2019 Annual Meeting

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Clinical Immunology Society (CIS), thank you for participating in the 2019 Annual Meeting: Immune Deficiency & Dysregulation North American Conference taking place April 4-7, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

CIS is the key multidisciplinary organization for the field of clinical immunology, and is

devoted to fostering developments in the science and practice of clinical immunology. The mission of CIS is to facilitate education, translational research and novel approaches to therapy in clinical immunology, and to promote excellence in the care of patients with immunologic/inflammatory disorders...

 

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Thymic Symposium

CIS will be holding a symposium, Thymic Defects: From Biology To Treatment, on Wednesday, April 3rd, prior to the Annual Meeting. This program will focus on the many aspects of thymic biology, associated diseases, and optimal treatment options.

 

Registration is open to anyone, although space is limited to the first 100 individuals. There is a $100 additional fee to attend the symposium.

View the Agenda

 

*If you have already registered for the Annual Meeting and are interested in registering for this program, please contact the CIS office at info@clinimmsoc.org.

 

**HOTEL RESERVATIONS—reservations at the Marriott Marquis for the night of April 2nd cannot be made on the online reservation link and the standard hotel rate will be charged for this night. Please contact the Marriott Marquis directly to book your room at 1 888-855-5701. If you are booking for the entire CIS Annual Meeting, please be sure to say you are with the CIS group to get the discounted rate for the remaining nights**


Pre-Conference Education Day

PID & ID Diagnosis, Management and Publishing Case Reports 

The 2019 pre-conference will be an education day focused on case-based learning and discussion among attendees focused on primary immunodeficiency and immunedysregulation diagnosis and management. Featuring a mix of master classes and abstract case presentations, as well as an in-depth discussion on publishing case reports, this session will provide an excellent venue for clinically oriented case discussions and lectures.


*Please note, there will be an additional registration fee to attend the Education Day.

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Welcome
8:05 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Master Class on Humoral Immunodeficiencies
8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Case 1 Presentation/Discussion
8:50 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Case 2 Presentation/Discussion
9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Case 3 Presentation/Discussion
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Master Class on Combined Immunodeficiencies
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Case 4 Presentation/Discussion
10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Case 5 Presentation/Discussion
11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Case 6 Presentation/Discussion
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Master Class on Immune Dysregulation
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Box Lunch and Discussion on Publishing Case Reports in JOCI
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Case 7 Presentation/Discussion
1:20 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Case 8 Presentation/Discussion
1:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lightning Round with All Faculty
2:00 p.m. Recap and Closing

 

Annual Meeting Program

The 2019 Annual Meeting will officially begin on Thursday, April 4th following the conclusion of the Pre-Conference Education Day.

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  Thursday, April 4

8:00am - 2:00pm

Pre-Conference Education Day (Additional Registration Fee Required)

 

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Plenary Session #1: Immune Dysregulation   

2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM    

Moderators:

Jolan Walter, MD, PhD, University of South Florida

Kiran Patel, MD, Emory University

 

Speakers:

Immune dysregulation observed in Patients with Hypomorphic RAG Defects
Luigi Notarangelo, MD, National Institutes of Health

 

The paradox of immune deficiency and autoimmunity due to PIK3CD GOF mutations
Stuart Tangye, PhD, Garvan Institute              

 

Update on CARD11 Defects: From BENTA to Atopy and Beyond
Andrew Snow, PhD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

 

4:30pm - 6:00pm 

Plenary Session #2: Opening Plenary: Fellowship Presentations & Notable Abstracts

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderators:

Linda Griffith, MD, PhD, DAIT, NIAID, NIH

Caroline Kuo, MD, UCLA Medical Center

 

Speaker:

Correcting Genetic Defects Associated with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (30’)
David Nguyen, UCSF

 

6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Robert A. Good Lecture

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderator:

Jordan Orange, MD, PhD, Columbia University

 

Speaker:

Refusal of Vaccination: Implications for Immunodeficient Patients In The Community
Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

 

  Friday, April 5

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast

 

7:00am - 8:00am

Diagnostic Genomics 101 (Additional Registration Fee Required)

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Janet Chou, MD, Boston Children's Hospital
Helen Su, MD, PhD, NIH

 

8:00am - 9:30am

Plenary Session #3: Cross-Talk: PIDs from the Perspective of Other Specialties

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderators:

Nicholas Rider, DO, Baylor College of Medicine
Alexandra Freeman, MD, NIH

 

