Wednesday, May 29
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM

02:30 PM - 02:45 PM

07:00 PM - 07:30 PM

President's Welcome Address

07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Thursday, May 30
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Presidential Plenary - CAR Ts Beyond B Cells

Chair: John Rasko AO, BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), PhD, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, Australia

Speakers:
Saar Gill MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Weidong Han MD, PhD , Chinese PLA General Hospital, China
Franco Locatelli MD, PhD , University of Pavia and IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Italy
Chair: John Rasko AO, BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), PhD, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, Australia Speakers: Saar Gill MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, USA Weidong Han MD, PhD , Ch...
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Corporate Product Theatre Hosted By GE Healthcare

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break with Exhibits

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Corporate Product Theatre Hosted By Sartorius Stedim Biotech

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Plenary 1 Satellite - Immunotherapy Oral Abstract Presentations I

Selected Oral Abstract Presentations
Selected Oral Abstract Presentations
Speakers
  • Saar Gill MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania (Chairman)
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Quality and Operations Track Session 1 - Emerging Standards in Cell & Gene Therapies

Chair:
Sowmya Viswanathan, PhD, University Health Network, Canada
Speakers:
Building the Foundation for Regenerative Medicine Innovation through Standards
Judith Arcidiano, PhD, FDA, United States
Development of a Cryopreservation Standard to Speed Cell Therapy/Regenerative Medicine Product Development
Brian J. Hawkins, PhD BioLife Solutions, United States
ISO Standards for Ancillary Materials and Transportation
Claudia Zylberberg, PhD Akron Biotech, United States
Chair: Sowmya Viswanathan, PhD, University Health Network, Canada Speakers: Building the Foundation for Regenerative Medicine Innovation through Standards Judith Arcidiano, PhD, FDA, United States ...
Speakers
  • Sowmya Viswanathan PhD, Affiliate Scientist, University Health Network Cell Therapy Program (Chairman)
12:15 PM - 01:45 PM

Lunch with Exhibits

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

12:45 PM - 01:00 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

01:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Corporate Product Theatre Hosted By AventaCell Biomedical

01:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Corporate Product Theatre Hosted By Merck

01:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Plenary Session 2 - Tissue Engineering

Co-Chairs:
Oscar K. Lee MD, MSc, PhD, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Janet Macpherson PhD, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
Speakers:
Melissa Little PhD, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia
Yoshiki Sawa MD, Osaka University, Japan
Tracy Grikscheit MD, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, USA
Co-Chairs: Oscar K. Lee MD, MSc, PhD, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan Janet Macpherson PhD, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia Speakers: Melissa Little PhD, Murdoch Children's Research Inst...
03:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Coffee Break with Exhibits

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

Plenary 1 Satellite - Immunotherapy Oral Abstract Presentations II

Selected Oral Abstract Presentations
Selected Oral Abstract Presentations
Speakers
  • Franco Locatelli MD, PhD, Full Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pavia and IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù (Chairman)
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

Quality and Operations Track Session 2 - Applied Risk Assessment

Chair:
Gerry McKiernan, Cell Therapies PTY, Australia

Speakers:
Susan Cheong, Cell Therapies PTY, Australia
Jean Stanton, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, United States
Jeanette Ripper, Novartis Oncology, Australia
Chair: Gerry McKiernan, Cell Therapies PTY, Australia Speakers: Susan Cheong, Cell Therapies PTY, Australia Jean Stanton, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, United States Jeanette Ripper, Novartis Oncology,...
Speakers
  • Jean Stanton, Director, CAR-T Apheresis Site Liaisons, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Speaker)
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Poster Session 1

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

ISCT Industry Networking Event

Friday, May 31
06:30 AM - 07:30 AM

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

08:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Plenary Session 3 - ISCT-JSRM Joint Session: Clinical Applications of hPSCs

Co-Chairs:
Ngaire Elwood PhD, BMDI Cord Blood Bank & Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia
Yoshiki Sawa MD, Osaka University, Japan
Speakers:
Jun Takahashi MD, PhD, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Japan
Masayo Takahashi MD, PhD, Laboratory for Retinal Renegeration, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan
John Rasko AO, BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), PhD, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, Australia
Co-Chairs: Ngaire Elwood PhD, BMDI Cord Blood Bank & Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia Yoshiki Sawa MD, Osaka University, Japan Speakers: Jun Takahashi MD, PhD, Center for iPS Cell R...
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Corporate Product Theatre

