Scientific Programme

17.00-17.45

Opening session including keynote address

  • Opening remarks: Mrs Martine Pergent (IPOPI President) and Mr
    Johan Prevot (IPOPI Executive Director)
  • Keynote speech “PIDs across the age spectrum”

17.45-19.00

Session 1: PIDs and Allergies – Exploring the cross over!

  • Epidemiological overview of PIDs and Allergies
  • When is allergy a PID and when is it just allergy?
  • Asthma, chronic obstructive lung issues and PIDs
  • Dermatological allergic manifestations in PIDs

19.15

Welcome Reception at the Congress Venue

08.00-08.30

Guided Poster Walk

08.30-10.00

Session 2: Management of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic manifestations in PIDs

  • The interplay between the gastrointestinal tract and the immune system
  • How to manage?
  • Explorations and treatment pathways including transplantation and conditioning
  • Patient Testimony

10.00-10.30

Coffee Break and Guided Poster Walks

10.30-12.00

Session 3: The Usual Suspects

  • Genetic diagnosis
  • Malignancy spectrum of PIDs
  • Autoimmunity and autoinflammation manifestations

13.00-14.15

Lunch and Poster Walk

14.15-15.15

Session 4: Regional Diagnosis and Clinical Challenges Session

  • Lectures TBA

15.45-16.15

Coffee Break and Guided Poster Walks

16.15-17.30

Session 5: Treatment advances in specific PID management

  • CGD latest management advances
  • ALPS: reaching new heights!
  • T-cell lymphopenia: How TRECs modify the management of these patients
  • Update on IUIS classification: will it open new PID management pathways?

20.00

Congress Dinner (venue to be announced)

09.00-10.30

Session 6: Ethical considerations – Topic TBA

10.30-11.00

Coffee break and Guided Poster Walks

11.00-12.30

Session 7: The quest for a cure to primary immunodeficiencies…

  • Cell therapy and PIDs
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation in adults
  • Thymic Transplantation
  • Gene Therapy and Gene Editing

12.30-13.45

Lunch and Poster Walk

14.45-15.15

Young PID investigators: poster winners’ session

15.15-15.45

Coffee break and Guided Poster Walks

15.45-17.00

Session 8: Management of viral infections in PIDs

  • COVID-19 and PIDs!
  • CMV and EBV management in PIDs
  • Management of respiratory and entero-viruses in PIDs

17.00-17.45

Closure talk (Chair: TBC):

“Horizon 2040: what can PID genetics studies tell us about the future?”