2019 ISG Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2019 ISG Annual Scientific Meeting was held in early February and focused on influenza and pneumococcal disease in Australia.

Immunisation Coalition

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Each year the Immunisation Coalition commences its program of activities with the ISG Annual Scientific Meeting, held in Melbourne in February. Attendees include members of the scientific and medical community, government health officials, pharmaceutical industry representatives, academics and delegates from other health related NGOs.

View the program here

Day 1 presentations

Review of 2018 influenza season in Australia and what to expect in 2019:

Review of the use of enhanced vaccines in Australia and overseas:

  • Presented by Allen Cheng
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Infection control in aged care facilities:

New influenza antivirals:

Developments in RSV vaccines:

Day 2-Session 1: Immunology and vaccination

Flu immunology for the non-immunologist:

Universal vaccines and monoclonal antibodies:

Vaccine options for seasonal influenza:

Overview of US LAIV policy in children:

Advances of paediatric vaccines in Australia:

  • Presented by Kristine Macartney
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Surveillance of influenza vaccine safety:

  • Presented by Kristine Macartney
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Smartvax:

  • Presented by Alan Leeb
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Day 2-Session 2: Advances in disease prevention

Adult pneumococcal vaccination

  • Presented by Tony Korman
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Pneumococcal pneumonia prevention – national and international perspective

  • Presented by Robert Menzies
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Influenza – a reality check!

  • Gary Grohmann
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Australian Immunisation Register

  • Presented by Tracie Hibbard and Melaynie Quinn
  • A PDF of the presentation is unavailable

Day 2-Session 3: Vaccine delivery and supply workshop

Presentations were given by Aramik Tahmasian, Kerryn Lajoie, Maja Adjukovic, Shane Jackson, Rod Pearce and Angela Newbound

Page Published: 8 February 2019 | Page Updated: 21 April 2022