Plenary Sessions and Speakers

Plenary Sessions and Speakers

Get a sneak peek below at some of the exciting plenary sessions that will be part of the IPVC 2021 scientific program. Please note that all sessions are going to be LIVE. All times below are in Toronto Local Time – EST (GMT-4).

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Tuesday, November 16 15:30-17:15

OPENING PLENARY AND INTRODUCTION TO IPVC

  • Successful vaccines – what’s the secret?

Prof. Mark K. Slifka, USA

Wednesday, November 17 14:30-16:00

PLENARY SESSION 2

  • Public trust in vaccines

Dr. Maya J. Goldenberg, Canada

  • Immunotherapy for HPV

Dr. Sjoerd van der Burg, Netherlands

  • Next-generation HPV vaccines integrating biology and engineering

Dr. Robert L. Garcea, USA

Thursday, November 18 10:00-11:30

PLENARY SESSION 3

  • Inequity in global access to health and justice

Dr. Gina Ogilvie. Canada

  • Global HPV vaccine supply & demand and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Tania Cernuschi, Switzerland

  • Cervical cancer prevention and management as part of comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care for women in sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Peter Jay Hotez, USA

 

14:30-15:30

PLENARY SESSION 4

  • HNSCC development and progression: Avenues for therapeutic development

Dr. Jennifer R. Grandis, USA

  • RRP: the paradigm for HPV immune evasion

Dr. Vincent R. Bonagura, USA

Friday, November 19 10:00-11:30

PLENARY SESSION 5

  • Exploiting DNA damage repair by HPV

Prof. Laimonis A Laimins, USA

  • Vaginal and anal microbiome

Prof. Adam Burgener, USA

 

15:30-17:00

CLOSING PLENARY

  • Research in HPV: past, present, and future

Dr. Eduardo Franco, Canada