ITP Conference 2022 - Agenda


FRIDAY, JULY 29

3:30 — 6:00 PM Registration/Exhibits Open
5:00 — 5:15 PM Welcome
5:15 — 6:15 PM New insights into what causes ITP
The phases of ITP: from acute to chronic
6:15 — 7:00 PM Patient Mixer
7:00 — 8:30 PM Inquire & Inspire: patients ask the experts and share personal journeys (small group sessions)
• Canadian Patients & Caregivers
• Teens and Young Adults Only


SATURDAY, JULY 30

8:00 — 9:00 AM Registration
Continental Breakfast
Exhibits Open
9:00 — 10:15 AM COVID-19 & ITP update
Bleeding and clotting issues in ITP
10:15 — 10:30 AM Break
10:30 — 11:45 AM Inquire & Inspire: patients ask the experts and share personal journeys (small group sessions)
• Women & Girls: the unique challenges of living with a bleeding disorder
• ITP in Seniors
• Teen/Young Adult session: transitioning from high school to college, pediatric hematologist to adult hematologist (for teens/young adults and their parents)
11:45 AM— 12:00 PM Break
12:00 — 1:00 PM ITP diagnosis & misdiagnosis
Living with ITP
1:00 — 2:00 PM Lunch Break with PDSA Medical Advisors
2:00 — 3:00 PM New era of ITP therapy: current ITP treatments, combination treatments and treatments in development
Genome testing in ITP
3:00 — 3:15 PM Break
3:15 — 4:30 PM Concurrent Sessions:
• ITP in Adults: Q & A
• Children with ITP: treatments, school and sports
4:30 — 5:15 PM ITP and dietary supplements
5:15 — 5:30 PM Announcements
5:30 — 6:30 PM Break
6:30 — 7:30 PM Dinner Program
7:30 — 9:30 PM Saturday Evening Event


SUNDAY, JULY 31

9:00 — 10:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Support Group Facilitators’ Breakfast (pre-registration requested)
10:30 — 11:30 AM Living with ITP: Patients share their stories
11:30 — 11:45 AM Break
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM That Gratitude Guy
12:45 — 1:00 PM Closing Remarks

**Agenda and speakers subject to change




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