9:30

Determining Vaccine Need

Moderator: Samuel Katz, Steering Committee Member

Epidemiologic Data Gaps and Their Relevance to Vaccine Studies

Mark Steinhoff, Johns Hopkins University

  • The Situation in Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates

    Catherine Oyejide, College of Medicine, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Serotype Surprise: The Case of Haemophilus influenzae in Egypt

    Mona Assad, VACSERA, Cairo, Egypt

  • The Global Burden of N. menigitidis-Caused Meningitis

    Jay Wenger, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

10:30

Break

10:45

Discussion

11:45

Lunch

12:45

Overcoming Technologic Barriers

Moderator: Emil Gotschlich, Rockefeller University

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines: Status and Prospects

John La Montagne, National Institutes of Health

The Limits of Conjugate Technology

Philip Russell, Children’s Vaccine Initiative

The Common-Antigen Approach to Vaccine Development

David Briles, University of Alabama

1:30

Discussion

2:30

Break

2:45

A Meningococcal B Vaccine for Children

Wendell Zollinger, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research



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