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6th Global Forum Shifts to Virtual Format

In response to the increase in rates of COVID-19 infection and the rapid spread of the omicron variant, and recognizing the challenges and uncertainties around changing travel restrictions and local and regional mandates, the 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines will be convened as a fully virtual event. To facilitate participation, it will now take place over four days, from 22 - 25 February 2022. Read the full COVID statement here.

6th Global Forum Becomes an Official Event of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union
The 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines, which is hosted by Toulouse, France under the high patronage of President Emmanuel Macron and under the patronage of Minister of Solidarity and Health Olivier Véran, has been labeled an event organized in the framework of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
6th Global Forum Program

The 6th Global Forum program will cover the full spectrum of TB vaccine research and development, and will include plenary sessions, oral abstract sessions, and poster discussion sessions. 

We are delighted to announce the following confirmed speakers in the Opening and Closing Sessions:

  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (Opening Session)
  • Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (Opening Session)
  • Philippe Sansonetti, Emeritus Professor at the Institut Pasteur and Collège de France (Opening Session)
  • Seth Berkley, CEO of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance (Closing Session)
  • Marisol Touraine, Chair of the Executive Board of Unitaid and Former French Minister of Health (Closing Session)
Additional confirmed speakers can be viewed on the program and speakers page of the website. Official representation from France and the European Union will be announced shortly.
Early Registration Deadline - 21 January
The early registration deadline for the 6th Global Forum is fast approaching. Register by 21 January to take advantage of the early registration discount. Applications for registration support are being accepted through 31 January 2022. Click here for more information and to apply for support.
Sponsorship Opportunities
The 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines will bring together researchers, policymakers, donors, civil society, and other stakeholders from around the world who are interested in the development of new TB vaccines, providing an excellent opportunity to highlight your organization to a targeted but diverse audience. Several sponsorship packages are available to support the 6th Global Forum and raise your organization’s visibility throughout the meeting.

Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities at the 6th Global Forum. Contact us to discuss sponsorship opportunities in more detail.

The Global Forum on TB Vaccines is the world’s largest gathering of stakeholders striving to develop new vaccines to prevent TB. It provides an important and unique opportunity to review the state of the field, share the latest research findings, and identify new and innovative approaches to TB vaccine R&D, with the end goal of developing and deploying new TB vaccines as quickly as possible.

For information about the 6th Global Forum on TB Vaccines, visit

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