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Coffee Break with Exhibits

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Corporate Product Theatre

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Quality and Operations Track Session 3 - Technologist Workshop

Chair:
Rosemarie Bell, B.App.Sc Micro/Biochem MASM, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
Speakers:
Heather Garrity, MHA, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, United States
Elise Ross, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Gordon McPhee, PhD, Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Chair: Rosemarie Bell, B.App.Sc Micro/Biochem MASM, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia Speakers: Heather Garrity, MHA, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, United States Elise Ross, Peter...
12:15 PM - 01:45 PM

Lunch with Exhibits

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

12:45 PM - 01:00 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

01:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Corporate Product Theatre Hosted by Sartorius Stedim Biotech

01:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

01:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Plenary Session 4 - Commercial Strategies for Expanding Global CGT Access

Chair:
Miguel Forte, MD, PhD, Zelluna Immunotherapy, Norway
Speaker:
Bruce Levine, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Chair: Miguel Forte, MD, PhD, Zelluna Immunotherapy, Norway Speaker: Bruce Levine, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, United States
03:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Coffee Break with Exhibits

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Corporate Product Theatre

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

Quality and Operations Track Session 4 - How Do You Determine Stability of Cell Based Therapies?

Chair and Speaker:
Cryopreservation and stability program for hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell grafts
Nadim Mahmud, MD, PhD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, United States

Speakers:
Stability testing utilising intracellular cytokine staining and degranulation assays
Melissa Rist, PhD, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
Cryopreservation and stability program involving non-Hematopoietic cells
Michael Bellio, PhD University of Miami, United States
Chair and Speaker: Cryopreservation and stability program for hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell grafts Nadim Mahmud, MD, PhD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, United States Speakers: S...
Speakers
  • Nadim Mahmud MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine (Speaker)
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Poster Session 2

07:00 PM

ISCT 2019 Gala

Saturday, June 1
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Quality and Operations Track Session 5 - Gene Therapy Vector Quality

Speaker:
Shirley Bartido, PhD, Cellectis, United States
Speaker: Shirley Bartido, PhD, Cellectis, United States
09:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Plenary Session 5 - Novel Immunotherapy

Co-Chairs:
Patrick Hanley PhD , Children's National Medical Center, USA
Rajiv Khanna AO, PhD , QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
Speakers:
Cameron Turtle MBBS, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Jane Oliaro PhD, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Emily Blyth MBBS, PhD, Westmead Hospital, Australia
Co-Chairs: Patrick Hanley PhD , Children's National Medical Center, USA Rajiv Khanna AO, PhD , QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia Speakers: Cameron Turtle MBBS, PhD, Fred Hutchinson ...
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Quality and Operations Track Session 6 - Qualification of Computer Systems

Chair:
Annette Trickett, PhD, MAppSc, FIBMS, Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia

Speaker:
Guy Klamer, PhD, Sydney Cord Blood Bank, Australia
Chair: Annette Trickett, PhD, MAppSc, FIBMS, Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia Speaker: Guy Klamer, PhD, Sydney Cord Blood Bank, Australia
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

ISCT Annual General Business Meeting

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Plenary Session 6 - MSCs Towards the Clinic

Chair:
Donald G. Phinney PhD, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, USA
Speakers:
Eleuterio Lombardo PhD, TiGenix (Takeda Group), Spain
Douglas Losordo MD , Caladrius Biosciences, USA
Joanne Kurtzberg MD, , Duke University Medical Center, USA
Chair: Donald G. Phinney PhD, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, USA Speakers: Eleuterio Lombardo PhD, TiGenix (Takeda Group), Spain Douglas Losordo MD , Caladrius Biosciences, USA Joan...
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM

03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

Quality and Operations Track Session 7 - Manufacturing of Customary and Complex Therapies: Techniques, challenges, and tricks

Chair:
Aisha Khan, MSc, MBA, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami, United States

Speakers:
Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPH Columbia University Medical Center, United States
Joseph Gold, PhD, City of Hope National Medical Center, United States
Paul Eldridge, PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, United States
Chair: Aisha Khan, MSc, MBA, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami, United States Speakers: Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPH Columbia University Medical Center, United States Joseph Go...