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2021 Adult Immunisation Forum
The 5th Adult Immunisation Forum will take place over 4 sessions from 8:15am on Monday 28th June 2021. The forum will be held as a virtual event due to the ongoing uncertainties around COVID restrictions.

This one-day event is free to attend and will build on the success of our previous forums which aim to:
• Better understand the burden of vaccine preventable diseases, particularly in adults
• Build an awareness of the challenges and strategies for improved vaccination coverage rates
• Hear about the latest developments in vaccine programs for adults
• 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.

This webinar event will include a range of topics:
• COVID-19 update
• Zoster
• Aged care update
• Pneumococcal disease
• Pertussis and other respiratory diseases
• Influenza vaccine effectiveness in the elderly
• Innovations in vaccine design

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Jun 28, 2021 08:00 AM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Chaired by: Professor Robert Booy
Infectious Disease Paediatrician @University of Sydney Children's Hospital Westmead Clinical School
Professor Robert Booy is an infectious diseases paediatrician. Since 2005 he has worked at the University of Sydney in the fields of vaccinology, epidemiology and infectious diseases. He is currently a Senior Professorial Fellow at the University of Sydney Children's Hospital Westmead Clinical School. From 2005 to 2019 he held the position of Head of Clinical Research at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) at Westmead Children's Hospital and remains an Affiliate of NCIRS.
Chaired by: Associate Professor Margie Danchin
Consultant Paediatrician @University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute
A/Prof Margie is consultant paediatrician within the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI). She is Group Leader, Vaccine acceptance, Uptake and Policy, at MCRI, and is an immunisation expert with over ten years of experience in vaccine research and clinical work, both in Australia and in resource poor settings. She has expertise in vaccine clinical trials, vaccine safety, program evaluation, health system strengthening and implementation research in low resource settings, social science and vaccine policy. Her research program is focused on improving vaccine confidence, demand and uptake of licensed vaccines in different settings and populations.