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Allergy School on Drug Allergy in Children
22 – 24 September 2016
Belgrade, Serbia

Organisers: EAACI Drug Allergy Interest Group

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The aim of the Allergy School is to educate young clinicians and researchers interested in drug allergy and stimulate the scientific and social contact between them.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Epidemiology and pathomechanisms of drug hypersensitivity
  • Diagnosis of hypersensitivity drug reactions - clinical manifestation, indication and limitation of drug allergy tests: skin test, drug provocation test, lab tests
  • Managing the child with a possible antibiotic allergy or possible drug hypersensitivity
  • Specific problems in various drugs
  • Specific problems - virus infection and drug hypersensitivity
  • Desensitisation

The Allergy School will include lectures as well as practical workshops and case reports. The goal of the course is to teach attendees basic principles of drug allergy in children as well as a practical approach to diagnosing and treating children with possible drug allergy.

Additionally, attendees will gain knowledge of the theory of drug reactions in children and will be able to assess indications and contraindications for both in vivo and in vitro tests. You will be able to distinguish real drug allergy from coincidental virus infections in children. Ultimately, participants will implement guidelines of the assessment of drug allergy in children and thus improve the quality of both drug allergy diagnosis and therapy.

Programme
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Target Audience
The Allergy School is intended for clinicians and researchers who have little experience in drug allergy in children and wish to expand their knowledge.

CME Accreditation
The Allergy School on Drug Allergy in Children has been granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

The Allergy School on Drug Allergy in Children has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide CME Credits for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

EACCME credits are recognised in Europe and by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). In order to convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, please contact the AMA office for more information. Furthermore, live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

A CME Certificate with the number of credits earned will be sent to all participants after the Meeting.    

Abstract Submission
Abstract submission is now closed. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters and orally in a case report session. Only abstracts in the field of drug allergy in children will be considered; they can be original presentations regarding the outcomes of clinical and/or laboratory work or case reports.

Abstract Notification
A notification letter to inform you whether your abstract has been accepted or not will be sent in late July 2016. If your abstract is accepted, you must confirm your participation to this meeting, register and pay before 31 August 2016.

Allergy School Venue
The Allergy School will take place in the Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrade.

Address:
Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrade
Bulevar Mihaila Pupina 10K
RS- 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel. +381/(0)11 225 00 74
Fax +381/(0)11 225 00 01
Website

Accommodation
EAACI has made a booking at Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrade, which is also the Allergy School venue. Participants will stay in shared twin rooms.

How to get there
The Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrade can be reached with a direct bus from the Belgrade International Airport. Take bus number 72 departing from ”Aerodrom Nikola Tesla” in the direction “Zeleni Venac” and get off at the bus stop “Go Novi Beograd”. The bus takes approximately 40 minutes from the airport to “Go Novi Beograd”. (Bus time tables) From the bus stop it is a 5 minute walk to the hotel. Please find the walking directions here. Alternatively you can take a taxi from the airport to the hotel, approximate costs EUR 15.00 one-way. Further information on how to get from the airport to the city can be found here.

Social Activities
As with every EAACI Allergy School, there will be an insight into local culture, traditions and gastronomy during the breaks and in the evening.

Registration
The Allergy School on Drug Allergy in Children has reached the maximum capacity and registration is now closed.
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Registration Fees
EAACI Junior Member*   EUR 250
EAACI Member*   EUR 350
Non Member   EUR 500

Registration for the Allergy School includes:
  • Accommodation in a shared twin room (two nights, 22 - 24 September 2016)
  • Welcome reception on Thursday evening, dinner and social event on Friday
  • Lunch on Friday, coffee breaks on all days
  • Handouts from the Allergy School

The registration fee does not include travel costs.

Travel Grants
A limited number of travel grants will be provided to EAACI Junior Members who are the presenting authors of an accepted abstract. Upon submission your abstract will be automatically considered if you are an EAACI Junior Member (JM). In order to receive a travel grant you must be registered for the Allergy School and your registration fee must be paid.

Those who are awarded a travel grant will receive travel costs refunded up to EUR 250 and will be reimbursed after the Allergy School. Please note that a travel grant does not include the registration fee. The winners of a travel grant will be informed shortly after their abstract notification in late July or early August 2016.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Belgrade.

Marina Atanaskovic-Markovic
Chair Local Organising Committee

Maria Jose Torres
EAACI Drug Allergy Interest Group Chairperson

Patrizia Bonadonna
EAACI Drug Allergy Interest Group Secretary

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* Please note that your EAACI Membership must be paid up in order to benefit from member registration fees.

Please note: The purpose of an Allergy School is to allow a maximum amount of time for interaction between participants and speakers. For this reason we do not encourage accompanying persons. Should you wish to come with an accompanying person, EAACI cannot organise extra accommodation and no discount will be given on registration fees. Only registered participants are invited to social events. If you wish to extend your stay at the hotel or arrive earlier we ask you to liaise with the hotel directly.
Last updated 15 September 2016