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2020 BioMan

Interest Group Meeting Vaccines

Sep 24, 2020
Dublin, Ireland

  • Interest Group
  • Europe

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Program Highlights

2020 Focus Topic: Considerations for Vaccines Control Strategies that Enable Timely Response to Pandemic Threats

PDA is proud to announce the second edition of the Vaccines Interest Group Meeting to take place in Europe! Join us in the beautiful city of Dublin and take advantage of the open forum design approach offered by this focused Interest Group meeting!

Are you interested to actively joining the discussion? Please send your proposal no later than 10 July, 2020 to the attention of Teresa Schubach at [email protected]

You do not need to be a PDA member to join this meeting, everyone is welcome!


PDA is proud to announce the second edition of the Vaccines Interest Group Meeting to take place in Europe with a focus on Considerations for Vaccines Control Strategies that Enable Timely Response to Pandemic Threats

Hear presentations from leading experts and interact and discuss your experiences with colleagues in an open atmosphere. Receive the latest information about the status of the ongoing activities of the Vaccines Interest Group (VIG). 

The goal of this meeting is to provide a platform for discussions around timely response to pandemic threats, with case studies and lessons learned for Vaccines Industry. In this context, identification of key control strategy elements for development and lifecycle is critical to rapid and effective access to patients. The PDA Technical Report on Vaccines focuses on this topic, sharing technical and regulatory aspects which are worth to be discussed during the meeting, to offer a comprehensive perspective on challenges and potential solutions for enabling rapid access of vaccines.

The PDA Technical Report will be discussed during an interactive session, providing the opportunity for in-depth exchange with several experienced Industry experts. Results will be gathered and presented in a summary.

We welcome submission of presentations focused specifically on the meeting scope or other relevant topics of current interest to the industry!


  • Thursday, 24 September 2020

    Welcome and Introduction
    Sabrina Restrepo, MSD
    Cristiana Campa, GSK Vaccines
    Florence Wauters, MSD

    Vaccines to Address Emerging Threats

    Timely Reactions to Emerging Threats: Case Studies

    Lessons Learned and How to Move Forward

    Q&A, Discussion

    11:00 - 11:30
    Coffee Break

    Interactive Session: An Update to the PDA Technical Report

    Introduction to Updates in the Technical Report on Vaccines
    Sabrina Restrepo, MSD
    Cristiana Campa, GSK Vaccines

    In three groups, participants will work on different scenarios on Control Strategies and Lifecycle Management presented in the PDA Technical Report in a moderated setting. Results will be gathered and presented in a summary.

    13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch Break

    Summary of the Working Tables 

    15:30 - 16:00
    Coffee Break

    Final Discussion and Take-Home Messages
    Sabrina Restrepo, MSD
    Cristiana Campa, GSK Vaccines
    Florence Wauters, MSD 

    End of IG Meeting & Farewell

Additional Information

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    Learning Objectives

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  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

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Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport

Northwood Park
Dublin, Ireland
Phone: +353 1 862 8888

Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport
  • Accommodations

    Hotel Nearby
    PDA Europe recommends the reservation at one of the following hotel.
    The general terms of business are valid at the event hotels.

    Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport
    Northwood Park
    Santry Demesne
    Dublin 9

    The hotel is a 5-minute drive from Dublin Airport, with a free shuttle to and from the airport. It has luxurious rooms, free internet and good bus links to the city centre.
    Each bedroom has air conditioning, an on-demand movie system, a safe and ironing facility.Crowne Plaza Dublin Northwood is set in parkland, close to the M1 and M50, and 15 minutes from Dublin city centre.

    Northwood Crowne Plaza has a coffee bar, the Cinnabar Red Bar and a Californian-Asian restaurant, for a great variety of food and drinks. Breakfast starts early at 06:00. Crowne Plaza Northwood offers a park and fly facility and is on the airport bus route. Omni Shopping Centre, Swords Pavillions, Movie Plex and Northwood Business Campus are nearby. Croke Park Stadium is a short drive away.

    PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until the 24th July 2020
    Book your room for the PDA Group Rate

    • Single Superior Room € 159 per night*
    • Double Superior Room € 189 per night*

    *Rates are per room and night, including the following services and benefits free of charge:

    • Buffet Breakfast in the restaurant
    • Wireless Internet Connection (WI-FI)
    • VAT, Taxes and Service Charge will apply
  • Amenities

How to Get Here

By Air

Nearest Airport:

Dublin Airport - DUB
Airport Phone: +353 1 814 1111
9km , 10 min by car
Free Shuttle Bus fom and to the Hotels

By Car

The hotel is almost 10km away from the Dublin Airport.

Other Options

More information coming soon.


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Regular Price
Registration Type Price
All Participants €350

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