Blood 2018 - Annual Scientific Meeting




Blood 2018 Interest Groups' Breakfast Meetings


Interest Groups meetings at Blood 2018

  1. Myeloma and Related Diseases Registry (MRDR) Interest Group breakfast meeting
  2. Lymphoma and Related Diseases Registry (LaRDR) Interest Group breakfast meeting



Myeloma and Related Diseases Registry (MRDR) 

Interest Group breakfast meeting - Blood 2018
 (ex HAA)
For an update on the Myeloma and Related Diseases Registry data and progress, and to participate in an open forum discussion.
Date:   Monday, 22 October 2018
Time:   7:00 – 8:15 am 
    before the first conference session at 8:30 am)
Breakfast provided
Venue   Meeting Room A2, Arbour Level
    Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
    (same venue as Blood 2018)
RSVP:   30 September 2018
Hope you can join us! 

Lymphoma and Related Diseases Registry (LaRDR) 

Interest Group breakfast meeting - Blood 2018 (ex HAA)
For an update on Lymphoma and Related Diseases Registry data and progress, and to participate in an open forum discussion.
Date:   Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Time:   7:00 – 8:15 am 
    before the first conference session at 8:30 am)
Breakfast provided
Venue   Meeting Room A2, Arbour Level
    Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
    (same venue as Blood 2018)
RSVP:   30 September 2018
Hope you can join us! 


HSANZ State Meetings


HSANZ NSW SCIENTIFIC Thursday 6 September 2018

Part 2: Registrar presentations
93 Macquarie Street, Sydney

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A hot buffet dinner will be available

6:00pm Refreshments
6.30pm Presentations
8.30pm Conclusion

Free self-parking is available at the hotel. Entrance via Albert St.
Bring the parking ticket to the meeting for validation by our generous sponsors.

Presentations and Speakers

1. Registrar presentations
6-7 Presentations (15-20 mins per presentation)

2. Haematology training: future directions
Presented by Dr Christina Brown, Royal Prince AlfredHospital

Kindly sponsored by
Janssen   Novartis   MSD




HSANZ VIC Inter-hospital Meeting, Tuesday 4th September 2018

Alfred Hospital WTMS visiting Professor Dave Kuter
Educational Dinner Meeting

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“The diagnosis and management of ITP”


GG Restaurant: 158 Clarendon Street, East Melbourne

Date: Tuesday 4th September 2018

Time: 6:30pm

RSVP No later than Thursday 30th August 2018

Belinda Tilley and Chen Monique
See flyer for contact details

Kindly sponsored by




HSANZ NSW Scientific Meetings Schedule 2018

Wed 14 February Post ASH, Thurs 15 March, Wed 9 May, Thurs 7 June,
Wed 8 August (Post EHA), Thurs 6 September, Wed 14 November

More information please contact: Cath McDonnell, HSANZ Secretariat
Download the latest version of the NSW Meeting 2018 Schedule (pdf )



HSANZ VIC Haematology Inter-hospital Meetings Schedule 2018

Tueday 31 January 2018 Post Ash, Tuesday 13 February, Tuesday 13 March, Tuesday 10 April, Tuesday 8 May, Tuesday 12 June, Tuesday 10 July,
Tuesday 14 August, Tuesday 11 September, Tuesday 9 October, Tuesday 13 November




HSANZ SA Annual Scientific Meeting Adelaide Blood Club 2018

21st Annual Scientific Weekend Meeting
01 September 2018

Stamford Grand Adelaide
2 Jetty Road
GLENELG   SA   5045

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Register for the event here

Registration opens: 08:00 – 08:30


Professor Mark Hertzberg, Prince of Wales Hospital
Professor Maher Gandhi , Diamantina Institute, Queensland)
Associate Professor John Miliauskas , SA HealthDr Michelle Nottage,
Assoc Professor Natasha Harvey
Assoc Professor Bryone Kuss (or representative),
Assoc Professor Agnes Yong (or representative),
Dr Denis Tvorogov
Dr Jason Powell

