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.

  • Tue
    16
    Jun
    2020
    Van der Valk Brussels Airport Hotel

    ParadigMS and the Belgian Multiple Sclerosis Study Group (BSGMS) present the fifth ParadigMS Symposium taking place on Tuesday evening 16 June 2020, at the Van der Valk Brussels Airport Hotel.

    As was the case last year, both workshops and a plenary sessions will send you home with valuable new knowledge that can be applied in your daily practice. Which is why we are inviting neurologists, neurologists in training, nurses, researchers and allied health care practitioners  with an interest in MS to save the date of 16 June 2020.

    This fifth edition of the ParadigMS symposium kicks off with two workshops, beginning at 5 pm, and ends with presentations and talks given by national and international speakers. RIZIV/INAMI accreditation will be requested on entry.

    Topics: Progressive MS, NMO spectrum disorders, biomarkers.

    New: Simultaneous translation from EN into French and Dutch for the plenary session (workshops in English)

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 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 …