Innovation Bootcamp in Rare Diseases

Leuven, 4-5 November 2019

What are the key drivers and resistors in the development of diagnostics and therapeutics in rare diseases in 2019? Get economy insights in the healthcare ecosystem of rare diseases. Your update on ATMPs and innovative diagnostics. How to raise awareness on rare diseases? What about access and affordability of orphan drugs?   Do not miss out on this unique event and join us in Leuven for IBRD 2019. Looking forward to welcome you all in Leuven prof. dr. Karen Vanhoorelbeke (coordinator) and the entire PROFILE team.   The PROFILE project is funded by the HORIZON 2020 programme of the European Union.

 

Frontline speakers including:

  • Jan Bogaerts | EORTC
  • Filip Callewaert | Sanofi
  • David Cassiman | UZ Leuven
  • Timothy Cox | Cambridge University
  • Marc Dooms | UZ Leuven
  • Spring Gombé | Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative 
  • Beatrice Gulbis | EuroBloodNet
  • Aidan Hollis | University of Calgary
  • Petra Kaufmann | AveXis
  • Bart Leroy | UZ Gent – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Ana Palma | SOBI
  • Marc Peeters | UZ Antwerpen
  • Bruce Poppe | UZ Gent
  • Beatriz Pujol | Alexion
  • Hanspeter Rottensteiner | Takeda
  • Eva Schoeters | RaDiOrg
  • Rik Schrijvers | UZ Leuven
  • Olga Solomon | European Commission
  • Patrick Tabouring | University of Luxembourg
  • Erik Tambuyzer | ​Biopontis Alliance for Rare Diseases
  • Guy T’Sjoen | UZ Gent
  • Rudy Van Coster | UZ Gent
  • Peter Vandenberghe | LKI – UZ Leuven
  • Marianne Vanden Bussche – Van de Kerckhove | Eye Hope Foundation
  • Dirk Vander Mijnsbrugge | Pfizer
  • Kris Vander Velpen | Flanders Business School
  • Chris Van Hul | Onafhankelijk Ziekenfonds
  • Gerben van ‘t Klooster | Galapagos
  • Marie-Françoise Vincent | Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc
  • Rene Westhovens | UZ Leuven
  • Antonine Wyffels | RIZIV-INAMI

Program available here

Venue: Faculty Club, Groot Begijnhof 14, 3000 Leuven, Belgium Please click here to get there by car. Please click here to get there by public transport. Directions for public transport to Leuven Accomodation in Leuven (not included in registration fee)

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Click here to register. Who should attend: junior & senior researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical industry and policy makers. RIZIV – INAMI accreditation requested.

Rates full registration – two days:

Junior academic

295

PhD students and residents in training

Senior academic and other

420

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Industry

550

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Registration includes: access to event, catering during the event and networking reception on Monday 4 November 2019 and event bag including program book.

Rates day ticket, either Monday November 4th or Tuesday November 5th:

Junior academic

180

PhD students and residents in training

Senior academic and other

250

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Industry

330

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Registration includes: access to event, catering during the event and networking reception on Monday 4 November 2019 and event bag including program book. Patient organisation representatives please contact joni.vanpeteghem@kuleuven.be prior to registration.

Sponsorship opportunities available please contact joni.vanpeteghem@kuleuven.be

Further questions? Please contact joni.vanpeteghem@kuleuven.be