Post Conference Drinks and Nibbles (1/2 hour) from 15:45 to 16:30

For further details please contact:
Dr Naranie Shanmuganathan (
Mrs Nina Tracey (

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Registration Closed



ANZSPM Conference 2018: New Frontiers

6-9 September 2018
Manly, Sydney NSW

Australian & New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) Conference 2018: New Frontiers

ANZSPM’s biennial conference will welcome world-class speakers and local experts to Sydney’s Manly Beach from 6 – 9 September 2018, to explore concepts around the theme New Frontiers. Our international keynote speaker is Thomas Le Blanc MD, sharing his insights around the interface of palliative care and haematology.

Palliative Medicine specialists and trainees, general practitioners and other medical practitioners with an interest in Palliative Care are encouraged to attend and participate in a meeting that will challenge, inspire and encourage new practice in palliative care.

Over four days, attendees will have the opportunity to attend workshops, plenaries and concurrent sessions, in addition to connecting with exhibitors and networking and socialising with your peers. The program includes a diverse range of topics considering opportunities for telehealth in palliative care; palliative care in transplantation; exercise and re-ablement; new frontiers in pharmacology; integrated palliative care in non-malignant disease; and much more.

For Twitter promotion, use #ANZSPM18.


Other Australian Medical Society events 2018


Australasian Leukaemia & Lymphoma Group (ALLG)


ALLG Scientific Meetings

Date: 15–18 May 2018
Venue: Park Hyatt Melbourne

Date: 13–16 November 2018
Venue: Hilton Brisbane

Any queries about the meetings, please email: or call on +61 3 8373 9702.

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia 21st Annual Congress
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Date: 21 - 23 June 2017

Leukaemia Foundation
20th anniversary of World's Greatest Shave
March 14-18


Blood Cancer Genomics Symposium

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Saturday 30 June 2018
Coordinated by Dr Piers Blombery
Save the Date flyer


International Meetings & Conferences 2018

The Conference


23rd Annual Congress of EHA
Venue: Stockholm, Sweden
Date: 14-17 June 2018


Highlights of ASH in Asia Pacific
9-10 March 2018
Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia

Highlights of ASH in Asia-Pacific will feature analysis by internationally recognized experts on the latest updates in haematology research from the ASH annual meeting. The meeting features the examination of advances in clinical and translational hematologic research, evaluation of the role of new diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches as applied to the care and management of people with blood diseases, and discussion of new patient management and care strategies with leading faculty in the field.

This meeting is designed to be a rewarding educational event for haematologists, oncologists, fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, and haematopathologists.

ASH is sponsoring three HSANZ Trainees to attend this meeting.


Past HSANZ Events

HSANZ WA Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

13-15 April 2018
The Sebel, Mandurah, WA

Interstate Speakers
Dr Robert Bird, Haematologist and Chief Examiner for Haematology (RCPA),
Dr Hang Quach, Haematologist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne
Dr Nada Hamad, Haematologist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

The Meeting Program
Download the Program (pdf)



HSANZ TAS & THING Annual Scientific Dinner Meeting 2018

Friday 6 July 2018

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Succulent Restaurant
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens,
Queens Domain, 7000, Hobart TAS 7000

Registration opens: 6:30PM

Entrée: 6:50pm

Dr. Chan Cheah : 7:05PM
Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and WA Lymphoma Centre of Research Excellence
Mantle cell lymphoma: current approaches, future directions

Main course: 7.35 pm

Professor Peter Browett: 8:00PM
HSANZ Pitney Travelling Fellow
Auckland City Hospital and University of Auckland
Molecular haematology: the way of the future

Dessert: 8:30 pm

Event Cost
HSANZ members: Free
Non-HSANZ members: $20

Early registration is highly recommended, as numbers are strictly limited.
Registration closes 30 June 2018 unless sold out prior.

Register On-line
HSANZ members register is on-line at

Non HSANZ members register and pay at our secure payment gate-way

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Kindly sponsored by
Bristol-Myers Squibb | Janssen| Roche | Takeda


This page last edited 10 April 2018