TRANSPORT International Meeting of Familial Mediterranean Fever & Other Autoinflammatory Diseases
INVITATION


Dear Collegues,

This is an invitation to all students of familial Mediterranean fever and autoinflammation all over the world. We want to get together in İstanbul to exchange and discuss the latest scientific contributions in this field, as well as the consequences of these research in our daily practice, and try to solve our evolving new queries to improve the quality of life of our patients. The motto of this meeting is " changing concepts and changing needs in FMF and related disorders". Therefore each one of your presence is so valuable.

We are looking forward to meet you in Istanbul, between June 19-21, 2020!

Prof.Dr.Huri Özdoğan
President of FMF2020 meeting
Prof.Dr.Serdal Uğurlu
Secretary of FMF2020 meeting
COMMITTEES


  • National Scientific Commitee

  • Servet Akar
  • Nil Arısoy
  • Eren Erken
  • Ahmet Gul
  • Vedat Hamuryudan
  • Omer Karadag
  • Ozgur Kasapcopur
  • Timucin Kasifoglu
  • Cengiz Korkmaz
  • Fatos Onen
  • Seza Ozen
  • Abdurrahman Tufan
  • Mehmet Tunca
  • Eda Tahir Turanlı
  • Fatos Yalcinkaya
  • International Scientific Commitee

  • Ivona Aksentijevich
  • Sulaiman Mohammed Al-Mayouf
  • Gayane Amaryan
  • Eldad Ben-Chetrit
  • Hatem El-Shanti
  • Sophie Georgin-Lavialle
  • Marco Gattorno
  • Tilmann Kallinich
  • Helen Lachmann
  • Avi Livneh
  • Wafa Madanat
  • Rafaelle Manna
  • Tamara Sarkisian
REGISTRATION


Register Type
16 March 2020 and Before After 16 March 2020
Participant Physician € 375 €425
Company Representative & Companion €325 €375
  • VAT (18%) shall be added to the registration fees.
  • D-Event reserves the right to reflect the changes in taxes, duties and charges that may arise.
  • The registration fee includes participation to the meetings, name badge and the certificate of participation.
Registration without accommodation:
150 EUR + VAT (for each night) will be added to the registration fees of the participants who do not arrange their accommodation through the organizing agency.

Please click here for “Registration & Accommodation Request Form”

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation Package for 2 Nights 16 March 2020 and Before After 16 March 2020
Single Room Double Room
(Per Person)
Single Room Double Room
(Per Person)
CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel € 400 € 250 € 450 € 275
  • VAT (8%) shall be added to the accommodation fee.
  • D-Event reserves the right to reflect the changes in taxes, duties and charges that may arise.
  • The accommodation fee includes accommodation for 2 nights, bed and breakfast, on the condition that the check-in shall be on Friday 19 June 2020 and the check -out shall be on Sunday 21 June 2020.
  • Package accommodation cannot be divided. Requests for additional night shall be charged separately.
Registration without accommodation:
150 EUR + VAT (for each night) will be added to the registration fees of the participants who do not arrange their accommodation through the organizing agency.
TRANSPORTATION


Group Transfer Fee
(The price is valid for «PER PERSON» for the groups of 3 people and more.)

İstanbul Airport – Meeting Hotel (One-way) € 35
Sabiha Gökçen Airport – Meeting Hotel (One-way) € 35

Private Transfer Fee
(The price is valid for a «CAR» for maximum 2 people.)

İstanbul Airport – Meeting Hotel (One-way) € 75
Sabiha Gökçen Airport – Meeting Hotel (One-way) € 75

VAT (18%) shall be added to the transfer fees.

D-Event reserves the right to reflect the changes in taxes, duties and charges that may arise.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION




Online Abstract Submission System will be active as soon as possible.

  1. Deadline for abstract submission is April 13, 2020.
  2. Abstracts will be accepted only through the "Abstract Submission System" on our website. Abstracts sent through e-mail, fax, ordinary post or delivered by hand will not be evaluated.
  3. Abstracts should be submitted in English. Please carefully check all text for errors before submitting in the system as the quality of your submission may strongly affect the outcome of the reviewer's scoring of your abstract.
  4. The abstract should not be longer than 300 words.
  5. Abstract can be research work, case report or review and should include the following sections; problem statement, purpose, materials and methods, results, conclusions and keywords.
  6. Keywords should not be less than 3 and more than 10.
  7. Online abstract system allows you to save your work until you are ready to submit it.
  8. Submitted abstracts cannot be modified, corrected or deleted.
  9. Scientific Committee will evaluate the abstracts for their scientific quality and appropriateness.
  10. Abstract acceptance letters will be sent by May 15, 2020 to the submitting authors correspondance e-mail address in the system. Submitting author will also be considered as the presenter of the abstract.
  11. Please contact the organizing secretariat at [email protected] or via telephone at +90 (216) 573 18 36 if you need assistance about the abstract system.
Preliminary Programme


