Scientific Programme 29th Annual Meeting - Digital Edition

The 29th Annual Meeting Scientific Committee established an inspiring and high-quality scientific programme* on the topic "MS at the extremes".

Check out the 32 different lecture topics that will be covered in 8 sessions, spread over 5 consecutive days:

  • RIS
  • New diagnostic criteria
  • Paediatric MS
  • Late onset MS
  • NMOSD
  • Anti-MOG
  • Aggressive MS
  • Miscellanea/Atypical
* Changes to the programme may apply.
** Al timings CET
Hour
Location
Title Location
17:00 - 17:45
Opening & Charcot Lecture
Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi, Prof Dr Kazuo Fujihara
17:45 - 19:15
Session I - RADIOLOGICAL ISOLATED SYNDROME
Bernard M.J. Uitdehaag
17:45 Definition, demographic and natural history
Prof Dr Christine Lebrun-Frenay
 
18:05 Role of biomarkers
Darin T. Okuda
 
18:25 Treating RIS? Yes
Prof Dr Aksel Siva
 
18:45 Treating RIS? No
Dr Georgina Arrambide
 
19:05 Interactive Q&A Session I
 
19:15 - 20:00
Satellite Symposium - Merck
20:00 - 20:30
ACTRIMS lecture : Autoimmune/paraneoplastic disorders mimicking MS: clinical and imaging features
Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi
20:00 ACTRIMS lecture
Amy Kunchok
 
20:25 Q&A ACTRIMS Lecture
 
20:30 - 20:35
Closing Day 1
Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi
Hour
Location
Title Location
17:00 - 18:30
Session II: NEW DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA
Prof Dr Xavier Montalban
17:00 Optic Nerve as Fifth Site
Dr Wallace Brownlee
 
17:20 Central vein sign and other MRI signs
Dr Martina Absinta
 
17:40 Neurofilaments and other body fluids
Prof Dr Gavin Giovannoni
 
18:00 Role of neurophysiology
Prof Dr Letizia Leocani
 
18:20 Interactive Q&A Session II
 
18:30 - 19:15
Satellite Symposium - Merck
19:15 - 20:45
Session III : PAEDIATRIC MS
Prof Dr Alexey Boyko
19:15 Immunological aspects
Prof Dr Amit Bar-Or
 
19:35 Clinical findings
Prof Brenda Banwell
 
19:55 Cognitive, emotional and affective problems
Prof Dr Maria Pia Amato
 
20:15 How to treat paediatric MS
Prof Emmanuelle Waubant
 
20:35 Interactive Q&A Session III
 
20:45 - 20:50
Closing Day 2
Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi
Hour
Location
Title Location
17:00 - 18:30
Session IV: LATE ONSET MS
Prof Per Soelberg Sørensen
17:00 Why so late? (immunosenescence)
Prof Marco Salvetti
 
17:20 Epidemiology
Prof Jan Hillert
 
17:40 Very late onset MS and differential diagnosis
Jean-Christophe Ouallet
 
18:00 Treat or not to treat?
Prof Dr Gilles Edan
 
18:20 Interactive Q&A Session IV
 
18:30 - 19:15
Satellite Symposium - Sanofi-Genzyme
19:15 - 20:45
Session V: NMOSD
Prof Dr Bernhard Hemmer
19:15 Clinical features and epidemiology
Prof Brian Weinshenker
 
19:35 Update on immunopathology
Prof Douglas Sato Kazutoshi
 
19:55 Treatment strategies
Ho Jin Kim
 
20:15 Seronegative NMOSD
Prof Dr Jacqueline Palace
 
20:35 Interactive Q&A Session V
 
20:45 - 20:50
Closing Day 3
Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi
Hour
Location
Title Location
16:15 - 17:00
Satellite Symposium - MS in the 21st Century
17:00 - 18:30
Session VI: ANTI-MOG
Prof Dr Patrick Vermersch
17:00 Adult disease
Prof Dr Romain Marignier
 
17:20 Paediatric disease
Prof Dr Silvia Tenembaum
 
17:40 Pathophysiology
Dr Yoshiki Takai
 
18:00 Treatment strategies
Prof Dr Paul Friedemann
 
18:20 Interactive Q&A Session VI
 
18:30 - 19:15
Satellite Symposium - Roche
19:15 - 20:45
Session VII: AGGRESSIVE MS
Prof Dr Ludwig Kappos
19:15 Defining aggressive MS
Prof Dr Mark S. Freedman
 
19:35 The role of pathologist
Prof Dr Hans Lassmann
 
19:55 MRI findings
Christian Enzinger
 
20:15 Treatment
Prof Dr Hans-Peter Hartung
 
20:35 Interactive Q&A Session VII
 
20:45 - 20:50
Closing Day 4
Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi
Hour
Location
Title Location
17:00 - 17:45
Satellite Symposium - Janssen
17:45 - 19:15
Session VIII: MISCELLANEA/ATYPICAL
Ariel Miller
17:45 Leuco-cortical and cortical forms
Dr Bruce Trapp
 
18:05 Does the benign form really exists?
Prof Dr Maria Trojano
 
18:25 The isolated endophenotypes
Prof Paul Matthews
 
18:45 Can we consider discontinuing MS DMT?
Prof Dr John Corboy
 
19:05 Interactive Q&A Session VIII
 
19:15 - 20:00
Satellite Symposium - BMS
20:00 - 20:45
Closing & Young Investigators Awards