4th Annual Network Meeting 2023

4th Annual Network Meeting 2023

Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK

18 – 19 October 2023 


Edgbaston Park Hotel

BactiVac are delighted to announce that our 4th Annual Network Meeting will be hosted at the Edgbaston Park Hotel, Birmingham, UK on 18 – 19 October 2023.   

Delegates will have opportunities to hear from internationally renowned speakers and broaden connections within our membership. The two-day programme will be an excellent forum for exchanging ideas and furthering research possibilities. Please note this event will be in-person only.

The meeting is for members only. You can apply for free membership here.

4th Annual Network Meeting will include:

  • 2-day scientific programme
  • networking sessions 
  • poster session 

Included in your registration fee:

  • cost of attending the 2-day event 
  • single occupancy, en-suite accommodation for the night of 18 October 2023 
  • conference dinner on 18 October 2023
  • lunch and refreshments on 18 and 19 October 2023

Additional opportunities for members (CLOSED for applications):

Registration now OPEN

All registration fees are significantly subsidised by BactiVac. There are limited places available at this meeting so we encourage you to book your place as soon as possibleRegistration will close once all available places have been booked and a waiting list will then be in operation.

Registration fees: 

Standard:                                  120 GBP 
Student*/Research Fellow**:    80 GBP 
LMIC member***:                      60 GBP 
*Student: Network member registered as a university postgraduate student, including a doctoral researcher 
**Research Fellow: Network members who do not currently hold a substantive position within their organisation
***LMIC delegate: Network members based in an organisation within a country listed here.

Your registration fee covers:

  • Attendance at the 2-day Network event with lunch and refreshments provided on 18 and 19 October 2023
  • Hotel accommodation (single occupancy, en-suite, with bed & breakfast) at the conference venue for the night of 18 October 2023
  • Conference dinner on 18 October 2023
  • Provision of a letter of support to accompany Visa applications where applicable
  • There is no reduction in the registration fee for less than full attendance or where no accommodation is required. 

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and further details from BactiVac.

Key dates

  • Early bird registration NOW CLOSED
  • Abstract, Travel Bursary Scheme, and Grant Writing Workshop applications NOW CLOSED
  • Outcome of Abstract, Travel Bursary Scheme, and Grant Writing Workshop applications: week commencing 24 July 2023.

*Registration will close once all available places have been booked and a waiting list will then be in operation.

Key links

  1. Register for this event
  2. Membership application if not a BactiVac member
  3. Download the Event Programme (PDF, 221KB)
  4. Download Speakers' Profiles (PDF, 425KB)

For all queries, please contact: bactivac@contacts.bham.ac.uk 

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