaxoSmithKline • Novartis Vaccines • Sanofi Pasteur • Sanofi Pasteur MSD • Merck • Pfizer • Janssen • Serum Institute of India • Takeda