Plenary Sessions

Plenary Sessions

  • Plenary Sessions at ISPPD-12 aim to take a cross-disciplinary approach to major areas in the field wherever possible.
  • Renowned experts in the area of pneumococci and pneumococcal diseases will cover a variety of important topics.
  • Each presentation is followed by 5 to 10 minutes of Q&A, which is included in each speaker’s presentation duration. The audience is encouraged to send questions to the speakers from the beginning of their presentations via the ISPPD-12 Virtual Platform or Mobile App.


  • Addressing the Burden of Pneumococcal Diseases
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Emerging Vaccination Strategies
  • Diagnosis and Management
  • Application of Genomics to S. Pneumoniae
  • Pneumococcal Disease and Prevention in Adults
  • Robert Austrian Lecture and Awards
  • Pneumonia and Pneumococcal Disease in the time of COVID-19
  • Pneumococcal Disease in High-Risk Populations
  • Current State of Vaccines and Vaccine Trials

Click HERE to find more information about Plenary, Meet-the-Expert and Workshop speakers.
If you are a presenter in a Plenary Session, please click HERE for detailed guidelines and technical requirements.

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