UK Clinical Vaccine Network Virtual Conference 2020

Bringing together and showcasing the work of the UK clinical vaccine community, to facilitate co-operation and collaborate on future challenges.

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Due to ongoing uncertainties surrounding the current pandemic regulations, the faculty of CVNUK decided to replace this year’s physical conference with an online conference which took place on 27th November 2020. This features a variety of presentations focused on the development of a vaccine for Covid-19.

The recordings of the virtual conference are now available.
If you were unable to attend but would still like to view the sessions, please register via the button below and you will receive an email with a link to view the recorded sessions.

If you have any queries please email

See below for the updated timetable.


Emilie Karafillakis

Emilie Karafillakis is a research fellow with the Vaccine Confidence Project, a research group led by Heidi Larson focused on studying global vaccine hesitancy, confidence and trust. Emilie has a background in public health, infectious disease control, and health systems and policies and is responsible for research in the European region. Her work focuses on understanding determinants of vaccine hesitancy and levels of confidence in vaccination in various population, including parents, adolescents, pregnant women, and healthcare workers. She is currently investigating public confidence in HPV vaccination, the role of social media in spreading concerns around vaccination, social media monitoring techniques, acceptance of Ebola vaccine trials, and communication strategies to improve confidence in vaccination.