Program

ISCT is pleased to present an interactive Preliminary Program to help you plan your ISCT 2017 London experience.

What’s new for 2017?

  • 6 Hot Topic Roundtable sessions designed to cover the most cutting edge issues in the field
  • Oral Abstract Presentations will be in Plenary Breakout Sessions alongside world renowned plenary speakers
  • Corporate Product Theatres – a chance to view new technologies, cutting edge product presentations, and corporate profiles

Click each session for confirmed speakers – updated February 21, 2017

Pre-Conference Day

Session Type
Cell Processing Track
Global Regulatory Perspectives (GRP)
Cord Blood Series
Cord Blood Quality Bootcamp
State of the Art in European MSC Clinical Trials
Corporate
07:00
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
09:30
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21:30
Cell Processing Track Session 1 - ISCT-EBMT Joint Session: The Evolving Role of the Stem Cell Lab #1
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Cell Processing Track Session 1 - ISCT-EBMT Joint Session: The Evolving Role of the Stem Cell Lab #1
08:00 - 10:30
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Chair:
Mark Lowdell, PhD, FRCPath, FRSB, Royal Free Hopsital and University College London, United Kingdom
Speakers:
Boris Calmels, PharmD, PhD, Institut Paoli-Calmettes, France
Fabio Ciceri, MD, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Christian Chabannon, MD, PhD, Institut Paoli Calmettes, France
Ineke Slaper-Cortenbach, PhD, ZonMw, Netherlands

Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 1 - Genetic Modification
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Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 1 - Genetic Modification
08:00 - 10:30
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Speakers:
Matthias Renner, PhD, Deputy Head Non-Viral Gene Transfer Medicinal Products, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Germany

Cell Processing Track Session 2 - The Evolving Role of the Stem Cell Lab #2
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Cell Processing Track Session 2 - The Evolving Role of the Stem Cell Lab #2
10:45 - 12:45
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Chair:
Jaap Jan Boelens, MD, PhD, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
Christian Chabannon, MD, PhD, Institut Paoli Calmettes, France
Speakers:
Ronjon Chakraverty, MBChB, PhD, University College London, United Kingdom
Martin Hildebrandt, MD, Technische Universität München, Germany
Mikkel Rosendahl, PhD, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
Mark Lowdell, PhD, FRCPath, FRSB, Royal Free Hospital and University College London, United Kingdom

Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 2 - Global Strategy for Development and Supply of Gene-Modified Cell Products
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Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 2 - Global Strategy for Development and Supply of Gene-Modified Cell Products
10:45 - 12:45
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Speakers:
Martha French, PhD, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,United States

Lunch with Exhibits
Lunch with Exhibits
12:45 - 13:45

Cell Processing Track Session 3 - Product Characterization by Flow Cytometry Part 1
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Cell Processing Track Session 3 - Product Characterization by Flow Cytometry Part 1
13:45 - 14:45
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Speakers:
Luisa de Jesus Saraiva, PhD, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, United Kingdom
Ruud Hulpas, PhD, Cellular Technologies Bioconsulting, United States

Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 3- Replication Competent Vector Testing of Gene-Modified Cell Therapy Products
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Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 3- Replication Competent Vector Testing of Gene-Modified Cell Therapy Products
13:45 - 14:45
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Speakers:
James Miskin, PhD, Oxford Biomedica, United Kingdom

Cell Processing Track Session 4 - Product Characterization by Flow Cytometry Part 2
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Cell Processing Track Session 4 - Product Characterization by Flow Cytometry Part 2
15:00 - 16:15
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Speakers:
Harry Dolstra, PhD, ‎Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands

Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 4 - Clinical Trials - Patient Populations in Developing Regulatory Regions
Global Regulatory Perspectives Workshop Session 4 - Clinical Trials - Patient Populations in Developing Regulatory Regions
15:00 - 16:30

ISCT 2017 President's Welcome
ISCT 2017 President's Welcome

Exhibit Open House and 25th Anniversary Silver Jubilee Celebration
Exhibit Open House and 25th Anniversary Silver Jubilee Celebration
19:30 - 21:30

ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 1 - CBT as a Platform for Cellular Therapy
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ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 1 - CBT as a Platform for Cellular Therapy
08:00 - 10:30
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Chair:
Juliet Barker, MBBS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
Speakers:
Juliet Barker, MBBS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Jaap Jan Boelens, MD, PhD, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 1
ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 1
08:00 - 10:30

State of the Art in European MSC Clinical Trials Session 1
Organized by the ISCT MSC Committee in cooperation with the European Commission
State of the Art in European MSC Clinical Trials Session 1
08:00 - 10:30
Organized by the ISCT MSC Committee in cooperation with the European Commission
Chair:
Jacques Galipeau, MD FRCP(C), University of Wisconsin in Madison, United States
Speakers:
Frank Barry, PhD, REMEDI Regenerative Medicine Institute, Ireland
Eleuterio Lombardo,PhD, TiGenix SAU, Spain
Antonio Uccelli, MD, University of Genoa Department of Neurosciences, Italy
Charles Kessler, PhD, European Commission, Belgium
Willem Fibbe, MD, PhD, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

- Introduction
- The EU Perspective on advanced MSC clinical trials
- MSC biology and manufacturing challenges
- MSC for GvHD
- MSC for multiple sclerosis

ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 2 - Immunotherapy
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ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 2 - Immunotherapy
10:45 - 12:45
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Chair:
Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Speakers:
Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc, Nohla Therapeutics, United States
Catherine Bollard, MBChB, MD, Children's National Medical Center and The George Washington University, United States
Katy Rezvani, MD, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States

ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 2
ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 2
10:45 - 12:45

State of the Art in European MSC Clinical Trials Session 2
Organized by the ISCT MSC Committee in cooperation with the European Commission
State of the Art in European MSC Clinical Trials Session 2
10:45 - 12:45
Organized by the ISCT MSC Committee in cooperation with the European Commission
Chair:
Ivan Martin, PhD,University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
Speakers:
Enrique Gomez Barrena, MD, PhD, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Spain
Jens Kastrup, MD, DMSC, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Christian Jorgensen, MD, PhD,Institute for Regenerative Medicine & Biotherapy (IRMB), France

- MSC for Osteoarthritis
- MSC for bone repair
- MSC for cartilage repair
- MSC for cardiac repair

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Corporate Product Theatre - Available

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Corporate Product Theatre - Available

ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 3 - Regenerative Medicine for Pediatric Diseases
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ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 3 - Regenerative Medicine for Pediatric Diseases
13:45 - 14:45
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Chair:
Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University Medical Center, United States
Speakers:
Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University Medical Center, United States

ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 3
ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 3
13:45 - 14:45

State of the Art in European Clinical Trials Session 3
Organized by the ISCT MSC Committee in cooperation with the European Commission
State of the Art in European Clinical Trials Session 3
13:45 - 14:45
Organized by the ISCT MSC Committee in cooperation with the European Commission
Chair:
Katarina LeBlanc, MD, PhD, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Sweden
Speakers:
Francesco Dazzi, MD, PhD King's College London, United Kingdom

- MSC for sepsis - MSC for kidney transplantation

ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 4 - Autologous Regulation
ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series Session 4 - Autologous Regulation
15:00 - 16:15
Speakers:
Jonathan Kimmelman, PhD, McGill University, Canada

ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 4
ISCT-FACT Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp Session 4
15:00 - 16:15

Corporate Symposium - Miltenyi Biotec
Corporate Symposium - Miltenyi Biotec
16:30 - 18:30

Pre-Conference Day
Session Type
Hot Topics
Plenary Sessions
Plenary Breakout Sessions
Regulatory Track
Strategies for Commercialization Track
Quality and Operations Track
Corporate
07:00
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
09:30
10:00
10:30
11:00
11:30
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12:30
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19:30
Outer Column
Outer Column
Hot Topic Roundtable Session 1 - Potency Assays in ATMP Development and Delivery
Hot Topic Roundtable Session 1 - Potency Assays in ATMP Development and Delivery
07:30 - 08:30

