Meetings

Find below our events categorized by:
Expert Meetings, Symposia & Webinars

Expert Meeting

The Expert Meetings bring together the Members of ParadigMS. Research results are discussed and slide decks are peer reviewed. The Members also decide about the scientific program of the association, the action plan and the budget.

Symposia

Regional or national symposia where state-of-the-art science is transferred to general neurologists and other care givers (nurses, etc) that are confronted with MS in their day to day practice.

Webinars

Webinars can complement the educational events.

  • Wed
    25
    Oct
    2017
    Paris

    the ParadigMS Board Members will meet on 25 October, in the margins of ECTRIMS.
    The Expert Meeting will be a prepared and facilitated discussion with the objective to produce a Position Paper, to be published in a neurology journal. Topic of the discussion: “Pregnancy in MS”.

  • Thu
    01
    Jun
    2017
    Belgium

    Topic of the 1 st Striving for Excellence in Patient Care – an Innovative Approach (SEPIA) meeting was :
    “An update on MS immunology and treatment targets”, presented by Prof. Tjalf Ziemssen.
    Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch was the central moderator of the event.

    Prof. Ziemssen presented from the main hub in Leuven, from where the presentation was live streamed to 7 other hubs, all having a local audience. The meeting was sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme with the scientific contribution of ParadigMS.

  • Sat
    11
    Mar
    2017
    Paris

    Paris_greyOn 11 March 2017, a ParadigMS Expert Meeting will be held in Paris, near Charles de Gaulle Airport.

    The following ‘hot topics’ will be discussed:

    • Lifestyle in MS
    • Cognition in MS (symptoms and signs, how to examine, follow, treat)
    • Symptomatic treatment in MS part 2 (important symptoms that were not covered in part 1)
    • Rehabilitation in MS, evidence based approach
    • Overview of DMT’s in MS (current and future)
    • MS Genetics
  • Thu
    09
    Mar
    2017
    Brussels

    Participants received a username and passcode to get access to the following recorded presentations :

     

  • Thu
    09
    Mar
    2017
    18:45Van der Valk Airport Hotel, Diegem (Brussels)

    On March 9th 2017, the second ParadigMS Symposium will be organised in collaboration with the Belgian MS Study Group.

    More detailed information can be found on the dedicated event website.

    Register now to secure your seat!

    register-now

    Scientific program:

    Key lectures will be combined with question and answers sessions in an interactive learning experience, open to specialists, neurologists in training, practitioners and researchers active in the field of MS.

    The preliminary scientific programme will be:

    • Introduction by Pierrette Seeldrayers, Head department neurology, CHU Charleroi and president of BSGMS and Pr. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt University and Rehabilitation & MS-Centre Overpelt and President of ParadigMS.
    • Suboptimal Response on Treatment
      Speaker: Celia Oreja-Guevara (University Hospital San Carlos, Spain)
    • Role of T&B
      Speaker to be confirmed
    • Monitoring of MS
      Speaker: Sven Schippling (University Medical Center Zürich, Switzerland)
    • Moderation: Pr. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt Univer …

  • Fri
    04
    Nov
    2016

    This innovative event was the first of its kind in MS, and aimed to integrate global information exchange with regional face-to-face collaboration, collecting the worldwide experience of experts who work on MS and treat patients with MS. The event was supported by Novartis, who had no influence on the content as the programme was developed independently by ParadigMS.

    The programme is available via these links:

  • Fri
    04
    Nov
    2016
    Brussels

    Click here to register to get access to the video material*:

    • Update on current understanding of MS pathology
    • Update on MS immunology and treatment targets
    • The current standard and future monitoring of MS
    • Basic treatment principles in MS
    • Prognosis on MS treatment
    • Safety, tolerability and adherence issues in the treatment of MS
    • Quality of life in persons with MS
    • How real-world evidence complements clinical trial data

    (*) Registration required – passcode will be provided within 48 hours.

  • Thu
    17
    Mar
    2016
  • Thu
    17
    Mar
    2016
    19:00Van der Valk Airport Hotel, Diegem (Brussels)

    On March 17th 2016, the first ParadigMS Symposium will be organised in collaboration with the Belgian MS Study Group.

    Watch the invitation video HERE.

    Register and find more detailed information at the dedicated event website.

    Scientific program:

    • Opening: Dr. Pierrette Seeldrayers, Head department neurology, CHU Charleroi and president of BSGMS and Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt University and Rehabilitation & MS-Centre Overpelt and President of ParadigMS
    • An update in MS pathology and immunology,  Prof. Nikolaos Grigoriadis, Professor of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Medicine, Greece
    • Quality of life: the ideal outcome, Dr. Andreas Lysandropoulos, Neuroimmunology Unit- Multiple Sclerosis, Erasme Hospital
    • Disease modifying treatment and management, Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt University and Rehabilitation & MS-Centre Overpelt
    • Moderation: Prof. Vincent van Pesch, University Hospitals Saint-Luc, UCL Brussels

    The event is made possible with the fin …

  • Sat
    05
    Mar
    2016
    Paris

    Paris_greyOn 5th October 2015, a ParadigMS Expert Meeting will be held in Paris.

    The following ‘hot topics’ will be discussed:

    1. NMO ADEM
    2. Pediatric MS
    3. Prognosis part 2 treatment – how to define optimal treatment fort he individual?
    4. Benign MS
    5. RIS
  • Wed
    07
    Oct
    2015
    Barcelona

    BarcelonaOn 7th October 2015, a ParadigMS Expert Meeting was held in Barcelona with 14 MS experts participating. The following ‘hot topics’ were identified and will be explored further during the next ParadigMS Expert Meeting, scheduled on 5th March in Paris.

    1. Progressive MS (clinics, pathophysiology, treatment attempts)
    2. NMO ADEM
    3. Pediatric MS
    4. Prognosis part 2 treatment – how to define optimal treatment fort he individual?
    5. Benign MS
    6. RIS