12:00 - 14:00 Registration & Poster viewing
14:00 - 14:15 Welcome and introduction Huri Özdoğan
14:15 - 15:45 Session 1
14:15 - 15:00 Spectrum of autoinflammation Ivona Aksentijevich
15:00 - 15:45 Update of FMF Pathogenesis Ahmet Gül
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:15 Session 2
16:15 - 16:45 Year review of FMF Servet Akar
16:45 - 17:15 Colchicine, the old and the new TBA
17:15 - 18:00 Session 3 - State of Art lecture
17:15 - 18:00 What is FMF? Eldad Ben-Chetrit

07:45 - 09:00 Working Groups
Hall 1 WG 1 / Epidemiology  
Hall 2 WG 2 / How to design muliticenter FMF trials?  
Hall 3 WG 3 / MEFV negative clinical FMF  
Hall 4 WG 4 / Colchicine treatment  
Hall 5 WG 5 / Genetics & new diseases  
09:00 - 10:30 Session 4 / Changing concepts and changing needs in FMF Genetics
09:00 - 09:20 Overview Seza Özen
09:20 - 10:30 Panel Discussion  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 Session 5 / Epigenetics and enviromental factors in FMF
11:00 - 11:20 Epigenetics Eda Tahir Turanlı
11:20 - 11:40 Impact of enviromental factors Ömer Karadağ
11:40 - 12:00 Impact of microbiome in FMF TBA
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch & Poster viewing
13:00 - 14:30 Session 6 / Epidemiology and diagnostic criteria
13:00 - 13:20 From the footprints of FMF TBA
13:20 - 13:40 Other autoinflammatory diseases in FMF geography Sulaiman Mohammed Al-Mayouf
13:40 - 14:00 FMF in low risk populations TBA
14:00 - 14:30 Diagostic criteria TBA
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session 7 / Changing concepts and needs in clinical practice of FMF
15:00 - 15:20 Clinical overview TBA
15:20 - 17:00 Panel discussion  

08:00 - 09:00 Session 8 / Difficult cases
09:00 - 10:40 Session 9 / Related diseases
Moderators: Gayane Amaryan, Özgür Kasapçopur
09:00 - 09:20 Ankylosing spondylitis Fatoş Önen
09:20 - 09:40 JIA Özgür Kasapçopur
09:40 - 10:00 Behçet’s disease Wafa Madanat
10:00 - 10:20 Vasculitis, ADA2 TBA
10:20 - 10:40 FMF mimics Rafaelle Manna
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00 Session 10 / Changing concepts and needs in the treatment of FMF
Moderators: Helen Lachmann, Huri Özdoğan
11:00 - 11:20 Overview Helen Lachmann
11:20 - 13:00 Panel discussion  
13:00 - 13:30 Poster awards & Closing remarks
GENERAL INFO


MEETING DATE
19-21 June 2020

MEETING PLACE
CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel

LANGUAGE OF THE MEETING
The language of the meeting is English.

INVITATION LETTER
Meeting invitation letters requested to be submitted to the institutions for the participation shall be sent to the participants by the organization secretariat. The letters can be used only for permission purposes.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION
All participants who have registered to the meeting shall receive a certificate of participation.

REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION DESK
The registration and information desk shall be available from 19 June 2020 at the meeting centre and our guests shall be welcomed by “D Event Turizm” employees.

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for Early Registration and Accommodation Payments 16 March 2020
Last Cancellation Date for All Sponsorships 16 March 2020
Deadline for All Sponsorship Payments 18 May 2020
Deadline for Submitting the Names for Registration and Accommodation 5 June 2020
Deadline for Changing the Names for Registration and Accommodation 12 June 2020
Deadline for Submitting the Details for Transfer 12 June 2020
Fee for Changing the Names After 12 June 2020 15 EUR + VAT/person
Fee for Changing the Transfer After 12 June 2020 5 EUR + VAT/person
CONTACT


Organization Secretariat
D Event Tourism Organization
+90 216 573 18 36
[email protected]

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