Hot Topic Roundtable Session 2 - Advances in Stem Cell Based Therapeutics for Cancer
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Hot Topic Roundtable Session 2 - Advances in Stem Cell Based Therapeutics for Cancer
07:30 - 08:30
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Chair:
Massimo Dominici, MD University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Khalid Shah, MS, PhD, MGH, Harvard Medical School, United States
Speakers:
Massimo Dominici, MD University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Khalid Shah, MS, PhD, MGH, Harvard Medical School, United States
Samuel Janes, MBBS, PhD, University College London, United Kingdom

Plenary Session 1 - Presidential Plenary on T-Cell Immunotherapy
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Plenary Session 1 - Presidential Plenary on T-Cell Immunotherapy
09:00 - 10:30
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Chair:
Catherine Bollard, MBChB, MD, Children's National Medical Center and The George Washington University, United States
Speakers:
Martin Pule, MB BCh, University College London, United Kingdom
Helen Heslop, MD, DSc (Hon), Baylor College of Medicine, United States
Chiara Bonini, MD, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy

Coffee Break with Exhibits
Coffee Break with Exhibits

T-Cell Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 1 - Virus Specific T Cells
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T-Cell Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 1 - Virus Specific T Cells
11:00 - 12:15
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Chair:
Helen Heslop, MD, DSc (Hon), Baylor College of Medicine, United States
Speakers:
Karl Peggs, MD, MRCP, FRCPath, University College London, United Kingdom
Ann Leen, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, United States

T-Cell Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 2 - Gene Engineered T Cells
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T-Cell Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 2 - Gene Engineered T Cells
11:00 - 12:15
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Chair:
Chiara Bonini, MD, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Speakers:
Saar Gill, MD, PhD , University of Pennsylvania, United States

Non-Malignant Diseases Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 1 - MSC in Autoimmune Disease
Non-Malignant Diseases Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 1 - MSC in Autoimmune Disease
11:00 - 12:15
Chair:
Fernando Figueroa, MD, University of Los Andes, Chile
Speakers:
Fernando Figueroa, MD, University of Los Andes, Chile
Farida Djouad, PhD, French Institute of Health and Medical Research, France

Lunch with Exhibits
Exhibit Hall
Lunch with Exhibits
12:15 - 13:45
Exhibit Hall

Plenary Session 2 - Immunotherapy of Non-Malignant Diseases
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Plenary Session 2 - Immunotherapy of Non-Malignant Diseases
13:45 - 15:15
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Chair:
Giovanna Lombardi, PhD, King's College London, United Kingdom
Speakers:
Aimee Payne, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Megan Levings, PhD, University of British Columbia, Canada
Fernando Figueroa, MD, University of Los Andes, Chile

T-Cell Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 3 - CAR T Cells
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T-Cell Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 3 - CAR T Cells
15:30 - 17:00
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Chair:
Martin Pule, MB BCh, University College London, United Kingdom
Speakers:
John Maher, MD, PhD King's College London, United Kingdom

ISCT Chief Scientific Officer Abstract Showcase
ISCT Chief Scientific Officer Abstract Showcase
15:30 - 17:00
Chair:
Daniel J. Weiss, MD, PhD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, United States

Non-Malignant Diseases Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 3 - Alloantigen Specific T Reg
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Non-Malignant Diseases Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 3 - Alloantigen Specific T Reg
15:30 - 17:00
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Chair:
Megan Levings, PhD, University of British Columbia, Canada
Aimee Payne, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Speakers:
Giovanna Lombardi, PhD, King's College London, United Kingdom

Corporate Symposium - Terumo BCT
Corporate Symposium - Terumo BCT
17:30 - 19:30

Inner Column
Inner Column
Advanced Practice Professionals Track Session 1
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Advanced Practice Professionals Track Session 1
07:30 - 08:30
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Speakers:
Maria Gilleece, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, United Kingdom
Saar Gill, MD, PhD, University of Pennyslvania, United States

Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Available
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Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Available
07:30 - 08:30
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Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Available
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Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Available
07:30 - 08:30
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Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Corporate Product Theatre - Available

Regulatory Track Session 1 - Global Accelerated Access Landscape - North America
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Regulatory Track Session 1 - Global Accelerated Access Landscape - North America
11:00 - 12:15
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Speakers:
Sowmya Viswanathan, PhD, University Health Network, Canada

Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 1 - Successful Industrialization via coordinated Reimbursement and COGs
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Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 1 - Successful Industrialization via coordinated Reimbursement and COGs
11:00 - 12:15
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Chair:
Dawn Driscoll, MBA, PhD, Isopogen Pty Ltd, Australia
Speakers:
Geoffrey MacKay, AVROBIO Inc, United States
Karen Hodgkin, MSc, Cell Medica Inc, United Kingdom

Quality and Operations Track Session 1 - Risk Management
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Quality and Operations Track Session 1 - Risk Management
11:00 - 12:15
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Chair:
Vicki Antonenas, MSc , Westmead Hospital, Australia
Speakers:
Craig Wright, MSc, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
Karen Burks, BSc, NHS Blood & Transplant, United Kingdom,
Olive Sturtevant, MT (ASCP), MHP, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, United States

Corporate Tutorial - Thermo Fisher Scientific
Plenary Hall
Corporate Tutorial - Thermo Fisher Scientific
12:30 - 13:30
Plenary Hall

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Corporate Product Theatre - Available

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Corporate Product Theatre - Available

Regulatory Track Session 2 - Global Accelerated Access Landscape - Europe, Asia and Australia
Regulatory Track Session 2 - Global Accelerated Access Landscape - Europe, Asia and Australia
15:30 - 17:00

Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 2 - Industrializing the Vein to Vein Supply Chain
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Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 2 - Industrializing the Vein to Vein Supply Chain
15:30 - 17:00
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Chair:
Brian Newsom, MBA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, United States
Speakers:
Vin Singh, MS, MBA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, United States
Chris Creasey, PhD, Asymptote Ltd, United Kingdom
Peter Olagunju, MBA, bluebird bio, United States

Quality and Operations Track Session 2 - Quality Control Testing - Standardization
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Quality and Operations Track Session 2 - Quality Control Testing - Standardization
15:30 - 17:00
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Chair:
Diane Kadidlo, MT(ASCP), SBB, University of Minnesota, United States
Speakers:
Saskia Ihle, PhD, Lonza Biologics, Germany
Reginald Clayton, PhD, BioReliance, United Kingdom

Poster Session 1
Poster Session 1
17:00 - 18:30

Advanced Practice Professionals Track Session 2
Advanced Practice Professionals Track Session 2
17:00 - 18:30

Inner Column
Session Type
Hot Topics
Plenary Sessions
Plenary Breakout Sessions
Early Stage Professionals Sessions
Quality and Operations Track
Corporate
07:00
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
09:30
10:00
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Hot Topic Roundtable Session 3 - Human Platelet Lysate
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Hot Topic Roundtable Session 3 - Human Platelet Lysate
07:30 - 08:30
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Chair:
Karen Bieback, PhD, Institute of Transfusion Medicine and Immunology , Germany
William Milligan, BSc, Steminent Biotherapeutics Inc., Canada
Speakers:
Katharina Schallmoser, MD, Paracelsus Medical University of Salzburg, Austria
Elena Jones, PhD, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Bill Mirsch, MBA, Mill Creek Life Sciences, United States

Hot Topic Roundtable Session 4 - Biotech Financing in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities in Raising Funds
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Hot Topic Roundtable Session 4 - Biotech Financing in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities in Raising Funds
07:30 - 08:30
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Chair:
Miguel Forte, MD, PhD, Belgium
Speakers:
Edward Hodgkin, PhD, Syncona Partners, United Kingdom
Patrick Rivers, BS, Aquilo Capital, United States
Alex Pasteur, PhD, F-Prime, United Kingdom

Plenary Session 3 - Cancer Immunotherapy
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Plenary Session 3 - Cancer Immunotherapy
08:45 - 10:15
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Chair:
Katy Rezvani, MD, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Speakers:
Malcolm Brenner, MChB, PhD , Baylor College of Medicine, United States
Stephan Mielke, MD, PhD, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
John Barrett, MD, National Institute of Health , United States

