17 - 19 October 2019
Florence, Italy

Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme Overview

(as of May 17th, 2019)

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Thursday • 17 October 2019

Time Main Hall Parallel Hall I Parallel Hall II Parallel Hall III Parallel Hall IV
08:00-10:30  

HIGH LEVEL SUMMIT ON PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCIES

EAACI Working Group on Immunodeficiencies - Section on Immunology & Section on Pediatrics in collaboration with the Italian society for Clinical Immunology and Allergy – SIICA

8:15: Welcome
Isabella Quinti
Montserrat Alvaro-Lozano
Jurgen Schwarze

Session I: From disease discovery to patient management
Chairs: Jurgen Schwarze & Antonella Muraro
8:30: Precision medicine for PID, Thomas Fleisher
9:00: New PIDs: from syndromes to individual disorders, Luigi Notarangelo
9:30: Next generation sequencing of PID: what, when, how, TBA
10:00-11:00: Clinical cases - 4 selected oral presentations
Clinical cases award
11:15 Coffee break

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 1:
Drug allergy

8:15: Welcome

Session I: Diagnostic approach to drug hypersensitivity in children

8:30-9:00: Skin tests and in vitro testing

9:10-9:40: Drug provocation tests

Session II: Perianestesic allergy

9:40-10:10: Diagnosis of perianestestic allergy in children

10:10-10:40: Clinical cases

10:40-11:00: Coffee break

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 2:
Allergy and Asthma Diagnosis

8:15: Welcome

Session I: Asthma. Diagnostic approach

8:30-9:10: Clinical diagnosis: guidelines and phenotypes in asthma

9:10-9:50: Recurrent wheezing and virus, diagnostic challenge in predicting asthma

9:50-10:30: Functional diagnosis in asthma

10:30-11:00: Cells and their role in asthma diagnosis

11:00-11:30: Coffee break

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 3:
Chinese Symposium

8:30-9:00: Welcome & Opening Remarks

Session I: Diagnostic and therapeutic advances in the management of asthma and allergic rhinitis
8:30-9:00: Diagnostic difficulties and treatment options for wheezing infants
9:00-9:30: Latest advances in managing atopic asthma
9:30-10:00: Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma -What you need to know (subcutaneous, sublingual or oral immunotherapy)
10:00-10:15: Coffee break

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30  

HIGH LEVEL SUMMIT ON PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCIES

Session II Present and future of disease treatment
Chairs: Monserrat Alvaro-Lozano & Anna Sediva
11:30: Molecular therapy of signalling defects, Raffaele Badolato 
12:00: HSCT for PID associated with autoimmunity, Andrew Cant 
12:30: Gene therapy in PID, Alessandro Aiuti
13:00: Haploindentical HSCT in PID, Franco Locatelli
13:30: Lunch

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 1:
Drug allergy Cont’d

Session III: Drug hypersensitivity

11:00-11:30: NSIAD hypersensitivity

11:30-12:00: Hypersensitivity to anticonvulsant drugs

Session IV: Oncologic and biological drugs desensitization

12:00-12:30: Oncologic drugs desensitization. Protocols

12:30-13:00: Biological drugs desensitization. Protocols

13:00-13:30: Clinical cases

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 2: Allergy and Asthma Diagnosis Cont’d

Session II: Allergy diagnosis

11:30-12:10: Component resolved diagnosis in allergy

12:10-12:50: To what extend does the determination of epitopes help in allergy diagnosis?

12:50-13:30: Accuracy of Basophil Activation test in allergy diagnosis

POSTGRADUATE COURSE 3:
Chinese Symposium Cont’d

Session II: The dos and don’ts in the management of patients at risk for developing eczema and food allergies
10:15-10:45: The current challenges in the management of allergies in China
10:45-11:15: Optimal management of eczema
11:15-11:45: Diagnostic and treatment approach of food allergies
11:45-12:00: Closing Remarks

12:30-13:00 Lunch Break for Postgraduate Courses’ participants
13:00-13:05 WELCOME ADDRESSES        
13:05-14:30

PLENARY SESSION 1 : 
Precision medicine in Pediatric allergy and immunology 
Chairs: Montserrat Alvaro-Lozano & Antonella Muraro

Individualizing the approach to rhinitis: nasal barrier and the troublesome allergic rhinitis • Peter Hellings (Belgium)

Early life onset of allergy: one size doesn’t fit all  Erik Melen (Sweden)

Precision medicine for immunodeficiencies Luigi Notarangelo (USA)

       
Time Main Hall Parallel Hall I Parallel Hall II Posters Area
14:30-14:40 Shifting Break
14:40-16:10 SYMPOSIUM 1:
Vaccines development and Immune functions early in life
Chairs: Harald Renz & Cecilia Berin

Mucosal immunity and mucosal vaccine development – new antiviral strategiesPearay L. Ogra (USA)

The impact of different lifestyle conditions in asthma and allergy development • Donata Vercelli (USA)

Can we get protection from asthma; the hygiene hypothesis from bench to bedside
Harald Renz (Germany)
SYMPOSIUM 2:
Allergy and the skin
Chairs: Elena Galli & Charlotte Mortz

Allergic contact dermatitis in children • Anna Belloni Fortina (Italy)

Practice guidelines for chronic urticaria

New treatments for atopic dermatitis 
Charlotte Mortz (Denmark)
WORKSHOP 1:
Adherence : how much does it matter?
Chairs: Roberto Bernardini & Ulrich Wahn

Risk factors and psychological profile for non-adherence: how to address them? Bruce Bender (USA)

Adherence from a patient’s perspective 
Mary-Jane Marchisotto (USA) 

Adherence: perspective from the real life  
Ulrich Wahn (Germany)
 
16:10-16:25 Coffee Break
16:25-17:55 ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 1

16:25 -17:25
INDUSTRY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 1
Supported by: Nutricia / Danone

  POSTER VIEWING SESSION 1
   
17:55-18:00 Shifting Break
18:00-19:30 SYMPOSIUM 3:
Chairs: Alexandra Santos & Anna Nowak-Wegzryn

Managing nut allergy: what are the remaining challenges? Helen Brough (UK)

What specific IgE diversity tells us about egg allergy? Kirsten Perrett (Australia)

Probiotics and oral immunotherapy in peanut allergy
SYMPOSIUM 4 :
Addressing the child’s nose
Chairs: Gianluigi Marseglia & Antonella Muraro

Rhinitis in children: one size doesn’t fit all • Giuseppina Rotiroti (UK)

Patient’s focused treatment: are current antihistamines tailored for the pediatric age?

Quality of life in children with allergic rhinitis 
Pablo Rodriguez del Rio (Spain)
ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 2 POSTER VIEWING SESSION 2
 
19:30-20:30 OPENING SESSION
Awards Presentation
     
20:15-22:00 Welcome Reception

Friday • 18 October 2019

Time Parallel Hall III Parallel Hall IV Parallel Hall V
(Poster Discussion)
Parallel Hall VI Parallel Hall VII
07:30-08:30 LEARNING LOUNGE 1 :
Controversies in allergy: hypersensitivity to antihistamines and steroids


Sami Bahna (USA) & Pasquale Comberiati (Italy)

LEARNING LOUNGE 2 :
Why is this child‘s asthma not well controlled?
Enrico Lombardi
(Italy)

LEARNING LOUNGE 3:
Oral Food challenge: preparation from the nurse and the dietitian perspective


Britt Jensen
(Denmark) & Alice Toniolo (Italy)
LEARNING LOUNGE 4:
Rash in children: it is not always allergy!

Charlotte Mortz
(Denmark) & Stefania Arasi (Italy)

LEARNING LOUNGE 5:
Provocation test in children: nasal and conjunctival

Jean-Luc Fauquert (France) & Ana Prieto del Prado (Spain)

Time Main Hall Parallel Hall I Parallel Hall II Parallel Hall III Parallel Hall IV Parallel Hall V
(Poster Discussion)
08:30-10:00 PLENARY SESSION 2 : 
Frontiers in food allergy 
Chair: Antonella Muraro, Kirsten Beyer

Food allergy at the cross-over between prevention, diagnosis and food allergen management  Clare Mills (UK)

Food immunotherapy: new evidence on the mechanisms  Cecilia Berin (USA)

Biomarkers to support decision making in clinic Kirsten Beyer (Germany)
         
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 SYMPOSIUM 5:
Managing immunodeficiency
Chairs: Raffaele Badolato & Laia Alsina

New perspectives in immunodeficiency Thomas Fleisher (USA)

Immunodeficiencies and autoimmune diseases
• Raffaele Badolato (Italy)

Gene therapy
Alessandro Aiuti (Italy)
SYMPOSIUM 6 :
Food protein enterocolitis – FPIES Guidelines
(This symposium will be jointly with the FPIES USA Patient’s organization)
Chair: Carina Venter

Pathogenesis • Antonella Cianferoni (USA)

What is missing in the diagnostic pathway?
Anna Nowak-Wegzryn (USA)

Elimination diet
Jean-Christoph Caubet (Switzerland)

The patient’s burden 
Fallon Schultz (USA)
WORKSHOP 2:
Recurrent wheezing in pre-school children

Chairs: Nikos Papadopoulos & Omer Kalayci

Recurrent wheezing in pre-school children William Sheehan (USA)

Severe bronchiolitis profile and risk of recurrent wheeze at 3 years of age

Role of outdoor pollution

 

ORAL ABSTRACT
SESSION 3
POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 1
POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 2
Time Main Hall Parallel Hall I Parallel Hall II Posters Area Parallel Hall V
(Poster Discussion)
Posters Area
12:00-13:00 Lunch break    Lunch break

 

CLINICAL VILLAGE

Lunch break

12:15 -13:15 
LUNCH INDUSTRY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 2

Supported by: Nestlé Nutrition Institute
13:00-14:30 SYMPOSIUM 7:
Understanding s evere asthma

Chairs: Eric Melen & William Sheehan

Understanding mechanisms and improving managementRob Lemanske (USA)

Uncontrolled asthma: what I am missing? Graham Roberts (UK)

Has allergen immunotherapy a role in asthma and severe asthma?Susanne Lau (Germany)
  POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 3 POSTER VIEWING SESSION 3

 

13:30-14:30
INDUSTRY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 3

Supported by: Aimmune

  POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 4
14:30-16:00 SYMPOSIUM 8:
Food allergy from lab to clinic

Chairs: Ronald van Ree, Clare Mills

IgE and IgG towards allergen components as biomarkers of food allergyRonald van Ree (Netherlands)

Food allergy severity predictions based on cellular in vitro tests Alexandra Santos (UK)

Hypoallergen immunotherapy for food allergyLars K. Poulsen (Denmark)
WORKSHOP 3:
Should we ban the pets in 2019?

Chairs: Jean-Luc Fauquert & Arne Host

Pets - protective or risk factors? Clare Murray (UK)

Making an accurate diagnosis of pet allergy • Marianne van Hage (Sweden)

Immunotherapy for pets: what is the evidence?
WORKSHOP 4:
Allergen immunotherapy: what are the cost benefits?

Chair: Susanne Halken

Socioeconomics and Health economics of allergic diseases Job van Boven (Netherlands

Assessing cost effectiveness of OIT for food allergy
Matthew Greenhawt (USA)

Immunotherapy for respiratory allergy: is the cost worthwhile?
Asia Pacific Association for Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology -
APAPARI SYMPOSIUM

“Childhood Anaphylaxis: Lessons we learn when East meets West”

Anaphylaxis in children- What have we learnt from EuroPrevall Studies?

Food induced anaphylaxis from Asia- the common and not-so-common allergens that you should know.
Punchama Pacharn (Thailand)

The fishy stories of seafood allergy from around the world 
Agnes Sy Leung (Hong Kong)
14:30-15:10
PRO-CON SESSION 1:
Biologicals are effective and safe in food allergy
Chair: Kari Nadeau

PRO: David Fleischer (USA)
CON: Jonathan Hourihane (Ireland)
15:10-16:00
PRO-CON SESSION 2:
Intermittent Therapy with High Doses of Inhaled Glucocorticoids When Children Enter into the Yellow Zone and are Not Receiving Maintenance Inhaled Glucocorticoids is effective

Chair: Graham Roberts

PRO: William Sheehan (USA)
CON: Susanne Lau (Germany)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break Coffee break  

16:30-18:00
WORKSHOP 5:
Drug allergy in children

Chairs: Marina Atanaskovic & Elio Novembre

Diagnosis of drug allergy in children Francesca Mori (Italy)

Diagnosis and management of reactions to vaccines • Jean-Christoph Caubet (Switzerland) 

Protocols for drug allergy desensitization in children • Davide Caimmi (France)
WORKSHOP 6:
OIT for Wheat allergy

Chairs: Giovanni Pajno & Mary-Jane Marchisotto

OIT as an effective therapy for wheat allergy? Anna Nowak-Wegzryn (USA)

OIT as an effective therapy for wheat anaphylaxisMotohiro Ebisawa (Japan)

