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Schedule at a Glance

June 7-9, 2024
June 6 - Grant Writing Institue
(All times listed are in Eastern Time, Subject to Change)
All Sessions, including the Grant Writing Institute, will be held at the Broward County Convention Center


Thursday, June 6 - Grant Writing Institute (additional fee)
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Opening Remarks
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM What is Success and How Do You Get There?
9:45 AM - 10:10 AM Presentations
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Dr. Smith's Afternoon Assignment
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Students Revise Specific Aims
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Break
3:20 PM - 5:20 PM Students Present Revised Specific Aims
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Wrap Up/Closing


Friday, June 7
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Open
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Opens
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM Poster Viewing
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Welcome + The State of Sickle Cell Disease
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Access to Care Keynote Presentation
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Break
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Patient Symposium
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Investigational New Drug, Device and Therapeutics Symposium
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Panel Discussion
6:30PM - 7:30 PM FSCDR's Welcome Reception
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Adult, Child and Caregiver Town Hall & Dinner Panel (RSVPs Required, intended for patients and families)


Saturday, June 8
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Open
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM Poster Viewing
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM 2023 Scientific Chair Welcome
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Top Abstract Oral Presentations
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Educational Sessions - Four Concurrent Sessions

Topics Include:
  • Individualized Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Bone Health
  • Stem Cell Health
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Keynote
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Plenary Session
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:45 PM Curative Options in Sickle Cell Disease Plenary Session
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Live Poster Session
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM FSCDR's Presidential Reception - invite only


Sunday, June 9
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Poster Viewing
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM An Update on Sickle Cell Disease from Federal Agencies
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Scientific Keynote Presentation - Women's Health
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM Dr. Kwaku "KOF" Ohene-Frempong East Meets West Global Sickle Cell Disease Symposium
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Abstract Breakout Session 1 - Three Concurrent Sessions

Topics Include:
  • Psychosocial
  • Health Services
  • Basic Science/Health Services
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Abstract Breakout Session 2 - Three Concurrent Sessions

Topics Include:
  • Health Services
  • Clinical Trials/Clinical Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research