Industry-Supported Symposia

Symposium Days:

 

Thursday, September 13


Time: 12:00-13:30
Room: East Meeting Room 1-3
Luncheon Symposium supported by Bioverativ, a Sanofi Company
Navigating the Complement Cascade: The Current and Future Landscape of Cold Agglutinin Disease (CAD)

  • Understanding the complement cascade as it relates to hemolytic anemia in cold agglutinin disease – Dr. Graham Parry
  • Targeting complement in the treatment of cold agglutinin disease – Dr. Ilene Weitz

Time: 12:00-13:30
Room: East Meeting Room 18
Luncheon Symposium supported by Takeda
How Well Are We Managing CV Risk in Multiple Myeloma Patients?
Chair: Dr. Margot Davis

  • Current Challenges in Managing Multiple Myeloma Patients with CV Risk – Dr. Margot Davis
  • International Perspective on Cardiovascular Safety and Multiple Myeloma – Dr. R. Frank Cornell
  • Best Practices for Patient Management: A Case-based Perspective – Dr. Kevin Song
  • Cardio-hematology Partnership: How to Leverage Best Practices – Panel

Friday, September 14


Time: 7:00-8:30
Room: East Meeting Room 19
Breakfast Symposium supported by Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Induction in AML: New options for HSCT-eligible AML patients
Chair: Dr. Donna Hogge

  • Novel Cytotoxic and Hypomethylating Agent Strategies in Elderly and High-Risk AML Patients – Dr. Donna Hogge
  • Targeted Approaches to AML Treatment – Dr. Andre Schuh

Time: 12:00-13:30
Room: East Meeting Room 19
Luncheon Symposium supported by Janssen
Personalizing Patient Care: The Role of Genetic Testing for Patients with CLL
Objectives:

  • Understand the types of genetic tests available for CLL
  • Recognize the role a patient’s genetics can play in CLL disease progression
  • Apply the results of genetic testing to inform on CLL treatment decisions

Speakers:

  • Dr. Paolo Ghia
  • Dr. Cynthia Toze

To register, please click here.


Time: 12:00-13:30
Room: East Meeting Room 18
Luncheon Symposium supported by Amgen Canada
Navigating the seas: choosing the best treatment options at first relapse in multiple myeloma
Objectives:

  • Explore factors affecting treatment choice at first relapse in multiple myeloma
  • Evaluate the impact of treatment choice on future management of patients with multiple myeloma

Speakers:

  • Dr. Kevin Song
  • Dr. Suzanne Trudel

To register, please click here.

Saturday, September 15


Time: 7:00-8:30
Room: East Meeting Room 1-3
Breakfast Symposium supported by Novartis Oncology
Breaking News: Hot Topics in Hematology Symposium
Hematology News Host: Dr. Harold J. Olney

  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) – Dr. Lynda Foltz
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) – Dr. Pierre Laneuville
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) – Dr. Stephan Grupp
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) – Dr. Mark Levis

Time: 7:00-8:30
Room: East Meeting Room 18
Breakfast Symposium supported by Celgene
Transforming Multiple Myeloma Care: Optimizing Disease Management Today and How CAR T is Shaping the Future
Chair: Dr. Darrell White

  • How MM Has Transformed into a Chronic Disease: Clinicians’ Perspective – Dr. Darrell White
  • First Choice Options Today in TI ndMM and Impact on Second Choice Considerations – Dr. Julie Stakiw
  • Future Transformations in MM with CAR T: Information for the non-Trialist Clinician – Dr. Yi Lin

Time: 12:00-13:30
Room: East Meeting Room 19
Luncheon Symposium supported by Janssen
Current Understanding of Myeloma Biology and the Impact of Novel Agents
Objectives:

  • Discuss the biology of myeloma disease progression
  • Understand the mechanisms of action of multiple myeloma therapies
  • Consider the roles of cellular and immune-based therapies when treating patients with multiple myeloma

Speakers:

  • Dr. Nizar Bahlis
  • Dr. Kevin Song

To register, please click here.


Time: 12:00-13:30
Room: East Meeting Room 1-3
Luncheon Symposium supported by Alexion
The Destructive Power of Hemolysis
Chair: Dr. Loree Larratt

  • Overview of hemolytic anemia differential challenges – Dr. Loree Larratt
  • Unusual Hemolytic Anemia Cases – Dr. Austin Kulasekararaj
  • Unusual Hemolytic Anemia Cases – Dr. Alexander Röth