Balancing the benefits and adverse reaction of OIT for wheat allergy Mika Makela (Finland)
INDUSTRY SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 4 Supported by: Nutricia / Danone     POSTER VIEWING SESSION 4  


Saturday
• 19 October 2019

Time Parallel Hall III Parallel Hall IV Parallel Hall V
(Poster Discussion)
Parallel Hall VI Parallel Hall VI
07:30-08:20 LEARNING LOUNGE 6:
Oral immunotherapy protocols for milk / egg

Giovanni Pajno & Antonella Muraro
• Montserrat Alvaro-Lozano & Marta Vasquez-Ortiz
Stefania Arasi
LEARNING LOUNGE 7:
Oral Food challenge: preparation from the nurse and the dietitian perspective

Britt Jensen & Alice Toniolo
LEARNING LOUNGE 8
Managing allergy and asthma at school

• Rob Lemanske
 & Lynne Regent
LEARNING LOUNGE 9
Are skin test before oral test with betalactam necessary?

Luis Moral, Marina Atanaskovic & Simona Barni
LEARNING LOUNGE 10:

How to publish in a scientific journal
Time Main Hall Parallel Hall I Parallel Hall II Parallel Hall III Parallel Hall VI 
08:30-10:00 PLENARY SESSION 3:
Prevention of allergy and asthma: still a realistic goal?

Chairs: David Fleischer (USA), George Du Toit (UK)

Can understanding of epigenetics improve prevention? • Kari Nadeau (USA)

Does targeting the skin matter for prevention? Gideon Lack (UK)

Prevention of food allergy – the new guidelineSusanne Halken (Denmark)
       
10:00-10:30 Coffee break 
10:30-12:00 SYMPOSIUM 9:
Special products for cow’s milk allergy  
  SYMPOSIUM 10:
Improving care in adolescents and young people with allergies and asthma

Chairs: Liz Angier (UK), Marcia Podesta (Italy)

What are the challenges?Katharina Blumchen (Germany)

Optimising self management Marta Vasquez-Ortiz (UK)

Managing anxiety Laura Polloni (Italy

YEAR in Review
in collaboration with PAI

 Update on respiratory diseases • Omer Kalayci (Turkey)

An update on epidemiology of allergic diseases Jon Genuneit (Germany)

An update on food allergy Alexandra Santos (UK)
 ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION 4
   
12:00-13:00 Lunch break Lunch break  
Time Main Hall Parallel Hall I Parallel Hall II Parallel Hall V
(Poster Discussion)
13:00-14:30 SYMPOSIUM 11:
Eosinophilic esophagitis

Chairs: Hania Szajewska & Sami Bahna

Approaching a child with a suspicion of EoE

Which elimination diet?Carina Venter (USA)

New treatments • Jonathan Spergel (USA)

SYMPOSIUM 12:
Anaphylaxis management

Chairs: Antonella Muraro & Motohiro Ebisawa

Quantifying anaphylaxis with a severity score

Auto-injectors: which type and how many? George Du Toit (UK)


Reducing the risk of severe reactions Hugh Sampson (USA)

WORKSHOP 7:
How to design the clinical trials in children

EMA PIP and beyond

How to improve the patients involvement

Perspective from the EAACI Task force • Philippe Eigenmann (Switzerland) & Antonela Muraro (Italy)
POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 5
POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 6
14:30-16:00

SYMPOSIUM 13:
Immunomodulation: the new frontier for allergy treatment? 
Chair: Antonella Muraro

Immunomodulation for food allergy

Immunomodulation in asthma Martin Ege (Germany)

Any role for fatty acids?Liam O’Mahony (Ireland)

WORKSHOP 8:
Real-life outcomes in pediatric asthma and food allergy
Chair: Lynne Regent

OIT in Europe: outcomes from an EAACI Task force • Montserrat Alvaro-Lozano (Spain) & Pablo Rodriguez del Rio (Spain)

How can we maintain efficacy post the desensitization protocol? • Giovanni Pajno (Italy)

Pediatric Asthma in Real Life (PeARL): Addressing controversies in Paediatric Asthma • Nikos Papadopoulos (Greece)
   
15:20-16:00
PRO-CON SESSION 3:
Children with allergic asthma should be treated with biologicals

PRO: Antoine Deschildre (France)

15:20-16:00
PRO-CON SESSION 4:
Oral immunotherapy should be offered to most patients with food allergy
Chair: Hugh Sampson (USA)

 CON: Kirsten Beyer (Germany)

16:00-16:30 CLOSING SESSION      
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