External Opportunities

The following external funding calls and job vacancies may be of interest to BactiVac members and we also flag these on our Twitter feed. Whilst all efforts are made to ensure the following information is accurate, we would encourage you to review original listing on relevant organisation's website.

If you would like to add a relevant funding or job opportunity to this webpage, please contact us at bactivac@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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The 3rd International Symposium on ‘Streptococcus agalactiae’ Disease (ISSAD) 

Identifying and preventing morbidity and mortality caused by Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Strep). The next ISSAD Conference will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2023. Call for Papers and Registration is now open!

To register & for more information, please visit the ISSAD website at www.issad.org.

Abstract Submission deadline: Thursday 8th June 2023, 12.00 am-midnight BST

16-18 October 2023

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A Vaccine Meeting That’s Changing The 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 meetings of their kind across the globe.

Now in its 24th annual edition, the World Vaccine Congress Europe will continue to bring experts from the whole value chain under one roof, where you get to meet decision makers and listen to KOL’s in the areas that are most applicable for your business offering.

Clinical Development  •  Bioprocessing & Manufacturing  •  Cancer Immunotherapy  •  Respiratory & Infectious Disease  •  Immune Profiling  •  Vaccine Safety  •  Vaccine Partnerships  •  One Health  •  Vaccine Supply & Logistics •  Biodefense  •  AMR


16 October 2023 | Pre-Congress Workshops

17 - 19 October 2023 | Main Congress Days

Fira De Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) conference

The FIS is the largest UK-hosted, international infection conference. It is a must-attend event for anyone working in infection prevention and control, infectious diseases, clinical microbiology and biomedical science.

In 2023, FIS will be hosted by the Microbiology Society. The three-day, extensive programme will include a comprehensive number of sessions, plenary lectures, debates, clinical cases and networking opportunities. Join us on 14–15 November in Edinburgh and one day for an online meeting on 17 November. The draft programme will be published in spring 2023.

14–15 November in Edinburgh followed by a one-day online meeting on 17 November.


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