World Vaccine Congress Europe 2020


19-22 October 2020 | Palau de Congress de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain


Research, development and strategic partnering for the global vaccine industry



The World Vaccine Congress is an award-winning series of conferences and exhibitions that have grown to become the largest and most established vaccine meeting of its kind across the globe.

Now in it’s 21st year the World Vaccine Congress Europe and co-located events, Veterinary Vaccine and Immuno-Oncology congresses will continue to bring experts from the whole value chain under one roof.


Influenza & Respiratory • Emerging & Re-emerging • Clinical Trials • Bioprocessing & Manufacturing • Technology • Antimicrobial Ressistance  Partnerships

Co-located events

Meet our Scientific Advisory Board

The agenda is being shaped by an industry advisory board, with members including:


Professor Albert OsterhausProfessor Albert Osterhaus
Director, Research Center for Emerging Infections & Zoonoses (RIZ) 
University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Dr Jeffrey Almond Dr Jeffrey Almond
Former Vice President Discovery Research & Development, Sanofi & Visiting Professor  
University of Oxford - Oxford Vaccine Group

Dr Annaliesa Anderson Dr Annaliesa Anderson
VP Bacterial Vaccines

Dr Jan Poolman Dr Jan Poolman
Head Bacterial Vaccine Discovery & Early Development  

Dr Gregory A. Poland Dr Gregory A. Poland 
Director of Mayo Vaccine Research Group  
Mayo Clinic and Foundation

Dr Antu Dey Dr Antu Dey
Senior Director, Research & Development  
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Konrad Stradler Dr Konrad Stadler
Head of R&D Vaccines  
Boehringer Ingelheim

Dr Roy Baynes Dr Roy Baynes
Senior Vice President Global Clinical Development & Chief Medical Officer  

Dr Nathalie Garçon Dr Nathalie Garçon 

Dr Cyril Gay   Dr Cyril Gay
Senior National Program Leader, Office of National Programs  

Dr Rino Rappuoli  Dr Rino Rappuoli
Chief Scientist  
GSK Vaccines

Dr Mahesh Kumar Dr Mahesh Kumar
Vice President, Global Biologics Research  

Dr Bernard Vallat Dr Bernard Vallat
Honorary Director General  
Office International Des Epizooties

Dr Ralf Clemens Dr Ralf Clemens

Dr Jerald Sadoff Dr Jerald Sadoff  
Senior Advisor  
Janssen Infectious Diseases and Vaccines

Dr Lorne A. Babiuk Dr Lorne A. Babiuk
Former Vice-President
University of Alberta

Prof Roman Prymula Prof Roman Prymula
Professor Preventive Medicine
Charles University in Prague

Prof Hanna Nohynek Prof Hanna Nohynek 
Deputy Director
Finish Public Health

Prof Fred Zepp Prof Fred Zepp
Medical Director & Chairman of the Department of Paediatrics
University Medicine Mainz

Dr Joris Vandeputte Dr Joris Vandeputte
IABS (International Alliance for Biological Standardization)

Prof Hanneke Schuitemaker

Prof Hanneke Schuitemaker 
Global Head of Viral Vaccine Discovery & Translational Medicine in the Infectious Disease & Vaccines Therapeutic Area 
Janssen Vaccines

Dr Helen Mcshane

Prof. Helen McShane  
Professor of Vaccinology
Oxford Martin School  

Dr Miles Carroll

Dr Miles Carroll 
Deputy Director 
Public Health England 

Dr Christiane Gerke, Head of Vaccine Programs, Institut Pasteur

Dr Christiane Gerke
Head of Vaccine Programs
Institut Pasteur

Dr Laszlo Radvanyi, President and Director, Ontario Institute For Cancer Research

Dr Laszlo Radvanyi  
President & Scientific Director
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research    



Companies Attending Include


phe logo
CDC Logo
who logo
ema logo
zoetis logo
sutrovax logo
astrazeneca logo
Janssen logo
curevac logo
GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines logo
Hookipa biotech logo
inovio logo

Novavax logo
PaxVax logo
pfizer logo
Sanofi Pasteur logo
takeda pharmaceuticals logo
Valneva logo 
ceva logo




Vaccine Congress Europe 2020

Make sure you are at the forefront of the vaccine industry


No matter where your interest lies, at the World Vaccine Congress, World Veterinary Vaccine Congress and Immuno Oncology Profiling World Congress, we have content, networking and potential partners for you.

Download the prospectus to find out exactly what's in store for this year's event.





You'll love Barcelona

Join us on October 19 – 22, 2020
Palau de Congress de Catalunya
Barcelona, Spain



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