Scientific Programme

17.00-17.45

Opening session including keynote address
Chairs: Dr Nizar Mahlaoui (IPOPI Medical Advisory Panel Chairman) and Ms. Martine Pergent (IPOPI President)

17.45-19.00

Session 1: PIDs and Allergies – Exploring the cross over!
Chairs: Dr Nizar Mahlaoui and Dr Nicholas Brodszki

19.15

Welcome Reception at the Congress Venue

20.30 – 21.30

Industry – Sponsored symposium (not part of CME programme)

07.30-08.30

Industry – Sponsored symposium (not part of CME programme)

08.00-08.30

Guided Poster Walk 1: Autoimmunity and Autoinflammation guided by Prof Tadej Avčin. Genetic Diagnosis A guided by Prof Stuart Tangye.

08.30-10.00

Session 2: Management of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic manifestations in PIDs
Chairs: Prof Sergio Rosenzweig and Ms Jose Drabwell 

10.00-10.30

Coffee Break and Guided Poster Walk 2:  Management of infectious and non-infectious complications guided by Prof Steven Holland. INGID Poster Walk.

10.30-12.00

Session 3: The Usual Suspects (when nothing is what it seems you have to look beyond…)
Chairs: Prof Stephen Jolles, Ms Roberta Anido de Pena and Prof Stuart Tangye 

12.00-13.00

Industry – Sponsored symposium (not part of CME programme)

13.00-14.15

Lunch and Poster Walk

14.15-15.45

Session 4: Regional Diagnosis and Clinical Challenges Session
Chairs: Prof Martin van Hagen and Ms. Cynthia Olotch

15.45-16.15

Coffee Break and Guided Poster Walk 3:  Disease Specific guided by Dr Adli Ali. Genetic Diagnosis B guided by Prof Frank Staal.

16.15-17.30

Session 5: Treatment advances in specific PID management
Chairs: Dr Virgil Dalm and Ms Martine Pergent

17.30-18.30

Industry – Sponsored symposium (not part of CME programme)

20.00

Congress Dinner at Lakeside, Vilamoura (adjacent to the Centro de Congressos do Algarve)

08.00-09.00

Industry – Sponsored symposium (not part of CME programme)

09.00-10.30

Session 6: PID Economics, diagnosis, access to care: ethics between the lines
Chairs: Prof Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles and Dr John Seymour

Invited panel: Prof Alessandro AiutiEthicist Prof James Taylor, Prof Frank Staal, Prof Cornelis BoersmaDr Adli Ali, Nurse Mary Louise Daly and Ms Otilia Stanga

  • Access to new therapies and health economics
  • Future of NBS towards genomics
  • Expanding Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation to more adult patients with PID: new frontier?

10.30-11.00

Coffee break and Guided Poster Walk 4:  Treatment Advances guided by Prof Klaus Warnatz. Diagnosis & NBS Advances guided by Dr Nizar Mahlaoui.

11.00-12.30

Session 7: The quest for a cure to primary immunodeficiencies… 
Chairs: Prof Tadej Avcin and Mr Andrea Gressani

12.30-13.45

Lunch and Poster Walk

13.45-14.45

Industry – Sponsored symposium (not part of CME programme)

14.45-15.15

Young PID investigators: poster winners’ session
Chairs: Prof Gesmar Segundo and Ms Jose Drabwell 

  • Poster 1 – “Antibody and T-Cell responses following SARS-COV-2 vaccination in patients with Inborn Errors of Immunity” –  Dr T. ALBA CANO
  • Poster 2 – “Clinical profile of a multicentre cohort of patients with Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) from India” – Dr Ankur KUMAR
  • Poster 3 – “The Haematological features of Primary Immunodeficiency: A retrospective review of the routine laboratory investigations of the South African Primary Immunodeficiency Registry” – Dr H. M. CORNELISSEN

15.15-15.45

Coffee break and Guided Poster Walk 5:  COVID-19 guided by Prof Martin van Hagen. PID Environment & QoL guided by Dr Hanna Ijspeert.

15.45-17.00

Session 8: Management of viral infections in PIDs
Chairs: Prof Steven Holland and Prof Stuart Tangye

17.00-17.45

Closure talk
Chair: Dr Nizar Mahlaoui