11-12 September 2019
PRE-CONFERENCE “EPI MANAGERS MEETING”
Venue: Naypyidaw
(by invitation only)
11 September 2019 Full Day
12 September 2019 Half Day
13 September 2019, Friday
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
Venue: Lotte Hotel, Yangon
TIME ACTIVITY ROOM
8.30 - 17.30 EAPRO Sub regional VPPEF (by invitation only)
Provisional list of countries : Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam
Sapphire Ballroom 3, Level 2
10.00 - 12.00 ASAP Workshop (for pre-registered delegates only):

Pneumococcal disease prevention in the era of conjugate vaccines: what's new?


10.00-10.30: Update on pneumococcal seroprevalence status and vaccine use
10.30-11.00: Pneumococcal disease burden and prevention strategies in adults
11.00-11.30: Impact of pneumococcal vaccines in special at-risk groups
11.30-12.00: Open discussion
Sapphire Ballroom 1, Level 2
8.30 - 12.30 Workshop by COMO
Help us make a Difference to Meningitis across Asia at ASVAC
Invitation - Board Room Discussion in Myanmar
Discussing, in back-to-back 90 minute sessions:
  • ‘Meningitis 2030’: the global WHO Initiative
  • ‘Meningitis Progress Tracker’ – what’s going on worldwide
  • The Gaps, the Barriers, and Opportunities across Asia
More information Reserve a seat
Emerald Room, Level 2
8.30 - 12.30 Advocacy Workshop TBC
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 18.30 ASVAC Vaccinology Masterclass
* Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA)

* Myanmar Pediatric Society (MPS)

* Industry Partners
Sapphire Ballroom 1, Level 2
18.45 – 19.15 Evening Industry Symposium by Bharat Biotech Crystal Ballroom, Level 1
19:15 - 21:00 Welcome reception Crystal Ballroom, Level 1
DAY 1: 14 September 2019, Saturday
SESSION TIME ACTIVITY
Opening 08:30 – 08:40 Welcome Address
Lulu Bravo
President of Immunization Partners of Asia Pacific (IPAP)
08:40 – 08:50 Introduction to ASVAC 2019
Saw Win
Conference Chair
08:50 – 09:00 Opening Message
Union Minister H.E. Dr Myint Htwe

Union Minister of Health and Sports, Myanmar
Opening Plenary Lecture 09:15 – 09:45 Title: Partnerships and Collaborations to advance the vaccine agenda
Chair: Umesh Parashar, Center for Disease Control & Prevention
Speaker: Roger Glass, Director

Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA
NVI Panel Discussion 09:45 – 10:30 Title: ASEAN Vaccine Security and Self-Reliance (AVSSR)
Moderator: Nakorn Premsri, Director of NVI

Speakers:

1. Stephane Guichard, WHO Regional Advisor, WHO SEARO
2. TBC
3. TBC
Partners: National Vaccine Institute (NVI) / UNICEF
Break 10:30 – 10:50 Poster and Exhibition Viewing
Plenary Lecture 2 10:50 – 11:20 Title: Maternal vaccination
Chairs:
1. Kyung-Hyo Kim, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine in Korea
2. Pornthep Chanthavanich
Speaker: Janet Englund, University of Washington, USA

Partner: Immunization Partners of Asia Pacific (IPAP)
Symposium 1
New opportunities for adolescent vaccination
11:20 – 12:20 Chairs:
1. Janet Englund, University of Washington, USA
2. Thein Thein Myint

Title 1: HPV vaccination: is pre-adolescence the optimal target age?
Speaker: Tsetsegsaikhan Batmunkh, National Cancer Council of Mongolia

Title 2: Pertussis in adolescence and pregnancy
Speaker: Zulkifli Ismail

Title 3: Optimal adolescent vaccination schedules (e.g. school based and boosters (DPT, measles) - review of WHO guidelines
Speaker: Pramod Jog

Partners:
Asian Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ASPID)
Japanese Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (JPIDS)
Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of Thailand (PIDST)
Lunch Industry Symposium by Takeda 12.30 - 14.00 A commitment to dengue prevention - Takeda’s dengue tetravalent vaccine development

Chair: Choo-Beng Goh, Takeda Singapore

Chair: Hlaing Myat Thu, Deputy Director General – Department of Medical Research, Yangon, Myanmar
Co-chair: Choo-Beng Goh, Regional Medical Affairs, Takeda Vaccines Pte Ltd

Title 1: The burden of dengue in Asia
Speaker: Htay Htay Han, Takeda USA

Title 2: Understanding the dengue immune response to infection and vaccination
Speaker: Mayuri Sharma, Takeda USA

Title 3: An update on the dengue tetravalent vaccine (Live, Attenuated) candidate
Speaker: Shibadas Biswal, Takeda USA

Q&A
Plenary Lecture 3 14:00 – 14:30 Title: Reemerging Measles

Chairs:
1. Qihan Li
2. Khin Nyo Thein

Speaker: Stephen Chacko
Symposium 2 Dengue and vaccine safety 14:30 – 16:00 Chairs:
1. Roger Glass, Director Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA
2. Sri Rezeki S. Hadinegoro, ISTP

Title 1: What happened in the Philippines with Dengue vaccine?
Speaker: Edsel Salvaña, Philippines Director, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila

Title 2: Where next with the Dengue vaccines
Speaker: T. Anh Wartel, Head of Clinical Development and Regulatory, International Vaccine Institute

