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Advanced Course on Drugs, Dilemmas and Decisions

JIR Winter School in Villars Switzerland from 28th of February to 1st of March 2020

 

Course Format

Format

State of the art lectures
Interactive workshops in small groups
Clinical cases analysis in small groups
Abstract presentations (oral and poster)

You will also be able to meet some International specialists through the sessions and multiple leisure activities in the magnificent Swiss Alps.

This unique event is designed for all physicians interested in this topic. The number of participants is limited to 50 and registrations will be accepted on the basis of “first come first served”. 

This Winter School is organized by the JIRcohort research network.

Speakers (confirmed)

Marco Gattorno, Genoa, Italy

Dirk Föll, Münster, Germany

Sophie Georgin-Lavialle, Paris, France

Brigitte Bader-Meunier, Paris, France

Véronique Hentgen, Versailles, France

Michaël Hofer, Lausanne, Switzerland

Helmut Wittkowski, Münster, Germany

Alexandre Belot, Lyon, France

Pavla Dolezalova, Prague, Czech Republic (Live from Mumbai)

Rolando Cimaz, Milano, Italy (Live from Mumbai)

 

Program
Friday 28th of February 2020

9:30 - 10:30

Welcome and Registration


10:30 - 12:00

Lectures

Main challenges in treatment of auto-inflammatory diseases (M. Gattorno)
Main challenges in treatment of lupus and connectivitis (A. Belot)
Abstract presentation

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch


13:00 - 14:30

Workshop 1-4 (all participants will go through all workshops)

1) Real-life data on biological: rare adverse events from JIR and AID-net registries (H. Wittkowski + M. Hofer)
2) Compliance: how to evaluate in real life (V. Hentgen + M. Gattorno)
3) Everything you wanted to know about steroid therapy, but were afraid to ask (B. Bader-Meunier + A. Belot)
4) Oratory art (A. Dalang)

14:30 - 16:00

Workshop 1-4


16:00 - 16:30

Break


16:30 - 18:30

Clinical case analysis (all participants will analyse 2 cases in small groups)


 

Program
Saturday 29th of February 2020

8:00 - 8:30

Clinical case presentation

Debate pro-contra biologicals in JIA (H. Wittkowski)

8:30 - 9:00

Lecture (Live with India)

Main challenges of treatment in JIA (P. Dolezalova)

9:00 - 10:30

Debate (Live with India)

Biologics VS Biosimilar - Finding the balance (M. Hofer + S. Georgin-Lavialle + M. Agarwal +  T. Sathish Kumar)

10:30 - 11:00

Lecture (Live with India)

Long term rist of biological (R. Cimaz)

11:00 - 11:30

Break


11:30 - 13:00

Workshop 1-4


13:00 - 17:30

Leisure Time


17:30 - 18:30

Clinical case presentation

Colchicine (V. Hentgen)
Secondary immunodeficiency due to Rituximab/IVIG substitution in secondary hypogammaglobulinemia (A. Belot)

18:30 - 19:00

Poster walk


20:00

Gala dinner


 

Program
Sunday 1st of March 2020

Lecture (Live with India)

8:30 - 9:00

Small molecules (JAK inhibitors) new kids on the block (D. Föll)

Clinical case presentations (Live with India)

Precaution before starting and how to stop biologicals (S. Georgin-Lavialle)
Methotrexate/Thalidomide: pros and cons (R. Khubchandani + M. Hofer)

9:00 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 10:30


Workshop 1-4

10:30 - 12:00


 

Practical informations

The Winter School will take place at Eurotel-Victoria in Villars. Villars is a Swiss Alps village at 1h30 from Geneva Airport. It is easily reachable by car or by public transport (train/bus).

This registration fee includes: Access to all the JIR Winter School sessions (Friday - Sunday), 2 nights at Eurotel-Victoria**** Villars, 2 breakfast, 1 lunch, the gala dinner and access to all the videos of the sessions.

Early registration (until 31.12.2019)

Single room: 490€

Shared Double room: 390€

Registration after 01.01.2020

Single room: 540€

Shared Double room: 440€


JIRcohort members special price

100€ discount for all JIRcohort members.


Cancelation policy
Since 1st of January 2020: 50% of total price has to be paid

Since 20th of February 2020: 100% of total price has to be paid. 

Abstract submission

All participants can submit an abstract until the 31.12.2019. To submit your abstract please send it to the following link.

Selected abstract for an oral or a poster presentation will be informed in January.


Basic course on Thursday 27th of February 2020

Already come to Switzerland on Thursday 27th of February and take part to the course on "Uveitis: a team work between the ophthalmologist and the pediatrician" at Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules-Gonin in Lausanne. 

Registration to the basic course is free but compulsary (indicate in your registration to the JIR Winter School)

 
 

Past JIR Winter School events

JIR Winter School 2017 in Leysin Switzerland on SoJIA / Still

JIR Winter School 2018 in Leysin Switzerland on Juvenile Onset Lupus

JIR Winter School 2019 in Villars Switzerland on Autoinflammatory disease