Speakers:

Endocrine Issues In Patients With Immunological Diseases        
Maureen Su, MD, UCLA

 

Genetics/Undiagnosed Diseases Program Update    
William Gahl, MD, PhD, National Institutes of Health

 

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: A primary and secondary disease 
Bruce Trapnell, MS, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

 

9:30am - 10:00am

Morning Break

 

10:00am - 11:30am

Plenary Session #4: Cross-Talk: PIDs from the Perspective of Other Specialties II

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderators:

Surjit Singh, MD, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigargh, India
Elena Hsieh, MD, University of Colorado Denver

 

Speakers:

NICER and the opportunities for immunohematology/oncology
Kelly Walkovich, MD, CS Mott’s Children’s Hospital

 

Fecal Microbiome Transplants
Stacy Kahn, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

 

11:30am - 1:30pm

Lunch/Exhibit Hall Open

 

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Lightning Poster Presentations

Moderators:

Troy Torgerson, MD, PhD, University of Washington
Rebecca Marsh, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Poster Session #1

 

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Plenary Session #5: Tales from the Listserv

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderators:

Elie Haddad, MD, PhD, University of Montreal/CHU-Ste. Justine
Mikko Seppänen, MD, PhD, Helsinki University Central Hospital
Eric Allenspach, MD, PhD, University of Washington & Seattle Children's Hospital

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Break

 

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Roundtable Breakout Discussions

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Transplantation:

Andrew Cant, MD, Newcastle General Hospital
Mort Cowan, MD, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

 

Gene Therapy:

Don Kohn, MD, University of California, Los Angeles
Adrian Thrasher, MD, PhD, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

 

Diagnostic Work-Up of PIDs:

Isabelle Meyts, MD, KU Leuven
Megan Cooper, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

 

4:30pm - 5:30pm

CIS Rose/Fahey Lecture

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderator:

Sergio Rosenzweig, MD, PhD, NIH

 

Speaker:

Glycobiology and Immunology
Ajit Varki, MD, University of California, San Diego

 

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Plenary Session: PID Year in Review

.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderators:

Prescott Atkinson, MD, PhD, FAAAAI, University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children's Hospital
Joe Church, MD, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

  Saturday, April 6

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast

 

7:00am - 8:00am

Functional Validation 102 (Additional Registration Fee Required)

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderators:

Sarah Henrickson, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Manish Butte, MD, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

 

8:00am - 9:30am

Plenary Session #7: Therapeutic and Technological Frontiers

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM  

Moderators:

Neil Romberg, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Tandakha Dieye, PhD, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal

 

Speakers:

Therapeutic Advances in Clinical Immunology/PIDs
Bodo Grimbacher, MD, University of Freiburg

 

Lab on a chip to screen for infections in resource-poor areas, digital microfluidics
Aaron Wheeler,  PhD, University of Toronto

 

9:30am - 10:30am

Plenary Session #8: Infections in PIDs

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderator:

Maite de la Morena, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital

 

Speakers:

Unusual Fungal Infections in PIDs
Michail Lionakis, MD, ScD, NIAID

 

Rubella in Chronic Inflammation
Ludmila Perelygina, PhD, CDC

 

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Break

 

11:00am - 11:30am

Plenary Session #9: Presidential Award Lecture

.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM  

Moderator:

Roshini Abraham, PhD, Nationwide Children's Hospital

 

Speaker:

Stuart Tangye, PhD, Garvan Institute

 

11:30am - 1:30pm

Lunch/Exhibit Hall Open

 

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Lightning Poster Presentations

Moderators:

Troy Torgerson, MD, PhD, University of Washington/Seattle Children's Research Institute
Rebecca Marsh, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

 

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Poster Session #2

 

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Plenary Session #10: Biome

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Speaker:

Relevance of the microbiome in HCT, and differences between malignancies and immunological disorders
Marcel R. M. van den Brink, MD, PhD, MSKCC

 

3:00pm - 4:00pm

CIS Business Meeting

 

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Afternoon Break

 

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Richard Schiff Lecture

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderator:

Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles, MD, PhD, Mt. Sinai Medical Center

 

Speaker:

Vaccines in Infectious Diseases
Rafi Ahmed, PhD, Emory University

 

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Closing Reception--Complimentary for all Annual Meeting Attendees

 

6:30pm - 8:30pm

CIS Talent Show to Benefit the CIS Foundation


$20 Admission Fee

  Sunday, April 7

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast

 

8:00am - 10:30am

Plenary Session #11: Hot New Defects in PIDs

2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM 

Moderator:

Monica Lawrence

 


 

Abstracts

 

Abstract Submission Guidelines & Information:

  • All abstracts must be submitted online.
  • Abstracts previously presented or published will not be accepted for presentation.
  • Submissions must be 500 words or less.
  • All accepted abstracts will be printed in the Journal of Clinical Immunology before the Annual Meeting. If there are multiple authors on a submission please ensure that the content of the abstract is acceptable to all for publishing.
  • Accepted abstracts may be programmed into any part of the Annual Meeting, including the pre-conference Education Day.

