Annual Meeting Networking & Educational Opportunities

 

Thursday, April 26

USIDNET Reception

Grand East
7:00pm - 9:00pm

The United States Immunodeficiency Network (USIDNET) and the Immune Deficiency foundation (IDF) will be hosting a social reception directly following the Robert Good lecture on Thursday evening. All are invited to join the group to celebrate the USIDNET Registry’s successes over the past year. Light refreshments and beer and wine will be served.


Friday, April 27

Genomics 101 A

SESSION IS FULL

Elgin
7:00am - 8:00am

Presenters:

  • Isabelle Meyts, MD, Leuven University, Belgium

  • Asbjørg Stray-Pedersen, MD, PhD, Oslo University Hospital

 

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Genomics 101 B

SESSION IS FULL

York
7:00am - 8:00am

Presenters:

  • Ivan Chinn, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Janet Chou, MD, Children’s Hospital of Boston

 

 

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Women in Clinical Immunology Society Luncheon

Grand East
11:30am - 12:30pm

Organized by the newly formed Women in Clinical Immunology Sciences Committee (WCIS), this luncheon will feature an introduction to the WCIS, including current issues facing women in the sciences, mindfulness and resilience in medicine, and a review of the recent survey results, as well as a panel discussion featuring leaders in the field. All Annual Meeting attendees are invited to attend.

Panelists:

  • Alexandra Freeman, MD
  • Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles, MD, PhD
  • Jennifer Heimall, MD
  • Elena Perez, MD, PhD

 

Early Career Immunologist Reception

Location TBD
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Come and meet fellow Early Career attendees at a networking reception hosted by the Early Career Immunologist Committee. Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided. You do not have to RSVP to attend.


Saturday, April 28

Flow 101 A

SESSION IS FULL

Elgin
7:00am - 8:00am


Presenters:

  • Troy Torgerson, MD, PhD, University of Washington/Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • David Hagin, MD, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

 

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Flow 101 B

SESSION IS FULL 

York
7:00am - 8:00am

Presenters:

  • Michael Keeney, London Health Sciences Center (Ontario)
  • James Verbsky, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin
     

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Breakfast Symposium
Sponsored by Horizon Pharma

Grand East
7:00am - 8:00am

Please join us for an informative breakfast symposium, sponsored by Horizon Pharma entitled Exploring the Immunologic Basis for CGD and Implications for Clinical Practice, led by Harry Hill, MD from the University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City, Utah. This program will discuss the immunologic basis for chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), highlight the rationale for immunomodulatory therapy, and discuss clinical evidence supporting CGD treatment.
 

ECI Luncheon: How I Became an Immunologist

Grand East
12:00pm - 1:00pm


The Early Career Immunologist Committee presents a Career Development session entitled, "How I Became an Immunologist." This hour-long session will feature five leaders within the field of Immunology who will speak on critical moves they have made in their career in addition to pieces of advice they would give someone just starting out.

Panelists:

  • Alexandra Freeman, MD
  • David Hagin, MD, PhD
  • Michael Keller, MD
  • Jennifer Leiding, MD
  • Andy Snow, PhD

Sunday, April 29

Lunch Symposium: North American Guidelines for the Management of Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency

The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay St. Toronto, Ontario, Room 2 A+B
11:30am - 3:00pm

Join leading experts for a session on optimum management and treatment for ADA Deficiency. This session will be held at The Hospital for Sick Children, only a 10 minute walk from the Sheraton Centre. More information, including the full agenda can be found below. RSVPs are required, as space is limited. Brunch will be provided.

 

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