International Plasma Protein Congress

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Every year, policymakers, regulators, industry leaders, physicians, scientists, and patient representatives from around the globe come together for the plasma protein therapeutics industry's premier European eventthe International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC).

 

Register now for the 2018 IPPC:  March 13-14 in Budapest!

REGISTRATION

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Online registration will close March 9 at noon (ET)


Registration rates:

Congress Registration Type After January 19, 2018 On-Site
PPTA Member 1,200 € ($1,380) 1,400 €  ($1,610)
Non-Member 1,600 €  ($1,840) 1,800 €  ($2,070)
Patient * 75 €  ($80) 75 €  ($80)
Government 100 €  ($125) 100 €  ($125)
Healthcare Provider ** 100 €  ($125) 100 €  ($125)
Emeritus Rate *** 100 €  ($125) 100 €  ($125)
* Patients using plasma protein therapies or employees of not-for-profit patient organizations.
** An active practitioner within the plasma user’s community who is not employed by any for-profit company related to the industry.
*** Emeritus rate is available for retired industry members who have been active in the Association in previous years.
 

By registering for the International Plasma Protein Congress, you agree to the Terms and Conditions as stated below.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION:
Payment MUST BE received by 19 January 2018 in order to receive the discounted rate.
ORGANIZATIONS WITH MORE THAN 25 ATTENDEES:
PPTA will retrospectively reimburse 5 registration fees for organizations (companies, associations, …) having more than 25 attendees. PPTA will make the calculation after the Congress and will initiate reimbursement accordingly.
REGISTRATION TYPE:
PPTA reserves the right to confirm registration type and charge appropriately.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
Substitutions WILL NOT be allowed on-site. Notification of substitutions must be received by 23 February 2018.
CANCELLATIONS:
Cancellations MUST BE received in writing by 23 February 2018 and will be subject to an administrative fee of 250 € or 250 (USD). Cancellations after 23 February 2018 will not be refunded.
PRESS:
All Press must apply for credentials prior to the event. Please contact the Association for more information.
DATA PROTECTION:
The personal information provided will be used for PPTA purposes only.
HOTEL ROOM BLOCK:
The hotel block is intended for registered attendees to the International Plasma Protein Congress. PPTA reserves the right to remove anyone from their room block that is not registered for the Congress.

 

Additional information

VENUE & ACCOMMODATIONS

Hotel Information

The International Plasma Protein Congress will be held at the:
Budapest Marriott Hotel
Apaczai Csere Janos u. 4.
Budapest 1052 Hungary
+ 36 1 235 4819

2018 PROGRAM

DAY ONE: 13 MARCH 2018

08:30-10:15 SESSION 1: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
CHAIR: Bruno Santoni, PPTA
08:30-08:40 Opening
Bruno Santoni, PPTA
08:40-08:55 Keynote address
David Bell, Grifols, Chair of the PPTA Global Board of Directors
08:55-09:15 Organization of blood transfusion services in Hungary
Klára Baróti-Tóth, Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service
09:15-09:35 Current treatment practices and access situation in Hungary for Immunoglobulins Maria Judit Molnar, Semmelweis University
09:35-09:50 Discussions
09:50-10:15 HILFENHAUS AWARD
10:15-11:00 BREAK 
11:00-12:30 SESSION 2: The world needs more plasma
CHAIR: Joshua Penrod, PPTA
11:00-11:25 Global figures
Matthew Hotchko, The Marketing Research Bureau (MRB)
11:25-11:50 Plasma dynamics in Canada: A confluence of perspectives and a public sector solution to security of supply
Graham Sher, Canadian Blood Services (CBS)
11:50-12:15 Global perspective and dynamics: Views for potential solutions
Jan M. Bult, PPTA
12:15-12:30 Discussions 
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14:00-15:30
SESSION 3: Why do we need plasma proteins?
CHAIR: Dr. Larisa Cervenakova, PPTA
14:00-14:25 Plasma: What's in it? Usage and potential developments for therapeutic proteins Hans Peter Schwarz, University of Vienna
14:25-14:50 Uses of IVIG in neurological disease
Richard Knight, University of Edinburgh
14:50-15:15 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: Clinical evidence overview Mark Brantly, University of Florida
15:15-15:30 Discussions
15:30-16:15 BREAK
16:15-17:30
SESSION 4: Global Awareness for plasma proteins
CHAIR: Julie Birkofer, PPTA
16:15-16:35 Awareness of hemophilia in the world
Alain Weill, World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH)
16:35-16:55 Awareness of PID in the world
Johan Prevot, International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI)
16:55-17:15 How Is Your Day? Jan M. Bult, PPTA
17:15-17:30 Discussions
17:30-19:00 "How Is Your Day?" Reception PPTA How is your day logo v2

DAY TWO:  14  MARCH 2018

08:30-09:45
SESSION 5: SPONSORS SESSION
CHAIR: Dominika Misztela, PPTA
08:30-08:50 Authorisation Impacts: A survival guide Ruaidrí MacDomhnaill, REACHLaw  REACHLaw black 01
08:50-09:10 Triton® X-100: Merck strategy and alternatives for virus inactivation Eric Youssef, MERCK  MERCK LOGO Purple RGB 01
09:10-09:30 Biotin interference–Facts and rumors Christian Fischer, Abbott DiagnosticsABOTT GOLD a sig horiz 4c bk cmyk u 01
09:30-09:45 Discussions
09:45-10:50
SESSION 6: REGULATORY ASPECTS
CHAIR: Mary Gustafson, PPTA
09:45-10:10 Implementation of Risk-Based Approach (RBA) on Inspection of Blood Establishments Karmin Saadat, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
10:10-10:35  MSM deferrals - global perspectives and future developments Brian Custer, Blood Systems Research Institute (BSRI)
10:35-10:50 Discussions
10:50-11:30 BREAK
11:30-13:00
SESSION 7: Developments in a selection of BRICS countries - Will more bricks create a stronger foundation?
CHAIR: Jan M. Bult, PPTA
11:30-11:55 Spotlight on Brazil Silvano Wendel, Hospital Sírio Libanês
11:55-12:20 Chinese plasmapheresis Xiangjun Du, Beijing Ao Pu Da Bio-tech Ltd
12:20-12:45 Supporting Plasma Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries–The South African Experience Ravi Reddy, South African National Blood Service (SANBS)/International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
12:45-13:00 Discussions
13:00-14:30 LUNCH Sponsored by:
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14:30-16:00
SESSION 8: Value assessment of therapies to treat rare diseases: Approaches within different reimbursement systems and emerging frameworks
CHAIR: Irina Odnoletkova, PPTA
14:30-14:55 The German approach Matthias P. Schönermark, SKC Beratungsgesellschaft mbH
14:55-15:20 The U.K. approach Sheela Upadhyaya, Centre for Health Technology Evaluation/National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
15:20-15:45 Application of Multicriteria Decision Analysis to assess the value of rare disease therapies Carina Schey, University of Groningen
15:45-16:00 Discussions                       
16:00-16:10 CLOSURE OF IPPC 2018
  CLOSURE BREAK


[Program and speakers are subject to change]

SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES

Take advantage of the premier opportunity to effectively position your brand with key leaders of the plasma protein therapeutics industry. The International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC), to be held 13 and 14 March 2018 at the Budapest Marriott Hotel, in Hungary offers a variety of opportunities to expand your reach.

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Congress Contacts

  • Hotel and Congress inquiries contact: Melanie Conrads or +32.2.724.0188
  • Registration inquiries contact: Charon Smith or +1.443.433.1114