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Programme Structure

Physician Session Outlines

Opening Session

Sunday, March 24th, 18:30 – 20:00

The Opening Session takes place on the Sunday evening of the Meeting. Welcome addresses are given by the Congress President, the EBMT President and the Nurses Group President, followed by the any special guest lectures, the presentation of the Van Bekkum Award and the Basic Science Award. The Opening Session is concluded with the Keynote Lecture.

 

Presidential Symposium

The Presidential Symposium begins with the induction of the newly appointed EBMT Honorary Members as well as Clinical Achievement Recognition. Following this, the top 5-6 clinical abstracts will be presented.

 

Plenary, Educational & Workshop Sessions

Scheduled throughout the program over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

These sessions are aimed at transmitting the state of the art and major messages of the meeting.

 

Meet-the-Expert Sessions

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 08:00 – 09:00

Meet-the-Expert sessions take place in the mornings of Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and require ticket purchase. These sessions are an opportunity for delegates to sit down on a more one-to-one level with experts in the field in an intimate group setting, with plenty of opportunity for delegate-speaker interaction, as well as questions and answers. 

 

Working Party Sessions

Scheduled throughout the program over Monday and Tuesday

These sessions are organized be each respective EBMT Working Party, and are regarded as a forum for:

  • presenting the results of phase I/II studies run by the WPs
  • discussion of proposals for new prospective and retrospective studies
  • an opportunity for interaction with members and delegates to receive input/feedback on projects

 

Oral sessions

Scheduled throughout the program over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

These sessions are based on the abstract topic lists, and will feature oral presentations of accepted oral abstracts submitted under each topic.

 

Poster presentations

The Poster sessions are regarded as a key part of the meeting

The poster sessions take place as stand alone sessions on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 17:30 – 19:00, in the Poster Area.

All posters will be on display throughout the entire day, however presenting authors will be available during these sessions to discuss their work and answer any questions.

 

Special sessions

Scheduled throughout the program on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

A number of special sessions are organised by the EBMT and EBMT Committees, and are built into the main scientific programme each year.

 

General Assembly Meeting

At the General Assembly, the President, Treasurer and Secretary Reports will be presented.

Nursing Sessions

Scheduled throughout the program on Sunday (the Educational Day), Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

The Nurses programme includes an Educational Day hosted on Sunday, Opening and Closing Sessions, educational & workshop sessions as well as oral & poster sessions.

Paediatrics Day

All sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 26th, throughout the day

Paediatrics Day consists of the Paediatric Diseases Working Party business meeting, educational sessions, selected oral abstracts, and the Inborn Errors Working Party educational session and presentation of selected oral abstracts.

Cell Therapy Day

All sessions will be held on Monday, March 25th, throughout the day

The first cell therapy day of the EBMT Annual Meeting took place during the EBMT 2012. The day forms integral part of the EBMT meeting and is mainly intended for people working in the cell processing laboratory as technicians, working on the bench, biologists and physicians directly involved in cellular therapy. The program includes theoretical presentations/discussions and sessions considering practical aspects of cell therapy, problem management and reporting.

Psy Day

All sessions will be held on Monday, March 25th, throughout the day

The Psy Day is an opportunity for psychologists, psychiatrists and psychoanalysts of haematology and bone marrow and stem cell transplantation units to meet, share and learn from each other’s practical experiences. The program will be delivered by renowned professionals in the field and will focus on the psychological dimensions of BMT and SCT, and the diversity of practices across Europe.

Pharmacists Day

All sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 26th, throughout the day

EBMT 2019 marks the 4th Annual Pharmacists Day. The Pharmacists Day, taking place on the Tuesday of the Meeting, is a day for pharmacists and physicians working in BMT and SCT to meet and share innovative ideas and hear from professionals in the field on new and exciting topics.

Data Management Sessions

All sessions will be held on Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th, throughout the day

The Data Management programme consists of database training (Data Entry for new users; data retrieval; introduction to MACRO platform); the program consists of Educational Sessions as well as Training Sessions.

Please be advised that if you are interested in attending the Data Management Training Sessions, it is necessary to register via a separate online form (at no additional cost). For more information, please visit the Data Management Registration page.

Statistical Sessions

The Statistical Courses Day Card consists of two statistical training courses on Sunday, March 24th. These Sunday courses are not included in the general registration fee, and must be purchased separately if you wish to attend (100€ VAT included). For more information, please visit the Statistical Courses Registration webpage.

The Statistical Program sessions which are included in the general registration fee for EBMT 2019 include statistical consulting sessions on Monday and Tuesday mornings, as well as a statistics workshop and statistics symposium.

Quality Management Sessions

All sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 26th, throughout the day
Room:
Spektrum 1+2 and Meet the Expert Area**

The Quality Management Day takes place on the Tuesday of the Meeting at EBMT 2019. The integration of this program represents a firm commitment by the Society to quality in transplantation. The Quality Management sessions are an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and share experience in this increasingly important area.

**NOTE: Session 6 (14:30 - 15:30) "Quality Management Workshop" will take place in the Meet the Expert Area of the venue, and not in Spektrum 1+2, due to the fact that the session format is in round table discussion. You must register for this session via the general online registration form if you are interested in attending, in order to confirm your attendance and pick your topics of interest. The list of topics can be seen below:

Table 1:
Validation (14:30 - 15:00; Speaker= Mara Magri, Italy)
Risk Assessment (15:00 - 15:30; Speaker= Julie Dolva, Norway)

Table 2: 
CAPA (14:30 - 15:00; Speaker= Renza Monteleone, Italy) 
Audits (15:00 - 15:30; Speaker= Nick van Sinderen, The Netherlands)

Table 3: 
Risk Assessment (14:30 - 15:00; Speaker= Julie Dolva, Norway) 
Outcome Data (15:00 - 15:30; Speaker= Anne Emmett, UK)

Table 4: 
Training (14:30 - 15:00; Phuong Huynh, Belgium) 
Validation (15:00 - 15:30; Speaker= Mara Magri, Italy)

Table 5: 
Labels (14:30 - 15:00; Simon Hack, UK & Ines Pronk, The Netherlands) 
CAPA (15:00 - 15:30; Speaker= Renza Monteleone, Italy)

Table 6: 
Audits (14:30 - 15:00; Speaker= Nick van Sinderen, The Netherlands) 
Document Control (15:00 - 15:30; Speaker= Dieter Klarmann, Germany)

 

Patient, Family and Donor Day

All sessions will be held on Sunday, March 24th

The objective of this special day is to allow the patients involved in a transplant process, and the family members and donors, to exchange experiences, learn from each other and also learn more about the latest research outcomes in the field from a panel of specialists.

The Patient, Family and Donor Day, with two parallel session for the first time in 2019, has sessions directed at patients, families and donors, as well as sessions for patient advocates and representatives.

Go to the Patient, Family and Donor Day page for more information.

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EBMT-WMDA Transplant Coordinators Day

All sessions will be held on Monday, March 25th, throughout the day
Room:
Analog 1+2 and Meet the Expert Area**

EBMT 2019 will mark the 1st Transplant Coordinators Day, to be held on Monday, March 25th, 2019. This Day is a joint collaboration of EBMT together with the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA), and it will focus on fostering networking among the transplant coordinators community, with session content focusing on HLA and donor selection, logistics of stem cells, role of the donor and post-transplant related aspects.


**NOTE: Session 3 (14:00 - 15:30) "Spotlight on the transplant coordinators" will take place in the Meet the Expert Area of the venue, and not in Analog 1+2, due to the fact that the session format is in round table discussion.

 

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