News

Make sure you keep up to date on ICI 2016 planning by registering your interest to our regular e-newsletter.

August 2016

Cancer Immunotherapy is on the cover of Good Weekend in The Age and SMH
http://www.smh.com.au/interactive/2016/fight-club/

May 2016

Early Bird Deadline Extension Announcement  
The Early Bird Registration Deadline has now been extended until 21 May 2016. This will be your last chance to take advance of this favourable rate. Register now!

Submit your Abstract and Register for the ICI 2016 Satellite Meetings
The abstract submission and early bird registration deadline is fast approaching for the satellite meetings of ICI 2016.

April 2016

Program Notifications 
Notifications have been emailed to everyone who submitted an abstract. The full Congress program is now available. To secure your place in the program registration is required by the early bird deadline 11 May 2016

Program Now Available 
ICI 2016 detailed program is now available. Click here to download. Please note it is current as of 21 April 2016 and subject to change.

Less than a month to secure Early Bird Registration!
To secure early discounted registration rates book early!

Register Now

Travel Grants
If you have applied for BioLegend, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and ICI-AAI travel grants you will be notified of the decision before the end of April 2016. For all other society travel grants please contact  please contact the societies directly.

Keep up date on Twitter
Keep up to date with the latest ICI 2016 news. Follow us @ICI2016Melb

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February 2016

Late Breaking Abstracts Now Open Until 14 March 2016
Late breaking abstract submissions for ICI 2016 are open for two weeks only from 29 February 2016 until 14 March 2016. Click here for further information on submitting a late breaking abstract.

Late Breaking Abstracts to Open for Two Weeks Only
Late breaking abstract submissions for ICI 2016 will open for two weeks only from 29 February 2016 until 14 March 2016. Click here for further information on submitting a late breaking abstract.

ICI 2016 is on Twitter
Keep up to date with the latest ICI 2016 news. Follow us @ICI2016Melb

Last and Final Abstract Extension Deadline Announced: 8 February 2016
The abstract submission deadline for ICI 2016 has been extended for the last and final time until 8 February 2016. Click here for further information on submitting an abstract.

Additional Travel Grants Announced
Click here for further details about travel grants on offer for ICI 2016.

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January 2016

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended Until 1 February 2016
The abstract submission deadline for ICI 2016 has now been extended until Monday 1 February 2016. Click here for further information on submitting an abstract.

Deadline to Apply for a Travel Grant Immunologists from Developing Countries Extended Until 1 March 2016
Click here for further details about travel grants for immunologists from developing countries as well as other travel grants on offer for ICI 2016.

News Article
The Conversation: The fourth pillar: how we’re arming the immune system to help fight cancer

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December 2015

Novartis Announces its Call for Prize Award Nominations for ICI 2016
The call for nominations for the Novartis Prizes for Immunology awards is now open. The Novartis Prizes for Immunology are the longest standing awards to recognise excellence in immunology-based research. Nominations for the 2016 awards will run until 8 January 2016. For more information and to submit your nominations please visit www.novartisimmunologyprizes.com

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November 2015

Registration to the ICI 2016 Basic and Clinical Immunology Courses is now open!
Click here to view the e-newsletter.

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September 2015

Registration open
Registration for ICI 2016 is now open. Click here to register. 

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August 2015

Less than 12 months to go until ICI 2016
Click here to view the e-newsletter.

Melbourne Named World’s Most Liveable City for Fifth Year in a Row
Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city for the fifth consecutive year by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2015 Global Liveability Ranking. Click here to read the article on The Economist.

News Article
Forbes: Jimmy Carter, Melanoma And The Promise Of Immunotherapy In The Elderly

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July 2015

Abstract Submission Open
The call for abstracts opened. Click here for further information on submitting an abstract.

AAI to Offer up to US$1 Million in Travel Grants to it’s Members for ICI 2016
The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) has announced that it will award up to US$1,000,000 in travel grants to AAI members to attend ICI 2016. Please visit the travel grants page for further details.

Welcoming Sponsors & Exhibitors to ICI 2016 
We are delighted to announce the participation of BioLegend as a Platinum Sponsor and Stemcell Technologies and Novartis as major sponsors.

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June 2015

ICI 2016 Program Update
Click here to view the e-newsletter.

News Article
The Australian Financial Review: Ron Walker’s cancer crusade pays dividends

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May 2015

Welcome from Peter Doherty – Nobel Laureate
Click here to view the e-newsletter.

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March 2015

ICI 2016 – Official Invitation and Keynote Speakers announced
Click here to view the e-newsletter.

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February 2015

News Article
The Australian: Soros, Milken back firms chasing new cancer therapies

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December 2014

News Article
The Wall Street Journal: Cancer’s Super-Survivors: How the Promise of Immunotherapy Is Transforming Oncology 

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September 2013

Announcing the ICI 2016 Congress in Melbourne, Australia
Click here to view the e-newsletter.

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August 2013

Australiana booth at ICI 2013 in Milan
ICI teamWe would like to thank all of our visitors to the ICI 2016 exhibition booth at the recent ICI 2013 Congress in Milan. We had a successful week and were delighted with the number of delegates who came by and registered their interest to get a clip on koala and to enter our daily Akubra hat competition!

We hope you all enjoyed a taste of Australia by trying our famous Tim Tams and Vegemite.

Visit the photo gallery to see some of the great photos taken onsite.