Scientific Track

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday 17 May
Effectenbeurszaal/Graanbeurszaal

 

18:00 - 18:20 Julia Bodmer Awardeen 
Chair person: Luca Vago
18:20 - 18:30 HLA Award
Chair person: Steven Marsh
18:30 - 19:00 Ceppellini Lecture
Chair person: Ann-Margaret Little

Closing Ceremony

Chairpersons: Sebastiaan Heidt, Eric Spierings, Ann-Margaret Little
Friday 20 May, 13:00-14:30
Effectenbeurszaal/Graanbeurszaal

13:00 - 13:45 Neuromagic
Victor Mids, illusionist and medical doctor
13:45 - 14:00 Jon van Rood Award and Best Abstracts Awards
Committee chair: Steven Marsh
14:00 - 14:15 Best Poster Awards
Committee chair: Kirsten Geneugelijk

 

Plenary Session: Tolerance in Solid Organ Transplantation

Chairpersons: Frans Claas, Nils Lachmann
Wednesday 18 May, 08:30 - 10:00
Effectenbeurszaal/Graanbeurszaal

08:30 - 09:00 Microbiota and Immunoregulation: a focus on regulatory B Lymphocytes and transplantation
Sophie Brouard
09:00 - 09:30 Regulatory macrophages in solid organ transplantation
James Hutchinson
09:30 - 10:00 The Two study: reducing immunosuppression in renal transplant recipients with the use of Tregs
Fadi Issa

Plenary Session: Big Data - Systems Biology

Chairpersons: Frans Claas, Elissaveta Naumova
Wednesday 18 May, 16:00 - 17:30
Effectenbeurszaal/Graanbeurszaal

16:00 - 16:30 Cell atlas methods to study tissue-resident immunity
Menna Clatworthy
16:30 - 17:00 Human immunology through the lens of evolutionary genetics
Lluis Quintana-Murci
17:00 - 17:30 Computational approaches and air-liquid interface organoids to study immune-mediated human disorders
Vincent van Unen

  

Plenary Session: Tolerance Through Gene Therapy

Chairpersons: Mats Bengtsson, Tony Slavcev
Thursday 19 May, 08:30 - 10:00
Effectenbeurszaal/Graanbeurszaal

08:30 - 09:00 Innovative strategies for kidney bioengineering
Ton Rabelink
09:00 - 09:30 Engineering of cells and organs to evade immune detection
Rainer Blasczyk
09:30 - 10:00 HLA-specific CAR Tregs in organ transplantation - from bench tot bedside
Megan Levings

 

Plenary Session: Future Perspectives in Stem Cell Transplantation

Chairpersons: Adriaan van Beek, Luca Vago
Thursday 19 May, 16:00 - 17:30
Effectenbeurszaal/Graanbeurszaal

16:00 - 16:30 Cell and tissue-specific cellular and molecular mechanisms that influence tolerance vs anti-tumor immunity upon stem cell transplanation    
Ronjon Chakraverty
16:30 - 17:00 HLA-DQA/DQB permissiveness in stem cell transplantation
Effie Petersdorf
17:00 - 17:30 gd-T cells and future perspectives of stem cell transplantation
Jürgen Kuball

Plenary Session: State of the Art: COVID-19

Chairpersons: Joannis Mytilineos, John Trowsdale
Friday 20 May, 10:00 - 11:30
Effectenbeurszaal

10:00 - 10:30 How the Sars-Cov2 pandemic unfolded
Marc Bonten
10:30 - 11:00 Immunogenetics and COVID-19        
Jill Hollenbach
11:00 - 11:30 Sars-Cov2 peptide presentation and immune response
Juliane Walz

Special Joint Session EBMT and EFI

Chairpersons: Katharina Fleischauer, Harry Dolstra
Wednesday 18 May, 10:30 - 12:00
Effectenbeurszaal

