EBMT NEWSLETTER | March 2016 | Volume 51 - Issue 2

Important dates
General information
10th Patient, Family and Donor Day
1st Pharmacist Day
EBMT booth
Working Parties Business Meetings
General Assembly Meeting
EBMT and Social Media
Lunch controversies 
Networking events

General information

3 – 6 April 2016
Feria Valencia – Convention & Exhibition Centre - Avinguda de les Fires, 1 - 46035 València, Spain
Online programme
Up to now, 4,272 delegates have registered. They will have the opportunity to attend the 25 sponsored sessions, 12 educational sessions, 10 workshops, 11 working party sessions and visit the 41 sponsored booths.
1,114 high quality abstracts have been received. Thank you to the team of reviewers who dedicated their precious time to participate in the review process.

10th Patient, Family and Donor Day 

Saturday 2 April from 09.30 to 18.00
Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe de Valencia - Avinguda de Fernando Abril Martorell, 106, 46026 Valencia
  Full programme

1st Pharmacist Day

 Tuesday 5 April
This day-long session is a unique initiative in Europe. Key leaders in the field will highlight the challenges faced by pharmacists involved in Stem Cell Transplantation and haematology in general.
This original cutting-edge programme will include sessions that will tackle:
  • How can Clinical Oncology Pharmacists participate in Stem Cell Transplantation?
  • Drug dosing and monitoring
  • The pharmacists’ perspective in SCT
  • Side effects of novel therapies
  • What a pharmacist should know about?
  • Some practical issues

EBMT booth

Please come to visit the EBMT booth number 404 located in Level 1 Pavilion 5.
You will be able to view the EBMT Posters.

Working Parties Business Meetings

Monday 4 April Room Time
Acute Leukemia (ALWP) Room B1 (Level 1, Pav 5) 07:00 – 09:00
Chronic Malignancies (CMWP) Business Meeting I (PCD and CLL)  Room B3 (Level 1, Pav 5) 07:00 – 09:00
Complications and Quality of Life (CQWP)  Room 4F 07:00 – 08:45
Inborn Errors (IEWP) Room B2 (Level 1, Pav 5) 07:00 – 09:00
Infectious Diseases (IDWP) Room 3C 07:00 – 09:00
Lymphoma (LWP) Indolent SC Room 2A 07:00 – 07:50
Paediatric Diseases (PDWP) Room 3G 07:00 – 08:00
Severe Aplastic Anaemia (SAAWP) Room 2E 13:45 – 16:45
Autoimmune Diseases (ADWP) Room 2F 15:45 – 17:15
Solid Tumour (STWP) Room 4C 15:45 – 17:15
Tuesday 5 April Room Time
Cellular Therapy & Immunobiology (CTIWP)  Room 3G 07:00 – 09:00
Chronic Malignancies (CMWP) Business Meeting II (MDS and MPN) Room 3F 07:00 – 09:00
Lymphoma (LWP) Open Research Forum Room 4F 07:00 – 08:50 

General Assembly Meeting

Tuesday 5 April 2016 from 17.30 to 18.15 in Room B5

Agenda: update on the EBMT’s main activities and the announcement of the 2016 election results.

EBMT and Social Media

Follow us on Twitter using the hashtag #EBMT16

You might be interested in participating in the session on Social Media on Monday 4 April 9.00-10.30 in Room 3F

  1. Social media in Haematology / oncology: Mike Thompson 
  2. All you need to know about Twitter: Navneet Majhail 
  3. From leukaemia to Olympics gold medal: how I share my story on social media: Maarten v.d. Weijden 
  4. Discussion with the audience

Lunch controversies 

Monday 04 April 2016 | 12:45 - 13:45 | B6
Novel therapies for ALL – Supported by Jazz
Tuesday 05 April 2016 | 12:45 - 13:45 | B4
Frontline autologous SCT for multiple myeloma – Supported by Celgene

Networking events

Tuesday 5 April

Pack your walking shoes
for the
EBMT Walk for Life | 19:15  
The Walk for Life begins in the heart of old Valencia (Carrer Menéndez Pidal, 15) and takes you through many charming pathways where once a river flowed through the city. Join us at the Walk for Life and show your support for a raised awareness and community spirit with the EBMT! 

Concert | 20:00 at the Museo del Carmen
Congress Networking Opportunity | 21:00 at the Museo del Carmen, following the concert
Tickets required to attend can be purchased on the Registration Webpage
Tickets will only be sold to registered delegates – limited places so please book early!

*If you have already registered for the Congress, you can still register for the Networking Events by logging into your account and returning to your registration application
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