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Programme Structure

Physician Session Outlines

Opening Session

Sunday, March 14, 18:00

The Opening Session takes place on the Sunday of the Meeting. Welcome addresses are given by the Congress President, the EBMT President and the Nurses Group President, followed by the newly appointed EBMT Honorary Members as well as Clinical Achievement Recognition. The Opening Session is concluded with the Keynote Lecture.

 

Presidential Symposium

The Presidential Symposium begins with the presentation of the Van Bekkum Award and the Basic Science Award. 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

Meet-the-Expert 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. The virtual sessions will be held in a video-conferencing room with a maximum attendance of 25 participants - all attendees registered for the Annual Meeting are eligible to attend, and the rooms will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Check exact timetable here.

 

Working Party Sessions

Available in our On-demand Library during the whole conference.

These sessions are organized by each respective EBMT Working Party, and are regarded for:

  • presenting the results of phase I/II studies run by the WPs
  • proposals for new prospective and retrospective studies

 

Oral sessions

Available in our On-demand Library during the whole conference.

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

 

e-Poster presentations

The e-Poster sessions are regarded as a key part of the meeting - exact schedule of the e-Poster presentations will be announced after the abstract selection process in early 2021.

All e-posters will be on display throughout the entire virtual congress, with presenting authors available throughout the meeting in the virtual networking lounge 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 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

 

Paediatrics Day

All sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 16th, 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 15th, throughout the day

The first cell therapy day of the EBMT Annual Meeting took place during the EBMT 2012. The day forms an 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 15th, throughout the day

The Psy Day is an opportunity for professionals working in haematology, cellular therapies, and transplantation with an interest in psychological and biobehavioural research and clinical care to meet and learn from each other’s experiences and cutting edge work, and to build collaborations. The program will be delivered by renowned specialists in the field and will focus on the diversity of practices and research.

 

Pharmacists Day

All sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 16th, throughout the day

The Pharmacists Day, taking place on the Tuesday of the Meeting, is a day for pharmacists and physicians working in BMT and HSCT 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 Wednesday, March 17th, throughout the day

The Data Management programme consists of Educational Sessions.

For more information on the Database Entry Training Session, please visit the Data Management Registration page.

Statistical Sessions

The Statistical Program sessions which are included in the general registration fee for EBMT 2021 includes the statistics workshop and statistics symposium.

For more information on the Statistical training courses, please visit the Statistical Courses Registration webpage.

 

Quality Management Sessions

All sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 16th, throughout the day

The Quality Management Day takes place on the Tuesday of the Meeting at EBMT 2021. 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.

The Quality Management Meet-the-Expert Sessions are an opportunity to discuss topics of interest in a more intimate setting. These sessions are free of charge and require pre-registration through the general registration form. They take place in the morning in the Meet the Expert Rooms.

Patient, Family and Donor Day

All sessions will be held on Sunday, March 14th, throughout the day.

The Patient Advocacy sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 17th, in the afternoon.

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 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 and Search Coordinators Day

All sessions will be held on Monday, March 15th, throughout the day

EBMT 2019 marked the 1st Transplant and Search Coordinators Day. 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.

 

Multi-stakeholder Forum on Innovative Cellular Therapies

All sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 17th morning.

The 2nd Multi-stakeholder Forum on Innovative Cellular Therapies is a forum designed to align regulatory science, practice and health economics with multiple points of view from both healthcare providers and users. It aims at fostering affordable access to innovative cellular therapies.

Lab Technicians Day

Available in our On-demand Library during the whole conference.

This first edition of the Lab Technicians Day brings a series of workshops dedicated to technical personnel working in the areas of collection and processing within transplant and cellular therapy programmes. These educational workshops give a particular focus on apheresis and laboratory technical aspects. EBMT's 1st Laboratory Technicians' Day will extend and strengthen the educational offering that our current Cell Therapy Day and Physicians' and Nurses' programmes provide, and to a broader range of participants.