DAY ONE
Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM CT

TIME

EVENT

3:00 PM

Plaza Foyer

Registration Desk Opens

 

5:00 PM - 5:55 PM

Plaza Ballroom

Welcome Reception/Networking
Cocktails/Buffet Dinner

5:55 PM - 6:00 PM

Transfer to Main Session Room

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

Opening Remarks


Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD and Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH
2020 Colloquium Planning Committee Co-Chairs

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM

 

 

 

Opening Remarks Guest Speaker


Steven J. Jonas, MD, PhD
UCLA Health

6:10 PM - 7:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plenary Session 1: “Career Development: Funding Trends and Opportunities”
Moderator: Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH

“What Grants Does it Take to Keep the Academic Ball Rolling? (Getting Involved as an Early Stage Investigator)”

Andrei Kindzelski, MD
Medical Officer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

7:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Break/Networking

7:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Ask the Experts" Panel Discussion: “A Foot in the Door: Insights from Recruiters”
Moderator: Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD

Panelists:


Basic Science
James Morrissey, PhD
Professor, University of Michigan

Clinical Science Perspective
Janis Abkowitz, MD
Professor and Hematology Division Head, University of Washington


Translational Science Perspective
Jorge Di Paola, MD
Director, Basic and Translational Research in Pediatric Hemostasis and Thrombosis, University of Colorado, Denver

Industry Perspective
Robert Peters, PhD Perspective
SVP Research, Bioverativ

8:00 PM - 8:05 PM

 

Closing Remarks - Day One
Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH

8:05 PM - 8:15 PM

 

 

 

 

 

Day One Closing Remarks Guest Speaker

 

Katherine High, MD, PhD

Sparks Therapeutics, Inc.

 

Sparks Therapeutics, Inc. is the Platnium Sponsor of the 2020 HTRS Research Colloquium

8:15 PM - 9:00 PM

Plaza Ballroom

Networking Reception
Cash Bar/Desserts

9:00 PM Day One Ajourns
 
DAY TWO
Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 7:45 AM – 5:00 PM CT
TIME EVENT

7:45 AM - 8:50 AM

Big Bar

Breakfast/Networking

 

8:50 AM - 8:55 AM Transfer to Session Room

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM

Plaza Ballroom

Opening Remarks - Day Two
Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD

Co-Chair, 2020 Colloquium Planning Committee

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

Career Development Session 1: "Overcoming Obstacles: Moving Your Career Forward"

Moderator: Rodney Camire, PhD
2020 Colloquium Planning Committee

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Plaza Ballroom

 

Industry Perspective

 

Marcus Carr, MD

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

 

 

Clinical Science Perspective


Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Co-Chair, 2020 Colloquium Planning Committee

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

​​​​​​​Plaza Ballroom

 

 

 

 

Basic/Translational Science


Veronica H. Flood, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
BloodCenter of Wisconsin

2020 Colloquium Planning Committee

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break/Networking

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Career Development Session 2-A: Discussion Tables
Designated tables to discuss career development issues, challenges, and approaches. Each group should assign a Group Secretary.

Moderator: Rodney Camire, PhD

Basic Science Tables

Group Leaders:

  • Veronica H. Flood, MD
  • James Morrissey, PhD

Clinical Science Tables

Group Leaders:

  • Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH
  • Janis L. Abkowitz, MD

Translational Science Tables

Group Leaders:

  • Alisa Wolberg, PhD
  • Gowthamy Arepally, MD

Population Science Tables

Group Leaders:

  • Mary Cushman, MD, MSc

11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

 

 

Career Development Session 2-B: Discussion Table Debriefing
Summaries Presented By All Groups (2 minutes each)

Moderator: Rodney Camire, PhD

11:55 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

 

Introduction of Breakout Sessions & Meet-with-a-Mentor Appointments

 

Joshua Muia, PhD
2020 Colloquium Planning Committee

12:00 PM - 12:05 PM Transfer to Lunch

12:05 PM - 1:25 PM

Big Bar

Lunch/Networking

 

12:15 PM - 1:25 PM

Big Bar

Meet-with-a-Mentor Appointments

2020 Colloquium Travel Award Recipients Only

1:25 PM - 1:30 PM Transfer to Breakout Rooms

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

 

 

 

Breakout Session - A
“Practical Tools Everyone Needs to Advance Their Career”

 

Attendees select one of the four Breakout Sessions to attend

Roosevelt 1A

 

 

 

 

“Speak Up: Giving Effective Presentations”

Discussion Leader:
Alisa Wolberg, PhD
Professor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Roosevelt 1B

 

 

 

 

“Managing the K-to-R Transition/ What to Do if You Don’t Get a K-Award?”

Discussion Leader:
Nigel Key, MB ChB FRCP
Chief of Hematology/Oncology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Roosevelt 3A

 

 

 

 

“From Good Idea to Submitted Grant”

Discussion Leader:
Gowthamy Arepally, MD
Associate Professor
Duke University

Roosevelt 3B

 

 

 

 

 

“Begin Again: Jump Start Your Research Career After a Break”

Discussion Leader:
Menaka Pai, BSc MSc MD FRCPC
Associate Professor

McMaster University

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Breakout Session - B

“Practical Tools Everyone Needs to Advance Their Career”

Topics and room locations from Breakout Session - A repeat; attendees select a different Breakout Session to attend

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break/Networking

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

Breakout Session Debriefing

Moderator: Ming Lim, MD
2020 Colloquium Planning Committee

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Break and Transfer to Session Room

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Plaza Ballroom

 

 

 

 

 

Plenary Session 2: “Critical Steps for a Successful Career in Academic Medicine”
Moderator: Mary Cushman, MD, MSc
2020 Colloquium Planning Committee


Valentin Fuster, MD
Chief of Cardiology, Mt. Sinai

Editor, Journal of the American College of Cardiology

4:15 PM - 4:20 PM

 

 

 

Closing Remarks - Invitation to Networking Reception

 

Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD and Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH
2020 Colloquium Planning Committee Co-Chairs

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM

Plaza Ballroom Foyer

Networking Reception

Cash Bar/Heavy Appetizers

5:00 PM Colloquium Adjourns