Title 3: Update in Dengue diagnostic and management guidelines
Speaker: Kyaw Zin Wai, Myanmar

Title 4: Vaccine safety guidelines/updates
Speaker: Gagandeep Kang, Christian Medical College, Velore. GAVACS member

Q&A

Partners:

Immunization Partners of Asia Pacific (IPAP)

Asian Dengue Vaccine Advocacy (ADVA)

International Society of Tropical Pediatrics (ISTP)
Break 16:00 – 16:30 Poster and Exhibition Viewing
Symposium 3 Respiratory vaccines 16:30 – 18:00 Chairs:
1. Kathleen M. Neuzil, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
2. Nilar Lwin

Title 1: Scaling influenza vaccine uptake
Speaker: Prabda Praphasiri, CDC Bangkok

Title 2: PCV coverage
Speaker: Kim Mulholland, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia

Title 3: Estimating the impact and cost effectiveness of RSV interventions
Speaker: Clint Pecenka, PATH

Title 4: Universal flu vaccine
Speaker: John Tam, APACI

Partners:

Asia Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI)
Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI)
Evening Industry Symposium by GSK 18:00 – 19:00 IMPACT: New strategies to improve vaccines effectiveness

Chair: Daniel Goh, Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore

Title 1: Broad Protection
Speaker: Phillipe Buchy, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GSK Region Intercontinental

Title 2: Maternal Immunization
Speaker: Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GSK Region Intercontinental
Conference Dinner 20:00 – 22:00 Sapphire Ballroom 1
15 September 2019, Sunday
SESSION TIME ACTIVITY
Symposium 4
Enteric vaccines
08:30 – 10:00 Chairs:

1. Mathu Santosham, John Hopkins University, USA
2. Hlaing Myat Thu, DyDG from Department Medical Research

Title 1: Rotavirus and Norovirus vaccines
Speaker: Umesh Parashar, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Title 2: Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines
Speaker: Kathleen M. Neuzil, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

Title 3: Economic evaluation of enteric vaccines
Speaker: Clint Percenka, PATH

Partner:

ROTA Council
Break 10:00 – 10:20 Poster and Exhibition Viewing
Panel Discussion 10:20 - 10:50 Title: Vaccine hesitancy

Moderators
1. Daniel Goh, National University of Singapore
2. Zulkifli Ismail

Panelists:
1. H.T. Wickramasinghe
2. Saw Win

3. Naveen Thacker
Symposium 5 Communication AEFIs & Advocacy 10:50 - 11:50 Chairs:
1. Anthony A Marfin, PATH
2. Ye Myint Kyaw

Title 1: Finding Friends in Asia - Understanding the Barriers
Speaker: Bruce Langoulant

Title 2: Equity, communications and community partnerships
Speaker: Craig Burgess, John Snow Inc

Title 3: Assessing and communicating AEFI
Speaker: TBC

Title 4: Immunize India Project
Speaker: Ranjan Kumar Pejaver

Partner:

Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (COMO)

Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA)
Lunch Industry Symposium by Serum Institute of India 12:00 - 12:30 Title: New Vaccines from SIIPL
Speaker: Sajjad Desai, India
Lunch Industry Symposium by MSD 12:30 - 13:00 Title: Toward Comprehensive HPV Disease Control in Asia-Pacific Region
Moderator: Ma. Cristina Crisologo, FPOGS, FPSMFM
Speaker: May Emelline B. Montellano, DTMH, FPPS, FPIDSP, FPSMID
Lunch Industry Symposium by AJ Vaccines A/S 13:00 - 13:30 Title: Immunogenicity and safety of IPV-Al, the first stand-alone adjuvanted inactivated polio vaccine; a Phase 3 trial conducted in the Philippines
Chair: Niels Thulstrup, Denmark
Speaker: Lulu C. Bravo, Philippines
Plenary Lecture 4 13:30 - 14:00 Title: Hepatitis vaccines (A to E)

Chairs:

1. Umesh Parashar, Center for Disease Control & Prevention
2. Hiroyuki Moriuchi

Speaker: Ping Ing Lee, National University of Taiwan
Symposium 6
Neuro vaccines
14:00 - 15:30 Chairs:
1. Chris Head, COMO
2. Pe Thet Khin

Title 1: Japanese Encephalitis vaccine
Speaker: Anthony A Marfin, PATH

Title 2: EV71 - updates on China's vaccine
Speaker: Qihan Li, Institute of Medical Biology, CAMS, PUMC

Title 3: Vaccines to prevent brain damage in newborns/fetuses
Speaker: Hiroyuki Moriuchi

Title 4: Update on rabies vaccine guidelines
Speaker: Terapong Tantawichien, Chulalongkorn University, Department of Medicine

Discussion
Break 15:30 – 16:00 Poster and Exhibition Viewing
Symposium 7
Meet the Expert Panel Discussion +/- interactive Quiz
16:00 – 17:00 Moderators:
1. Ye Myint Kyaw
2. Lulu Bravo

Panelists:
1. Shelly De la Vega, University of Manila, Philippines, PFV
2. Pramod Jog
3. Sri Rezeki S. Hadinegoro, ISTP

Partners:

Philippine Foundation for Vaccines (PFV)

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP)
Closing Plenary Lecture 17:00 – 17:30 Title: Future trends

Chairs:
1. Kathleen M. Neuzil, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
2. Kyaw Lin

Speaker: Kim Mulholland, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Closing & Handover to ASVAC 2021 Chair 17:30 – 18:00