The 2nd Human & Translational Immunology Conference took place between 29/05/2019 – 03/06/2019 on the island of Kos, Greece. The conference was organized by Peter Katsikis at Erasmus University Medical Center, Bali Pulendran at Stanford University, Stephen Schoenberger at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology and Jamie Wilson, Nature Immunology. The purpose of this international conference was to present current developments in human and translational immunology in a setting that fosters discussion and networking. More than 125 attendees participated in a very successful conference which brought together leading scientists from all over the world. A number of travel awards were provided to PhD students and postdoctoral scientists. Additional travel awards were provided to scientists from low/middle income countries. The conference awarded a total of 17 travel awards. Special thanks to the staff from the department of Immunology, Erasmus University Medical Center which provided valuable support for the organization of the conference.