Coffee Break with Exhibits
Coffee Break with Exhibits

Coffee Break with Exhibits
Coffee Break with Exhibits

Cancer Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 1
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Cancer Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 1
10:45 - 12:15
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Chair:
Malcolm Brenner, MChB, PhD , Baylor College of Medicine, United States

Cancer Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 2
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Cancer Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 2
10:45 - 12:15
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Chair:
John Barrett, MD, National Institute of Health , United States

Lunch with Exhibits
Lunch with Exhibits
12:15 - 13:45

Lunch with Exhibits
Lunch with Exhibits
12:15 - 13:45

Plenary Session 4 - Industrialization with the Patient in Mind
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Plenary Session 4 - Industrialization with the Patient in Mind
13:45 - 15:15
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Chair:
Simon Ellison, MBA, Fisher BioServices UK, United Kingdom
Speakers:
Olav Hellebø, MBA, ReNeuron, United Kingdom
Marc Turner, MB, ChB, PhD, MBA, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Scotland
Kurt Gunter, MD , Cell Medica Inc, United States
Sven Kili, MB, ChB, MRCS , GSK, United Kingdom

Cancer Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 3
Cancer Immunotherapy Plenary Breakout Session 3
15:30 - 17:00
Chair:
Stephan Mielke, MD, PhD, University of Wuerzburg, Germany

Industrial Translation Breakout Session - Industrializing: Case Studies
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Industrial Translation Breakout Session - Industrializing: Case Studies
15:30 - 17:00
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Chair:
Kurt Gunter, MD , Cell Medica Inc, United States
Speakers:
Patrick Rivers, BS, Aquilo Capital, United States
Eleuterio Lombardo, PhD, TiGenix SAU, Spain
Suzanne Farid, PhD, University College London, United Kingdom

MSC Oral Abstract Presentations Session 1
MSC Oral Abstract Presentations Session 1
15:30 - 17:00
Chair:
Jacques Galipeau, MD FRCP(C), University of Wisconsin in Madison, United States
Donald G. Phinney, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute, United States

Poster Session 2
Poster Session 2
17:00 - 18:30

ISCT 2017 Gala
ISCT 2017 Gala
19:00 - 00:00

Advanced Practice Professionals Track Session 3
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Advanced Practice Professionals Track Session 3
07:30 - 08:30
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Speakers:
Valkal Bhatt, PharmD, BCOP, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
Alex Ganetsky, PharmD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, United States

Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Irvine Scientific
Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Irvine Scientific
07:30 - 08:30

Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Available
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Corporate Breakfast Tutorial - Available
07:30 - 08:30
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Corporate Product Theatre - Miltenyi Biotec
Corporate Product Theatre - Miltenyi Biotec

Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 3 - Industrializing the CGT Business Model
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Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 3 - Industrializing the CGT Business Model
10:45 - 12:15
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Chair:
William Milligan, BSc, Steminent Biotherapeutics Inc., Canada
Speakers:
Matthew Durdy, MBA, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, United Kingdom
Dalia Mahmoud, PhD, Celgene, United States
Christopher Vann, BSc, Autolus Ltd, United Kingdom

Quality and Operations Track Session 3 - Allogeneic Cell Therapy: From HSC Transplants to Targeted T cell Therapy
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Quality and Operations Track Session 3 - Allogeneic Cell Therapy: From HSC Transplants to Targeted T cell Therapy
10:45 - 12:15
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Chair:
Shirley Bartido, PhD, MBA, Cellectis Inc., United States
Speakers:
Stephan Reynier, MSc, Cellectis Inc., France
Ekaterina Doubrovina, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
Paul Veys, MBBS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRCPCH, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, United Kingdom

ISCT Presidential Task Force Session
ISCT Presidential Task Force Session
10:45 - 12:15

Corporate Tutorial - BD Biosciences
Corporate Tutorial - BD Biosciences
12:30 - 13:30

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 4 - Industrializing the Hospital of the Future
Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 4 - Industrializing the Hospital of the Future
15:30 - 17:00
Chair:
Gerhard Bauer, University of California Davis, United States
Speakers:
Miguel Forte, MD, PhD, Belgium
Shelly Heimfeld, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, United States
Ian Campbell, Innovate UK, United Kingdom

