Invited Speakers

 Tuesday 3 December

B cell activation and differentiation
  • Michelle Linterman, Babraham Institute, UK
  • Kai-Michael Toellner, University of Birmingham, UK
Immune recognition of microbiota species 
  • Nadine Bensussan, Institut IMAGINE-INSERM, France
  • Charles Elson, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Immune surveillance and lymphoid tissue architecture
  • Jose Borghans, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Lonneke Vervelde, University of Edinburgh, UK
Immunotherapy in autoimmunity: Finding the perfect reset button
  • Jo Cambridge, University College London, UK
  • Catharien Hilkens, Newcastle University, UK
  • Pere Santamaria, University of Calgary, Canada
  • David Wraith, University of Birmingham, UK
Monocyte and macrophage regulation of immune homoeostasis and inflammation
  • John Grainger University of Manchester, UK
  • Martin Guilliams, VIB, Belgium
  • Muzlifah Haniffa, Newcastle University, UK
  • Irina Udlova, University of Oxford, UK
The role of mutated and non-mutated proteins in cancer immunity
  • Olivera Finn, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Andy Godkin, Cardiff University, UK
  • Stefan Stevanović, University of Tübingen, Germany
Stromal-immune cell cross-talk
  • Sophie Acton, University College London, UK
  • Alan Ramsay, King's College London, UK

 Wednesday 4 December

Common themes in cancer and inflammatory disease
  • Lynn Hedrick, La Jolla Institute, USA
  • Toby Lawrence King's College London, UK
Imaging leukocyte dynamics
  • Andrés Hidalgo, CNIC, Spain
  • Cristina Lo Celso, Imperial College London, UK
Immunotherapy and neurological disease
  • Patrick Downey, UCB, Belgium
  • Jessica Teeling, University of Southampton, UK
Inflammation of mucosal barriers
  • David Artis, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
  • Wendy Barclay, Imperial College London, UK
  • Molly Ingesoll, Pasteur Institute, France
  • Joanne Konkel, University of Manchester, UK
Inhibitory immune receptors and new immunotherapies
  • Edith Hessel, GSK, UK
  • Eric Vivier, CIML, France
Metabolism, migration and autoimmunity
  • Peter Carmeliet, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Federica Marelli-Berg, QMUL, UK
New developments in neuroimmunology
  • Francesca Aloisi, ISS, Italy
  • Sarosh Irani, University of Oxford, UK
T cells in human health and disease
  • Federica Sallusto, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Andy Sewell, Cardiff University, UK
Translational Immunology – highlighting academic research in partnership with industry
  • TBA
  • TBA

 Thursday 5 December

Autoimmunity: Natural and man-made
  • Kevan Herold, Yale University, USA
  • Lucy Walker, University College London, UK
Defining antibody diversity in protective immune responses
  • Simon Draper, University of Oxford, UK
  • John Hammond, Pirbright Institute, UK
Emerging functions of non-classical lymphocytes
  • Matthew Hepworth, University of Manchester, UK
  • Viki Male, University College London, UK
  • Chiara Romagnani, DRFZ, Germany
  • Jessica Strid, Imperial College London, UK
Immune cell metabolic pathways as targets in disease
  • Hal Drakesmith, University of Oxford, UK
  • Christoph Hess, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Lydia Lynch Trinity, College Dublin, Ireland
  • Georgina Perona-Wright, University of Glasgow, UK
Leukocyte trafficking during infection, inflammation and cancer
  • Ronen Alon, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Wolfgang Kastenmüller, Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Germany
Network interactions: bringing together immunology and neuroscience
  • Jonathan Cavanagh, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Camilla Svensson, Karolinska, Sweden
  • Clare Bryant, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Kate Schroder, University of Queensland, Australia
Understanding immune responses to improve vaccine design
  • Seph Borrow, University of Oxford, UK
  • Rene Raeven, Leiden University, Netherlands

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Abstract Submission Deadline
9 September 2019

Bursary Application Deadline
11 October 2019

Early Registration Deadline

25 October 2019

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