Annual Meeting

 Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research

11th Annual Symposium

April 28-30, 2017

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Official Sickle Cell Research Society of America (SCRSA)  Member Hotel:  Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Symposium Theme

Hemoglobin S – Making an Evolutionary Perfected Process, Imperfect.

 

Conference Director
Lanetta Bronte, MD, MPH, MSPH

Scientific Chair 2017
Betty S. Pace, MD

Scientific Co-Chair 2017; Scientific Chair 2018
Kenneth Ataga, MD, MBBS


Abstract Due Date:                    January 15, 2017

Abstract Review Date:               February 15, 2017

Abstract Notification Date:      March 15, 2017


11th ANNUAL PROGRAM

Friday, April 28, 2017                 Refreshments will be available, Lunch on your own

8:30 –  5:00 PM                              

Registration


9:00 – 3:00 pm                              

Various Special Interest Group Meetings


3:00 – 6:00 PM                              

Investigational Drug and Therapeutics Symposium




Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:30 am – 8:30 am                        

Breakfast


7:30 am – 8:15 am                        

Meet the Experts Breakfast


8:30 am – 5:00 pm                        

Registration


8:45 am                                          

Opening Session

Greetings

Lanetta Bronte, MD, MPH, MSPH, Conference Director
Betty Pace, MD, Scientific Chair
National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
American Society of Hematology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


9:45 pm                                          

Break


10:00 am -12:00 pm                    

Educational Workshops


12:00 – 1:30 pm                            

Lunch – Keynote Talk 


1:30 pm – 2:45 pm                        

Plenary Session I


2:45 pm – 3:00 pm                        

Break


3:00 -5:00 pm                                

Educational Workshops


6:00 -7:30 pm                                

Poster session I



Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 am                              

Breakfast


7:30 – 8:15 am                              

Meet the Experts

Trainee focused Meet the Experts


8:30 am – 3:00 pm                       

Registration


8:30-9:15 am                                

Keynote Talk – Scientific


9:30-10:30 am                              

Plenary Session II, EHRA Investigators


10:30 am                                        

Break


10:45 am -12:45 pm                    

Breakout Simultaneous Sessions I


12:45 – 2:00 pm                            

Lunch


2:00 -4:00 pm                                

Breakout Simultaneous Sessions II


4:30 – 5:30 pm                              

Trainee session


5:30 pm                                        

Trainee awards

                       

Closing remarks


6:00 – 7:30 pm                              

Poster session II

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 Official Sickle Cell Research Society of America (SCRSA)

Member Hotel: Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR

Lanetta Bronte, MD, MPH, MSPH

SCIENTIFIC CHAIR 2017

Betty S. Pace, MD

SCIENTIFIC CO-CHAIR 2017; SCIENTIFIC CHAIR 2018

Kenneth Ataga, MD, MBBS

ABSTRACT INFORMATION

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

Refreshments will be available. Lunch is on your own.

8:30am – 5:00pm

Registration

9:00am – 3:00pm

Various Special Interest Group Meetings

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Investigational Drug and Therapeutics Symposium

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017

Refreshments will be available. Lunch is on your own.

7:30am – 8:30am

Registration

7:30am – 8:15am

Meet The Experts Breakfast

8:30am – 5:00pm

Registration

8:45am

Opening Session

Greetings

  • Lanetta Bronte, MD, MPH, MSPH, Conference Director
  • Betty Pace, MD, Scientific Chair
  • National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

9:45am

Break

10:00am – 12:00pm

Educational Workshops

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Lunch – Keynote Talk

1:30pm – 2:45pm

Plenary Session I

2:45pm – 3:00pm

Break

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Educational Workshops

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Poster Session I

SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017

Refreshments will be available. Lunch is on your own.

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast

7:30am – 8:15am

Meet The Experts Breakfast

Trainee Focused Meet The Experts

8:30am – 3:00pm

Registration

8:30am – 9:15am

Keynote Talk – Scientific

9:30am – 10:30am

Plenary Session II, EHRA Investigators

10:30am

Break

10:45am – 12:45pm

Breakout Simultaneous Session I

12:45pm – 2:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Breakout Simultaneous Session II

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Trainee Session

5:30pm

Trainee Awards

Closing Remarks

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Poster Session II