Scientific Programme

Programme-at-a-Glance

THURSDAY 6 JUNE

FRIDAY 7 JUNE

SATURDAY 8 JUNE

Preceptorship Programme

07:30 - 08:30

07:30 - 08:30

Early Morning Workshop 1

Early Morning Workshop 3

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

07:30 - 08:30

07:30 - 08:30

Early Morning Workshop 2

Early Morning Workshop 4

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Pre-Conference Workshops

08:30 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

Singapore Hepatology Conference

Singapore Hepatology Conference

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

10:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

Science of HBV Cure

Science of HBV Cure

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Science of HBV Cure 2019 Programme

The preliminary conference programme is subject to change

 

 

FRIDAY 7 JUNE 2019

Time

Programme

10:00 - 11:30

HBV Cure Overview

10:00 – 10:15

Opening lecture: How to develop antivirals against HBV, lessons from HCV

10:15 – 10:30

State of the action: HBV cure strategy  

10:30 – 10:45

International Coalition to Eliminate Hepatitis B Virus (ICE-HBV) progress report 2019           

10:45 – 11:00

HBV Forum: achievements to date

11:00 – 11:15

Insights for HBV cure from HIV cure strategies

11:15 – 11:30

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

11:30 – 12:15

Models for HBV Infection

11:30 – 11:45

HBV cell culture models: 2019 update

11:45 – 12:00

A novel animal model for CHB

12:00 – 12:15

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

12:15 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:10

Clinical & Translational Forum

13:00 – 13:15

Insights into host genes in HBV clearance 

13:15 – 13:30

HBV Viral integration : implications for a HBV cure

Invited Oral & Free Paper Presentations

13:30 – 13:45

Development of novel markers of treatment response

13:45 – 13:55

Free paper

13:55 – 14:10

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

14:10 – 15:40

Viral Transcription

Chair and Moderator: Stephen Locarnini (Australia)

14:10 – 14:40

Debate on HBV cccDNA

-We should be targeting removal of cccDNA

-We should be targeting inactivation of cccDNA

14:40 – 14:55

State of the art: CRISPR-CAS9 in human cells

Invited Oral & Free Paper Presentations

14:55 – 15:05

Free paper

15:05 – 15:15

Free paper

15:15 – 15:25

Free paper

15:25 – 15:40

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

15:40 – 16:00

Tea Break

16:00 – 17:25

Capsid Inhibition

16:00 – 16:15

Mechanism and efficacy of capsid inhibitors

16:15 – 16:30

Biology of HBV core phosphorylation and targets

Invited Oral & Free Paper Presentations

16:30 – 16:40

Free paper

16:40 – 16:50

Free paper

16:50 – 17:00

Free paper

17:00 – 17:10

Free paper

17:10 – 17:25

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

17:00 – 17:30

Special Lecture

17:25 – 17:40

Entry inhibitor alone or with antiviral therapy to treat HBV

17:40 – 17:55

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

End of Day 1

 

 

 

SATURDAY 8 JUNE 2019

09:00 – 09:50

Debate: Can HBV be cured by antiviral therapy alone?

09:00 – 09:30

·         Yes

·         No

09:30 – 09:50

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

09:50 – 10:45

Reducing Viral Antigens

 

09:50 – 10:05

Immune recovery after reduction in viral proteins

Invited Oral & Free Paper Presentations

10:05 – 10:15

Free paper

10:15 – 10:25

Free paper

10:25 – 10:45

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

10:45 -11:00

Tea Break

11:00 – 12:00

Immunology Forum Part 1

11:00 – 11:15

Immune correlates of HBsAg clearance

Invited Oral & Free Paper Presentations

11:15 – 11:25

Free paper

11:25 – 11:35

Free paper

11:35 – 11:45

Free paper

11:45 – 12:00

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

12:00 – 13:10

Immunology Forum Part 2

12:00 – 12:15

Overview of Adaptive Immune Therapies for CHB

12:15 – 12:30

Car-T therapy: principles and applicability

Invited Oral & Free Paper Presentations

12:30 – 12:40

Free paper

12:40 – 12:50

Free paper

12:50 – 13:10

Discussion forum led by the Moderator

13:10 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:15

Combination Therapy Symposium

14:00 – 14:15

Summary of HBV Forum combination therapy workgroup

14:15 – 14:30

Published studies of combination antiviral therapy – what works and what doesn't

14:30 – 14:45

Free paper

14:45 – 15:00

Free paper

15:00 – 15:15

Free paper

15:15 – 17:15

Combination Therapy Forum

15:15 – 17:15

All Presenters

17:30

Closing remarks from Chairman