PIVAC Meetings & Publications
Robinson College, Cambridge (2001), organized by Graham Pawelec
See: Rees RC, Pawelec G, Müller L, Robins A: Progress in vaccination against cancer (PIVAC) 2001, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, UK. Cancer Immunol Immunother 51:58-61, 2002.
Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham (2002), organized by Bob Rees
See: Li G, Rees RC: Progress in vaccination against cancer (PIVAC) 2002. Expert Rev Vaccines 1:261-263, 2002.
Oxford (2003), organized by Paul Travers.
University of Tübingen, Tübingen (2004), organized by Graham Pawelec
See: Pawelec G: Progress in Vaccination against Cancer 4. Cancer Immunol Immunother 55:61-62, 2006.
Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens (2005), organized by Costas Baxevanis
See: Cavallo F, Baxevanis CN: Fifth European progress in vaccination against cancer conference, PIVAC 5. Cancer Immunol Immunother 55:884-890, 2006.
University of Granada, Granada (2006), organized by Frederico Garrido
See: Aptsiauri N, Cabrera T, Pawelec G, Gouttefangeas C, Derhovanessian E, Garrido F, Garcia-Lora A: International conference: progress in vaccination against cancer-2006 (PIVAC 6), Granada, Spain. Cancer Immunol Immunother 56:1311-1322, 2007.
Nobel Forum, Stockholm (2007), organized by Rolf Kiessling
See: Kiessling R, De Geer A, Johansson C, Poschke I, Triulzi C, Vertuani S: Progress in vaccination against cancer-7: report of the meeting in Stockholm, September 10-11, 2007. Cancer Immunol Immunother 57:593-599, 2008.
University of Athens, Athens (2008), organized by Mike Papamichail
See: Umansky V, Guinn BA: Recent advances in cancer immunotherapy with an emphasis on cancer vaccines, held in Athens, 9-11 October 2008. Cancer Immunol Immunother 59:635-640, 2010.
University of Sofia, Sofia (2009), organized by Elissaveta Naumova
See: Naumova E, McArdle S, Pawelec G: Ninth international conference on progress in vaccination against cancer (PIVAC 9), 8-10 October 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria. Cancer Immunol Immunother 59:1569-1572, 2010.
St Catharine´s College, Cambridge (2010), organized by Graham Pawelec
See: McArdle S, Rees R: Tenth international conference on progress in vaccination against cancer (PIVAC 10), Cambridge, UK, 27th-30th September 2010: new hopes and strategies for cancer vaccines. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 60:1207-1210, 2011.
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (2011) organized by Per thor Straten
See: Køllgaard T, van den Berg JH, Donia M, Thor Straten P: Eleventh international conference on progress in vaccination against cancer (PIVAC-11), 10-13 October 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark. Cancer Immunol Immunother 2012 Feb 5.
Nottingham Trent University (2012), organized by Bob Rees.
See: Malhi SK, Saif J, Vadakekolathu JN: The Twelfth International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC 12), Nottingham, UK, 11-13 September 2012: insights into the dynamics of anti-tumour immunity and the development of cancer vaccines. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2013 Aug;62(8):1431-7.
Amsterdam, organized by Sjoerd van der Burg and Thorbald van Hall, 2nd-4th October, 2013. See:
Melief SM, Visconti VV, Doorduijn EM, Santegoets SJ:
The Thirteenth International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC-13), October 2-4, 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: the current standing of anti-tumor
immunotherapeutic approaches. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2014 Oct;63(10):1105-12.
was organized by Federico Cavallo and Emanuela Signori, Sept 24-26, 2014 in Rome.
See: Signori E, Cavallo F.
The Fourteenth International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC-14), September 24-26, 2014, Rome, Italy: rethinking anti-tumor vaccines in a new era of cancer immunotherapy.
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2015 Oct;64(10):1349-56. Epub 2015 Mar 12. [PubMed]
was organized by Graham Pawelec, Oct 6-8, 2015 in Tübingen. See:
Shipp C, Pawelec G.
The fifteenth International Conference on Progress in Vaccination against Cancer (PIVAC-15), 6-8 October 2015, Tübingen, Germany: looking back on 15 years of progress.
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2017 Feb;66(2):273-279. [PubMed]
After PIVAC 15, meeting reports were no longer published, but "Focused Research Reviews" continued to be solicited for publication in Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy.