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Melanoma Patient Network Europe Melanoma at the Edge. Knowledge protects. MPNE2018 16th- 18th March 2018 Brussels, Belgium

MPNE 2018- 16th- 18th March 2018- Brussels


Location Marivaux Hotel Boulevard Adolphe Maxlaan 98 B-1000 Brussels Phone +3222270300

Organizer MPNEsupport Fjällbo Selknä 152 75597 Uppsala Sweden

Responsible Bettina Ryll Gilliosa Spurrier Violeta Astratinei

MPNE 2018- 16th- 18th March 2018- Brussels


Dear MPNE2018 participant, a very warm welcome to Brussels for MPNE2018, the 5th edition of our annual conference for European Melanoma patients and advocates! This year’s topic is Melanoma at the Edge. Knowledge protects. For the first time, we are running parallel sessions for most of the time and hope that you will find JUST what you came for and at the level you need. To a productive weekend! Bettina, Fredrik, Gilly, Kari Anne and Violeta MPNE2018 scientific committee It takes many for such a large meeting to be a success and we thank the MPNE faculty 2018 for all the work they put into this program!

MPNEhubs Annual March meeting upon invitation only

Thursday, 15th March 19.00 Working Dinner Friday 16th March 8.30- 12.30 MPNE hub meeting- for advoates involved in MPNE projects Agenda shared separately

MPNE 2018- 16th- 18th March 2018- Brussels


Program MPNE2018 Version 12th March

Please consult the online version for the latest update and the annotated conference program for details on speakers and sessions.

Friday, 16th March

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Saturday, 17th March


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Sunday, 18th March

And before you leave Your feed-back is extremely valuable to us. It helps us organise events that bring European Melanoma advocacy forward. You will receive a link to an online survey- an MPNEmonkey- and we appreciate your timely answer. Reimbursement of travel expenses for economy/ second class travel up to a maximum of 350 Euro after the event against original travel receipts and a completed electronic reimbursement form only. Please note that incorrect and incomplete forms cause a lot of extra work and delay re-imbursement.

Safe travel and looking forward to seeing you again soon! MPNE 2018- 16th- 18th March 2018- Brussels


Faculty MPNE2018 Speakers

Kari Anne Fevang, Foflekkreftforeningen, Norway Fredrik Östman, Melanomföreningen, Sweden Iain Galloway, MPNErare Dick Plomp, MPNErare Andrew Evans, MPNErare Bettina Ryll, MPNE Luc Vautmans, Melanoompunt.BE, Belgium Emilie Vinolo, Project manager UMCURE Gilliosa Spurrier, MPNE and Mélanome France, France Katharina Kaminski, MID, Germany Thomas Schlange, CancerID Violeta Astratinei, MPNE, Melanom Romania and Stichting Melanoom Darren Dahly, UCC, Ireland Kay Curtin, Melanoma Awareness Ireland, Ireland Tomas Kirchhoff, NY Pieter van der Velden, LUMC, NL Martine Jager, LUMC, NL Susannah Archer, Melanomamates, UK Marina Marinkovic, LUMC, NL Ioannis Karydis, Southampton, UK Elisabeth de Vries, UMCG, Netherlands Nicola Latino, ESMO Piotr Rutkowski, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology in Warsaw, Poland Jo Gumbs, OcuMel, UK Jens Kongso, Clinical Survey Outcomes, Copenhagen Jean- Christophe Marine, KU Leuven, Belgium Zrinjka Pastar, Udruga Melanom, Croatia Anca Androvic, Melanom Romania, Romania Manuel Rodrigues, IGR, France Koen van Elst, Stichting Melanoom, Netherlands Mira Zuidgeest, Utrecht Rob White, MPNE Ana Maria Forsea, Romanian Skin Cancer Foundation, Romania Hans Boetel and Anne Wispler, Hautkrebsnetzwerk Deutschland, Germany Imogen Cheese, MPCUK, UK Andreea Strambu Dima, Melanom Romania, Romania Luc Chalmet,, Belgium Diane Cannon, Melanoma UK, UK

Advocacy Speed Dating

Tom van der Velde,, Belgium


Anne Wispler, Hautkrebs Netzwerk, Germany Hans Boetl, Hautkrebs Netzwerk, Germany Martina Kiehl, Hautkrebs Netzwerk, Germany


Kari Anne Fervang, Føflekkkreftforeningen, Norway, Luc Vautmans,, Belgium

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Good to know Currency in Belgium EURO Cash machines can be found in the arrival area at the airport. Dresscode Business casual Weather an umbrella might be a good idea Closest Airport Brussels International Airport Zaventem Airport transfers You are responsible for organizing your own transfer. Queues for taxis at Zaventem airport tend to be long and traffic in Brussels horrific. We therefore recommend the direct train to Brussels North Station (Bruxelles Nord/ Brussel Nord). The train station is located in the airport, out of the arrival gate across to the right, take the lift or the escalator down to the bottom level. Train tickets can be purchased at the ticket vending machines, all international cards accepted, or at the ticket counter. Alternatively, get the SNCB app and purchase online before to skip the queues! From Brussel Nord, it’s a 10min walk to the Marivaux Hotel, alternatively, metro till Rogier and 200m walk. Incidentals The conference budget covers conference participation, accommodation for 2 nights and meals during that time; please note that you will be responsible for all other extra costs. Contact during the conference Bettina Ryll +46-722297272 Gilliosa Spurrier +33-676318349 Violeta Astratinei +31-646699527

We thank for their support


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MPNE 2018 program  
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'Melanoma at the Edge. Knowledge protects' 16th- 18th March Brussels