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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 

Scientific Program

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Timetable

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

14:00 Desk Opens
15:00-16:30 Autoantibody testing by the numbers:  practical approaches to interpreting results - Symposium Sponsored by Bio-Rad
16:30-18:30

Plenary Session 1: Novel aspect of therapeutics of autoimmune diseases

18:30-19:15 Opening Session & Keynote Lecture: Infections and autoimmunity: Can we harness nature? - Yehuda Shoenfeld, Israel
19:15-20:30 Welcome Reception

 

Thursday, November 21, 2013

08:30-10:00

Parallel Session 1: Epidemiology and clinical presentation of autoimmune diseases

Parallel Session 2:Cutting edge in therapy of autoimmune disease

10:00-10:30
Coffee Break, Poster Viewing, Visit Exhibition
10:30-12:30

Plenary Session 2: The environment and autoimmunity

 
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break, Poster Viewing, Visit Exhibition
13:00-14:30 The future of therapeutic approaches to autoimmune diseases - Symposium Sponsored by Pfizer Japan
14:30-16:00

Parallel Session 3: Cutting edge in SLE

Parallel Session 4: Pathological avenues in autoimmunity

16:00-16:30
Coffee Break, Poster Viewing, Visit Exhibition
16:30-18:30 Free Communications 1: Pearls in SLE, APS and RA research Free Communications 2: Pathogenetic and immunoregulatory mechanisms in autoimmunity
18:30-20:00

Optimizing RA therapy: biological and clinical perspectives - Symposium Sponsored by UCB

 

Friday, November 22, 2013

08:30-10:00

Parallel Session 5: Biosimilars and related therapies

Parallel Session 6: Autoantigens and autoantibodies in autoimmune diseases

10:00-10:30
Coffee Break, Poster Viewing, Visit Exhibition
10:30-12:30

Plenary Session 3: Genetics and Immunogenetics of autoimmune diseases

 
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break, Poster Viewing, Visit Exhibition
13:00-14:30 The new era of advanced therapy in RA management - Symposium Sponsored by Pfizer Hong Kong
14:30-16:00

Parallel Session 7: Challenges in SLE

Parallel Session 8: Regulation and immunomodulation of autoimmune diseases

16:00-16:30
Coffee Break, Poster Viewing, Visit Exhibition
16:30-18:00

Parallel Session 9: Organ-specific autoimmune diseases

Parallel Session 10: Ankylosing Spondylitis and Immunoregulation