GAM 2020

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME 2020 

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This edition of the GAM, will feature scientific sessions of: 


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION CLOSED

Deadline extended to Monday 23 December 2019, 23:00hrs. CET

REGISTRATION

Registration is open CLICK HERE 

Deadline early bird fee 20 December 2019

PLEASE NOTE

Only approved 2019 BHS members are entitled to register for the GAM at the discounted member registration fee. Payment of your 2019 membership fee should be settled before December 31st, 2019!


HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Please kindly note that the organizing committee does not provide nor cover the cost of hotel accommodation. Therefore, you are welcome to arrange the accommodation yourself. 

CLICK HERE to book a hotel room in Dolce La Hulpe.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Friday 14 February 2020
08.45
Welcome & introduction
Ann Janssens, BHS President
09.00
2020 Modern radiotherapy for hematological malignancies
Tom Boterberg, UZ Gent 
09.30

Survivorship Children & AYA’s to adults

Maëlle Deville & Xavier Poiré, UC Louvain

10.00

Coffee break

10.30

How to assess MRD in hematological malignancies?

Marleen Bakkus, UZ Brussel

11.00
Can MRD results affect treatment decisions and outcome in CLL?
Arnon Kater, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
11.30-12.00
Sponsored Satellite 1 - sponsored by Amgen


How to preserve Bone & Heart in patients with hematological malignancies

11.30

Preserving & restoring bone

Prof. dr. Evangelos Terpos (Greece)


12.30

Optimizing cardiovascular health

Dr. Christopher Plummer (UK)


12.30

Lunch & commented poster walk

14.00

Oral abstracts

15.30

Recent advances in haplo-identical transplantation

Christoph Schmid, Augsburg, Germany 

16.00

Coffee break

16.30

Pierre Stryckmans Lecture

Follicular Lymphoma: Is the puzzle laid?

Gilles Salles, Lyon, France

17.30

Session on Ethics and Economy:

Cancer statistics: more than incidence and prevalence!

Liesbeth Van Eycken, Stichting Kankerregister-Fondation

Registre du Cancer-Stiftung Krebsregister

18.30

Best oral and poster awards

19.00

Reception

20.00

Dinner


Saturday 15 February 2020
09.00-10.00

Sponsored Satellite 2 - sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme

09.00

New Paradigm for the management of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Marie Scully (UK)

10.00

Highlights on T-cell lymphoma’s

Non-cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: a diagnostic challenge

Laurence Leval, Lausanne, Switzerland

10.30
Non-cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma: a therapeutic challenge

Ghandi Damaj, Caen, France

11.00

Coffee break

11.30-12.30
Sponsored Satellite 3 - sponsored by Celgene

11.30

IMiD + PI: Love actually

Prof. Richardson


12.00

R²: Ready to Rumble

Marc André (CHU UCL Namur)


12.30

PACE & Safyhr award

13.00
Closure & Sandwich lunch


PROGRAMME LABORATORY PARALLEL SESSIONS

Friday 14 February 2020



MolecularDiagnostics.be

9.00


Clinical value of somatic NGS variants: towards harmonization of their classification

Guy Froyen, Jessa Ziekenhuis, Hasselt

9.30

FLT3 mutation detection: new challenges for an old test

Marie Le Mercier, UZ Antwerpen



Belgian Society for Advancement of Cytometry (BSAC)

11.30

Leukemic Stem cells in AML
Barbara Depreter

12.00

The use of CAR-T cells in multiple myeloma
Sébastien Anguille



Saturday 15 February 2020

Belgian Society on thrombosis and haemostasis (BSTH)


11.30

Overview on the use of D-dimer in 2020

François Mullier (UCL)

12.00

Update on VWD diagnostics

Marie-Berthe Maes (UZA)