Schedule at a Glance


8 FEBRUARY 2017


09:00 – 10:30 

Plenary Session 1: Opening Session – IRDiRC History and Achievements
Auditorium

10:30 – 11:00 

Coffee break
Reception Hall

11:00 – 12:40 

Plenary Session 2: Rare Diseases Research in 2017 – A Global View
Auditorium

12:40 – 14:00 

Lunch break
Reception Hall

14:00 – 15:30

Plenary Session 3: State of Foundational, Diagnostics and Therapeutics Research
Auditorium

15:30 – 16:00 

Coffee break
Reception Hall

16:00 – 18:00

Parallel Session 1: Foundational, Diagnostics and Therapeutics Research in 2017

Diagnostics Track
Auditorium

Foundational Track
Room 106

Therapeutics Track
Room 108

18:00 – 20:00

Poster session, cocktail reception
Reception Hall

9 FEBRUARY 2017


09:00 – 10:40 

Parallel Session 2: New Approaches to Rare Diseases

Diagnostics Track
Auditorium

Foundational Track
Room 106

Therapeutics Track
Room 108

10:40 – 11:10

Coffee break
Reception Hall

11:10 – 12:40 

Parallel Session 3: Trends in the Field

Trends in Regulatory and Access
Auditorium

Trends in Patient Advocacy
Room 106

Trends in Companies
Room 108

12:40 – 14:00 

Lunch break
Reception Hall

14:00 – 16:30 

Plenary Session 4: Transforming Rare Diseases Research – IRDiRC Goals 2017-2027
Auditorium

16:30 – 17:00

Continued discussion over coffee and refreshments

17:00

End of conference

The conference organizers reserve the right to modify the program, which is published as an indication only.