Types of Submissions

For 2019, CIS will be accepting both abstracts and case studies for the 2019 Education Day and Annual Meeting.
 

Topics

Below is a list of topics that are of interest to the Program Committee for the 2019 Annual Meeting. The list below is not an exhaustive list and abstracts may be submitted on topics not specifically listed.

  • B cell biology
  • Biological mechanisms of PID
  • Hematopoietic cell transplantation and gene therapy
  • Immune dysregulation in PID
  • Immune modulating therapies
  • Immunoglobulin replacement therapy
  • Infections in PIDs
  • Innate immunity
  • NK cell biology
  • Novel genetic etiologies of PIDs
  • Phenotypic and molecular spectrum of Primary Immune Deficiency
  • PID registries
  • T cell biology
  • Other topics related to Immune Deficiency and/or Dysregulation

 

 


Registration

What is included in your registration fee?

  • Name Badge and Printed Program
  • Access to all educational sessions (excluding those with additional registration costs)
  • The following meals will be provided to all attendees, along with breaks throughout the conference:
    • Friday & Saturday: Breakfast and Lunch
    • Saturday: Closing Reception
    • Sunday: Breakfast
  • Access to the Exhibit and Poster Hall throughout the conference
  • Access to the Virtual Meeting after the Annual Meeting concludes
     

Registration Fees

Thymus Symposium

Early Registration
October 1, 2018 - February 1, 2019
Advance Registration
February 2, 2019 - March 8, 2019
Wednesday Thymus Symposium $100 $100

Pre-Conference

Early Registration
October 1, 2018 - February 1, 2019
Advance Registration
February 2, 2019 - March 8, 2019
Pre-Conference Only $250 $300
Pre-Conference w/ Annual Meeting $200 $250

Annual Meeting

Early Registration
October 1, 2018 - February 1, 2019
Advance Registration
February 2, 2019 - March 8, 2019
CIS Regular Member $450 $550
CIS Trainee Member $100 $100
CIS Associate / Allied Health Member $200 $250
Non-Member $650 $750
Non-Member: Trainee $150 $150
Non-Member: Allied Health $300 $400
Industry/Sponsor/Exhibitor $350 $350
Developing Country
(Member or Non-Member)
$200 $250
One Day Registration
(Member or Non-Member)
$250 $300
Dignostic Genomics 101 $15 $15
Functional Validation 102 $15 $15

 

Registration will be available onsite in Atlanta after online registration closes on March 8, 2019. The pricing will remain the same as the Advance Registration.


 

Hotel Information

Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303 USA

 

The 2019 Annual Meeting will take place at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia. Located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, the Marriott Marquis is the ideal location from which to explore Atlanta. The Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca Cola, and Centennial Park are all nearby.  

 

CIS has secured a rate of $185/night (not including taxes fees) for anyone who books under the CIS room block.

 

 


 

Exhibitor Information

Exhibit space is now available for purchase at the 2019 CIS Annual Meeting!

 

The 2019 Annual Meeting is the ideal opportunity to meet hundreds of decision making healthcare professionals in specialties related to research, diagnostic and clinical immunology, and educate them about your products and services.

 

Join us for this exciting and intellectually stimulating meeting that promises to be one of the best conferences on primary immunodeficiencies and immune dysregulatory diseases. Applications can be found in the Exhibitor Prospectus.


Costs:

10’x10’ Booth:  $2,500.00

Additional 10’x10’ Booth:  $1,250.00

Non-Profit Rate: $1,250 per 10’x10’


Deadline:

Exhibitor Applications must be received by
February 22, 2019.

Important Dates

December 10

Abstract Submission Closes

 

February 1

Early Registration Closes

 

February 2

Advance Registration Fees Begin

 

March 8

Online Registration Closes (Onsite registration available)

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