Quality and Operations Track Session 4 - Cell Characterization and Potency
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Quality and Operations Track Session 4 - Cell Characterization and Potency
15:30 - 17:00
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Speakers:
Rosa Gonzalo, MSc, PhD,University Hospital Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda, Spain
Jorge Burns, PhD, University Hospital of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Aisha Khan, ABD, MSc, MBA, University of Miami, United States
Giuseppe Astori, PhD, San Bortolo Hospital, Italy

Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Session 1 - Advanced Strategic Innovations for Cell and Gene Therapies
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Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Session 1 - Advanced Strategic Innovations for Cell and Gene Therapies
15:30 - 17:00
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Chair:
Emily Culme-Seymour, PhD, GSK, United Kingdom
Patrick Hanley, PhD, Children's National Medical Center, United States
Speakers:
Ben Weil, MRes, EngD, University College London, United Kingdom
Avery Posey, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Thorsten Friedel, PhD, GSK, United Kingdom

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
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Session Type
Hot Topics
Plenary Sessions
Plenary Breakout Sessions
Strategies for Commericalization Track
Quality and Operations Track
Corporate
07:00
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
09:30
10:00
10:30
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Hot Topic Roundtable Session 5 - Novel Gene Editing Techniques
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Hot Topic Roundtable Session 5 - Novel Gene Editing Techniques
07:30 - 08:30
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Chair:
John Rasko, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, FRCAP, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
Speakers:
Madhusudan V. Peshwa, PhD, MaxCyte Inc., United States
Cliona Rooney, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, United States

Hot Topic Roundtable Session 6 - Overcoming Analytical Challenges for Characterization of Advanced Therapies
Hot Topic Roundtable Session 6 - Overcoming Analytical Challenges for Characterization of Advanced Therapies
07:30 - 08:30
Chair:
Damian Marshall, PhD, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, United Kingdom

Plenary Session 5 - Editing of the Species - from Genes to Organelles to Organs
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Plenary Session 5 - Editing of the Species - from Genes to Organelles to Organs
08:45 - 10:15
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Chair:
John Rasko, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, FRCAP, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
Speakers:
Douglas Turnbull, MBBS, PhD, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Mitochondrial donation to prevent mitochondrial DNA disease
Adrian Thrasher, MBBS, PhD, University College London, United Kingdom
Gene therapy in severe immunodeficiency
Pablo Ross, PhD, UC Davis, United States
Next-Gen X – Xenogeneic generation of human organs

Increasingly, the cells, tissues and organs being deployed as advanced therapeutic products are being engineered prior to delivery to generate or enhance therapeutic efficacy. This session, which is designed to complement and expand upon the highly successful ‘Evolution of Species’ session at the 2016 Singapore Annual Meeting, will highlight key examples of this kind of cutting-edge biological engineering. Attendees will not only gain an understanding of what is happening in clinics right now, but will also glimpse the future as they are led on a fascinating journey - from genes, through organelles and finally to whole organs - with talks from the leaders in the field.

To read Individual Presentation Descriptions, visit the Plenary Session Spotlight Page: http://isct2017.com/plenary-session-spotlight/

Coffee Break with Exhibits
Coffee Break with Exhibits

MSC Oral Abstract Presentations Session 2
MSC Oral Abstract Presentations Session 2
10:45 - 11:45

Late Breaking Abstracts Session
Late Breaking Abstracts Session
10:45 - 11:45

Lunch with Exhibits
Lunch with Exhibits
11:45 - 13:15

Plenary Session 6 - Stem Cells for Tissue Repair and Engineering
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Plenary Session 6 - Stem Cells for Tissue Repair and Engineering
13:15 - 14:45
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Chair:
Massimiliano Gnecchi, MD, PhD, FESC, University of Pavia & IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy 
Speakers:
Massimiliano Gnecchi, MD, PhD, FESC, University of Pavia & IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy 
Lola Reid, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States 
Ivan Martin, PhD, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Tissue Repair and Engineering Breakout Session 1 - Vascular, Digestive and Respiratory Tissue Engineering
Tissue Repair and Engineering Breakout Session 1 - Vascular, Digestive and Respiratory Tissue Engineering
15:00 - 16:30

