program

The Organizing Committee of the European Neurofibromatosis Meeting 2020 is pleased to announce the NF2020 preliminary program featuring keynote and plenary lectures on NF1, NF2 and Schwannomatosis alternated with parallel sessions for in depth knowledge. Topics include plexiform neurofibromas, cutaneous neurofibromas, cognition and behavior, genetics, quality of life, as well as animal and cellular models and fundamental research.

 

Thursday 10 September 2020

Masterclass NF1 (see separate registration)

 

Friday 11 September 2020

07.15 hrs                     Registration desk open

08.30 hrs                    Welcome and opening

        Theme: plexiform neurofibroma and MEK inhibitors.

        Background and clinical monitoring

08.45 hrs                     Patient experience

09.00 hrs                     Plenary lecture

09.45 hrs                     Plenary lecture

10.15 hrs                      Coffee break

10.45 hrs                     Parallel sessions (4 abstracts per session):

      • Plexiform Neurofibromas / MPNST
      • Schwannaomatosis

12.00 hrs                     Lunch

12.30 hrs                     Sponsored symposium

        Theme: Plexiform neurofibroma treatment. MEK inhibitors

        and surgery

13.30 hrs                     Keynote

14.10 hrs                     Plenary lecture

14.40 hrs                     Clinical case studies

15.30 hrs                     Coffee break

16.00 hrs                     Parallel sessions (2 abstracts per session):

      • NF2
      • Cutaneous neurofibromas and dermatology

17.00 hrs                     Posters (1 min pitches)

18.00 hrs                     Poster walk with drinks

19.00 hrs                     Speakers dinner and young researchers pizza night

 

Saturday 12 September 2020

07.30 hrs                     Registration desk open

08.30 hrs                     Opening and summary of yesterday

        Theme: Fundamental research, future perspectives

08.45 hrs                     Keynote: Fundamental research / animal models

09.30 hrs                     Patient experience

09.45 hrs                     Plenary lecture: Gene therapy

10.15 hrs                     Coffee break

10.45 hrs                     Parallel sessions (4 abstracts per session):

      • Cognition and behavior in NF1
      • Genetics in NF1

12.00 hrs                     Lunch

12.30 hrs                     Sponsored symposium

13.30 hrs                     Let’s Beat NF special event

        Theme: NF2 and Schwannomatosis

14.30 hrs                     Plenary lecture on NF2

15.00 hrs                     Plenary lecture on Schwannomatosis

15.30 hrs                     Talk show and award ceremony. Best poster.

16.15 hrs                     Parallel sessions (3 abstracts per session):

      • Animal and cellular models
      • QoL. pain, fatigue, pruritus

19.00 hrs                     Congress dinner

 

Sunday 13 September 2020

08.00 hrs                     Registration desk open

09.00 hrs                     Parallel sessions (3 abstracts per session):

      • OPG and glioma in NF1
      • Orthopedics in NF1

09.45 hrs                     Coffee break

10.15 hrs                     Plenary lecture. Population studies and survival

10.45 hrs                     Cognitive outcome measures

11.15 hrs                     Patient experience

11.30 hrs                     Natural history PN

12.20 hrs                     Presentation NF2022

12.30 hrs                     Wrap-up

12.45 hrs                     Farewell lunch

13.45 hrs                     End of the NF2020 meeting

 

 

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