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International Vaccine Technology Workshop: Day 1 Agenda

September 17, 2010 - Hyderabad, India
Agenda: DAY 1 | DAY 2

September 17, 2010 – Morning Session - 8:30am-1:00pm
The Challenge of Building Sustainable Vaccine Manufacturing

  1. Co-Chairs’ Introduction – 8:30am-8:45am
    • Dr. John Boslego, Vaccine Development Global Program, PATH
    • Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, World Health Organization, Initiative for Vaccine Research
    • Dr. Jonathan Seals, US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
  2. Address by Dr. Maria-Julia Marinissen on behalf of Dr. Gerald Parker, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, US Department of Health and Human Services – 8:45am-9:00am
  3. Setting the Stage – 9:00am-10:00am
    • Summary of January workshop and path forward for GAP implementation plan (20 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Daniel Miller, US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Global Health Affairs
    • Snapshot of current global vaccine manufacturing capacity (20 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, World Health Organization
    • Workshop goals and expected outcomes (20 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Seals, US Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Indian Government Welcome by Mr. Sri K. Rosaiah, Honorable Chief Minister of the State of Andhra Pradesh – 10:00am-10:15am

 

COFFEE BREAK – 10:15am-10:45am

 

  1. Keynote Addresses: The Challenges of Building Sustainable Vaccine Manufacturing - Stakeholders’ Perspectives – 10:45am-12:30pm
    Confirmed Moderator: Daniel Camus, Director-General, French Ministry of Health
    • Perspectives of donors and other partners (15 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Masato Mugitani, Assistant Secretary of Health, Japanese Ministry of Health
    • Perspective of technical partner (15 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: David Behnam, German Agency for Technical Cooperation
    • Perspectives of recipient nations (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Henri-Joseph Parra, Special Advisor to the President, Republic of Congo
      • Confirmed Speaker: Ambassador Makarim Wibisono, Advisor to the Minister of Health, Indonesia
    • Perspectives of industry (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Akira Homma, President, DCVMN
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Michel Baijot, IFPMA
    • Keynote Speakers’ panel discussion (15 min)

 

LUNCH – 12:30pm-2:00pm

 

September 17, 2010 – Afternoon Session – 2:00pm-5:00pm
Evaluating Vaccine Technology Options for Developing Countries

  1. Manufacturing Platforms for Efficient Vaccine Production – 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Confirmed Moderator: Dr. Krishna Ella, Bharat Biotech
    • Overview of bioreactor-based and in vivo systems (eukaryotic, microbial, plant-cell, etc) (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Mr. Thomas Warf, US Department of Health and Human Services
    • Issues and challenges in selecting a manufacturing platform (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Mr. Bill Helming, PRTM
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Rick Bright, PATH
    • Presentations on specific technologies (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Vidadi Yusibov, Fraunhofer
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Manon Cox, Protein Sciences Corporation

 

COFFEE BREAK – 3:30pm-4:00pm

 

  1. Technologies for Increasing Vaccine Effectiveness and Deliverability – 4:00pm-5:30pm
    Confirmed Moderator: Dr. Raj Bhan, Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology
    • Overview of antigen-sparing and delivery technologies (antigen engineering, adjuvants, etc) (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Nicolas Collin, University of Lausanne
    • Special considerations for developing country vaccines (15 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Dexiang Chen, PATH on behalf of Dr. Michael Zaffran, World Health Organization
    • Presentations on specific technologies (30 min)
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Steve Reed, IDRI
      • Confirmed Speaker: Dr. Dexiang Chen, PATH
    • Panel Discussion (15 min)

September 17, 2010 – Evening Session – 5:30pm-7:30pm
“Marketplace of Ideas” Poster Session with No-Host Reception and Cash Bar

September 17, 2010 – Dinner and Cultural Program – 8:00pm
Hosted by Bharat Biotech