AGM & Conference 2021

December 7th, 2020

The Irish Haemophilia Society is delighted to announce a Virtual AGM & Conference 2021. The conference will take place March 1 – 4.

The event is free to attend but you must register beforehand, and registration will be open in January 2021. More details will be sent to members in the new year.

For now, we are delighted to share provisional programme with you all.

AGM 2021 Virtual Conference – Preliminary Programme
March 1st – 4th 

Monday March 1

Theme: Treatment 

18.00 – 18.45 Review of Novel Therapies
Speaker: Prof. Flora Peyvandi
18.45 – 19.00 Break
19.00 – 19.45 An Overview of Gene Therapy
Speaker: Dr. David Lillicrap
19.45 – 20.00 Discussion Panel (TBC)

Tuesday March 2

Theme: Comprehensive Care 

18.00 – 18.20 Covid-19 and Vaccines
Speaker: Dr. Cillian De Gascun
18.20 – 18.45 The Use of Technology (This session will also include an update on the Lighthouse Project and the Patient Portal.)
Speakers: Mr. Fergal McGroarty, Dr. Niamh O’Connell
18.45 – 19.00 Break
19.00 – 19.20 Dental Care
Speaker: Dr. Alison Dougall
19.20 – 19.40 Resilience and Mental Health
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Byrne
19.40 – 20.00 Targeted Physio at Home
Speakers: Mr. Mark McGowan & Ms. Sheila Roche

Parallel session

Theme: von Willebrand’s Disorder

18.45 – 19.30 Update on VWD Guidelines, Treatment and Care
Speaker: Dr. Michelle Lavin
19.30 – 20.00 Living with VWD, a panel discussion
Speakers: Donal McCann & Breda Queally

Wednesday 3rd March

Theme: Changing face of treatment in Ireland

18.00 – 18.30 Update on iPATH
Speaker: Professor James O’Donnell
18.30 – 18.45 Break
18.45 – 19.45 The Changing Face of Treatment in Ireland
Speakers: Dr. Beatrice Nolan, Dr. Niamh O’Connell, Declan Noone and Brian O’Mahony
19.45 – 20.00 Questions and Answers

Thursday 4th March 

18.00 – 20.00 Annual General Meeting 2021

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