2nd International Symposium on Streptococcus agalactiae Disease (ISSAD)

Wednesday 3 November 2021 – Friday 5 November 2021

Time Zone UK (GMT)

GBS Full Value of Vaccines Assessment “Time to Act”

Launch of WHO Report and papers, linked to Meningitis Roadmap

Wednesday 3 November 2021 – 13:00 – 13:30 (GMT): Registration and Welcome online.




Time Zone London, UK (GMT)

Morning Afternoon
09:00 – 10:3011:00 – 12:30 Lunch13:30 – 15:0015:30 – 17:00
Day 1 | Wed 3 Nov n/an/an/aPlenary Session 1: AuditoriumWelcome – Launch of GBS Value Case report results with linked papers Plenary Session 2: AuditoriumImplications of the evidence
Day 2 | Thu 4 NovParallel Session:
AuditoriumEpidemiology Now + Next
Break Out A: Laboratory Now + Next
Break Out B: Parent Power
Plenary Session 3: AuditoriumBench to Bedside: Time to Act
Poster SessionParallel Session:
Auditorium – Immunity and Seroepidemiology Now + Next
Break Out A: From Development to Implementation
Break Out B:
Economics Now + Next
Plenary Session 4: Auditorium
1. Parent and societal
2. Current GBS clinical characteristics and emerging therapies
3. Carol Baker Lecture
Day 3 | Fri 5 NovYoung ISSAD NetworkingParallel Session:
Auditorium – Vaccines Now + Next
Break Out A: ‘Hot Topics’ From the Labs
Break Out B: ‘Hot Topics’ Real-World Implications
Poster SessionPlenary Session 5:
Auditorium
1. Epidemiology Now + Next
2. Panel with Track Leads
3. Closing Remarks
Flexible Networking

Extra Session TBC