ECPC Annual Congress and Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Renaissance Hotel, Brussels

7 – 9 June 2019

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Presentations and documents to download: 

Programme of the ECPC Annual Congress 2019 

Pre-congress Workshops: 

 

Annual Congress:

Opening Session (Francesco de Lorenzo, ECPC President)

European Commission Proposal on Health Technology Assessment Cooperation and Patient Involvement in HTA (Flora Giorgio, Head of Sector HTA, DG SANTE, European Commission)

Work-Life Balance Directive and European Pillar of Social Rights, from regulation to implementation (Efi Anastasiou, European Commission, DG EMPL)

The era of new advanced cancer diagnostics (Marc van den Bulcke, Head of Service, Cancer Centre, Sciensano)

ECPC's highlights and achievements of the past year (Francesco de Lorenzo, ECPC President)

Europe of Social Disparities:

Antonella Cardone, ECPC Director

Roberto De Miro,, Chair of the ECPC Legal Network for Cancer Patient

Embracing Carers (Mihaela Militaru, Senior Director, EU Patient Advocacy, Merck Group)

eSMART (Roma Maguire, Professor of Digital Health and Care, University of Strathclyde)

Introduction to Digital Health (Kathi Apostolidis, ECPC Board Member)

European Liquid Biopsy Academy (Danijela Koppers-Lalic, VU Medical Center, Cancer Center Amsterdam)

What is biobanking and why it matters to cancer patients? Diagnostics, genomics and personalized medicine (Francesco Florindi, Strategy and Partnership Manager, BBMRI-ERIC)

HTA Educational module (Alex Filicevas, Head of EU Affairs, ECPC / presented by Max Schravendeel, Health & Research Officer, ECPC)

Malnutrition and Cancer (Isabelle Manneh, Head of Health & Research Programmes, ECPC)

 

 

Sunday AGM

ECPC Members share their best practice

IREN: A practical tool for cancer patients who consider participating in a clinical trial (Institut Jules Bordet - Patrick Miqueu, Belgium)

Unmet needs of cancer patients and their families are being met by Volunteer-led community-based cancer support centre - But not everyone can access this support (East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support - Frances Drummond, Ireland) 

20 years support for women (Mamma help - Jelena Burianová, Czech Republic)

Lenphoedema Prevention, early detection and treatment (Living well with cancer - Maria Theodoridou, Greece)

Capacity Building for Nurses (Myeloma Euronet Romania - Lucian Andrei Despa, Romania)

Best Practice from their organisation(Alliance of Women with Breast Cancer - Marta Kostrová, Czech Republic)

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, 7th June

09:30 – 13:00 Pre-congress Workshops & Events

 

13:00 - 14:30 Registration (ROOM: Foyer 1)

14:30 – 15:00 Opening Session moderated by Tamsin Rose (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

Chaired by ECPC President, Francesco de Lorenzo

Welcome word by MEP Lieve Wierinck

15:00 – 15:30 European Commission Proposal on Health Technology Assessment Cooperation and Patient Involvement in HTA

Flora Giorgio, Head of Sector HTA, DG SANTE, European Commission

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break and group photo

16:00 – 16:30 Work-Life Balance Directive and European Pillar of Social Rights, from regulation to implementation

Efi Anastasiou, European Commission, DG EMPL

16:30 – 17:00 The era of new advanced cancer diagnostics

Marc van den Bulcke, Head of Service, Cancer Centre, Sciensano 

17:00 – 17:30 Closing of the day

 19:00 - 22:00 Dinner (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

 

Saturday, 8th June

09:00 - 09:30 Registration to the Congress (ROOM: Foyer 1)

09:30 - 09:40 Introduction to the programme of the day moderated by Tamsin Rose (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

09:40 – 10:15 ECPC's highlights and achievements of the past year

ECPC President, Francesco de Lorenzo

10:15 - 11:00 Social Disparities & Work-Life Balance Directive moderated by Tamsin Rose   

Chaired by: Kathi Apostolidis, Vice-President ECPC and Francoise Meunier, Vice-President FEAM

  • Europe of Social Disparities

 Antonella Cardone, ECPC Director

 Roberto De Miro, Chair of the ECPC Legal Network for Cancer Patients

  • Embracing Carers

Mihaela Militaru, Senior Director, EU Patient Advocacy, Merck Group

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break (ROOM: Foyer 1)

11:30 - 13:00 Digital Health moderated by Tamsin Rose (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

Chaired by Ken Matris, ECPC Board Member

eSMART

Roma Maguire, Professor of Digital Health and Care, University of Strathclyde

Introduction to Digital Health

Kathi Apostolidis, ECPC Board Member

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch buffet (ROOM:Lisbon/Madrid/Essen/Copenhagen/Warsaw)

14:30 - 15:30 Personalised medicine moderated by Tamsin Rose

(ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

Chaired by Matti Järvinen, ECPC Board Member

European Liquid Biopsy Academy

Danijela Koppers-Lalic, VU Medical Center, Cancer Center Amsterdam

What is biobanking and why it matters to cancer patients? Diagnostics, genomics and personalized medicine

Francesco Florindi, Strategy and Partnership Manager, BBMRI-ERIC

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 HTA Educational module

Alex Filicevas, Head of EU Affairs, ECPC

16:30 – 17:00 Malnutrition and Cancer

Isabelle Manneh, Head of Health & Research Programmes, ECPC

17:00 - 17:30 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy

 19:15 - 23:00 Dinner (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

 

Sunday, 9th June

09:00 - 10:00 ECPC Members share their best practices (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

Chaired by Maude Andersson, ECPC Board Member

10:00 - 10:30 ECPC Website and Social Media presentation

Clémence Morinière, Communication and Partnerships Manager, ECPC

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break (ROOM: Foyer 1)

11:00 – 13:00 Annual General Meeting (AGM) (ROOM: Ball Room 1 + 2)

11:00 – 11:15 Introduction to the new Director and Activity Report

11:15 – 11:30 Financial Report, Audit Committee 

Pietro Presti, Audit Committee Chair, ECPC
Antonella Cardone, Director, ECPC

11:30 – 11:45 2019 Action Plan, Antonella Cardone, Director, ECPC

11:45 – 12:00 2019 Budget, Antonella Cardone, Director, ECPC

12:00 – 12:15 AGM Release of responsibility of the current board

12:15 – 12:45 The past President introduces the new board

12:45 – 13:00 Conclusions and closing of the AGM

 

 

 The 2019 ECPC Annual Congress is supported by

 AbbVie             

    

Genomic Health       Eli Lilly and Co      

    

Genomic Health       Eli Lilly and Co