Abstract submission and registration are now open for the 2019 ISV Annual Congress

May 25, 2019



It is our pleasure to announce that abstract submission and registration are now open for the 2019 ISV Annual Congress (October 27-29) in Ghent, Flanders-Belgium at the International Convention Center (ICC).

You can find the near final conference program with speaker sessions on the ISV conference website: https://isvcongress.org/.

We have an outstanding line up of international speakers and many opportunities for speakers who will be selected based on the submitted abstracts.

Please note:

  • A number of scholarship opportunities are available to assist junior trainees and also attendees from LMIC’s see  https://isvcongress.org/congress/scholarships-2019 for details.
  • The Congress hosts aBright Sparks in Vaccinologyworkshop, where the best abstracts submitted from PhD students/ trainees with less than 5 years research experience will be selected for oral presentation. Please indicate PhD/ early career trainee status in the indicated fields of the registration and abstract submission.
  • The ISV also hosts an interactive career development panel (with speakers from diverse disciplines outside academia).

To register please visit the https://isvcongress.org/program/2019-registration page on the Congress website.  We strongly encourage everyone to register prior to the early bird deadline (August 15th) after which the registration rates increase. Please note ISV members receive a US $100 discount on registration so consider renewing your membership or joining prior to registering for the Congress.

Along with your registration please make sure to purchase your Gala Dinner ticket(s), taking place on Monday, October 28th at the Thagaste Augustinian Monastery.  Tickets are not included in the registration fee.  You must enter the number of tickets you wish to purchase on the registration page (maximum 10).  If you are purchasing more than 1 ticket you must provide the Congress Secretariat the name of who will be using the additional ticket(s).  For more information visit the https://isvcongress.org/congress/gala-dinner page on the Congress website.

For accommodation , see  https://isvcongress.org/congress/accommodation-information-2019  on the Congress website, this includes information regarding local hotels, hostels, and B&Bs. Please book your rooms by contacting the hotel directly via phone or email. Gent Congres provided a booking website, Gent-Hotels which allows you to search multiple hotels in Ghent and reserve rooms.  Please be aware that ISV is not partnered with any specific hotel this year.

Lastly, please visit the official https://isvcongress.org/ website for all information and updates and email info@ISVcongress.org for any questions.


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