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Workshops and events

October 2013

17th -19th October

North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Please visit the website for further details.

November 2013

17th -19th November

5th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference, Dubai, UAE
The theme of this meeting is 'Genomics into Healthcare'. It will be held jointly with the 2013 Golden Helix Symposium, an international series of scientific symposia in the field of personalized medicine, organized annually by the Golden Helix Institute of Biomedical Research. Details of the speakers and the program for the conference can be found at the conference website.

December 2013

7th  - 10th December
ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, USA
This meeting is an invaluable educational experience for all attendees and provides:

  • Opportunities to grow professionally by learning about the latest clinical updates in research, therapies, and practice strategies through Education and Scientific Programs
  • Networking events that will allow you to connect with more than 20,000 colleagues from around the globe to learn and share your ideas
  • A chance to review thousands of select scientific abstracts that are presented each year

For details of The American Society of Hematology (ASH)'s 55th Annual Meeting and registration (opens July 2013), please visit the ASH website.

February 2014

26th - 28th February 
European Association For Haemophilia And Allied Disorders 7th Annual Congress,  Brussels, Belgium
The EAHAD 7th Annual Congress 2014 (EAHAD 2014) will be held in Square Brussels Meeting Centre. The objectives of the congress are objectives are to foster scientific advancement in the field relating to inherited and acquired bleeding disorders in Europe, to encourage research and to provide a wide forum for discussion. Early registration closes on 4th December 2013; for more information visit the website.

March 2014

5th - 8th March 
RE(ACT), Basel, Switzerland
The 2nd international congress on research of rare and orphan diseases is to be held at the Gehry building on the Novartis Campus in Basel, Switzerland, from 5th to 8th March 2014.The following topics will be discussed:

  • Stem cell and cell therapy approaches
  • Mapping diseases and genome instability
  • Pathophysiology and diagnostics
  • Bringing treatments to the clinic
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Research and patients

The deadline for submission of abstract is 20th December 2013 and more information about the conference can be found here.

30th March - 2nd April
European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 40th Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy
EBMT has grown considerably in the last few years, and we have just celebrated in London the millionth transplant. The conference will also look forward to the challenges facing us in the near future such as new genome technologies, integration of targeted therapies into transplant strategy, the emerging role of cell therapies and the choice of donor. Visit the conference website for more information.

April 2014

28th - 30th April
British Society For Haematology 54th Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, Birmingham, UK
As BSH president Graham Jackson says, often it is not the data but how these are interpreted that matters when treating patients. He hopes this meeting will be stimulating, challenging and full of friendly debate and discussion. For more information, visit the website.

May 2014

21st - 23rd May
Meeting of the European Group for Bone and Marrow Transplantation (Pediatrics), Jerusalem, Israel
The joint meeting of the EBMT Pedatric Diseases WP and the EBMT Pediatric Nurses will focus on the rapidly evolving field of pediatric hemapoetic stem cell transplant and the latest research will be discussed. The scientific program will soon be available from the main conference website.

June 2014

11th - 14th June
37th European Cystic Fibrosis Society Annual Meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden
The deadline for submitting abstracts is 17th January 2014 and for early registration 20th March. The meeting will comprise of conference symposia and workshops related to all aspects of scientific and medical research in the field of cystic fibrosis. More information available on the website.

26th  - 29th June
13th International Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology, Bruges, Belgium
This congress offers a unique opportunity for state-of-the-art reviews of advances in this field, debates on controversial issues, unique clinical sessions and cutting edge clinical science. To register and for more information, visit the conference website.

September 2014

4th - 7th September
International Soceity of Hematology 35th World Congress 2014, Bejing, China
There are no further details available for this conference. Keep checking the website for more information.

11th  - 13th September
3rd World Congress on Controversies in Hematology (COHEM), Istanbul, Turkey
The 3rd COHEM Congress will share up-to-date information and provide a unique opportunity for world class leaders in the field to debate vital and contentious issues in Hematology. This thought-provoking academic dialogue will address the most challenging current clinical and technological questions. To register and for more information, please visit the website


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