Meetings & Events

Global Forum on TB Vaccines

The Global Forum on TB Vaccines is the world’s largest gathering of stakeholders striving to develop new vaccines to prevent TB. It provides a unique opportunity to review the state of the field, share the latest research and findings, and identify new and innovative approaches to TB vaccine R&D, with the end goal of developing and deploying new TB vaccines as quickly as possible.

The main goals of the Forum are to:

  • Review progress and share the latest research and data
  • Identify and promote innovative and transformative approaches to TB vaccine R&D
  • Encourage partnerships and collaboration to accelerate TB vaccine R&D
  • Increase global recognition of the critical role vaccines will play in global efforts to end TB
  • 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines

    Applications are being accepted for host country and local organizing partners for the 6th Global Forum on TB vaccines, planned for mid-2021 in the European region.

    If your country and institution are interested in hosting the 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines, please contact us for information on criteria for consideration and an application. The deadline for application submissions is 31 July 2019.

  • 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines

    20-23 February 2018

    New Delhi, India

    View the 5th Global Forum website, including the program and presentations

    Read the 5th Global Forum meeting report, published in Tuberculosis

  • 4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines

    21 – 24 April 2015
    Shanghai, China

    Read the supplement to Tuberculosis on the 4th Global Forum

  • 3rd Global Forum on TB Vaccines

    24 – 27 March 2013

    Cape Town, South Africa

    View the program from the 3rd Global Forum

  • 2nd Global Forum on TB Vaccines

    21-24 September 2010

    Tallinn, Estonia

  • Global Forum on TB Vaccines (convened by WHO)

    7-8 June 2001

    Geneva, Switzerland

Other Meetings and Events of Interest

  • 13th Vaccine Congress

    15 – 18 September 2019

    Bangkok, Thailand

    Meeting information

  • European Respiratory Society International Congress

    28 September – 2 October 2019

    Madrid, Spain

    Meeting information

  • IDWeek 2019

    2 – 6 October 2019

    Washington, DC  USA

    Meeting information

  • 17th International Congress of Immunology

    19 – 23 October 2019

    Beijing, China

    Meeting information

  • 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health - Declaring Our Rights: Social and Political Solutions

    30 October – 2 November 2019

    Hyderabad, India

    Meeting information

  • Keystone Symposium - Tuberculosis: Immunity and Immune Evasion

    16 – 20 January 2020

    Santa Fe, New Mexico  USA

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