2021 Adult Immunisation Forum – Register now!

The 5th Adult Immunisation Forum will take place on Monday 28th June 2021 and will be a virtual event due to the ongoing uncertainties with COVID restrictions. Registrations are now open. This one day event is free and will continue to build on the success of our previous forums, aiming to: To better understand the burden […]

Immunisation Coalition

The 5th Adult Immunisation Forum will take place on Monday 28th June 2021 and will be a virtual event due to the ongoing uncertainties with COVID restrictions. Registrations are now open.

This one day event is free and will continue to build on the success of our previous forums, aiming to:

  • To better understand the burden of vaccine preventable diseases in adults
  • To build an awareness of the challenges and strategies for improved vaccination in adults
  • To hear the latest developments in vaccine programs for adults
  • To consider ways of improving knowledge about immunisation best practice

The meeting will be of particular interest to health professionals, immunisation specialists, policy makers and anyone else working on the front line of public health.

Topics and speakers:

  • COVID-19 update – Dominic Dwyer
  • COVID vaccine: Community response – Jess Kaufman
  • Innovations in vaccine design – Paul Griffin
  • Nanopatch technology – Robert Booy
  • Influenza VE in the elderly – Stefan Gravenstein
  • Aged care update – Michael Murray
  • Herpes Zoster – Tony Cunningham
  • Meningococcal disease in Australia – Robert Booy (on behalf of Monica Lhara)
  • Pneumococcal disease – Tony Korman
  • Pertussis vaccine in over 50s – Mary-Louise McLaws
  • COVID-19: The Indian coal face – Raja Dhar
  • White paper presentation: Improving VCR in adults – Rod Pearce
  • PneumoSmart vaccination tool – Angela Newbound
  • Needle phobia – Corrie Ackland

See speaker bios here

The program is available here

Page Published: 5 June 2021 | Page Updated: 23 June 2021