OCT 31 – NOV 4, 2018    Omni Grove Park Inn—Asheville, NC

11th International Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium

Oct 31—Nov 4, 2018

Omni Grove Park Inn—Asheville, NC USA


We invite you to attend the 11th International Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium to be held at the Omni Grove Park Inn in beautiful Asheville, NC USA from October 31 to November 4, 2018.

This meeting brings together leading scientists, students, non-profits, regulators, sponsors, and leaders in industry to discuss past and present efforts to understand, treat, and hopefully one day prevent RSV disease.

Important Dates

Abstract Submissions

Abstracts Closed


Abstracts Deadline

Abstracts Closed

Early Bird Deadline

September 19

Registration Deadline

October 24

Asheville, NC USA

Omni Grove Park Inn

This Omni Grove Park Inn is a historic and nationally renowned resort hotel within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, USA. The hotel houses several prominent features for travel, has played host to several significant meetings, and is close in proximity to the beautiful city of Asheville. Asheville has been recently been spotlighted as a key travel destination in 2018 due to the magnificence of the nearby Appalachian and Blue Ridge mountains and its rich history and culture.


For questions please contact us by email.

Event Organizers

Organizing Committee

Martin Moore, Ph.D. - Chair
CEO, Meissa Vaccines, Inc.

Natasha Halasa, M.D., M.P.H. – Co-Chair
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University

Christopher Stobart, Ph.D. – Co-Chair
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Butler University

International Committee

L.J. Bont, M.D.,Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatric Respiratory Infections, University Medical Center Utrecht
Chair of the Board, ReSViNet

Ursula Buchholz, Ph.D., D.V.M.
Senior Associate Scientist, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) – NIH

Janet Englund, M.D.
Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Ann Falsey, M.D.
Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester Medical Center

Barney Graham, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIH
Chief, Viral Pathogenesis and Translational Science Core, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) – NIH

Ruth Karron, M.D.
Professor of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Center for Immunization Research
Director, Johns Hopkins Vaccine Initiative


James Nokes, Ph.D.
Professor of Life Sciences, University of Warwick
Principal Investigator, KEMRI Wellcome Trust

Peter Openshaw, Ph.D.
Professor of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College of London

Fernando Polack, M.D.
Cesar Milstein Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Scientific Director, Fundacion INFANT

Ultan Power, Ph.D.
Reader in Molecular Virology, Queen’s University Belfast

Zizheng Zheng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Xiamen University