Monday marks the start of the plenary sessions. These daily informative discussions kick off with ISTH Council Member Steve Watson, Ph.D., of Britain’s Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences. Watson will be speaking at the Marion I. Barnhart Memorial Lecture on Platelet Signaling with his presentation entitled, “Snakes and Ladders: Identify New Roles for Platelets in Health and Disease.” It takes place from 11:15 until noon in Hall B.

At 16:45, see Marijke van den Berg, M.D., Ph.D., from the Netherlands University Hospital Utrecht present at the Kenneth M. Brinkhous Memorial Lecture. Her expertise in hemophilia is in inhibitor development and prophylaxis, and her presentation is entitled, “Hemophilia: From Royal Gene to Gene Therapy.”

Click here for the full plenary agenda.

Feed your brain during lunch. The Product Theater presentations are a new feature at ISTH in the exhibition halls. Grab lunch plus get the latest diagnostic and therapeutic updates from leading companies in thrombosis and hemostasis. Click here for the complete lineup.

You needed a passport to enter Germany. You will need the ISTH 2017 Passport Program to fully engage at this year’s ISTH Congress. Visit the more than 20 participating exhibitor booths of the Passport Program. Learn about their products, services and solutions. Answer questions and be entered to win valuable prizes like air travel vouchers, free future congress registrations, or free memberships.

Click to access the ISTH 2017 Passport Program or access it through the mobile app.

Abstracts are the lifeblood of ISTH. The poster areas are located in Hall 2-2, 4-2, and 6-2. You can also view abstracts here. After they are presented, late-breaking abstracts will be released in full text versions on the mobile app and in the online program.

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