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LBG Meeting for Health Sciences 2016


Hotel Park Royal Palace Vienna
Schlossallee 8, 1140 Vienna, Austria


Day 1: Monday, 28 November 2016

09:30 Registration and welcome coffee

10:30-12:00 Pre-Conference Skills Building Workshop:

  • "How to publish in a top medical journal"
    Jan Cools
    KU Leuven Center for Human Genetics, Leuven, Belgium
    Editor-in-chief Haematologica, Journal of the European Haematology Association

12:00-13:00 Lunchbreak (Buffet)

13:00-13:10 Welcome Note

  • Claudia Lingner
    Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft
  • Michaela Fritz
    Medical University of Vienna

13:10-14:00 Plenary Session: "New perspectives in the socioeconomics of health and well-being"

  • Key Note: Simone Ghislandi
    Vienna University of Economics and Business
    Vienna, Austria

14:00-15:30 Moderated Poster Session

and coffee break

15:30-17:00 Session I: Haematology and Cancer Research

  • Key Note: Udo Schumacher
    Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Presentation of the four best abstracts*

Day 2: Tuesday, 29 November 2016

09:00 Registration and welcome coffee

09:30-11:00 Plenary Session: Technology platforms

  • Christoph Bock
    CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine
    of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  • Irina van der Vlies
    Merck, Zwijndrecht, Netherlands

  • Karin Schütze
    CellTool, Bernried, Germany

  • Peter Kraker
    Know-Center, Graz, Austria

11:00-12:00 Moderated Poster Session

12:00-13:00 Lunchbreak (Buffet)

13:00-13:30 Update Open Innovation in Science

  • Lucia Malfent
    Open Innovation in Science Research and Competence Center
    Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft, Vienna, Austria

13:30-15:00 Session II: Cardiovascular Research

  • Key Note: Lina Badimon
    Centre d'Investigació Cardiovascular CSIC-ICCC,
    Barcelona, Spain
  • Presentation of the four best abstracts*

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-17:00 Session III: Regenerative Medicine Research

  • Key Note: Gerjo van Osch
    Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Presentation of the four best abstracts*

17:00-17:30 Award Ceremony

followed by dinner (buffet)

  • Host: Stuart Freeman
    FM4 Morning Show
  • Barbara Weitgruber
    Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
  • Dejan Baltic

*under the umbrella of the overall session topic, the abstracts will be categorised as either "basic & preclinical research", "clinical research", or "health services & implementation research"




Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft
LBG Meeting for Health Sciences 2016

Meeting Committee:
Scientific Team:
Brigitte Piso, LBI Health Technology Assessment
Heinz Redl, LBI Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
Peter Valent, LBC Oncology
Johann Wojta, LBC Cardiovascular Research

Organising Team:
Claudia Lingner, General Manager, LBG
Emilie Brandl, Public Relations, LBG
Claudia Hojnik-Machan, Assistant to the General Manager, LBG

Tel. +43 (0) 1 513 27 50
Nußdorfer Straße 64
1090 Vienna, Austria