EHA-SWG Scientific Meeting on Aging and Hematology

Dates: October 12-14, 2018
Location: TBC
Chair: D Bron

Organized by:
EHA & the EHA Scientific Working Group on Aging and Hematology

The second EHA-SWG Scientific Meeting on Aging and Hematology is a three day meeting with as the main objective to discuss unmet needs in the management of older patients with malignant and non-malignant hemopathies. Discussions will be focused on the progress in the field of Aging: pathogenesis, management of co-morbidities, polypharmacy, cognitive impairments, and quality of life as well as the optimal and rational approaches of "fit" and "unfit" older patients with malignant hemopathies.

Below you can find key information and links to important details regarding registration and accommodation. There are also a wide array of sponsor opportunities available for pharmaceutical companies.

Target audience

Hematologists, oncologists, specialist nurses, patient advocates and organizations, geriatricians and pharmacists.

Program

The scientific program will address the following questions:

  • How to assess fitness in older patients?
  • How to detect vulnerability?
  • How to treat vulnerable patients with malignant hemopathies?
  • How to treat fit patients with malignant hemopathies?
  • How to manage vulnerable patients?

Abstract submission

The submission website and guidelines will be announced on February 1st.
Participants can submit abstracts for inclusion in the program from March 1st to August 31st. Selected abstracts will be presented in the form of an oral presentation in various time slots. Notification of allocation to authors will be disclose on September 7th.

Key dates

 

Venue

The meeting venue will be announced soon.

Registration

Online registration will open soon.

EBAH CME accreditation

 EBAH accredited stamp DEF2Continuing Medical Education (CME) is widely accepted as a means to encourage individual practitioners to maintain and develop professional knowledge and skills keeping up-to-date with latest developments within the field. The meeting will be accredited by the EBAH system. Participants of this meeting are eligible to receive one Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit point for every hour of accredited activity from the EBAH system.