Epidemiology Conference 21 - 22 January 2016
Incidence, Severity and Impact of Influenza 2016
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
This ISIRV conference aims to promote discussion among international scientists, healthcare professionals and public health officials about the assessment of the impact of epidemics of influenza and other respiratory viruses, including the incidence of infections, the clinical severity of infections and the consequent burden of morbidity and mortality.
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University of Siena - ISIRV School Of Influenza 11 - 15 April 2016
School of Influenza 2016
University of Siena, Italy
The University of Siena-ISIRV School of Influenza is aimed at young scientists and is a great opportunity to obtain a thorough grounding in all aspects of influenza. Lectures will be given by world-renowned experts in their field. Some Travel Fellowships will be granted, with preference being given to those from resource-poor countries. Places are limited so, if you wish to express interest or be added to the mailing list for this event, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch this space - website due for launch shortly
OPTIONS IX Save The Date 24 - 28 August 2016
Options for the Control of Influenza Conference
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Chicago, USA.
In this, the year of our 10th anniversary, we are especially proud to announce the launch of ISIRV's premier event, the 9th in the series of Options for the Control of Influenza conferences - OPTIONS IX.
Held every 3 years, it remains the largest international conference exclusively devoted to influenza prevention, control and treatment, including seasonal flu and pandemic preparedness. The programme is well-developed and led by workgroups on Clinical Science, Public Health plus Virology and Pathogenesis. Like its predecessors, OPTIONS IX will attract leaders from global industry, top educational institutions, healthcare facilities and government agencies. Not to be missed.
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The ISIRV Newsletter Respiratory Virus Report (RVR) August 2015 is now available here
The inaugural conference organised by the Respiratory Pathogens special interest group took place on 2- 4 September 2015 in Singapore.
A report of the IMRP conference can be found here and resources from that meeting will be made available shortly.
The 4th ISIRV-AVG Conference - Novel Antiviral Therapies for Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses : Bench to Bedside - took place 2 - 4 June 2015 in Austin, USA.
Resources from that meeting are available in the Members' area of the website. A report of the meeting can be found here
A workshop on Next Generation Sequencing of Viruses was held on 20 - 21 May 2015 in Paris, France. Resources from that meeting are available in the Members' area of the website. A report of the meeting can be found here
MERS-CoV: information and links to other sources of information on this evolving situation is available through the news section
Influenza A(H7N9) in China: information and links to other sources of information is available through the news section.
The isirv journal, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses is now published in an online only format. No printed issue will be produced but authors will still be able to order offprints of their own articles.