Program

*Please note, this is a preliminary program and is subject to change.

Monday 27 November 2017

Special Interest Groups Workshops

Mucosal Immunology / Infection and Immunity Workshops
9:00 – 10:20

Joint Mucosal/Infection and Immunity Session: ILC Symposium

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9:00 Introduction
9:05 International - Associate Professor Joseph Sun
9:35 Susanna Ng
9:50 Iona Schuster
10:05 Rebecca Delconte
10:20 – 10:50 Morning Tea
10:50 – 12:30 Mucosal Immunology Workshop Infection and Immunity Workshop
10:50 National - Paraic O'Cuiv Jaclyn Pearson
11:10 National - Laurence Macia Andreas Kupz
11:30 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
11:45 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
12:00 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
12:15 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:35 Mucosal Immunology Workshop Infection and Immunity Workshop
13:30 National - Severine Navarro Thomas Naderer
13:50 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
14:05 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
14:20 Post doc/PhD Post doc/PhD
14:35 – 15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00 – 16:10 Joint Mucosal/Infection and Immunity Session
15:00 Miltenyi talk - Benjamin Finnin
15:10 MI International - Professor Richard Blumberg
15:40 I&I International - Professor Maria Rescigno

Tumour Immunology Workshop

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9:00 – 10:20 Session I: Cellular stress responses and tumour immunogenicity
Chair: Stephen Mattarollo
9:00 Introduction
9:05 Keynote - Professor Yuting Ma
9:50 National -Dr Indrajit Das
10:05 Postdoc/PhD
10:20 – 10:50 Morning Tea
10:50 – 12:30 Session II: Tumour microenvironment and immunosuppression/evasion
10:50 National - Dr Delia Nelson
11:10  Post doc/PhD
11:25  Post doc/PhD
11:40 – 12:30 Session III: Next generation tumour immunology
11:40 National - Dr Tatyana Chtanova
12:00  Post doc/PhD
12:15  Post doc/PhD
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:35 Session IV: Cellular engineering and adoptive immunotherapy
Chair: James Wells
13:30 Gordon Ada Lecture - Profesorr Phil Darcy
14:15 Post doc/PhD
14:25 Post doc/PhD
14:35 – 15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00 – 16:10 Session V: Translational Immunotherapy
15:00 National - Doctor Maya Kansara 
15:20 National - Doctor Fiona Simpson
15:35 Post doc/PhD
15:50 Post doc/PhD
16:05 Closing Remarks - James

Postgraduate Workshop
9:00 – 9:10  Introduction to workshop
9:10 – 10:20 Session 1: My Research Career
Associate Professor Janet Davies, Queensland Institute of Technology; Professor Chris Parish, Australian National University
  Will discuss their scientific background and research careers, provide insight into what they look for when hiring staff, advice for a research-based career. Followed by Q and A.
10:20 – 10:50 Morning Tea
10:50 – 12:30 Session 2: Tackling the job market (interactive session)
Ms Stephanie Bonson
,Postgraduate Career Counsellor (QUT), Registered Psychologist
  Advice on how to go about finding a job after your PhD, how to write a CV (what do people look for?). Job search strategies.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:35 Session 3: Career Panel- What is a PhD good for? (interactive session)
  Panel comprised of: academic, science communicator, patent attorney, industry-based researcher, science educator.
14:35 – 15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00 – 16:10 Session 4: Grant and Fellowship writing
Professor Rajiv Khanna
, QIMR Berghofer Institute of Medical Research
Professor Greg Woods, University of Tasmania
  Tips and Advice to help you with your next NHMRC and ARC applications.

