Program details

Our 47th Annual Meeting AIC2018 will be held 16-19 Nov 2018 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown. AIC2018 will be chaired by Dr. Rafael Fernandez-Botran, University of Louisville

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Friday, 16 Nov. 2018

meet the speakers roundtable

For Trainees • 5:00 - 7:00 PM • Pre-registration required.

Award presentations

7:15 PM Recognition of AAI Young Investigator Awards, ANRF Travel Awards and John Wallace Fellows

Keynote address

7:30 - 8:30 PM • Dr. Emil Unanue, Washington University, title TBD

Wine & cheese reception

Immediately following Keynote Address • 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Saturday, 17 Nov. 2018

Symposium I - Neuroimmune Mechanisms in health and disease

Dr. Jonathan Kipnis, Chair • 8:30 AM - Noon

Dr. Akiko Iwasaki, Yale University, title TBD
Dr. Marco Colonna, Washington University, title TBD
Dr. Jun Huh, Harvard Medical School, title TBD
Dr. Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia, title TBD

Lunchtime workshops

12:15 - 1:15 PM
Workshop I - TBD

Afternoon Program I

Workshop Blocks 1-9, 2:00 – 4:15 PM
Poster Presentations I, 4:15 – 6:15 PM
Undergraduate Poster Presentations, 4:15 – 6:15 PM
Reception Concurrent with Poster Session I, 4:15 – 6:15 PM

Sunday, 18 Nov. 2018

Symposium II - Immunometabolism

Dr. Jeffrey Rathmell, Chair • 8:30 AM - Noon

Dr. Jeffrey Rathmell, Vanderbilt University, title TBD
Dr. Liza Makowski, University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, title TBD
Dr. Steven Bensinger, University of California Los Angeles, title TBD
Dr. Laurence Morel, University of Florida, title TBD

Lunchtime workshops

12:15 -1:15 PM
Workshop II - TBD

Afternoon Program II

Workshop Blocks 10-20, 2:00 – 4:15 PM
Poster Presentations II, 4:15 – 6:15 PM
Reception Concurrent with Poster Session II, 4:15 – 6:15 PM

MONday, 19 Nov. 2018

Symposium III – Interferons and Chemokines in Protective and Pathogenic Immunity

Dr. Rafael Fernandez-Botran, Chair • 8:30 AM - Noon

Dr. Eleanor Fish, University of Toronto, title TBD
Dr. Joost Oppenheim, National Cancer Institute, title TBD
Dr. Lauren Ehrlich, University of Texas at Austin, title TBD
Dr. Rafael Fernandez-Botran, University of Louisville, title TBD


As a courtesy to our speakers, we request that cellular phones, pages, and electronic devices be turned off or on vibrate during all sessions.  Cameras and recording equipment may not be used at the Keynote, Symposia, Workshops or Poster sessions.  Photographs of posters can only be made with the express permission of the poster presenter.