10:30 - 11:00 Integrated HLA-DPB1 permissiveness models in stem-cell transplantation
Katharina Fleischhauer
11:00 - 11:30 CAR-T cell therapy: allogeneic versus autologous
Benjamin Reuben
11:30 - 12:00 Allogeneic (CAR)NK-cell adoptive transfer
Harry Dolstra

Special Session: Equality, Diversity and Inclusiveness

Chairperson: Ann-Margaret Little
Wednesday 18 May, 14:00 - 15:30
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14:00 - 14:30 Diversity in Science
Antoinette Maassen van den Brink
14:30 - 15:00 Diversity in Transplantation
Alicia Venter
15:00 - 15:30 The European Federation of Immunogenetics adn Diversity
Gisela van der Velden

Meet the Expert Session
(upon registration)

Wednesday 18 May, 14:00 - 15:30
Berlagezaal

14:00 - 15:30 Meet the Experts
Confirmed Experts: Sir Walter Bodmer, Sjaak Neefjes, Steven Marsh
Berlagezaal

Special Session Acceptable and Unacceptable Antigens in Solid Organ Transplantation

Chairpersons: Bouke Hepkema, Jean Villard
Thursday 19 May, 10:30 - 12:00
Effectenbeurszaal

10:30 - 11:00 Solid phase assays to determine HLA antibodies: pros and cons
Stefan Schaub
11:00 - 11:30 Utility of the virtual crossmatch in kidney transplantation
David Turner
11:30 - 12:00 Modes of identifying acceptable vs non-acceptable mismatches in kidney transplantation
Nils Lachmann

Special Session: Reports From the 18th IHIWS

Chairpersons: Sebastiaan Heidt, Eric Spierings
Friday 20 May, 12:00-13:00
Effectenbeurszaal

 

Wednesday 18 May 

10:30 - 12:00 Abstract Session: Solid Organ Transplantation 1 (O9-O16)
Chairpersons: Gottfried Fischer
Veilingzaal
10:30 - 12:00 Abstract Session: NK Cells & reproductive Immunology (O17-O24)
Chairpersons: Lotte Wieten, John Trowsdale
Administratiezaal
14:00 - 15:30 Abstract Session: Immunotherapy, Gene Therapy and New Technologies (O25-O32)
Chairpersons: Rainer Blasczyk, Neema Mayor
Graanbeurszaal
14:00 - 15:30 Abstract Session: Bioinformatics (O33-O40)
Chairpersons: Nicolas Vince, Martin Maiers
Veilingzaal

Thursday 19 May 

10:30 - 12:00 Abstract Session: Stem Cell Transplantation (O41-O48)
Chairpersons: Laura Bungener, Marco Andreani
Veilingzaal
11:00 - 11:30 Abstract Session: MHC and Anthropology (O49-O56)
Chairpersons: Natasja de Groot, Jose Manuel De Abreu Nunes
Administratiezaal
14:00 - 15:30 Abstract Session: Solid Organ Transplantation 2 (O57-O72)
Chairpersons: Wendy Swelsen, David Turner
Graanbeurszaal
14:00 - 15:30 Abstract Session: Abstract Session: SARS-Cov-2 and Miscellaneous
Chairpersons: Ilias Doxiadis, Jill Hollenbach
Veilingzaal

Friday 20 May

08:30 - 10:00 Best Abstract Session (O1-O8)
Chairpersons: Luca Vago, Sebastiaan Heidt, Eric Spierings
Effectenbeurszaal

 

Moderated Wine and Cheese Poster Session

Chairperson: Kirsten Geneugelijk
Wednesday 18 May, 17:30 - 20:00
Graanbeurszaal

P1 – P50 Solid Organ Transplantation
P51 – P54 Reproductive Immunology
P55 – P58 Immunotherapy and Gene Therapy
P59 – P79 New Technologies
P80 – P89 Bioinformatics
P90 – P115 Stem Cell Transplantation
P116 – P127 NK Cells and KIR
P128 – P160 MHC, Evolution, Anthropology, Population Genetics
P161 – P184 SARS-CoV-2
P185 – P219 Miscellaneous