ASI Program
17:00 – 17:20 Opening Ceremony
17:20 – 18:00 Foundation Lecture
Doctor Graham Mitchell
18:00 – 18:40 Professor Federica Sallusto
18:40 – 20:00 Welcome Reception

Tuesday 28 November 2017

8:30 – 10:30 Plenary I: Adaptive Immunity
8:30 Professor Susan Kaech
9:00 Professor Fabienne Mackay
9:30 Professor Michael Dustin
10:00 Doctor Laura Mackay
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 – 12:40 Symposium I: Innate immunity and sculpting of adaptive immunity Symposium II: Lymphocyte Differentiation, Activation and Memory
11:00 Doctor Nick Huntington Professor Jon Sprent
11:25 Professor Franca Ronchese Doctor Cindy Ma
11:50 Doctor Tatyana Chtanova Associate Professor Alex McLellan
12:15 Associate Professor Joseph Sun Doctor Misty Jenkins
12:40 – 14:10 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Miltenyi Biotec Lunch Symposium
14:10 - 16:00 Workshop 1: T cell biology Workshop 2: Infection and Immunity Workshop 3: Tumour Immunology Workshop 4: Mucosal Immunity
16:00 – 17:30 Poster Session One & Burnet Oration Cocktail Function
17:30 -18:30 Burnet Oration
Professor Lynn Corcoran

Wednesday 29 November 2017

8:30 – 10:30 Plenary II: Infection and Inflammation
8:30 Professor Judith Allen
9:00 Professor Mariapia Degli-Esposti
9:30  Professor Paul Hertzog
10:00  Professor Shane Crotty
10.30 – 11:00  Morning Tea
11.00 – 12:40 Symposium III: Mucosal Immunology and the microbiome Symposium IV: Cytokines, Chemokines and immune signalling
11:00  Professor Richard Blumberg Professor Shaun McColl
11:25  Professor Alex Loukas Associate Professor Allison Pettit
11:50  Professor Ranjeny Thomas Doctor Si Ming Man
12:15  Doctor Daniel Pellicci Professor Sudha Rao
12:40 – 14:10  Lunch & ASI AGM
14:10 – 16:00 Workshop 5: Humoral Responses Workshop 6: Inflammatory Diseases and Mechanisms Workshop 7: DC and Immune Regulation Workshop 8: Vaccines and Immunotherapies
16:00 – 17:00  Poster Session Two Education SIG Workshop
17:00 – 18:30 New Investigator Award Session
18:30 - late Student Function

Thursday 30 November 2017

8:30 – 10:30 Plenary III: Cancer Immunology
8:30 Professor Yuting Ma
9:00 Professor Mark Smyth
9:30  Professor Maria Rescigno
10:00  Professor Rajiv Khanna
10.30 – 11:00  Morning Tea
11.00 – 12:40 Symposium V: Autoimmune and
Inflammatory Diseases
Symposium VI: Infectious Diseases
11:00  Associate Professor Helen Thomas Doctor Michelle Wykes
11:25  Associate Professor Janet Davies Professor Greg Woods
11:50  Doctor Andrew Currie Professor Chris Engwerda
12:15  Professor Jose Villadangos Doctor Linda Wakim
12:40 – 14:10  Lunch
12:40 – 14:00  BD science communication session
14:10 – 16:00 Workshop 9: Infection and Immunity 2 Workshop 10: Autoimmunity Workshop 11: Innate Immunity Workshop 12: The best of ICB and CTI
14:10 TBC TBC  TBC Menno van Zelm
14:25 Oanh Nguyen
14:40 Deborah Burnett 
14:55 Michael Pender
15:10 Katherine Kedzierska
15:25  Sarah Young
15:40  Presentation of ICB Publication of the year
16:00 – 17:00  Poster Session Three
17:00 – 18:30 The Lafferty Debate
18:30 - late Conference Dinner

Friday 1 December 2017

9:00 – 10:00 Plenary IV: Tissue-specific Immunology
9:00 Professor Phil Hansbro
9:30 Professor Sarah Robertson
10:00 – 10:30 Plenary V: Clinical and Translational Immunology I
10:00 Professor Ken Smith
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 – 12:00 Plenary VI: Clinical and Translational Immunology II
11:00 Professor Carola Vinuesa
11:30 Professor Jean-Laurent Casanova
12:00 – 12:45 Presidents Lecture
Professor Chris Goodnow
12:45 – 13:45 Closing Ceremony

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