Program

09:00 – 09:45 h

Registration

09:45 – 10:00 h

Welcome

Burkhard Becher, (Zurich, CH)
10:00 – 10:30 h

Plenary Lecture 1: Allergy

Chair: Thomas Kündig, (Zurich, CH)
Novel Insights into Immune Regulation of Allergic Inflammation for Airway Disease by Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT)

Mohamed Shamji, (London, UK)

10:30 – 11:00 h

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 h

Symposia 1 a–c

11:00 – 12:30 h

Symposium 1a: Basic Immunology

Autoimmunity
Chair: Burkhard Becher, (Zurich, CH) / Federica Sallusto, (Zurich, CH)
How IL-17 regulates CNS autoimmunity via modulation of the gut microbiota

Ari Waisman, (Mainz, D)

Abstract Talk

Abstract Talk

11:00 – 12:30 h

Symposium 1b: Clinical Immunology

Allergy
Chair: Peter Schmid-Grendelmeier, (Zurich, CH) / Peter Jandus, (Geneva, CH)
Molecular approaches for allergen-specific immunotherapy and preventive allergy vaccination

Rudolf Valenta, (Vienna, AT)

Lung neutrophils: regulators of immune-mediated disorders

Thomas Marichal, (Liège, B)

Abstract Talk

Abstract Talk

11:00 – 12:30 h

Symposium 1c: Laboratory Diagnostics

Chair: Elsbeth Probst, (Zurich, CH) / Ingmar A.F.M. Heijnen, (Basel, CH)
PID diagnostics in the flow - What is really helpful in a fast moving world?

Klaus Warnatz, (Freiburg, D)

Sense and Nonsense of Allergy Serology

Michael Horn, (Bern, CH)

Abstract Talk

Abstract Talk

12:30 – 14:00 h

Lunch break with industry exhibit

13:00 – 13:45 h

Company Symposia

Company Symposium 1

Company Symposium 2

SYIS Symposium

14:00 – 15:30 h

Symposia 2 a–c

14:00 – 15:30 h

Symposium 2a: Basic Immunology

B cell responses
Chair: Davide Robbiani, (Bellinzona, CH) / Doron Merkler, (Geneva, CH)
Evolution of human B cell memory to a malaria parasite protein

Hedda Wardemann, (Heidelberg, D)

Abstract Talk

Abstract Talk

14:00 – 15:30 h

Symposium 2b: Clinical Immunology

Inflammation
Chair: Mike Recher, (Basel, CH) / Burkhard Ludewig, (St. Gallen, CH)
Immunological approaches to suppress inflammaging and promote systemic rejuvenation

Alexander Eggel, (Bern, CH)

Abstract Talk

Abstract Talk

14:00 – 15:30 h

Symposium 2c: Clinical Immunology

Immune regulation
Chair: Werner Held, (Lausanne, CH) / Daniel Legler, (Thurgau, CH)
Shielding immune cells for targeted immunotherapy

Lukas Jeker, (Basel, CH)

Rhythms in adaptive immune responses

Christoph Scheiermann, (Geneva, CH)

Abstract Talk

Abstract Talk

15:30 – 16:00 h

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00 h

Poster session with presenters present at even numbered posters

17:00 – 18:30 h

SSAI General Assembly

18:45 – 19:45 h

Evening Reception

20:00 – 23:15 h

Congress Dinner