The CAIRE membership represents over 140 researchers and stakeholders from more than 30 institutions across Canada. Membership includes most of the “translational” vaccine experts involved in vaccine and program development, evaluation and training.
Membership provides an opportunity to share, connect, and collaborate within Canada for evaluation of new vaccines, building the rationale for new public programs and optimizing public immunization programs.
This year 22 students applied for the Vaccinology Student Research Program (VSRP) at the Canadian Immunization Conference (CIC), almost double from previous years. Five students received travel bursaries to attend the conference with all student applicants invited to participate in the Student Poster Presentation. CAIRE and CIHR have co-funded the VSRP.
Congratulations to all students for a job well done! (pictures below)
Following each plenary session, the plenary speaker will host a dedicated Q&A with webcast participants for 15 minutes. Here’s how: Submit your question on the live stream website Email your question to email@example.com Ask your question on Twitter using #CIC2014
The 2½ day conference sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is scheduled for April 13-15, 2015 in Bethesda, MD. The ACVR provides a forum for high-quality, current reports of scientific progress and best practices among diverse stakeholders. NFID invites individuals in the early stages of their career in any field of vaccinology to apply for the Maurice R. Hilleman Early-Stage Career Investigator Award which includes $10,000 to support future research.
The Canadian Immunization Conference (CIC) Organizing Committee has announced award winners for the 2014 Distinguished Lecture in Canadian Immunization Award and 2014 John Waters Memorial Award.The award recipients will deliver a plenary lecture at the 2014 CIC taking place in Ottawa, Ontario from December 2-4.
2014 Distinguished Lecture in Canadian Immunization Award Established in 2008, the Distinguished Lecture in Canadian Immunization Award is granted by the Awards Committee of the CIC every two years. This tribute recognizes outstanding career achievement in the field of Canadian immunization.
2014 John Waters Memorial Award The John Waters Memorial Award was initiated in 2002 in recognition of his outstanding leadership in support of immunization programs and policy. The purpose of the Dr. John Waters Memorial Award is to recognize other outstanding contributors to public health and immunization programs.
CAIRE and the Meningitis Foundation of Canada hosted a Research Round Table on April 3rd, 2014. The webcast was recorded which provides an opportunity for individuals from all over Canada to watch and participate. Speakers presented on the global lessons learned from Meningococcal C vaccine programs and factors for decision-makers to consider for the implementation of Meningococcal B vaccine programs, the epidemiology, safety surveillance capacity, vaccine acceptance issues and economic modelling related to Meningococcal disease in Canada. Speakers and participants identified research priorities prior, during and after the presentations. Analysis and presentation of the results of these ranked research priorities have yet to be distributed and/or published.
In addition, Dr. Andrew Pollard presented a second talk on Meningococcal Disease on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the BC Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds. Click here, to view this talk
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