This event has now taken place.  Information on the findings of the symposium will be available over the coming months.  If you did not attend the event and would like details of this please email


The Institute for Cancer Vaccines and Immunotherapy (ICVI) – previously known as the Cancer Vaccine Institute – is pleased to announce that we will be holding our Third International Symposium on Immunotherapy in May 2017.

If you are a researcher, academic or clinician working in immunotherapy, immunology or oncology, don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear the world’s leading immunotherapy experts share their latest scientific findings at this event.

This conference is intended for academics and clinicians.  If you are a lay person who is interested in this field please visit the charity’s main website to sign up for a lay persons’ report on the event.

Taking place at The Royal Society, London, 12-13 May 2017, the Symposium offers an unparalleled opportunity to come together and explore the opportunities and challenges that exist today in immunotherapy.

ICVI Symposium Rates 2017

1 day early bird 2 day early bird 1 day standard rate 2 day standard    rate
Pharma £350 £395 £400 £450
Academics £250 £300 £310 £350
Students £160 £210 £195 £255

Abstract submission is to now closed.   If you require any further information regarding this please email

Early Bird rates ended on 6th March 2017.

This event follows the success of our previous two symposia held in October 2013 and May 2015.

Key themes of the symposium will be:

  • How chemotherapy alters the immunogenicity of tumour cells
  • The effects of chemotherapy on immune regulation
  • How chemotherapy can be combined to best effect with vaccines or other immunotherapy
  • Clinical studies exploring the combinations of chemotherapy and immunotherapy
  • Clinical studies exploring the combinations of different immunotherapy drugs

Attending this Symposium will allow you to claim 10 CPD points.

Key speakers

Professor Angus Dalgeish
Professor Angus Dalgeish
Professor Ignacio Melero
Professor Ignacio Melero
Professor Cornelis Melief
Professor Cornelis Melief
Professor Paul Sondel
Professor Paul Sondel
Professor Richard Vile
Professor Richard Vile