We cordially invite you to the next PIVAC meeting "The 17th International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer” (PIVAC-17) which will be held from 27th–30th September 2017 in Loutraki, Greece at the "Alexandrion" Conference Hall, located close to the Canal of Corinth.

The meeting will cover the most recent advances in the field of cancer immunotherapy with emphasis on cancer vaccines and retain an informal atmosphere for scientific discussions and interactions between speakers and participants. Organized by the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Center, St Savas Cancer Hospital, the Hellenic Pasteur Institute and the Hellenic Society of Medical Oncology (HESMO).

We look forward to welcoming you to Loutraki.


Scientific Organizing Committee

Constantin N. Baxevanis

Graham Pawelec, Per thor Straten, Victor Umansky, Sonia Perez, Menelaos Manoussakis, Marinos Tsiatas

Confirmed Speakers

Federico Garrido, Spain
Per thor Straten, Denmark
Graham Pawelec, Germany
Barbara Seliger, Germany
Federica Cavallo, Italy
Rolf Kiessling, Sweden
Rafael Solana, Spain
Gustav Gaudernack, Norway
Pierre Coulie, Belgium
Giuseppe Masucci, Sweden
Vincenzo Bronte, Italy
Nathan Karin, Israel
Vincenzo Cerundolo, UK
Sjoerd van der Burg, Netherlands
Paul Lehmann, USA
Kees Melief, Netherlands
Francesco Marincola, Qatar
Carl Figdor, Netherlands
Ignacio Melero, Spain
Wolf Fridman, France
Victor Umansky, Germany
Benoit Van den Eynde, Belgium
Constantin Baxevanis, Greece
S. Ostrand-Rosenberg, USA
Günter J. Hämmerling, Germany
Gosse Adema, Netherlands
Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss, Germany
Cecile Gouttefangeas, Germany

Abstract submission deadline: 15 July 2017
There will be 3 Poster Prizes of €100 each sponsored by the EACR.

Registration deadline: 15 July 2017

Late registration: 30 August 2017


Registration Form: Download

Registration deadline: 15 July 2017 (€400)
Late registration: 30 August 2017 (€450)

Bank account:
Hellenic Pasteur Institute
IBAN: GR2901401120112002002017842



From the airport directly with the suburban railway to Examilia (Korinthos Area). Or from the airport, with the Metro to Doukissis Plakentias station. And from there, with the suburban railway to Examilia. In Examilia there will be buses waiting to drive you to Loutraki (6Km). Alternatively, you can take a taxi to Loutraki.

Premium Sponsor

Cellular Technology Limited

Meeting Sponsors

Springer - International Publisher Science, Technology, Medicine

European Association for Cancer Research

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Excursions for Accompanying Persons

28/9 - One day cruise to Aigina and Agkistri Islands and crossing the canal of Corinth; €60/person

29/9 - Athens (visits at Acropolis, Museums etc); €40/person, plus €20 entry fees to Acropolis (by a minimum of 15 persons).

30/9 - *Epidaurus old theater, Ancient Mycenae, Nafplion; €35/person, plus entry fees for Epidaurus Ancient Theater (€12) and Ancient Myeane (€12).

* free of charge for the participants of the meeting and speakers

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