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7 Oct 2020 1:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

ALLG October Virtual Scientific Meeting

12 - 16 October 2020

This is a fully packed five-day event for the Haematology Community – NOT your traditional ‘ALLG clinical trials’ meeting.

The sessions are diverse with updates in the following streams:  Clinical Practice, How to Treat, Improving Practice and Process in research flow, Educational, Training, Research and Technology updates.

Speakers are local key leaders, International clinicians, and medical and scientific leaders from industry.

The SAC are leading x8 disease specific plenary sessions -  by Peter Mollee, Jake Shortt, Nada Hamad, Eliza Hawkes, Tara Cochrane, David Ross, David Yeung, Zoe McQuilten, Stephen Mulligan and Andrew Wei.

If you are involved in the trial program the Working Party Leaders are conducting smaller research discussion meetings – check your meeting rosters!

In addition, sessions the membership has indicated they would like to hear more about

  1. Rural/Regional/Teletrials update – Kate Burbury, Jock Simpson and Georgina Hodges.
  2. A NEW classical haematology session lead by Jeff Szer in which we will explore new ideas for research in this space
  3. A COVID Vaccine session as the Thursday evening event. We have been fortunate to have some leading Australians agree to present; Zoe McQuilten, Damian Purcell and Paul Young.

The associate member event is a half day educational session with key members speaking and will be very high-quality education. Andrew Spencer, IngSoo Tiong, Chun Fong, and Naranie Shanmuganathan.

The half day  clinical trial operations update for associate members will be an update on key clinical trial processes.

Next week's sessions includes:

  1. What’s New in Haematology.  Jake Shortt leads a team of x8 members presentations.
  2. Blood Cancer Forum – Partnerships presentations from Andrew Roberts and community Foundations. Great way for members to keep up with the Foundations that support patients services, and hear about Foundation grant programs for 2021.
  3. Welcome new members and congratulations to our 10, 20, 30-year members by Rob Weinkove, an entertaining presentation to create good member vibes!

HSANZ have a half day Education day on Tuesday 13 October, with the delivery of the Baikie Symposium and the Pitney Fellow address led by HSANZ President Leanne Berkahn and Vice President Steven Lane

HSANZ has conducted a process to call for abstracts and successful abstracts will be presented.

Support your colleagues and come along to this important event. This is a big deal in the professional haematologist's career, so join-in and cheer them on!

Our opening session Monday 8am – 10am features Peter Mollee, Jake Shortt and Tracey Gerber.

We have Katie Allen MP as a guest speaker and we also have John Seymour and Carrie Hillyard presenting as the National Blood Cancer Taskforce Co-Chairs.

International speakers!

This program includes a broad range of expert international presenters from all over the world. Some have provided recorded presentations but many are attending live …don’t’ miss this opportunity for engagement!

Welcome to the Australia & New Zealand haematology community – Ajai Chari, Peter Borchmann, Gordon Cook, David Kurtz, and Konstanz Dohner

To register now – please contact Lucy Chesterton 

 Click here for the program


Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
145 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 02 8097 8114


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