Vaccine Innovation Conference 2017 Presentations

The Vaccine Industry Committee (VIC) hosted the second Vaccine Innovation Conference on May 10 at the Hyatt Regency in Montréal, Quebec. The Conference’s Scientific Steering Committee assembled international Keynote Speakers and over 100 Canadian representatives. The one day conference included academic, industry and government leaders focusing on vaccine innovation in Canada and delivered improved knowledge exchange and awareness of Canadian vaccine innovations and accomplishments and supported investment for vaccine R&D. Speakers included international renowned researchers from England (Dr. Adrian Hill, Oxford University), the United States (Dr. Howard Kaufman, Rutgers University) and Norway (Dr. Bjørg Nilsson, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, CEPI). This year’s conference also featured a Canadian focused funding panel for vaccine R&D that included panelists from government, industry, venture capital and international funding organizations (CIHR, Teralys Capital, Merck and CEPI). The Vaccine Innovation Conference was held in conjunction with the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences annual conference (CSPS), May 10-13, 2017.

Proceedings published in peer reviewed journal.
Vaccine innovation Conference, Journal Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2017, Volume 20, page 1-167 https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/jpps/index.php/JPPS/article/view/29466/21356