ITP Conference 2018 - Program


Friday, July 13

8:00 AM: Pump It Up For Platelets! Hike & Seek

3:30 — 6:00 PM: Registration/Exhibits Open

5:00 — 5:15 PM: Welcome                                                             

Dr. Tarantino with attendees

5:15 — 6:45 PM: Concurrent Sessions

  • Inquire & Inspire: patients ask the experts & share personal journeys (small group sessions)
  • Canadian Patients & Caregivers
  • Children with ITP: treatments, school & sports
  • For Teens Only

6:45 — 7:00 PM: Dinner Registration

7:00 — 8:00 PM: Educational Dinner Program

8:00 — 9:00 PM: The Immune System Strikes Back & 20+ Years of ITP: Take the Jeopardy Challenge


SATURDAY, JULY 14

general session8:00 — 9:00 AM:

  • Registration
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Exhibits open

9:00 — 10:00 AM: 20 Years of ITP: What Has Changed Over the Last 2 Decades

10:00 — 10:15 AM: Break

10:15 — 11:30 AM: Inquire & Inspire: patients ask the experts & share personal journeys (small group sessions)

11:30 - 11:45 AM: Break

11:45 — 12:45PM: Concurrent Sessions

  • Communicating with Your Doctor
  • Women & Girls: The Unique Challenges of Living with a Bleeding Disorder

12:45 — 1:45 PM: Lunch Break with PDSA Medical Advisors                                                

1:45 — 2:45 PM: Consideration for Treating ITP in the Future

attendees2:45 — 3:00 PM: Break

3:00 — 4:00 PM: Inquire & Inspire: patients ask the experts & share personal journeys (small group sessions)

4:00 — 4:15 PM: Break   

4:15 — 5:15 PM: PDSA-Patient Centered Research: emergency management of bleeding in ITP and predicting acute and chronic ITP

5:15 — 5:30 PM: Announcements

5:30 — 9:30 PM: Break

9:30 — 11:30 PM: Saturday Evening Event


SUNDAY, JULY 15

9:00 — 10:30 AM

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Support Group Facilitators’ Breakfast (pre-registration requested)

general session10:30 — 11:30 AM: KEYNOTE: Stress Management & Resilience: How to be Your Best Self While Living with Chronic Disease

11:30 — 11:45 AM: Break

11:45 — 12:45 AM: Living with ITP - Patients share their stories

12:45 AM — 1:00 PM: Closing Remarks


*A separate track for teens and young adults will run Friday & Saturday
**Agenda and speakers subject to change

 

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