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2nd Symposium : « Introduction of the Next-Generation-sequencing technology in routine analysis in the Belgian healthcare »

During the second edition of the symposium on the introduction of Next Generation Sequencing technology in routine analysis in the Belgian healthcare system during, the first outcomes of this project will be presented. Furthermore there will be a discussion on some international initiatives with which you could possibly collaborate in order to optimize the treatment of cancer patients in Belgium.

 

For more information or questions: 
E-mail: Marie-Joelle.Robberechts@wiv-isp.be
Tel: 00 32 2642 57 04

or through this website.

Programme

09:00 - 09:30

Welcoming of the participants

09:30 - 13:00

Introduction of Next-Generation-Sequencing technology in (hemato-) oncology in the Belgian healthcare system

  1. Guidelines "Next-Generation-Sequencing Technology in (Hematology) Oncology in the Belgian Health Care System - NGS Gene Panel Test, E. Van Valckenborgh and Hebrant (WIV-ISP)
  2. Reimbursement of molecular tests in oncology ", A. Waeytens (INAMI INAMI)
  3. Practical implementation of NGS tests in hospitals, W. Van Dooren (INAMI)
  4. Comparative analysis and LQE NGS in (hemato) oncology, A. Antoniou (WIV-ISP)
  5. Patient Engagement: Focus Group, W. Vanhoof (WIV-ISP)
  6. Management of NGS data or tests in oncology, J. Van Bussel (WIV-ISP)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 17:00

International activities of the implementation of NGS technology in healthcare: Presentation of challenges and opportunities

  1. FDA (US Food and Drug Agency) activities in NGS technology in oncology (United States) - (to be confirmed)
  2. Match trial (United States) (Ms. Lively, NCI, USA)
  3. NGS Memorial SK (NY, USA) (Mr. Laydani, MSK, USA)
  4. Watson for Oncology (IBM)
  5. Permanent initiative CE IC (representative of the EC confirmed)
  6. EC "an innovative partnership in the fight against cancer" (Mr. Albreht, NIJZ, Slovenia)

17:00 - 18:00

Reception

Event Details

Date:

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (09:00 h - 18:00 h)

Location:

The symposium will be held on November 7th in the Passage 44 in Brussels, Boulevard du Botanique 44, 1000 Brussels.

Price:

Registration for this event is free, but available places are limited. If you wish to register, simply send an email with your full name and the name of the organization you represent.

Language:

English

Organiser(s):

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