November 11th and 12th Symposium Target-to-B!

The Target-to-B! symposium will take place on November 11 and 12 2021 both online and 'live' at the RIVM.

Practical information
Date 11th and 12th of November 2021
Venue RIVM - Utrecht Science Park Bilthoven. Room T.007
Address Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA Bilthoven
Organising partner RIVM
Registration Through the online form

November 11, 2021 Project Committee

09:30 -11:00 Project Committee meeting

November 11, 2021 Symposium DAY 1

10:30 -11:00 Registration
11:00 Welcome (Cécile van Els)
Update from the WPs; progress and deliverables (time is including discussion time): Chair Maaike Braham
11:10 -11:40 WP1 (WP lead)
11:40 - 12:10 WP2/5
12:10 - 12:30 WP4
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Chair: Jelle de Wit
13:30 - 14:00 WP3/6
14:00 - 14.30 WP7
14:30 - 15:00 WP8
15:00 - 15:40 ImmuneHealthXL update & Discussion (Marieke van Ham)
15:40 - 16:00 Break
Chair: Cécile van Els
16:00 - 17:00 Keynote lecture - “The human B cell response to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 vaccination” Dr. Ali Ellebedy (Washington University School Medicine St.Louis, USA , i.e. 09.00 - 10.00 AM CDT) (45’ talk, 15’ Q&A’s)
17:00 Drinks
18:00 Dinner together in Bilthoven/Utrecht region, registration in advance, organization by RIVM

November 12, 2021 Symposium DAY 2

Chairing in turns by speakers: each speaker chairs the next talk.

New T2B activities
09:00 - 09:05 Opening (Cécile van Els)
09:05 - 09:20 The B cell epigenome in health and disease (Rudi Hendriks)
09:20 - 09:35 Cataloguing disease-associated glycosylation patterns (Theo Rispens)
09:35 - 09:50 In situ imaging of rare antigen specific B-cells (Renee van de Wetering)
Regular projects to be selected from WPs
09:50 - 10:05 PhD/Post Doc, selected from WP2/5
10:05 - 10:20 PhD/Post Doc, selected from WP3/6
10:20 - 10:35 PhD/Post Doc, selected from WP7/8
10:35 - 11:50 Break
T2B COVID-19 studies
11:50 - 12:35 Overarching introduction to the T2B COVID-19 (infection and vaccination) studies followed by short result pitches
Closing remarks
12:35 - 12:45 Closing remarks Advisory Board / Patient Organisations
12:45 Closing Symposium
12:45 - 16:00 Lunchbox (for those registered)
Optional break-out sessions for WPs or collaborators can be held, in lecture hall and central hall

Parking

Please note that parking space is limited. We will inform you 1 week in advance if a spot can be reserved for you.

Getting there by public transport

From Bilthoven Central Station:

Take bus 31 in the direction of Ijsselstein via Science Park, the RIVM is a ± 6 minute walk from bus stop ‘RIVM/Soestdijkseweg’

From Utrecht Central Station:

Take bus 77 in the direction of Bilthoven station, the RIVM is a ± 7 minute walk from bus stop ‘Duivenlaan’

Bike ride with OV- fiets: 11 minutes from Bilthoven station (https://www.ns.nl/en/door-to-door/ov-fiets/how-the-ov-fiets-works.html )

Hotel suggestions

If you want to have an overnight stay near the RIVM, we can recommend the following hotels:

Corona-maatregelen

We zetten ons in om ons ziekenhuis veilig te houden tijdens de coronacrisis.

Lees deze extra maatregelen goed door voordat u een van onze locaties bezoekt: