AVS

Program

Preliminary program as at 19/06/2017, please note detail is subject to change

Time 

Sessions: Tuesday 5th December 2017
1:00pm Registration Opens
2:15pm - 2:30pm Welcome
2:30pm - 3:30pm Plenary Session: Professor Peter Nagy - University of Kentucky
3:30pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea
4:00pm - 5:30pm Emerging RNA viruses
5:30pm - 6:00pm Oral posters
6:00pm - 7:00pm Free time & poster setup
7:00pm - 7:45pm Plenary Session: Professor Julie Pfeiffer - University of Texas
8:15pm - 10:30pm Welcome mixer & poster session 1
Time  Sessions: Wednesday 6th December 2017
7:45am - 8:30pm Breakfast session: Meet the professors
8:30pm - 10:00am Immunity and immune invasion
10:00am - 10:30am Morning tea
10:30am - 12:00pm Viral immunology 
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Viral pathogenesis and virus/host interactions
3:30pm - 4:00pm Afternoon tea
4:00pm - 4:45pm Plenary session:Professor Robert Edwards - San Diego State University
4:45pm - 5:30pm Systems biology approaches to virology 
5:30pm - 6:00pm 3 minute posters 
6:30pm - 7:30pm Poster session 2
Time  Thursday 7th December 2017
7:45am - 8:30am Breakfast session: Women in virology 
8:30am - 10:00am Recent advances in antiviral therapeutics - Sponsored by Viiv Healthcare
10:00am - 10:30am Morning tea
10:30am - 12:00pm Clinical Virology - Sponsored by Viiv Healthcare
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm AVS AGM
2:00pm - 3:30pm Viral epidemiology and diagnostics - Sponsored by Viiv Healthcare
3:30pm - 4:00pm Afternoon tea
4:00pm - 5:30pm unusual viruses, phages, and plant viruses
6:15pm - 7:00pm Delegates travel by tram to the Adelaide Rowing Club. 
7:00pm - 11:00pm AVS9 Gala dinner: Adelaide Rowing Club
Time  Friday 8th December 2017
8:30am - 10:00am Control of latent/persistent infections
10:00am - 10:30am Morning tea
10:30am - 12:00pm Viral replication 
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm Virus structures, receptors and assembly
3:00pm - 3:30pm Closing Ceremony and awards