Tissue Repair and Engineering Breakout Session 2 - Orthopedic Tissue Engineering
Tissue Repair and Engineering Breakout Session 2 - Orthopedic Tissue Engineering
15:00 - 16:30

ISCT-HESI CT-TRACS Joint Session: Identifying and Optimizing Emerging Technologies to Evaluate Cell Therapy Safety, MoA and Efficacy
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ISCT-HESI CT-TRACS Joint Session: Identifying and Optimizing Emerging Technologies to Evaluate Cell Therapy Safety, MoA and Efficacy
15:00 - 16:30
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Chair:
William Shingleton, PhD, GE Healthcare, United Kingdom
Speakers:
Brooke Helfer, PhD, Celsense, United States
Nobuhiro Umeda, PhD, Astellas Pharma Inc., Japan
Jeff Bulte, PhD, The Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering, United States
Yoji Sato, PhD, NIHS Japan, Japan

Strategies for Commercializaton Track Session 5 - Industrializing Talent Management
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Strategies for Commercializaton Track Session 5 - Industrializing Talent Management
07:30 - 08:30
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Chair:
Jim Faulkner, PhD, Autolus Ltd, United Kingdom
Speakers:
Jim Faulkner, PhD, Autolus Ltd, United Kingdom
Fungayi Chidothe, MBChB, MSc, Cell & Gene Therapy Catapult, United Kingdom
Nick Stephens, LLB, The RSA Group, United Kingdom

Quality and Operations Track Session 5 - Quality Program Design and Operations
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Quality and Operations Track Session 5 - Quality Program Design and Operations
07:30 - 08:30
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Chair:
Annette Trickett, PhD , Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia
Speakers:
Gerry McKiernan , Cell Therapies PTY, Australia
Nicole Prokopishyn, PhD , Calgary Laboratory Services, Canada
Robyn Rodwell, PhD, Queensland Cord Blood Bank At The Mater, Australia

Corporate Product Theatre - Available
Contact Brian Poole (brian@celltherapysociety.org) for more information.
Corporate Product Theatre - Available

Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 6 - Industrializing Processes
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Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 6 - Industrializing Processes
10:45 - 11:45
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Chair:
Ohad Karnieli, MBA, PhD, ATVIO Biotechnology, Israel
Speakers:
Ohad Karnieli, MBA, PhD, ATVIO Biotechnology, Israel
Sarah Callens, BSc, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, United Kingdom
Rodney Rietze, PhD, Novartis, United States

Quality and Operations Track Session 6 - Upkeep and Maintenance of the Human Factor: Training, Education, and Competency
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Quality and Operations Track Session 6 - Upkeep and Maintenance of the Human Factor: Training, Education, and Competency
10:45 - 11:45
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Chair:
Lizette Caballero, MLS(ASCP)CM, UCSF BMT Laboratory, United States
Speakers:
Carlos Lee, BSc, Carolinas Healthcare System, United States
Jacqui Thompson, BSc, NHSBT Birmingham, United Kingdom
Rosemarie Bell, B.App.Sc Micro/Biochem MASM, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Session 2 - What I Wish I Knew
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Early Stage Professionals (ESP) Session 2 - What I Wish I Knew
10:45 - 11:45
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Chair:
Emily Hopewell, PhD, Moffitt Cancer Center, United States
Speakers:
John Rasko, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, FRCAP, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia

ISCT Annual General Meeting
ISCT Annual General Meeting
12:00 - 13:00

Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 7 - Ancillary Materials
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Strategies for Commercialization Track Session 7 - Ancillary Materials
15:00 - 16:30
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Chair:
Lynn Csontos,CQA, STEMCELL Technologies Inc., Canada
Speakers:
Lynn Csontos, CQA, STEMCELL Technologies Inc., Canada
Claudia Zylberberg, PhD, Akron Biotech, United States
Jiwen Zhang, PhD, GE Healthcare, United States
Brian Newsom, MBA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, United States

Quality and Operations Track Session 7 - CMC/CTD Submission
Quality and Operations Track Session 7 - CMC/CTD Submission
15:00 - 16:30