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ICoVax 2012 Workshop Format

Update on 9/27/2012: The final schedule of the workshop is now available in the Final Program website.


This will be a full-day workshop. This workshop encourages extensive discussion and exchange. It will include a Morning Session and an Afternoon Session.

Oral presentations: Each presentation will be restricted to 25 minutes for a full-length paper, and 10 minutes for a flask talk for each presented poster presentation. For the full-length paper presentation, each presenter is required to finish the introductory talk with about 20 minutes, followed by about 5 minutes of discussion. For the short-length paper presentation, approximately 8 minutes will be used for oral presentation and the remaining 2 minutes for discussion. For any presentation which focuses on software development, additional five minutes are given for an onsite software demonstration.

Tutorial and Software Demo: There will be two sessions of extensive software demos.

  • Vaxign reverse vaccinology software.
  • A tutorial of conformational B-cell epitope predictions, and software demo of the SEPPA program.

Poster sessions: The posters will be available throughout the day. Special poster sessions are allocated in the program.

Poster size: Our poster board can contain two A0 posters (reference: You can use up to an A0 poster size for your poster.

Discussion: There will be a focused Discussion session in the afternoon. Extensive discussions are encouraged during the workshop presentation and breaks.



All workshop attendees are expected to have basic understanding in vaccinology, immunology, informatics, and comptuational biology. All attendees are encouraged to participate in active discussion during the workshop.