18 - 20 October 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark

Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme Overview

Please note that the scientific programme is subject to changes





Thursday October 18, 2018
 TIME Tivoli Congress Hall Carstensen Ballonsalen & Blomstersalen Akvariet 2 Arkaden 2+3 Galoppen 9+10
08:30-12:30       POSTGRADUATE COURSE 1 POSTGRADUATE COURSE 2 POSTGRADUATE COURSE 3
13:00-13:30 OPENING SESSION          
13:30-15:00 PLENARY SESSION 1: Anaphylaxis

Mechanisms of anaphylaxis

Assessment of anaphylaxis - Severity scoring, clinical parameters, biomarkers and what else?

Non-IgE mediated anaphylaxis (mastocytosis, drugs, idiopathic)
         
10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30-17:00

SYMPOSIUM 1: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Pathophysiology of EOE (including use of biologics)

Clinical pictures in children and adults and their relation to biomarkers and diet

EOE as a side effect of AIT

WORKSHOP 1: Dietary management of food allergy

Risk management (total avoidance, threshold, nutritional state)

Risk management from the physician’s angle (comorbidities (asthma, AD etc), age, legislation)
       

 

17:00-18:30 SYMPOSIUM 2: Teenagers and Adolescents

What characterizes a teenager (physiologically, socially, psychologically)

Teenagers, adolescents and food allergy – a tricky combination (risky behavior, allergens)

How to manage the teenager with anaphylaxis
COMPANY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 1        

 

18:30-20:00  

 

~18:30-19:30~
PRO/CON SESSION 1: OIT is ready for implementation into daily practice
TBA: PRO
TBA: CON
WORKSHOP 2: CRD – does it give us anything?

Components resolved diagnostics – fruit and vegetables (incl. clinical cases)

CRD meat, fish and shellfish
     

 

20:00 WELCOME RECEPTION

Friday October 19, 2018
 TIME Tivoli Congress Hall Carstensen Ballonsalen & Blomstersalen Akvariet 4+5 Akvariet 2 Arkaden 2+3 Galoppen Vandsalen
07:30-08:30 YEAR IN REVIEW 1     PRACTICAL SESSION 1: TBA MEET THE EXPERT 1 MEET THE EXPERT 2 MEET THE EXPERT 3  
08:30-10:00 PLENARY SESSION 2: Allergens

Characteristics of an allergen (sensitization, elicitation, structure/function)

Modifications of allergens – friend or foe (hydrolysates, GMO, heat, matrix, chemical modification)

Allergokinetics and dynamics (uptake, distribution, how to reach the target)
             
10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30-12:00 SYMPOSIUM 3: Prevention

Diet and prevention
Microbiome and prevention

The skin as a target for prevention of food allergy
WORKSHOP 3: Patient perspectives

What influences QoL (diagnosis, epipen, avoidance, acceptance, change in everyday life)

Toolbox for the food allergic patient and relatives (how to navigate in real world)
ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 1         POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 1
12:00-13:00 LUNCH SYMPOSIUM  
 TIME Tivoli Congress Hall Carstensen Ballonsalen & Blomstersalen Akvariet 4+5 Akvariet 2 Arkaden 2+3 Galoppen 9+10 Vandsalen
13:00-14:30 SYMPOSIUM 4: Immunotherapy for food allergy

Mechanisms of action of IT What’s in the crystal ball for future immunotherapy for food allergy

The regulatory aspect: (When is food a drug, when to start in children)
~13:00-14:00~
COMPANY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 2
~13:00-14:00~
PRO/CON SESSION 2: DBPCFC – do we still need them?
PRO: TBA
CON: TBA
        POSTER
VIEWING SESSION 1 & 2
14:30-16:00 SYMPOSIUM 5: Anaphylaxis

Different faces of Anaphylaxis – drugs, insects and foods

Patient education – how to do best?

Which are the barriers for using adrenaline by professionals?
WORKSHOP 4: Management of anaphylaxis

How does the setting influence the choice of treatment (clinic, ICU, home, school etc)

How to implement the guidelines (ongoing activities in various countries and do they work)
ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 2         POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 2
16:0016:30 COFFEE BREAK       
16:30-18:00 SYMPOSIUM 6: The postmodern patient – how to cope?

Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS)

Gluten avoidance Histamine hypersensitivity
~16:30-17:30~
PRO/CON SESSION 3: Certain life styles prevent food allergy
PRO: TBA
CON: TBA  
          POSTER
VIEWING SESSION 3

Saturday October 20, 2018
TIME Tivoli Congress Hall Carstensen Ballonsalen & Blomstersalen Akvariet 4+5 Akvariet 2 Arkaden 2+3 Galoppen 9+10 Vandsalen
07:30-08:30 YEAR IN REVIEW 2     PRACTICAL SESSION 2: TBA MEET THE EXPERT 5 MEET THE EXPERT 6 MEET THE EXPERT 7  
08:30-10:00 PLENARY SESSION 3: Therapy for food allergy

Adrenaline treatment

Which route of administration of IT is superior (safety, efficacy, long term effect)

New and emerging therapies (anti-IgE, multiple IT, Siglecs)
             
10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:30 SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ANAPHYLAXIS GUIDELINES PRO/CON SESSION 4:  Is prevalence increasing (Anaphylaxis and food)
PRO: TBA
CON: TBA
ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 3         POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 3
11:30-13:00 SYMPOSIUM 7: Cofactors and risk factors in anaphylaxis

Epidemiology (setting, who are at risk, iatrogenic anaphylaxis)

Which cofactors (exercise, ASA, alcohol, stress, etc)

Are cross reacting foods (LTP, soy in peanut etc) a risk factor?
  ~11:30-12:30~
COMPANY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 3
ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 4         POSTER
VIEWING
SESSION 4 & 5
13:00-14:30 SYMPOSIUM 8: Difficult allergens

Wheat and wheat hydrolysates

I go nuts!

Lipid Transfer Protein (LTP)
SYMPOSIUM 9: Food technology and allergen risk management

How to measure allergens in food

What can we learn from animal models?

Risk management of allergens in food: identifying thresholds and labeling accordingly
  POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 4        
14:30 CLOSING CEREMONY
Awards Presentation