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Thank you for another successful year at ImVacS!
ImVacS 2014 brought together nearly 300 vaccine and immunotherapy experts from 20 countries to discuss new data, new approaches and novel science from industry, academia, regulatory, and research institutes. A special thank you to the speaking faculty, attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and media who helped make the ninth annual event such a great success!

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August 24-27, 2015 at the Marriot Long Warf in Boston, MA
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Conference Tracks

Keynote Presentation:
Norman BaylorThe Regulatory Outlook for Future Vaccine Adjuvants

Norman W. Baylor, Ph.D., President and CEO, Biologics Consulting Group, Inc.


Keynote Presentation:
Bolyn HubbySynthetic Genomics to Address Emerging Threats and Global Supply Challenges

Bolyn Hubby, Ph.D., Senior Director, Head, Vaccine and Phage R&D, Synthetic Genomics Vaccines, Inc.


Keynote Presentation:
Michael PostowPutting Cancer in Check with Novel Immunomodulatory Strategies

Michael A. Postow, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Keynote Presentation:
Omid HamidUpdate from 2014 ASCO Meeting: Clinical Trials for Immunotherapy Combinations

Omid Hamid, M.D., Director, Melanoma Center, Angeles Clinic and Research Institute




Keynote Presentation:
Zelig EshharCAR T Cells from the Mouse Cage to the Patients’ Health

Zelig Eshhar, Ph.D., Professor, Immunology, The Weizmann Institute of Science




Each year, ImVacS brings vaccine professionals together from around the world to discuss the crucial issues surrounding vaccine development. Along with presenting a snapshot of where vaccines stand today, the meeting also provides an important venue for networking, information exchange, and establishing collaborations.

The “Novel Vaccines” meeting explores how vaccine development is being innovated in order to create more efficacious vaccines, such as using Systems Biology or Reverse Vaccinology. The use of adjuvants – their safety and mode of action – will also be discussed, as will DNA vaccines, Toll-Like Receptors, and novel modes of delivery. In addition, how improved vaccines are targeting infectious diseases will be addressed and updated.