Schedule and Program

17th IHIWS/Immunogenetics Symposium: Sept 6–10, 2017
Conference: Sep 10, 2017 

 

The 17th IHIWS will be held at Asilomar Conference Grounds, located in Pacific Grove, California. Lodging reservations should be made by going to the conference accommodations webpage at https://aws.passkey.com/event/49031649/owner/10793795/home. We recommend staying at or very near the event site in order to take advantage of all of the available activities and meals.

The registration fee covers all workshop sessions and coffee breaks on Wednesday-Sunday, opening reception on 9/6 and a strolling dinner reception on 9/9. Register to attend the event here: http://ihiws.org/event-registration

The program includes a total of Six Symposia, International Immunogenetics Conference and International Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Workshop (IHIWS) Activities.

 

Schedule and Program


Wednesday Sep 06, 2017

15:00 – 19:00  Registration & check in
15:00 – 16:00  PM Coffee, Merrill Hall
18:00 – 19:00  Dinner, Crocker Dining Hall
19:00 – 20:00  Opening ceremony, Merrill Hall

     Evolution of IHIWS, past and present

  • Keynote Speaker:        Walter F BODMER
  • Chair:                           Marcelo FERNANDEZ-VIÑA
  • Presidents:                  Derek MIDDLETON, Steven GE MARSH

20:00 – 21:30  Welcome reception: Light hors d’oeuvres, dessert & wine/beer, Merrill Hall

Note: Symposium & Workshop-Activities speakers and topics will be published a month prior to the event


Thursday Sep 07, 2017

0730 – 0830    Breakfast: Crocker
0830 – 0930    Symposium:  Population Genetics & Bioinformatics, Merrill Hall
0930 – 1000    Morning Coffee break Merrill Hall
1000 – 1200    Breakout Session #1a: Project discussion
1200 – 1300    Lunch, Crocker Hall
1300 – 1400    Symposium: Disease Association and Nomenclature, Merrill Hall
1400 – 1530    Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: Bioinformatics
1530 – 1600    Afternoon Coffee break, Merrill Hall
1600 – 1645    Breakout Session #1b: Discretion of Chair
1645 – 1800    Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: NGS HLA Related Projects
1800 – 1900    Dinner
1900 – 2000    Symposium: Imputation & TCR, Merrill Hall
2000 – 2045    Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: NGS HLA Related Projects


Friday Sep 08, 2017

0730 – 0850    Breakfast, Crocker Hall
0730 – 0850    Nomenclature breakfast by invitation only
0900 – 1000    Symposium: NGS HLA, Merrill Hall
1000 – 1030    Morning Coffee break, Merrill Hall
1030 – 1200    Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: NGS HLA Projects – Registries
1200 – 1300    Lunch, Crocker Hall
1300 – 1430      Breakout Session #2a: Discretion of Chair
1430 – 1530      Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: NGS HLA Projects, Population Genetics
1530 – 1600    Afternoon Coffee break, Merrill Hall
1600 – 1630      Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: NGS HLA Projects, Study of Rare & Novel HLA Alleles by NGS HLA (Non-CWD)
1630 – 1730    Symposium: NGS KIR, Merrill Hall
1730 – 1800    Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: NGS of Full-length KIR Genes
1800 – 1830    Sponsor Presentations #1

  • #1 – One Lambda
  • #2 – Illumina

1830 – 1930    Dinner, Crocker Hall
1945 – 2145    Wine Tasting: A Taste of Monterey, Sea Scape Room   Sponsored by One Lambda, A Thermo Fisher Scientific Brand


Saturday Sep 09, 2017

0730 – 0850    Breakfast, Crocker Hall
0730 – 0850    IHIWS Councilors Breakfast Meeting, Woodlawn Room   By Invitation Only
0900 – 1200     Symposium: Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT)
Component, Merrill Hall
0900 – 0945    Session#1        Effie Petersdorf, moderator
0945 – 1000    Panel discussion
1000 – 1030    Morning Coffee break, Merrill Hall
1030 – 1040    Session#2        Effie Petersdorf, moderator
1130 – 1200    Panel discussion
1200 – 1300    Lunch, Crocker Hall
1300 – 1400    Symposium: Solid Organ Transplant, Merrill Hall
1400 – 1530    Workshop-Activities, Merrill Hall
Component: Mapping of Serologic Epitopes
1530 – 1600    Afternoon Coffee break, Merrill Hall
1600 – 1645    Sponsor Presentations day #2

  • #3 – HistoGenetics
  • #4 – Immucor
  • #5 – DKMS

1645 – 1815    Breakout Session #3a: Discretion of Chairs
1820 – 1840    Genomics of MHC micro RNA, short presentation
1840 – 1900    Marcelo Fernandez-Vina, Workshop remarks, Merrill Hall
1900 – 2200    DINNER CLOSING RECEPTION, Asilomar Meadow/ Bar-B Que Area

  • Music by Wild Blue Quartet
  • Strolling Dinner, Includes wine/beer/soda

Sunday Sep 10, 2017

Checkout: 0800 – 1200

Schedule

0730 – 0830    Breakfast, Crocker Hall
0830 – 1030    17th IHIWS Summaries, Merrill Hall
1030 – 1100    Morning Coffee break, Merrill Hall
1100 – 1130    C1-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • History and stories of immune response genes,  John TROWSDALE

1130 – 1200    C2-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • Antigen Presenting Structures,  James McCLUSKEY

1200 – 1300    Lunch, Crocker Hall

1300 – 1330    C3-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • Immunogenetics of Infectious Diseases,  Mary CARRINGTON

1330 – 1400    C4-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • KIR and HLA interactions,  Peter PARHAM

1400 – 1430    C5-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • HLA as predominant genetic factors for autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, and adverse drug reactions,  Katsushi TOKUNAGA

1430 – 1500    C6-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • Solid Organ Transplantation, Present and Future,  Frans HJ CLAAS

1500 – 1530    Afternoon Coffee break, Merrill Hall

1530 – 1600    C7-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • Effie W PETERSDORF

1600 – 1630    C8-Immunogenetics Conference, Merrill Hall

  • HLA History and Future,  John A HANSEN

1630 – 1700    Closing Remarks by Chair: Marcelo Fernandez-Vina
1720                  Bus Transport to San Francisco general
1720 – 1820    Bus Transport to Councilor’s dinner & SF
1820 – 2030    IHIWS Council Members Dinner, PortaBella Restaurant   By Invitation Only
                          Website: http://portabellacarmel.com