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IPHOUM 2012. 13th International Update Meeting Paediatric, Haematology & Oncology
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ. UK T: + 44 (0) 131 225 7324 F: + 44 (0) 131 220 3939
Edinburgh, United Kingdon
http://www.iphoum.com/programme.asp
The programme consistently provides a valuable and top-quality update on Paediatric Haematology and Oncology; 2012 will be no exception. We are delighted to have secured 20 international experts to share their work and experience with us. The ample discussion time within the programme is always popular and enables the audience to pose their questions to the experts.

As well as the invited presentations, we are again calling for submissions for poster presentation via our Call for Abstracts. We urge all colleagues to consider profiling their material at this Conference; the posters get good exposure because of their prominent location in our break-time areas.

The feedback we get from this Conference is always positive. Delegates enjoy the size of the meeting, its cosy feel and interactive programme. We aim to provide two packed days of education, along with the opportunity to network and socialise, and this formula has proved to be highly successful over the years.

We have opened Registration in plenty of time in 2011 in order to give our Conference Series the best possible chance of continued success in these challenging times. If you book early, you will save money and since our Update Meeting only takes place every two years, it is important that you book your study leave in plenty of time so that you don’t miss the 2012 Update Meeting.

We very much look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh in Spring 2012.
CPD accreditation has been applied for via the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. A total of 12 credits is usually available via this Meeting.
Additionally, European accreditation has been applied for via the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe.
The total credits from both applications will be confirmed on the Conference Certificates of Attendance.

http://www.iphoum.com/programme.asp

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, May 3, 2012
08:00:00 Registration and Coffee
09:50:00 Welcome and Opening of the Conference
09:55:00 Introduction to the Meeting Angela Thomas
10:00:00 SESSION 1 | UPDATE IN HAEMATOLOGY
10:05:00 Lecture 1 | Leukaemia: ALL Nick Goulden
10:30:00 Lecture 2 | Leukaemia: AML Brenda Gibson
11:00:00 Lecture 3 | Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Josu de la Fuente
11:20:00 Lecture 4 | HLH and Aplastic Anaemia Mary Morgan
11:40:00 Lecture 5 | Haematological emergencies Sally Kinsey
12:00:00 Discussion
12:15:00 Lunch/Exhibition/Poster Viewing
13:25:00 SESSION 2 | TUMOURS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
13:30:00 Lecture 6 | Surgery: Craniopharyngioma management: the whole picture Chris Chandler
13:50:00 Lecture 7 | Radiotherapy Mark Gaze
14:10:00 Lecture 8 | But what about the blood brain barrier? Chemotherapy for Brain Tumours Martin English
14:30:00 Lecture 9 | Outcomes Colin Kennedy
14:50:00 Discussion
15:10:00 3 oral presentations of the best abstracts
15:40:00 Tea/Exhibition/Poster Viewing
16:05:00 SESSION 3
16:10:00 Lecture 10 | Oncology emergencies
16:40:00 Lectures 11 and 12 | Debate: Is it worth crossing the Atlantic for treatment? Featuring David Walker
17:10:00 Debate opens to the audience
17:35:00 Conclusions from today’s programme Angela Thomas
Friday, May 4, 2012
08:00:00 Registration and Coffee
08:05:00 Satellite Symposium
08:55:00 SESSION 4
09:00:00 Satellite Symposium | Hot Topics in Bone Marrow Transplantation - Symposium stated by Pierre Fabre
09:00:00 Lecture 13 | Treatment of classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in children and adolescents Dieter Körholz
09:10:00 Satellite Symposium | Towards individualized conditioning regimens in pediatrics: reducing toxicity and better disease control Japp Boelens
09:20:00 Satellite Symposium | Reduced-intensity/toxicity conditioning in children: Hype or Reality? Mohamad Mohty
09:30:00 Lecture 14 | How to improve survival from Bone Sarcomas Jeremy Whelan
09:30:00 Satellite Symposium | Title TBC Pepppy Brock
10:00:00 Lecture 15 | Care of TYA patients Sue Morgan
10:30:00 Discussion
10:45:00 Coffee/Exhibition/Poster Viewing
11:10:00 SESSION 5 | NEW THERAPIES
11:15:00 Lecture 16 | New drug development, including Phase 1 Trials Bruce Morland
11:45:00 Lecture 17 | Emerging targeted therapies in childhood cancer Darren Hargrave
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch/Exhibition/Poster Viewing
13:25:00 SESSION 6 | TWINNING AROUND THE GLOBE
13:30:00 Lecture 18 | Pacific Islands Scott MacFarlane
14:00:00 Lecture 19 | Malawi Simon Bailey
14:30:00 Lecture 20 | Ghana
15:00:00 Discussion
15:15:00 Closing Remarks and Conclusions Angela Thomas
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