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Programme Structure

All in-person sessions will be live-streamed through our congress platform for our virtual audience.

All sessions (in-person and virtual) will be available on-demand in our congress platform during the live event and for 2 months thereafter, except the Meet the Expert sessions.

Physician Session Outlines

Opening Session

In-person session scheduled on Sunday, 20 March, 18:00 CET

The Opening Session takes place on the Sunday of the Meeting. Welcome addresses are given by the Congress President, the EBMT President, the Nurses Group President and the Patient Advocacy Committee Chair, 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

In-person session scheduled on Monday, 21 March, 14:15 CET

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.

Educational and Workshops will be fully pre-recorded sessions -with no live discussion- and will be played onsite in our On-demand halls (Terrace 2A and Terrace 2B).

Plenary sessions will be in-person sessions with live discussion and live-streamed through our congress platform.

 

Meet-the-Expert Sessions

Virtual sessions scheduled on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday afternoons.

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 15 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 the exact timetable here.

 

Working Party Sessions

In-person sessions scheduled throughout the programme over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

These sessions are organized by 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

In-person sessions scheduled throughout the programme over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

 

EBMT Talks: Live with best abstracts

In-person session scheduled on Monday, 21 March, 17:45 - 18:45 CET

This session is a discussion type of session that aims at fostering interaction between the audience and the best abstracts authors - Van Bekkum and Basic Science awardees and presidential 5-6 top abstracts, which are presented at the Presidential Symposium.

 

Poster presentations

The Poster session is regarded as a key part of the meeting.

The poster session takes place as a stand-alone session onsite on Tuesday evening from 17:15 – 18:15, in the Poster Area.

All posters will be on display, however some pre-selected presenting authors will be available during these sessions discuss their work briefly and answer any questions.

 

Special sessions

These sessions will be available on-demand on our congress platform throughout the whole congress.

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

In-person session scheduled on Tuesday, 22 March, 14:15 - 15:05 CET

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

Nursing Sessions

Scheduled throughout the programme 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 and poster sessions.

Simultaneous translation between Czech and English will be available throughout the in-person sessions.

The Nurses programme also includes additional sessions that will be fully pre-recorded and available on-demand on our congress platform throughout the whole congress.

Paediatrics Day

All sessions will be held in person on Tuesday, 22 March, 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 in person on Monday, 21 March, 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 programme includes theoretical presentations/discussions and sessions considering practical aspects of cell therapy, problem management and reporting.

Psy Day

All sessions will be held virtually on Saturday, 19 March, 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 programme 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 virtually on Saturday, 19 March, throughout the day.

The Pharmacists Day, taking place on the Saturday 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 Saturday, 19 March, throughout the day.

The Data Management programme consists of Educational Sessions.

Statistical Sessions

Sessions will be held in person on Monday and Tuesday.

The Statistical Programme sessions which are included in the general registration fee includes the statistics workshop and statistics symposium.

 

Quality Management Sessions

All sessions will be held in person on Tuesday, 22 March, throughout the day.

The Quality Management Day takes place on the Tuesday of the Meeting. 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 will be held virtually on Tuesday morning and are an opportunity to discuss topics of interest in a more intimate setting. These sessions are free of charge and will be held in a video-conferencing room with a maximum attendance of 15 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 the exact timetable here.

Patient, Family and Donor Day

All sessions will be held virtually on Saturday, 19 March, throughout the day.

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 sessions for the first time in 2019, has sessions directed at patients, families and donors, as well as sessions for patient advocates and representatives.

The Patient Advocacy sessions will be held in person on Monday, 21 March, in the morning.

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 virtually on Saturday, 19 March, 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 in person on Wednesday, 23 March, in the morning.

The 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

All sessions will be held virtually on Saturday, 19 March, in the afternoon.

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 and 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.

Trainee Day

All sessions will be held virtually on Saturday, 19 March, in the morning.

The first EBMT Trainee Day will take place at the 2022 annual congress and is designed to provide a platform for trainees to engage and feel part of EBMT. The sessions are planned by trainees for trainees and cover a range of trainee-focused topics, including case-based approaches to the management of common transplant and cellular therapy complications, as well as interactive discussions about the experience of trainees in different parts of the world.