Thursday 6 September, 12.30-13.30, Auditorium I

Targeting IL1-β toward remission in auto-inflammatory diseases – Expert perspectives on recent clinical data
Chair: Fabrizio de Benedetti (IT)

Welcome and introduction
Fabrizio de Benedetti (IT)

Targeted therapy for auto-inflammatory disease: The benefits of biologics
Fabrizio de Benedetti (IT)

Aiming for disease control in periodic fever syndromes (PFS): What is realistic in the long-term?
Jasmin Kuemmerle-Deschner (DE)

Discussion: How might recent data alter clinical practice of PFS?
Entire Panel

Treating to target in Still’s disease: How high should we aim?
Dirk Foell (DE)

Discussion: What are the clinical implications in management of sStill’s disease?
Entire Panel

Audience Q&A and conclusions
Entire Panel

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis AG.



Thursday 6 September, 12.30-13.30, Auditorium II

Treatment strategies in JIA: from childhood to adulthood


Chair’s welcome

Nicolino Ruperto (IT)



New Classification of JIA

Nicolino Ruperto (IT)


From childhood to adult medical care: making the right transition

Janet E McDonagh (UK)



Stratified medicine

Lucy Wedderburn (UK)





Summary and close




Friday, September 7, 2018, 12:15–13:15, Auditorium I

Transforming treatment strategies into clinical practice: How can we improve outcomes in patients with pediatric uveitis?

Chair: Athimalaipet V. Ramanan, MD, FRCPCH, FRCP

12:15–12:20 Welcome and introduction
Athimalaipet V. Ramanan, MD, FRCPCH, FRCP
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK

12:20–12:35 Clinical approach to pediatric uveitis: The challenge of diagnosing and treating in a timely manner
Eric Fortin, MD, FRCSC
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

12:35–12:50 Assessing and transforming treatment strategies: What does ADJUVITE say?
Bahram Bodaghi, MD, PhD, FEBO
Sorbonne University, Paris, France

12:50–13:05 A better course of action: Translating data into clinical practice
Athimalaipet V. Ramanan, MD, FRCPCH, FRCP
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK

13:05–13:15 Panel discussion



Friday 7 September 2018, 12.15-13.15, Auditorium II

Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA): Current concepts and future perspectives across Europe

Moderator: Prof. F. de Benedetti (IT)

12.15-12.35 Towards personalised treatment for sJIA
Dr. S. J. Vastert (NL)

12.35-13.15 Panel discussion: Perspectives on treatment strategies for sJIA
• Prof. P. Brogan (UK)
• Prof. D. Föll (DE)
• Prof. P. Quartier dit Maire (FR)

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