Parallel Sessions

Parallel Sessions

Parallel Sessions will allow you to explore specific topics that cover areas that include but are not limited to clinical issues, host-immune interactions, genomics, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology and the interface between these areas.
In these sessions, researchers from diverse backgrounds will present their work and answer questions from the audience.


  • Disease Burden in Infants and Children
  • New Vaccine Products and Vaccination Strategies
  • Pneumococcal Disease and Pneumonia in the Time of COVID-19
  • Genome Sequencing, Molecular Epidemiology and Emerging Technologies
  • Global Pneumonia Control and Pneumococcal Epidemiology
  • Immunology, Pathogenesis, and Host-pathogen Interactions
  • Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease in Adults
  • Diagnosis of Pneumococcal Disease
  • Vaccine Impact
  • Pneumococcal Disease and Prevention in Indigenous and Other Populations
  • New Perspectives on Pneumococcal Colonization
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submissions

Check the interactive programme to find more information about Parallel Session speakers and presentations.
If you are a presenter in a Parallel Session, please click HERE for detailed guidelines and technical requirements.

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