Preliminary Meeting Agenda


The following is the tentative agenda for the 34th Annual Meeting of the Histiocyte Society. Check back for updates as they are available. You can also view this year's Guest Speakers and the Important Dates and Deadlines to be aware of for this year's meeting.

Guest SpeakersImportant Dates and DeadlinesPoster Guidelines

 

Pre-Meeting Activities and Sessions

Attendance at pre-meetings is open to members of the Histiocyte Society that have registered in advance

Executive Board and Steering Committee Meetings (Closed Sessions)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
0800 - 1330     Executive Board Meeting*
1030 - 1130     Coffee Break
1530 - 1600     Coffee Break
1600 - 1700     Rare Histiocytic Disorders Steering Committee Meeting*
1700 - 1800     LCH Steering Committee Meeting*

Pre-Meetings and Education Sessions - Advanced Registration Required

Sunday, October 21, 2018
0800 - 1700     Meeting Registration and Check-In
0800 - 0900     LCH-IV Study Management Group Session (Closed)*
0900 - 1130     LCH Disease Discussion Session*
0900 - 1130     HLH Education Session+
1030 - 1100     Coffee Break
1200 - 1430     LCH Education Session+
1230 - 1330     Lunch
1230 - 1330     Histiocytosis Association MSAC Committee Meeting*
1300 - 1830     Poster Presentation Setup
1330 - 1430     Rare Histiocytic Disorders Committee Session*
1400 - 1600     HLH Steering Committee Meeting*
1500 - 1730     Rare Histiocytoses Education Session+
1600 - 1630     Coffee Break
1600 - 1800     HLH Disease and MAS Discussion Session*

1830 - 2030     Welcome Reception+

 

General Meeting Sessions

Monday, October 22, 2018
0800 - 1700     Meeting Registration and Check-In
0800 - 1200     Poster Presentation Setup
0800 - 0900     Education Committee Meeting* / Scientific Committee Meeting*
0800 - 0900     AME Histio Working Group Meeting*
0900 - 0915     Opening Ceremonies
0915 - 1000     Guest Speaker Presentation: “Biology of CNS-LCH”
1000 - 1030     Coffee Break
1030 - 1230     Symposium: Mechanism and targeted therapies of CNS histiocytosis
1230 - 1330     Lunch (Meet the Expert LCH Session+; Meet the Expert HLH+; New/Young Investigators Luncheon+)
1330 - 1515     Scientific Session I: Oral Presentations
1515 - 1545     Coffee Break
1545 - 1715     Scientific Session II: Presidential Symposium
1715 - 1915     Poster Presentation Session

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
0800 - 1300     Meeting Registration and Check-In
0830 - 0915     Jon Pritchard Lecture on the Nikolas Symposium: Epigenetics and myeloid differentiation
0915 - 1000     Special Joint Histiocyte Society and ESID lecture
1000 - 1030     Coffee Break
1030 - 1230     HLH Symposium: Targeting the future of HLH Therapy
1230 - 1330     Lunch (Meet the Expert Rare Histiocytic Disorders Session+)
1400 - 1530     Scientific Session III: Oral Presentations
1530 - 1630     Presentation of late-breaking Abstracts
1630 - 1730     General Assembly Business Meeting*
1730 - 1800     Executive Board Meeting / Education Committee Meeting / Scientific Committee Meeting
1930 - 0100     Histiocyte Society Annual Banquet / Closing Ceremonies: Awarding of Scientific Prizes

*Indicates closed session
+Indicates that advance registration was required

Agenda is subject to change without notice. 

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