EFIS-EIAS Summer School on Autoimmunity “ABC5”


Invitation to the EFIS-EIAS Summer School on Autoimmunity “ABC5”


Dear friends and colleagues,


In the name of the organising committee we are very glad to invite you to take part of the EFIS-EIAS Summer School on Autoimmunity “ABC5” that will take place on June 6-8, 2016 in Tartu, Estonia. The summer school will be held in the heart of Tartu in the Tartu Nature School. More infomation about the venue is available here. Below you will find information about the speakers, important dates and registration process.

Summer School topics include:              

* T cell differentiation and central tolerance

* Peripheral tolerance

* Autoimmunity and environment

* Autoimmune diseases

* Epigenetics and miRNAs

Save the dates:

February 1st, 2016 Registration and abstract submission will open

April 10th, 2016 Abstract submission closes

April 18th, 2016 Early registration closes June 1st, 2016   Late registration closes

Confirmed speaker:

David Gray, University of Edinburgh

Robert Harris, Karolinska Institutet

Adrian Hayday, King´s College

Jochen Hühn, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research

Riitta Lahesmaa, University of Turku

Åke Lernmark, Lund University

Kathy McCoy, University Hospital of Bern

Seppo Meri, University of Helsinki


Graham Pawelec,University of Tuebingen

Andor Pivarcsi, Karolinska Institute

Paola Romagnoli, Université de Toulouse

Reinhold Schmidt, Hannover Medical School

Benedict Seddon, University Collage London

Ludvig Sollid, Oslo University Hospital

Registration rate:

Early registration

until April 18th, 2016

Registration fee: 200 €

Late registration

from April 19th until June 1st, 2016

Registration fee: 250 €

Please check more information and updates  from the conference web

Conference venue, Tartu Nature School
City of Tartu, Estonia
Looking forward to meet you in Tartu!

Accommodation information:

In order to make your stay in Tartu more pleasant we have pre-booked single and twin rooms in city center.

The infomation about the hotels and the room prices is reachable here. Registration for accommodation booking will be opened on the February 1st, 2016. 

ABC5 Summer School secretariat:

Publicon PCO

Email: secretariat@publicon.ee

Ph: +372 740 4095