American Society of Hematology

2017 Highlights of ASH® in Asia - Pacific Program Schedule

Saturday, March 11

8:00 a.m.Registration, Exhibition, and Poster Session Setup
8:45 a.m.Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Jorge DiPaola
Program Co-Chair
American Society of Hematology

Dr. Selina Luger
Program Co-Chair
American Society of Hematology

Dr. William Choi
Program Co-Chair
Hong Kong Society of Haematology

Dr. Eric Tse
Program Co-Chair
Hong Kong Society of Haematology
9:00 a.m.Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Selina Luger, MD
University of Pennsylvania
9:30 a.m.Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Wendy Stock, MD
University of Chicago
10:00 a.m.Panel Discussion with Drs. Luger and Stock
Dr. Koichi Akashi (Japan), Program Moderator
Dr. Jianxiang Wang (China), Program Moderator
Dr. Dong-Tsamn Lin (Taiwan), Program Moderator
10:30 a.m.Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
11:00 a.m.Thalassemia
Thomas D. Coates, MD
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
11:30 a.m.Thrombosis and Anticoagulation
Steven R. Lentz, MD, PhD
University of Iowa
12:00 p.m.Panel Discussion with Drs. Coates and Lentz
Dr. Ang Ai Leen (Singapore), Program Moderator
Dr. Yasintha Jeevani Costa (Sri Lanka), Program Moderator
Dr. Lugyanti Sukrisman (Indonesia), Program Moderator
12:30 p.m.Lunch with the Experts
1:45 p.m. Plasma Cell Disorders (Myeloma)
Kenneth Anderson, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
2:15 p.m.Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Jeffrey Sharman, MD
Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
2:45 p.m.Panel Discussion with Drs. Anderson and Sharman
Dr. Tony Mills (Australia/New Zealand), Program Moderator
Dr. Rabindra Kumar Jena (India), Program Moderator
3:15 p.m. Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
3:45 p.m.Hodgkin Lymphoma
Jakub Svoboda, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
4:15 p.m. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Nishitha Reddy, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
4:45 p.m. Panel Discussion with Drs. Svoboda and Reddy
Dr. Masuda Begum (Bangladesh), Program Moderator
Dr. William Choi (Hong Kong), Program Moderator
Dr. Chul Soo Kim (Korea), Program Moderator
5:15 p.m. 2017 Highlights of ASH in Asia-Pacific Poster Presentations
6:45 p.m.Adjournment

Sunday, March 12

7:00 a.m.Registration, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
7:30 a.m.Welcome and Recognition of Highlights of ASH Partner Organizations
7:45 a.m.2016 ASH Annual Meeting: Best of ASH Summary
Richard A. Van Etten, MD, PhD
University of California, Irvine
8:15 a.m.Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Ran Reshef, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
8:45 a.m.Panel Discussion with Drs. Van Etten and Reshef Dr. Zafar Iqbal (Pakistan), Program Moderator
Dr. Nguyen Anh Tri (Vietnam), Program Moderator
9:15 a.m.Coffee Break, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
9:45 a.m.Disorders of Hemostasis
Jorge DiPaola, MD
University of Colorado
10:15 a.m.Immune Thrombocytopenia
Cindy Neunert, MD, MSCS
Columbia University Medical Center
10:45 a.m.Panel Discussion with Drs. DiPaola and Neunert
Dr. Wichai Prayoonwiwat (Thailand), Program Moderator
Dr. Htun Lwin Nyein (Myanmar), Program Moderator
11:15 a.m.Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Alan F. List, MD
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
11:45 a.m.Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Including Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic
12:15 p.m.Panel Discussion with Drs. List and Mesa
Dr. Wong Chieh Lee (Malaysia), Program Moderator
Dr. Maria Luisa D. Concepcion (Philippines), Program Moderator
12:45 p.m.Closing Remarks
1:00 p.m.Adjournment

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