The 11th International Rotavirus Symposium will be held 3-5 September, 2014 in New Delhi, India.  It will bring together interested stakeholders to provide an update on new data and relevant research that will inform public health agendas related to prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis.

Main Session Topics

Participants will discuss the latest results of trials of new rotavirus vaccines in developing country settings, issues in vaccine policy and introduction, and early post-marketing data on vaccine impact and safety.  Scheduled sessions include:
  • Update on rotavirus vaccines
  • Early experiences with introduction of new rotavirus vaccines
  • Epidemiology and burden of rotavirus disease
  • The pipeline for rotavirus vaccines
  • The next steps for rotavirus vaccines

Conveners

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US
  • Fogarty International Center, US NIH
  • PATH
  • ROTA Council
  • Sabin Vaccine Institute

Call for Posters

(Abstract deadline - 1 April, 2014) -   Extended to May 16th


The Scientific Organizing Committee is calling for posters relevant to rotavirus, rotavirus vaccines, and rotavirus vaccine introduction experience.  A copy of each of the accepted poster abstracts will be included in the symposium program book, and some will be asked to present at the symposium.  Please send abstracts to rotavirus@sabin.org

Please limit your abstract proposal to one page and include the following information:
  • Contact Information (name, address, phone, & email)
  • Author(s)
  • Title
  • Abstract: 250-400 word limit with 4 sections- Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions.  If the poster is accepted, this abstract is the description that will be published (verbatim) in the symposium program book.

 

For more information and to register,

please visit www.rotavirus2014.org

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 to Friday, September 5, 2014
Event Location: 
New Delhi, India
Event Email Contact: 
Event Phone Contact: 
202-265-6515