Program IDRC2018-06-20T14:50:44+00:00

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Time Thursday | June 28, 2018
08:30 – 10:00 ZKRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE
(in German)
Talks and Discussions on Current Developments in the Daily Business of the ZKRD and its National Cooperation Partners
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 ZKRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE
(in German)
Talks and Discussions on Current Developments in the Daily Business of the ZKRD and its National Cooperation Partners
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:30 OPENING
SESSION
[N. Kröger]
Welcome
Bavarian Surprise
14:30 – 15:30 Keynote Lecture
Cell Engineering – Friend or Foe of Allogeneic Transplantation
Dirk Busch (Munich, DE)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Sponsored by Ontime
16:00 – 16:30 ETHICAL CHALLENGES

[A. Schmidt &
S. van Walraven]

Are Ethical Principles Global?
Penelope Engel-Hills (Cape Town, ZA)
16:30 – 17:00 Patient Welfare or Donor Safety?
Rudolf Schwabe (Bern, CH)
17:00 – 17:30 The Principle of the Prohibition of Financial Gain
Ritva Halila (Helsinki, FI)
17:30 – 17:45 INTERMEZZO Bavarian Artistics
18:30 – 21:00  18:30 – 21:00
Welcome Reception
at BMW Welt Munich
(included in registration)
Time Friday | June 29, 2018
08:30 – 09:00 CURRENT
PERSPECTIVES
IN DONOR
SELECTION
[H. Schrezenmeier &
B. Shaw]
HLA 20/20: Current Evidence and Where It Ends
Effie Petersdorf (Seattle, US)
09:00 – 09:30 The Role of KIR in Donor Selection
Katharine Hsu (New York, US)
09:30 -10:00 Clinical Pathways for the Selection Donor and Stem Cell Source
Nicolaus Kröger (Hamburg, DE)
10:00 – 10:30 Panel Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break / Poster Session 1
Sponsored by Ontime
11:00 – 11:30 INTERNATIONAL
SEARCH

SYSTEMS
[A. Montague &
H.-P. Eberhard]
Google’s Perspective on Searching
Julio Sincero (Frankfurt, DE)
11:30 – 12:30 The Future of International Search Systems
Carlheinz Müller (Ulm, DE): Introduction
Jeff Szer (Melbourne, AU): The Clinical Perspective
Betina Sørensen (Aarhus, DK): The Registry Perspective
Matt Prestegaard (Minneapolis, US): The Technological Perspective
12:30 – 14:00
Sponsored Lunch Symposium:
Going Beyond HLA Typing:
Exploring Complete Sequences of MHC and KIR Haplotypes
Nezih Cereb, MD
Histogenetics
14:00 – 14:30 LEGAL AND
REGULATORY
ISSUES
[L. Foeken &
D. Attias]
EU Legislation on Tissues and Cells – State of Play
Stefaan Van der Spiegel (Brussels, BE)
14:30 – 15:00 Data Protection out of Control
Steffen Augsberg (Gießen, DE)
15:00 – 15:30 Digitalisation in Medicine – Big Data or Big Brother?
Frank Kargl (Ulm, DE)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break / Poster Session 2
16:00 – 17:00 SHIRLEY NOLAN
LECTURE
[A. Madrigal]
Shirley Nolan’s Dream 45 Years Later
Carolyn Hurley (Rockville, US)
 18:30 – 24:00 18:30 – 24:00
Conference Dinner
at Augustiner Keller
(only with purchased ticket)
Time Saturday | June 30, 2018
09:00 – 09:30 CURRENT
HOT
TOPICS
[N. Sacchi &
M. Oudshorn]
What Do You Expect from a Registry? Minimum Criteria for Our Partners
Dena Mercer (Ottawa, CA)
09:30 – 10:30 Best Abstracts
Suzanna van Walraven (Amsterdam, NL):
NOTIFY Library – Sharing the Lessons Learned from Living Donor Reactions
Molly McCormick (Minneapolis, US): Keeping Unrelated Donors in the Race – Determining How Time to Transplant for Urgent Patients Impacts Therapy Selection and What Registries Can Do to Remain Competitive with Alternate Therapies
Ying Li (Bristol, GB): Innovative Management of Repeat Cytomegalovirus Testing of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donors
Thilo Mengling (Cologne, DE): An Ethical Challenge – Informing and Counselling Donors about Genetic Findings
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
Sponsored by Ontime
11:00 – 11:30 TOWARDS INTEGRATION
AND STANDARDIZATION
[J. Mytilineos &
M. Maiers]
New Concepts in Race and Ancestry Self-Identification for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donors
Jill Hollenbach (San Francisco, US)
11:30 – 12:00 Should We Move Towards Full Gene Sequencing?
Neema Mayor (London, GB): Yes
Carolyn Hurley (Rockville, US): No
12:00 – 12:30 Donor Typing Profile in the NGS Era
Alexander Schmidt (Tübingen, DE)
12:30 – 13:45
Sponsored Lunch Symposium:
HLA, It’s Not That Complicated (or Is It?)
Ruth Koester, PhD
LabCorp
13:45 – 14:15 RESEARCH OF
TODAY – ROUTINE
OF TOMORROW
[J. Szer &
S. Marsh]
Cordblood – Quo Vadis 2025
Jaap Jan Boelens (Utrecht, NL)
14:15 – 14:45 The Role of Donor Registries in Ensuring iPS Therapies are Universally Applicable
David Turner (Edinburgh, GB)
14:45 – 15:15 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Whole Genome Sequencing in Diagnostics and Research
Christoph Schickhardt (Heidelberg, DE)
15:15 – 15:30 CLOSING SESSION Final Remarks / IDRC 2020 Preview

Please note, that the preliminary program is subject to change.