Highlights of Past EHA (HOPE) Asia 2020

Sri Lanka logo 1 EHA is returning to Sri Lanka for the 2nd edition of the Highlights of Past EHA (HOPE) Asia, organized with our hosting partner: the Sri Lanka College of Haematologists (SLCH). This year the meeting will be hybrid, with physical and virtual presentations from the EHA Congress, as well as regional and local speakers. 

Dates: October 16-17, 2020
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

The program will bring a broad range of topics from the EHA25 Virtual Congress to the hematology community in Asia. Registration is open for this exciting hybrid program bringing the EHA congress updates to you in person and on the screen.

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About the program

HOPE Asia 2020 aims to bring the key messages from various fields of hematology of the 25th Congress of EHA to Asia. As such, the meeting provides a selection of the most important education and scientific sessions of the EHA Congress, tailored to the needs of the local hematologist.

The main program topics are:

  • Bone marrow failures
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Hemophilia
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Morphology
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  • Myeloma
  • Thrombosis & DOACs
  • Thrombophilia

The full 2 day program will be available soon.

Target audience

This meeting is mainly geared towards (general) hematologists, clinicians, scientists or trainees, from Sri Lanka and other Asian (SAARC) countries.

Participants from other countries are also welcome, but dedicated HOPE Meetings are in preparation for Latin America and Europe & the Middle East - details can be found on the main meeting page here.


Registration is required to attend this meeting. Participants from Sri Lanka can attend the meeting physically in Colombo or join virtually. Participants from outside Sri Lanka can attend the meeting virtually, with a special virtual fee. 

Please register with SLCH directly via their website


EHA would like to enable as many hematologists as possible to participate in this hybrid program and will make a number of scholarships available for attendees from the target countries. A scholarship will consist of a free registration for the virtual meeting. See the scholarships page for more information. 


The physical meeting venue is:

Galle Face Hotel
2 Galle Road, Colombo 3
Sri Lanka

The virtual platform will be announced later.


Would you like to support this meeting? Please contact us through sponsorship@ehaweb.org so we can share the various opportunities with you.

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This meeting is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Hematology (EBAH) CME. EBAH CME is the best way for hematologists to master the latest developments within the specialty of hematology. Staying abreast of these scientific developments and keeping in touch with the up-to-date views on clinical policy will enable you to raise your professional level, ultimately resulting in the best treatment for your patients.