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Meeting Overview

Sunday 23 September 2018

Time Event
13:00–15:30 EHTG Membership Meeting – Update and Vision 

  • Election of EHTG representatives
  • Road map
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–19:00 Working Group – Registries
19:00 – 19:45 Welcome Reception for all delegates in the poster area

Monday 24 September 2018

Time Event
09:00–12:30 Working Groups (Gastroenterology, Genetics, Clinical)
12:30–13:30 Lunch Break
13:30–18:00 Working Groups (European MMR Group, EHTG Living Guidance)
17:15-18:00 Closed EMMR meeting – by invitation only

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Time Event
08:00–12:30 Working Groups (Surgery, Pathology & Immunology, Gene Panel)
12:30–13:30 Lunch Break
13:30–15:00 Systematic Gene Panel Testing for Hereditary GI Cancers in Europe – Guidance Debate

Chairs: John Burn (UK), Rolf Sijmons (The Netherlands)

  • The appropriate panel: UK consensu – Amy Taylor (UK)
  • The appropriate panel: European view – Ian Frayling (UK)
  • The appropriate panel: US approach and perspective – Robert Nussbaum (USA)

Podium: Gareth Evans (UK), Ian Frayling (UK), Robert Nussbaum (USA), Ingrid Winship (Australia)

15:00-18:20 State of the Art Lectures
18:20-19:30 Farewell Reception
19:45 – 21:30 EHTG Informal Dinner at the Radisson Blu Hotel

Joint EHTG/ESCP symposium at ESCP Nice 2018

Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018

Speakers: John Burn, Matthias Kloor and Toni Seppälä

Topics will include:

  • MSI cancers, HNPCC and Lynch syndrome
  • The role of epigenetic factors
  • Update on phenotype, gene and gender recommendations for colorectal disease in Lynch syndrome