Scientific Programme

17.00-17.45

Opening session including keynote address

  • Opening remarks: Mrs Martine Pergent (IPOPI President) and Mr
    Johan Prevot (IPOPI Executive Director)
  • Keynote speech “PIDs across the age spectrum” – Prof. Klaus Warnatz

17.45-19.00

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

  • Epidemiological overview of PIDs and Allergies
  • When is allergy a PID and when is it just allergy? – Dr Anna Sediva
  • Asthma, chronic obstructive lung issues and PIDs – Dr Leif Hanitsch
  • Dermatological allergic manifestations in PIDs – Prof Raffaele Badolato

19.15

Welcome Reception at the Congress Venue

08.00-08.30

Guided Poster Walk

08.30-10.00

Session 2: Management of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic manifestations in PIDs

Chairs: Prof Sergio Rosenzweig and TBC

  • The interplay between the gastrointestinal tract and the immune system – Prof Harry Sokol
  • How to manage? – Prof Isabella Quinti
  • Explorations and treatment pathways including transplantation and conditioning – Dr Lizzy Rivers
  • Patient Testimony

10.00-10.30

Coffee Break and Guided Poster Walks

10.30-12.00

Session 3: The Usual Suspects

Chairs: Prof Stephen Jolles and TBC

  • Genetic diagnosis – Dr Sophie Hambleton
  • Malignancy spectrum of PIDs – Dr Ton Langerak
  • Autoimmunity and autoinflammation manifestations

13.00-14.15

Lunch and Poster Walk

14.15-15.15

Session 4: Regional Diagnosis and Clinical Challenges Session

Chairs: Prof Martin van Hagen and TBC

  • APSID Lecture Prof Surjit Singh
  • CIS Lecture Prof Sergio Rosenzweig
  • LASID Dr Liliana Bezrodnik

15.45-16.15

Coffee Break and Guided Poster Walks

16.15-17.30

Session 5: Treatment advances in specific PID management

Chairs: Dr Virgil Dalm and TBC

  • CGD latest management advances – Prof Horst von Bernuth
  • ALPS: reaching new heights! – Dr Olaf Neth
  • T-cell lymphopenia: How TRECs modify the management of these patients – Prof Stephan Ehl
  • Update on IUIS classification: will it open new PID management pathways? – Prof Steven Holland

20.00

Congress Dinner (venue to be announced)

09.00-10.30

Session 6: Ethical considerations 

Chairs: Prof Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles and TBC

Topics TBA

  • Invited panel: Prof Bobby Gaspar, Ethicist James Taylor, Prof Alain Fischer, Dr Adli Ali and TBC

10.30-11.00

Coffee break and Guided Poster Walks

11.00-12.30

Session 7: The quest for a cure to primary immunodeficiencies… 

Chairs: Prof Anna Shcherbina and TBC

  • Cell therapy and PIDs – Dr Luigi Notarangelo
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation in adults – Prof Felipe Suarez
  • Thymic Transplantation
  • Gene Therapy and Gene Editing – Prof Alain Fischer

12.30-13.45

Lunch and Poster Walk

14.45-15.15

Young PID investigators: poster winners’ session

15.15-15.45

Coffee break and Guided Poster Walks

15.45-17.00

Session 8: Management of viral infections in PIDs

Chairs: Prof Steven Holland and Prof Surjit Singh

  • COVID-19 and PIDs! – Prof Martin van Hagen
  • CMV and EBV management in PIDs – Dr Romain Levy
  • Management of respiratory and entero-viruses in PIDs – Prof Stephen Jolles

17.00-17.45

Closure talk (Chair: TBC):

“Horizon 2040: what can PID genetics studies tell us about the future?”

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