- To provide an update on the status of dengue and relevant flaviviruses currently having an impact in the public health in the Americas region (Zika, Chikungunya and others), with the participation of world-recognized experts.
- To present the most recent research from the Americas on virology, immunology, pathogenesis, control and prevention, economic impact, treatment and vaccines, clinical studies of dengue and other relevant flaviviruses and their co-morbidities.
- To provide information on funding opportunities to study dengue and other relevant flavivirus in developing countries
- To provide the students from different Latin and North American countries with a forum to share their scientific interests and achievements and where to promote the collaboration. Also the meeting is a good platform for students to identify commons interests with Principal investigators/Senior researchers and to advance their careers.