Thursday, March 11th 2021 (20:00 - 22:00)


€0 for non-members

€0 for members



Organised by

Flanders Vaccine



Europe is still experiencing significant challenges due to the corona pandemic. Yet, there is hope; thanks to the prioritized and safe development of several COVID-19 vaccines, the vaccination campaigns could be rolled out in many countries.

To help you gain a better understanding of the different types of COVID-19 vaccines available, we like to invite you to attend this Flanders Vaccine webinar.


  • How do these different types of vaccines work? What is their mechanism of action?

  • What do the phase 3 study results tell us about the safety, tolerability, immunogenicity and efficacy of the vaccines?

  • Are these different types of vaccines protective against current and upcoming COVID-19 variants?

  • What measures are being taken to ensure the safe and effective use of COVID-19 vaccines?

The latest scientific research data will be shared by renowned expert and key questions will be addressed during the panel debate, moderated by Prof. Dr. Pierre Van Damme, UAntwerp and Prof. Dr. Isabel Leroux-Roels, UGhent & University Hospital of Ghent.

Speakers / panelists

  • Prof Jean-Michel Dogné, University of Namur, FAMHP pharmacovigilance expert, EMA PRAC member

  • Prof Piet Maes, virologist at Rega Institute, KU Leuven

  • 3th speaker to be confirmed

  • Panel experts to be confirmed

Preliminary programme

20u00 - Welcome

20u05 - Overview different types of COVID-19 vaccines, by Prof. Jean-Michel Dogné, European Medicines Agency

20u45 - What to know about new COVID-19 virus variants, by Prof. Piet Maes, Rega Institute, KU Leuven

21u00 - Safety of COVID-19 vaccines (speaker to be confirmed)

21u15 - Panel debate / Q&A with speakers & vaccine producers

22u00 - Closing

For who?

  • Primary health care providers (GP’s, nurses, pharmacists…)

  • All worldwide scientists with an interest in COVID-19 vaccines

  • Students Medicine and Life Science


You can join this Flanders Vaccine webinar for free, but registration is requested.
The participation link will be shared with you in a confirmation e-mail before the start of the event.