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SCSS SYMPOSIUM 2017
"Advances in Cell Therapy"

Welcome to the the Stem Cell Society Singapore's (SCSS) Symposium 2017 portal. This portal serves as a source of information as well as to register for the Symposium 2017.

For this year, we have put together a programme with the theme "Advances in Cell Therapy".

Synopsis of the Symposium

Each year the Singapore Stem Cell Society (SSCS) holds a scientific symposium that brings together local and international researchers who share a common interest in stem cells. The SSCS Symposium 2017 will focus on translational aspects of stem cells and immune cells for treatment of cancer, diabetes, and other diseases. Participants will have unique opportunities to learn and discuss the current progress on cell therapies in Asia and the world, and mingle with professionals and trainees from academic, industrial and clinical communities. Do not miss this symposium in Singapore!




Session topics include:

  1. Cell Manufacturing

  2. Cardio-Metabolic Diseases

  3. Gene Modified Therapy

  4. Immunotherapy

  5. Securing Regulatory Approval For Cell Therapies

  6. Stem Cell Therapy



Confirmed Speakers

Keynote Speakers:

Bernat SORIA
CABIMER & CIBERDEM, Spain

 
Alain FISCHER
Imagine Institute, France


Invited Speakers:

Malin PARMAR
University of Lund, Sweden

John CONNOLLY
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), Singapore

John DANGERFIELD
AustriaNova, Singapore


Ariff BONGSO
National University of Singapore

Karl TRYGGVASSON
Duke-NUS, Singapore

Wee Joo CHNG
Cancer Science Institute, Singapore

Lynn YAP
Duke-NUS, Singapore

Eytan ABRAHAM
Lonza
 
Masahiro KINO-OKA
Osaka University, Japan

Cliona ROONEY
Baylor College, USA
Antonio BERTOLETTI
Duke-NUS, Singapore

Anselme PERRIER
INSERM, France

Charles SENTMAN
Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, USA
 
John SINDEN
ReNeuron, United Kingdom

Anthony VUGLER
University College London (UCL), United Kingdom


John LIM
CoRE, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Han Chong TOH
National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Yoshiki SAWA
Osaka University, Japan

Su-Chun ZHANG
Duke-NUS, Singapore


Mimi CHOONG
HSA, Singapore

Patrick CELIS
EMA, UK

Kanako WATANABE
PMDA, Japan

Lynn CSONTOS
Stemcell Technologies, Canada

Scott BORNHEIMER
BD Biosciences, USA

Bien Keem TAN
SGH, Singapore

Roland LEATHERS
Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA


Venue

Auditorium
Academia Building
Singapore General Hospital Campus

20 College Road
Singapore 169856


Arriving by MRT

The closest MRT station to the symposium venue is the OUTRAM MRT station which has a linkway to the SGH campus and the venue (look out for signs guiding you to the Academia building).



Call for Oral Presentation Abstracts & Poster Abstracts

All abstract submissions require registration to the symposium.

Abstracts must be submitted during online registration taking into consideration the relevant submission deadlines.

Poster Abstract template:

Download Abstract Template



Registration & Payment

Registration Fees

Category Early Bird
(until 22 Sept 17)
Regular
(from
23 Sep to
3 Nov 17
)
Ordinary/Life Members $350 $450
Student Members $250 $350
Non-Members $600 $750
Group Registration - 10% on PRR* - 10% on PRR*
* PRR, Prevailing Registration Rate    

 

Individual Registration:

Registration of individual delegates is through the online registration portal which opens on the 3 April 2017.

Payment will be through PayPal and requires either a PayPal account or a valid Credit Card.

Group Registration:

We encourage group registration with discounted registration fees for institutions and organizations who wish to register more than 3 members/staff together.

Contact
symposium@stemcell.org.sg for further information.

Deadline for the submission of the Group registration is
13th October 2017.

On-site registration will be available with an administrational fee of $200 added to the respective Regular fee category. On-site registration is subject to availability of seats and is by Credit Card only.

The registration fee includes:

 Symposium booklet including programme and abstracts of plenary talks and poster presentations.
 Access to all symposium sessions and official events.
 F&B during tea breaks, lunches and official evening networking sessions.



Cancellation Policy

Cancellations may be considered until the 15th September 2017. Notification of cancellation must be submitted to SCSS in writing. A cancellation fee of $75 will apply to cancellations received by 15th of September, 2017. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after 15th of September 2017.

Please contact symposium@stemcell.org.sg for queries.


 
DATE   : 16-17 November 2017
VENUE : Academia, SGH, Singapore
 





Important Deadlines


Registration Opens:
3 April 2017

Early-bird Registration Deadline:
22 September 2017

Oral Presentation Abstract submission extended to:
29 September 2017

Poster Abstract submission ends:
13 October 2017

Online Registration Closes:
3 November 2017

For Sponsorship Opportunities or any enquiries please contact us at:
symposium@stemcell.org.sg.




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