11-12 September 2019 (Pre-conference)
8:30 - 17:30 11 September 2019 . Asian EPI Managers Meeting (Full Day) * by invitation only
8:30 - 12:00 12 September 2019 . Asian EPI Managers Meeting (Half Day) * by invitation only
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
13 September 2019 (Pre-conference)
8:30 - 12:30 ROTA Council Advocacy Workshop (TBC)
8:30 - 12:00 * Other workshops organized by Partners and Sponsors
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 18:30 ASVAC Vaccinology Masterclass
* Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA) * Myanmar Pediatric Society (MPS) * Other Industry Partners
18:30 - 21:30 Evening Industry Symposium (60 minutes) and Welcome Reception ~ Gold Sponsor
Scientific Program
MAIN CONFERENCE
14-15 September 2019,
Venue: Lotte, Yangon
DAY 1:
14 September 2019, Saturday
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
Myint Htwe
Union Minister of Health and Sports, Myanmar
09:00 – 09:10  Performance
09:15 – 09:45 Opening Plenary Lecture 1
TITLE: Partnerships and Collaborations to advance the vaccine agenda
Speaker: Roger Glass, Director
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA
09:45 – 10:30 NVI Panel Discussion
TITLE: ASEAN Vaccine Security and Self-Reliance (AVSSR): sustain health security in Asia
Speaker: Charung Muangchana, Director
Director of the National Vaccine Institute (Public Organization) Thailand

Partners: National Vaccine Institute (NVI)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
Poster and Exhibition Viewing
11:00 – 11:30 Plenary Lecture 2
TITLE: Maternal vaccination
Speaker: Janet Englund
University of Washington, USA

Partners: Immunization Partners of Asia Pacific (IPAP)
11:30 – 12:30 Symposium 1
Theme: New opportunities for adolescent vaccination

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

TITLE 2: Pertussis in adolesence and pregnancy

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

Partners
Asian Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ASPID)
Japanese Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (JPIDS)
Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of Thailand (PIDST)
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch Industry Symposium ~ Platinum Sponsor (Takeda)
14:00 – 14:30 Plenary Lecture 3
TITLE: Reemerging Measles
14:30 – 16:00 Symposium 2
Theme: Dengue and vaccine safety

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

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

TITLE 3: Update on Dengue diagnostics and treatment guidelines
Speaker: Prof Kyaw Zin Wai,
Myanmar

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

Partners
Immunization Partners of Asia Pacific (IPAP)
Asian Dengue Vaccine Advocacy (ADVA)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
Poster and Exhibition Viewing
16:30 – 18:00 Symposium 3
Theme: Respiratory Vaccines

TITLE 1: Scaling influenza vaccine uptake
Speaker: Joe Bresee, Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction

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

TITLE 3: Where are the RSV vaccines
Speaker: Clint Pecenka, PATH

TITLE 4: Universal flu vaccine

Partners
Asia Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI)
18:00 – 19:00 Evening Industry Symposium ~ Gold sponsor
20:00 – 22:00 Conference Dinner
Master of ceremonies
Short Welcome
DAY 2:
15 September 2019, Sunday
07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast Industry Symposium ~ Sponsor (Bronze and/or Silver)
08:30 – 10:00 Symposium 4
Chairs: Mathu Santosham, John Hopkins University, USA / Tony Nelson, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Theme: Enteric vaccines

TITLE 1: Norovirus
Speaker: Umesh Parashar
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

TITLE 2: Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines
Speaker Kathy Neuzil
University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

TITLE 3: Hepatitis E
Speaker: Carl Kirkwood
Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

TITLE 4: Rotavirus
Speaker: Duncan Steele
Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Partners
ROTA Council
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
Poster and Exhibition Viewing
10:30 – 11:15 Panel Discussion
TITLE: Vaccine hesitancy
11:15 – 12:30 Symposium 5
Theme: Communication: AEFIs and Advocacy

TITLE 1: Identifying, reporting, monitoring, interpreting & communicating AEFI

TITLE 2: COMO: Finding Friends in Asia
Speaker: Bruce Langoulant

TITLE 3: Advocacy

Partners:
International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (COMO)
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch Industry Symposium ~ Sponsors (Bronze)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Industry Symposium ~ Sponsors (Gold)
14:00 – 14:30 Plenary Lecture 5
TITLE: Hepatitis vaccines (A to E)
14:30 – 15:45 Symposium 6
Theme: Neuro vaccines

TITLE 1: Japanese Encephalitis vaccine
Speaker: Tony Mafin (PATH)

TITLE 2: EV71 - updates on China's vaccine

TITLE 3: What next for TB vaccines

TITLE 4: Update on rabies vaccine guidelines

Partners
15:45 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Poster and Exhibition Viewing
16:00 – 17:00 Symposium 7
Chairs: Kyaw Linn President, Myanmar Pediatric Society
Theme: MEET THE EXPERTS PANEL DISCUSSION +/- interactive QUIZ

Speakers
Daniel Goh
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lulu Bravo, University of Manila, Philippines
Kim Mulholland, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia

Partners
Philippine Foundation for Vaccines (PFV)
Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP)
17:00 – 17:30 Plenary Lecture 6
TITLE: Future trends
Speakers: Jerome Kim, Director

International Vaccine Institute
17:30 – 18:00 Closing Ceremony
Handover Ceremony to the next Organizing Chair
Post-Conference
16 September 2019, Monday
  • Tours in Yangon
  • Workshops
  • Site visits to hospitals or health care centres
*Updated as of 7 February 2019