Australians wishing to learn directly from international CLL experts can do so this September!
What: Patient Education Day (NOT to be confused with the CLL ARC at the Hilton)
Date: Sunday 6th of September, 2015
Venue: Swissotel, Level 8, 68 Market Street, Sydney CBD
Time: 1pm – 6pm
International Speakers include:
Prof. Peter Hillmen, the Professor of Experimental Haematology and Honorary Consultant Haematologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, UK.
Prof. Dr Michael Hallek, MD Chair, German CLL Study Group Director, Center for Integrated Oncology Köln-Bonn
Dr Con Tam, a Haematology Consultant at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and 1998 University of Melbourne graduate. He completed haematology training in Melbourne and at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in USA and is internationally recognized for his expertise in blood cancers, especially in NHL and CLL. (To be confirmed)
Dr William Wierda, Professor and Center Medical Director for the Department of Leukaemia at MD Anderson, USA.
Dr Adrian Wiestner, a graduate of the University of Basel, Switzerland with a M.D. in 1992 and a Ph.D. in 1997 and currently with the NIH in Bethesda, USA.
Dr Brian Koffman, a family doc and well known blogger and CLL educator to patients and the medical fraternity alike.
More information and Registration:
Many thanks to Brian for putting this together and to Lymphoma Australia for supporting this unique opportunity for Australians and anyone else who'd like to visit to learn the latest CLL international news directly from international experts presenting at the iWCLL.
Photo: Needing no explanation to Aussies, a photo showing the green and gold of our national floral emblem; the wattle tree in bloom.